Other meats priced at $20 in 2000 $29.53 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Other meats

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Prices for Other Meats, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other meats were 47.65% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $9.53 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Other meats experienced an average inflation rate of 2.07% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other meats costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $29.53 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.08% during this same period, inflation for other meats was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 2.59%, which is above the average yearly change for other meats during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for other meats was lower.

Price Inflation for Other meats since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2011 (6.44%), 2004 (4.44%), and 2015 (4.11%).

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

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 148.058 146.733 148.158 152.000 156.383 161.867 166.033 173.400 177.475 180.692 184.832 190.576 194.901 194.772 207.322 210.873 210.691 218.961 227.956 225.804 223.787 222.872 224.422

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other meats, 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 2.59%
2001 $20.58 2.88%
2002 $21.30 3.51%
2003 $21.85 2.57%
2004 $22.82 4.44%
2005 $23.35 2.35%
2006 $23.78 1.81%
2007 $24.32 2.29%
2008 $25.08 3.11%
2009 $25.64 2.27%
2010 $25.63 -0.07%
2011 $27.28 6.44%
2012 $27.75 1.71%
2013 $27.72 -0.09%
2014 $28.81 3.93%
2015 $29.99 4.11%
2016 $29.71 -0.94%
2017 $29.45 -0.89%
2018 $29.33 -0.41%
2019 $29.53 0.70%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other meats, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other meats was 152.000 in the year 2000 and 224.422 in 2019:

224.422 / 152.000 * $20 = $29.53

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $29.53 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Other meats).


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

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