Processed fish and seafood priced at $20 in 2000 $28.42 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Processed fish and seafood

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Prices for Processed Fish And Seafood, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for processed fish and seafood were 42.10% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $8.42 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Processed fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 1.97% per year. In other words, processed fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $28.42 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for processed fish and seafood was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -0.31%, which is below the average yearly change for processed fish and seafood during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for processed fish and seafood was much lower.

Price Inflation for Processed fish and seafood since 1998

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2009 (6.69%), 2008 (6.23%), and 2011 (5.51%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Processed fish and seafood:

Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 102.133 103.317 102.992 103.358 104.650 105.367 106.083 108.625 110.675 113.417 120.487 128.545 127.525 134.556 140.244 142.523 148.436 146.958 142.991 144.576 146.347

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Processed fish and seafood, 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 -0.31%
2001 $20.07 0.36%
2002 $20.32 1.25%
2003 $20.46 0.68%
2004 $20.60 0.68%
2005 $21.09 2.40%
2006 $21.49 1.89%
2007 $22.02 2.48%
2008 $23.40 6.23%
2009 $24.96 6.69%
2010 $24.76 -0.79%
2011 $26.13 5.51%
2012 $27.23 4.23%
2013 $27.68 1.63%
2014 $28.82 4.15%
2015 $28.54 -1.00%
2016 $27.77 -2.70%
2017 $28.08 1.11%
2018 $28.42 1.23%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for processed fish and seafood, 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 Processed fish and seafood was 102.992 in the year 2000 and 146.347 in 2018:

146.347 / 102.992 * $20 = $28.42

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $28.42 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Processed fish and seafood).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Processed fish and seafood in 1998. In addition to processed fish and seafood, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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