Do You Know How Much Turkey Costs Have Gone Up in 10 Years?

By Michael W. Chapman | November 21, 2018 | 11:44am EST

( -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released a video showing how much the cost of some Thanksgiving products has changed between 2008 and 2018. Turkey and booze are up but other items are down.

In the video, the BLS reports that the cost of Turkey is up 13.4% since 2008. Alcoholic beverages are up 9.1%.

The cost of dishes and flatware, however, are down 37%.

Cable and satellite television service are way up in cost since 2008 -- 30.4%.

If you plan to participate in a Thanksgiving walk or run, you might want to know that the cost of footwear is up 9.5%.

To learn more about the costs of common Thanksgiving and other consumer goods, visit BLS.GOV/CPI.


Happy Thanksgiving! 



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