U.S. edible vegetable oil prices

Cents per pound

Line graph with 3 lines and 31 points per line.

Line 1, Cottonseed oil.
Point 1, 1978/79 is 31.6.
Point 2, 1979/80 is 25.3.
Point 3, 1980/81 is 25.9.
Point 4, 1981/82 is 20.1.
Point 5, 1982/83 is 21.8.
Point 6, 1983/84 is 32.8.
Point 7, 1984/85 is 29.2.
Point 8, 1985/86 is 17.6.
Point 9, 1986/87 is 17.7.
Point 10, 1987/88 is 22.
Point 11, 1988/89 is 20.
Point 12, 1989/90 is 23.3.
Point 13, 1990/91 is 22.3.
Point 14, 1991/92 is 20.1.
Point 15, 1992/93 is 30.07.
Point 16, 1993/94 is 30.3.
Point 17, 1994/95 is 29.23.
Point 18, 1995/96 is 26.53.
Point 19, 1996/97 is 25.58.
Point 20, 1997/98 is 28.84.
Point 21, 1998/99 is 27.32.
Point 22, 1999/00 is 21.56.
Point 23, 2000/01 is 16.7.
Point 24, 2001/02 is 17.5.
Point 25, 2002/03 is 37.75.
Point 26, 2003/04 is 31.97.
Point 27, 2004/05 is 27.76.
Point 28, 2005/06 is 29.41.
Point 29, 2006/07 is 36.
Point 30, 2007/08 is 73.55.
Point 31, 2008/09 is 37.1.
Line 2, Soybean Oil.
Point 1, 1978/79 is 27.15.
Point 2, 1979/80 is 24.32.
Point 3, 1980/81 is 22.73.
Point 4, 1981/82 is 18.95.
Point 5, 1982/83 is 20.62.
Point 6, 1983/84 is 30.55.
Point 7, 1984/85 is 29.52.
Point 8, 1985/86 is 18.02.
Point 9, 1986/87 is 15.36.
Point 10, 1987/88 is 22.67.
Point 11, 1988/89 is 21.09.
Point 12, 1989/90 is 22.28.
Point 13, 1990/91 is 21.
Point 14, 1991/92 is 19.1.
Point 15, 1992/93 is 21.4.
Point 16, 1993/94 is 27.
Point 17, 1994/95 is 27.71.
Point 18, 1995/96 is 24.75.
Point 19, 1996/97 is 22.55.
Point 20, 1997/98 is 25.84.
Point 21, 1998/99 is 19.9.
Point 22, 1999/00 is 15.6.
Point 23, 2000/01 is 14.15.
Point 24, 2001/02 is 16.46.
Point 25, 2002/03 is 22.04.
Point 26, 2003/04 is 29.97.
Point 27, 2004/05 is 23.01.
Point 28, 2005/06 is 23.41.
Point 29, 2006/07 is 31.02.
Point 30, 2007/08 is 52.03.
Point 31, 2008/09 is 32.2.
Line 3, Sunflower oil.
Point 1, 1978/79 is 33.02.
Point 2, 1979/80 is 26.08.
Point 3, 1980/81 is 26.94.
Point 4, 1981/82 is 24.95.
Point 5, 1982/83 is 22.45.
Point 6, 1983/84 is 33.6.
Point 7, 1984/85 is 30.
Point 8, 1985/86 is 19.1.
Point 9, 1986/87 is 16.01.
Point 10, 1987/88 is 23.59.
Point 11, 1988/89 is 22.68.
Point 12, 1989/90 is 24.4.
Point 13, 1990/91 is 23.6.
Point 14, 1991/92 is 21.6.
Point 15, 1992/93 is 25.3.
Point 16, 1993/94 is 31.
Point 17, 1994/95 is 28.2.
Point 18, 1995/96 is 25.4.
Point 19, 1996/97 is 22.58.
Point 20, 1997/98 is 27.
Point 21, 1998/99 is 20.15.
Point 22, 1999/00 is 16.68.
Point 23, 2000/01 is 16.2.
Point 24, 2001/02 is 23.26.
Point 25, 2002/03 is 33.11.
Point 26, 2003/04 is 33.42.
Point 27, 2004/05 is 43.78.
Point 28, 2005/06 is 37.71.
Point 29, 2006/07 is 58.02.
Point 30, 2007/08 is 91.15.
Point 31, 2008/09 is 50.2.

Sunflower oil

Cottonseed oil

Soybean oil
Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Prices.