Olives, pickles, relishes priced at $20 in 2000 $26.92 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Olives, pickles, relishes

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Prices for Olives, Pickles, Relishes, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for olives, pickles, relishes were 34.62% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $6.92 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Olives, pickles, relishes experienced an average inflation rate of 1.67% per year. In other words, olives, pickles, relishes costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $26.92 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for olives, pickles, relishes was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 0.64%, which is below the average yearly change for olives, pickles, relishes during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for olives, pickles, relishes was lower.

Price Inflation for Olives, pickles, relishes since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2001 (7.05%), 2007 (6.88%), and 2009 (5.91%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Olives, pickles, relishes:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 100.000 102.031 101.731 102.377 109.592 109.938 107.915 106.223 108.238 113.054 120.837 127.089 134.606 132.257 135.431 136.958 134.243 133.801 136.873 137.841 136.061 137.820

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Olives, pickles, relishes, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 0.64%
2001 $21.41 7.05%
2002 $21.48 0.32%
2003 $21.08 -1.84%
2004 $20.75 -1.57%
2005 $21.15 1.90%
2006 $22.09 4.45%
2007 $23.61 6.88%
2008 $24.83 5.17%
2009 $26.30 5.91%
2010 $25.84 -1.75%
2011 $26.46 2.40%
2012 $26.76 1.13%
2013 $26.23 -1.98%
2014 $26.14 -0.33%
2015 $26.74 2.30%
2016 $26.93 0.71%
2017 $26.58 -1.29%
2018 $26.92 1.29%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for olives, pickles, relishes, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Olives, pickles, relishes was 102.377 in the year 2000 and 137.820 in 2018:

137.820 / 102.377 * $20 = $26.92

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $26.92 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Olives, pickles, relishes).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Olives, pickles, relishes in 1997. In addition to olives, pickles, relishes, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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