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PracticalDad Price Index:  January 2012 Prices Steady

The pricing of the 47 item grocery market basket is complete for January and the results show that a tiny decline in the cost of the basket from December's $189.97 to $189.91.  The result is the index declined slightly from 106.49 to 106.46; said otherwise, the marketbasket has risen 6.46% from it's initial pricing in November 2010. 

 

PracticalDad Price Index - January 2012
Month Price ($) Index 3 Month Mov Avg
Nov 2010 178.39 100  
Dec 2010 180.30 101.07  
Jan 2011 179.51 100.63 100.56
Feb 2011 179.51 100.63 100.78
Mar 2011 180.51 101.08 100.78
Apr 2011 181.91 101.97 101.56
May 2011 182.10 102.08 101.71
Jun 2011 184.07 103.18 102.38
Jul 2011 185.00 103.71 102.99
Aug 2011 187.05 104.85 104.06
Sep 2011 188.57 105.71 104.76
Oct 2011 188.34 105.58 105.38
Nov 2011 188.31 105.56 105.61
Dec 2011 189.97 106.49 105.88
Jan 2012 189.91 106.46 106.17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PracticalDad Price Index - Jan 2012 Results

Item Size Category 11/11 12/11 1/12
hot dog rolls (ct) 8 bread 1.20  1.20 1.20 
loaf, wht bread, store brand (oz)  20  bread  1.26  1.26  1.26 
spaghetti, store brand (oz)  16  bread  1.25  1.25  1.25 
child cereal, sugar flakes, store brand (oz)  17  cereal  2.97  3.12  3.06 
cereal, rice chex, store brand (oz)  12.8  cereal  2.82  2.84  2.84 
oatmeal, one minute, store brand (oz)  42  cereal  3.36  3.36  3.36 
milk, 2% (gallon)  dairy  3.81  3.80  3.95 
butter, unsalted, store brand (lb)  dairy  3.49  3.49  3.59 
vanilla ice cream, store brand (qt) dairy  2.01  2.01  2.01 
grated parmesan cheese, store brand (oz)  dairy  3.08  3.08  3.14 
American Cheese, deli (lb)  dairy  5.52  5.59  5.59 
peanut butter, store brand (oz)  28  grocery  3.59  3.76  3.74 
grape jelly, store brand (oz)  32  grocery  2.01  2.01  2.01 
kidney beans, dark, store brand (oz)  15.5  grocery  .95  .95  .95 
can green peas, store brand (oz)  15  grocery  .99  .96  .99 
can diced tomatoes, store brand (oz)  14.5  grocery  1.06  1.06  1.09 
can cut green beans, store brand (oz)  14.5  grocery  .99  .99  .99 
can corn, store brand (oz)  15.25  grocery  1.02  .99  .99 
spaghetti sauce, store brand (oz)  26.5  grocery  1.21  1.21  1.21 
cola, store brand (L)  grocery  .94  .94  .94 
caffeinated coffee, store brand (oz)  13  grocery  4.39  4.41  4.39 
diapers, store brand (ct) 100 hlth/bty 17.70 17.70  17.70 
formula, Enfamil Premium (oz)  23.4  hlth/bty  23.59  23.84  23.84 
child ibuprofen, store brand, OS (oz)  hlth/bty  4.86  4.89  4.89 
adult ibuprofen, store brand, caplet (ct)  100  hlth/bty  8.12  8.31  8.31 
shampoo, Suave (oz)  22.5  hlth/bty  1.96  1.86  1.86 
pads, long/medium, Poise (ct)  42  hlth/bty  16.42  15.82  15.49 
bath soap, Dial (ct)  hlth/bty  6.18  6.17  6.18 
aluminum foil, store brand (sq ft)  75  hshld  3.09  3.09  3.09 
kitchen trash bags, handletop, store brand (ct)  26  hshld  4.31  4.31  4.31 
paper towels, 2 ply, store brand (ct)  hshld  7.26  7.26  7.26 
hot dogs, meat franks, store brand (oz)  16  meat  2.69  2.69  2.23 
ground beef, 80% lean (oz)  16  meat  3.46  3.52  3.49 
eggs, large (doz)  meat  1.91  1.91  2.11 
lunchmeat, deli ham (lb)  meat  4.03  4.03  3.93 
chicken, roaster (lb)  meat  1.56  1.59  1.59 
fish sticks, Gortons (ct)  44  meat  7.51  8.24  8.24 
tuna, chunk light, water packed, store brand (oz)  meat  .81  .84  .84 
bananas (lb)  produce  .59  .59  .59 
apples, Red Delicious, bag (lb)  produce  3.76  3.76  3.76 
carrots, bag (lb)  produce  2.36  2.36  2.36 
OJ, non-concentrate, store brand (oz)  64  produce  2.79  2.79  2.79 
potatoes, Russet (lb)  produce  3.66  4.32  4.66 
sugar, store brand (lb)  staple  3.27  3.33  3.30 
flour, store brand (lb)  staple  2.26  2.30  2.34 
canola oil, store brand (oz)  48  staple  4.39  4.39  4.39 
rice, white, long-grain, store brand (lb)  staple  1.85  1.81  1.84 
           
                   Total      188.31  189.97  189.91 

 

 

 

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