Oranges, including tangerines priced at $20 in 2000 $41.21 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Oranges, including tangerines

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Prices for Oranges, Including Tangerines, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for oranges, including tangerines were 106.06% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $21.21 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Oranges, including tangerines experienced an average inflation rate of 4.10% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, oranges, including tangerines costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $41.21 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for oranges, including tangerines was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -23.33%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for oranges, including tangerines during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for oranges, including tangerines was much lower.

Price Inflation for Oranges, including tangerines since 1947

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1991 (53.53%), 1978 (35.40%), and 1999 (33.95%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Oranges, including tangerines:

Year 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 14.700 15.158 17.533 16.775 16.483 17.050 16.700 18.742 17.992 19.975 19.992 26.058 22.758 25.583 26.817 27.542 31.542 30.708 27.192 27.600 26.775 33.783 29.475 30.592 33.608 33.617 37.667 39.775 41.350 41.125 46.917 63.525 76.075 72.483 81.550 103.533 83.492 111.325 120.525 108.817 135.425 144.683 146.967 161.308 247.658 176.358 187.908 190.492 224.117 238.600 225.942 250.883 336.050 257.633 271.017 294.883 301.542 329.692 353.917 395.475 455.060 409.399 407.373 410.131 419.669 418.531 443.236 482.169 481.636 485.321 516.943 530.882

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Oranges, including tangerines, 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 -23.33%
2001 $21.04 5.19%
2002 $22.89 8.81%
2003 $23.41 2.26%
2004 $25.59 9.34%
2005 $27.47 7.35%
2006 $30.70 11.74%
2007 $35.33 15.07%
2008 $31.78 -10.03%
2009 $31.62 -0.49%
2010 $31.84 0.68%
2011 $32.58 2.33%
2012 $32.49 -0.27%
2013 $34.41 5.90%
2014 $37.43 8.78%
2015 $37.39 -0.11%
2016 $37.68 0.77%
2017 $40.13 6.52%
2018 $41.21 2.70%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for oranges, including tangerines, 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 Oranges, including tangerines was 257.633 in the year 2000 and 530.882 in 2018:

530.882 / 257.633 * $20 = $41.21

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $41.21 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Oranges, including tangerines).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Oranges, including tangerines in 1947. In addition to oranges, including tangerines, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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