Other fresh fruits priced at $20 in 1997 $25.25 in 2021

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Prices for Other Fresh Fruits, 1997-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other fresh fruits were 26.26% higher in 2021 versus 1997 (a $5.25 difference in value).

Between 1997 and 2021: Other fresh fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 0.98% per year. In other words, other fresh fruits costing $20 in the year 1997 would cost $25.25 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.16% during this same period, inflation for other fresh fruits was lower.

Price Inflation for Other fresh fruits since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1998 (-10.42%), 1999 (6.17%), and 2021 (5.65%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other fresh fruits:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
CPI 100.000 89.577 95.108 94.769 96.915 97.885 102.700 105.638 109.615 112.454 114.397 118.402 112.316 111.389 113.380 113.057 114.719 120.646 118.278 120.466 119.895 119.136 117.611 119.516 126.265

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Buying power of $20 since 1997

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other fresh fruits, over time, for $20 beginning in 1997. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1997 $20.00 -
1998 $17.92 -10.42%
1999 $19.02 6.17%
2000 $18.95 -0.36%
2001 $19.38 2.26%
2002 $19.58 1.00%
2003 $20.54 4.92%
2004 $21.13 2.86%
2005 $21.92 3.76%
2006 $22.49 2.59%
2007 $22.88 1.73%
2008 $23.68 3.50%
2009 $22.46 -5.14%
2010 $22.28 -0.83%
2011 $22.68 1.79%
2012 $22.61 -0.29%
2013 $22.94 1.47%
2014 $24.13 5.17%
2015 $23.66 -1.96%
2016 $24.09 1.85%
2017 $23.98 -0.47%
2018 $23.83 -0.63%
2019 $23.52 -1.28%
2020 $23.90 1.62%
2021 $25.25 5.65%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other fresh fruits, 1997-2021

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 1997 * 1997 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other fresh fruits was 100.000 in the year 1997 and 126.265 in 2021:

126.265 / 100.000 * $20 = $25.25

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1997 has the same "purchasing power" as $25.25 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Other fresh fruits).


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

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