Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs priced at $20 in 1967 $163.34 in 2022

Meats, Poultry, Fish, And Eggs Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Meats, Poultry, Fish, And Eggs, 1967-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs are 716.69% higher in 2022 versus 1967 (a $143.34 difference in value).

Between 1967 and 2022: Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs experienced an average inflation rate of 3.89% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, meats, poultry, fish, and eggs costing $20 in the year 1967 would cost $163.34 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 4.01% during this same period, inflation for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs was lower.

Price Inflation for Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1973 (26.93%), 1978 (15.15%), and 1979 (14.66%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1967

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs, over time, for $20 beginning in 1967. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1967$20.00-
1968$20.552.75%
1969$22.429.10%
1970$23.464.62%
1971$23.23-0.98%
1972$25.278.80%
1973$32.0726.93%
1974$32.732.04%
1975$35.277.77%
1976$35.771.41%
1977$35.47-0.84%
1978$40.8515.15%
1979$46.8314.66%
1980$48.423.39%
1981$50.534.36%
1982$52.393.68%
1983$52.18-0.41%
1984$53.302.15%
1985$52.66-1.20%
1986$55.004.45%
1987$58.135.70%
1988$60.143.45%
1989$63.836.14%
1990$68.417.17%
1991$69.771.99%
1992$68.86-1.30%
1993$71.283.51%
1994$72.191.28%
1995$73.031.17%
1996$76.194.32%
1997$78.162.59%
1998$77.51-0.83%
1999$77.850.43%
2000$81.304.44%
2001$84.904.43%
2002$85.310.49%
2003$89.094.42%
2004$95.637.35%
2005$97.211.65%
2006$98.170.98%
2007$102.944.86%
2008$107.694.62%
2009$107.24-0.41%
2010$109.291.91%
2011$117.437.45%
2012$121.583.53%
2013$124.172.13%
2014$133.147.23%
2015$136.982.88%
2016$130.32-4.86%
2017$129.36-0.73%
2018$130.971.24%
2019$131.450.36%
2020$139.576.18%
2021$148.836.64%
2022$163.349.75%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs:

Year19671968196919701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI38.00839.05442.60844.57744.13848.02360.95462.20067.03167.97767.40877.62389.00092.01596.03199.56299.154101.285100.069104.523110.477114.292121.308130.000132.585130.862135.454137.185138.785144.785148.538147.300147.938154.500161.338162.131169.300181.738184.738186.554195.616204.653203.805207.694223.161231.042235.961253.014260.307247.653245.840248.899249.804265.233282.833310.405

Adjust meats, poultry, fish, and eggs prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1967 * 1967 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs was 38.008 in the year 1967 and 310.405 in 2022:

310.405 / 38.008 * $20 = $163.34

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1967 has the same "purchasing power" as $163.34 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs in 1967. In addition to meats, poultry, fish, and eggs, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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