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Average Price: Sugar, White, All Sizes (Cost per Pound/453.6 Grams) in U.S. City Average (APU0000715211)


Mar 2024: 0.984 (+ more)   Updated: Apr 10, 2024 7:36 AM CDT
Mar 2024:  0.984  
Feb 2024:  0.984  
Jan 2024:  0.975  
Dec 2023:  0.956  
Nov 2023:  0.958  
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U.S. Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Average Price Data  

Units:  U.S. Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Loose, granulated white sugar, regardless of type or packaging size. Excludes brown sugar and artificial sweeteners.

Average consumer prices are calculated for household fuel, motor fuel, and food items from prices collected for the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Average prices are best used to measure the price level in a particular month, not to measure price change over time. It is more appropriate to use CPI index values for the particular item categories to measure price change.

Prices, except for electricity, are collected monthly by BLS representatives in the 75 urban areas priced for the CPI. Electricity prices are collected for the BLS for the same 75 areas on a monthly basis by the Department of Energy using mail questionnaires. All fuel prices include applicable Federal, State, and local taxes; prices for natural gas and electricity also include fuel and purchased gas adjustments.

For more information, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Average Price: Sugar, White, All Sizes (Cost per Pound/453.6 Grams) in U.S. City Average [APU0000715211], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/APU0000715211, April 10, 2024.


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