Shelf stable fish and seafood priced at $20 in 2000 $33.66 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Shelf stable fish and seafood

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Prices for Shelf Stable Fish And Seafood, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for shelf stable fish and seafood were 68.32% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $13.66 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Shelf stable fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.78% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, shelf stable fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $33.66 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.07% during this same period, inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -3.09%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for shelf stable fish and seafood during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was much lower.

Price Inflation for Shelf stable fish and seafood since 1994

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2009 (11.40%), 2008 (7.50%), and 2012 (6.37%).

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

Year 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 2019
CPI 123.758 125.500 125.892 128.317 132.592 131.500 127.442 127.333 130.042 128.933 130.017 136.917 141.775 146.191 157.149 175.057 174.519 182.011 193.598 198.072 199.730 201.508 200.717 200.943 208.167 214.508

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Shelf stable 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 -3.09%
2001 $19.98 -0.09%
2002 $20.41 2.13%
2003 $20.23 -0.85%
2004 $20.40 0.84%
2005 $21.49 5.31%
2006 $22.25 3.55%
2007 $22.94 3.11%
2008 $24.66 7.50%
2009 $27.47 11.40%
2010 $27.39 -0.31%
2011 $28.56 4.29%
2012 $30.38 6.37%
2013 $31.08 2.31%
2014 $31.34 0.84%
2015 $31.62 0.89%
2016 $31.50 -0.39%
2017 $31.53 0.11%
2018 $32.67 3.60%
2019 $33.66 3.05%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for shelf stable fish and seafood, 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 Shelf stable fish and seafood was 127.442 in the year 2000 and 214.508 in 2019:

214.508 / 127.442 * $20 = $33.66

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $33.66 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Shelf stable fish and seafood).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Shelf stable fish and seafood in 1994. In addition to shelf stable 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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