Inflation Calculator

Inflation Calculator with U.S. CPI Data

Use the following inflation calculator to calculate the equivalent value of US dollar in any year from 1914 to 2014. This calculator is based on the average annual CPI data in the United States from 1914 to 2013.

$ in = $1.01470 in

Forward Flat Rate Inflation Calculator

Use the following inflation calculator to calculate the inflation based on an certain average inflation rate after some years.

$ with inflation rate % after years = $1.34392

Backward Flat Rate Inflation Calculator

Use the following inflation calculator to calculate the equivalent purchasing power of the money some years ago based on an certain average inflation rate.

$ with inflation rate % = $0.74409 years ago
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Historical Inflation Rate (CPI) for U.S.

In the United States, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes the Consumer Price Index every month, which can be translated into inflation rate. The following is the listing of the historical inflation rate for the United States (U.S. dollar) since it is available.

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
20131.59%1.98%1.47%1.06%1.36%1.75%1.96%1.52%1.18%0.96%1.24%1.50%1.47%
20122.93%2.87%2.65%2.30%1.70%1.66%1.41%1.69%1.99%2.16%1.76%1.74%2.07%
20111.63%2.11%2.68%3.16%3.57%3.56%3.63%3.77%3.87%3.53%3.39%2.96%3.16%
20102.63%2.14%2.31%2.24%2.02%1.05%1.24%1.15%1.14%1.17%1.14%1.50%1.64%
20090.03%0.24%-0.38%-0.74%-1.28%-1.43%-2.10%-1.48%-1.29%-0.18%1.84%2.72%-0.34%
20084.28%4.03%3.98%3.94%4.18%5.02%5.60%5.37%4.94%3.66%1.07%0.09%3.85%
20072.08%2.42%2.78%2.57%2.69%2.69%2.36%1.97%2.76%3.54%4.31%4.08%2.85%
20063.99%3.60%3.36%3.55%4.17%4.32%4.15%3.82%2.06%1.31%1.97%2.54%3.24%
20052.97%3.01%3.15%3.51%2.80%2.53%3.17%3.64%4.69%4.35%3.46%3.42%3.39%
20041.93%1.69%1.74%2.29%3.05%3.27%2.99%2.65%2.54%3.19%3.52%3.26%2.68%
20032.60%2.98%3.02%2.22%2.06%2.11%2.11%2.16%2.32%2.04%1.77%1.88%2.27%
20021.14%1.14%1.48%1.64%1.18%1.07%1.46%1.80%1.51%2.03%2.20%2.38%1.59%
20013.73%3.53%2.92%3.27%3.62%3.25%2.72%2.72%2.65%2.13%1.90%1.55%2.83%
20002.74%3.22%3.76%3.07%3.19%3.73%3.66%3.41%3.45%3.45%3.45%3.39%3.38%
19991.67%1.61%1.73%2.28%2.09%1.96%2.14%2.26%2.63%2.56%2.62%2.68%2.19%
19981.57%1.44%1.37%1.44%1.69%1.68%1.68%1.62%1.49%1.49%1.55%1.61%1.55%
19973.04%3.03%2.76%2.50%2.23%2.30%2.23%2.23%2.15%2.08%1.83%1.70%2.34%
19962.73%2.65%2.84%2.90%2.89%2.75%2.95%2.88%3.00%2.99%3.26%3.32%2.93%
19952.80%2.86%2.85%3.05%3.19%3.04%2.76%2.62%2.54%2.81%2.61%2.54%2.81%
19942.52%2.52%2.51%2.36%2.29%2.49%2.77%2.90%2.96%2.61%2.67%2.67%2.61%
19933.26%3.25%3.09%3.23%3.22%3.00%2.78%2.77%2.69%2.75%2.68%2.75%2.96%
19922.60%2.82%3.19%3.18%3.02%3.09%3.16%3.15%2.99%3.20%3.05%2.90%3.03%
19915.65%5.31%4.90%4.89%4.95%4.70%4.45%3.80%3.39%2.92%2.99%3.06%4.25%
19905.20%5.26%5.23%4.71%4.36%4.67%4.82%5.62%6.16%6.29%6.27%6.11%5.39%
19894.67%4.83%4.98%5.12%5.36%5.17%4.98%4.71%4.34%4.49%4.66%4.65%4.83%
19884.05%3.94%3.93%3.90%3.89%3.96%4.13%4.02%4.17%4.25%4.25%4.42%4.08%
19871.46%2.10%3.03%3.78%3.86%3.65%3.93%4.28%4.36%4.53%4.53%4.43%3.66%
19863.89%3.11%2.26%1.59%1.49%1.77%1.58%1.57%1.75%1.47%1.28%1.10%1.91%
19853.53%3.52%3.70%3.69%3.77%3.76%3.55%3.35%3.14%3.23%3.51%3.80%3.55%
19844.19%4.60%4.80%4.56%4.23%4.22%4.20%4.29%4.27%4.26%4.05%3.95%4.30%
19833.71%3.49%3.60%3.90%3.55%2.58%2.46%2.56%2.86%2.85%3.27%3.79%3.22%
19828.39%7.62%6.78%6.51%6.68%7.06%6.44%5.85%5.04%5.14%4.59%3.83%6.16%
198111.83%11.41%10.49%10.00%9.78%9.55%10.76%10.80%10.95%10.14%9.59%8.92%10.35%
198013.91%14.18%14.76%14.73%14.41%14.38%13.13%12.87%12.60%12.77%12.65%12.52%13.58%
19799.28%9.86%10.09%10.49%10.85%10.89%11.26%11.82%12.18%12.07%12.61%13.29%11.22%
19786.84%6.43%6.55%6.50%6.97%7.41%7.70%7.84%8.31%8.93%8.89%9.02%7.62%
19775.22%5.91%6.44%6.95%6.73%6.87%6.83%6.62%6.60%6.39%6.72%6.70%6.50%
19766.72%6.29%6.07%6.05%6.20%5.97%5.35%5.71%5.49%5.46%4.88%4.86%5.75%
197511.80%11.23%10.25%10.21%9.47%9.39%9.72%8.60%7.91%7.44%7.38%6.94%9.20%
19749.39%10.02%10.39%10.09%10.71%10.86%11.51%10.86%11.95%12.06%12.20%12.34%11.03%
19733.65%3.87%4.59%5.06%5.53%6.00%5.73%7.38%7.36%7.80%8.25%8.71%6.16%
19723.27%3.51%3.50%3.49%3.23%2.71%2.95%2.94%3.19%3.42%3.67%3.41%3.27%
19715.29%5.00%4.71%4.16%4.40%4.64%4.36%4.62%4.08%3.81%3.28%3.27%4.30%
19706.18%6.15%5.82%6.06%6.04%6.01%5.98%5.41%5.66%5.63%5.60%5.57%5.84%
19694.40%4.68%5.25%5.52%5.51%5.48%5.44%5.71%5.70%5.67%5.93%6.20%5.46%
19683.65%3.95%3.94%3.93%3.92%4.20%4.49%4.48%4.46%4.75%4.73%4.72%4.27%
19673.46%2.81%2.80%2.48%2.79%2.78%2.77%2.45%2.75%2.43%2.74%3.04%2.78%
19661.92%2.56%2.56%2.87%2.87%2.53%2.85%3.48%3.48%3.79%3.79%3.46%3.01%
19650.97%0.97%1.29%1.62%1.62%1.94%1.61%1.94%1.61%1.93%1.60%1.92%1.59%
19641.64%1.64%1.31%1.31%1.31%1.31%1.30%0.98%1.30%0.97%1.30%0.97%1.28%
19631.33%1.00%1.33%0.99%0.99%1.32%1.32%1.32%0.99%1.32%1.32%1.64%1.24%
19620.67%1.01%1.01%1.34%1.34%1.34%1.00%1.34%1.33%1.33%1.33%1.33%1.20%
19611.71%1.36%1.36%1.02%1.02%0.68%1.35%1.01%1.35%0.67%0.67%0.67%1.07%
19601.03%1.73%1.73%1.72%1.72%1.72%1.37%1.37%1.02%1.36%1.36%1.36%1.46%
19591.40%1.05%0.35%0.35%0.35%0.69%0.69%1.04%1.38%1.73%1.38%1.73%1.01%
19583.62%3.25%3.60%3.58%3.21%2.85%2.47%2.12%2.12%2.12%2.11%1.76%2.73%
19572.99%3.36%3.73%3.72%3.70%3.31%3.28%3.66%3.28%2.91%3.27%2.90%3.34%
19560.37%0.37%0.37%0.75%1.12%1.87%2.24%1.87%1.86%2.23%2.23%2.99%1.52%
1955-0.74%-0.74%-0.74%-0.37%-0.74%-0.74%-0.37%-0.37%0.37%0.37%0.37%0.37%-0.28%
19541.13%1.51%1.13%0.75%0.75%0.37%0.37%0.00%-0.37%-0.74%-0.37%-0.74%0.32%
19530.38%0.76%1.14%0.76%1.14%1.13%0.37%0.75%0.75%1.12%0.75%0.75%0.82%
19524.33%2.33%1.94%2.33%1.93%2.32%3.09%3.09%2.30%1.91%1.14%0.75%2.29%
19518.09%9.36%9.32%9.32%9.28%8.82%7.47%6.58%6.97%6.50%6.88%6.00%7.88%
1950-2.08%-1.26%-0.84%-1.26%-0.42%-0.42%1.69%2.10%2.09%3.80%3.78%5.93%1.09%
19491.27%1.28%1.71%0.42%-0.42%-0.83%-2.87%-2.86%-2.45%-2.87%-1.65%-2.07%-0.95%
194810.23%9.30%6.85%8.68%9.13%9.55%9.91%8.89%6.52%6.09%4.76%2.99%7.74%
194718.13%18.78%19.67%19.02%18.38%17.65%12.12%11.39%12.75%10.58%8.45%8.84%14.65%
19462.25%1.69%2.81%3.37%3.35%3.31%9.39%11.60%12.71%14.92%17.68%18.13%8.43%
19452.30%2.30%2.30%1.71%2.29%2.84%2.26%2.26%2.26%2.26%2.26%2.25%2.27%
19442.96%2.96%1.16%0.57%0.00%0.57%1.72%2.31%1.72%1.72%1.72%2.30%1.64%
19437.64%6.96%7.50%8.07%7.36%7.36%6.10%4.85%5.45%4.19%3.57%2.96%6.00%
194211.35%12.06%12.68%12.59%13.19%10.88%11.56%10.74%9.27%9.15%9.09%9.03%10.97%
19411.44%0.71%1.43%2.14%2.86%4.26%5.00%6.43%7.86%9.29%10.00%9.93%5.11%
1940-0.71%0.72%0.72%1.45%1.45%2.17%1.45%1.45%-0.71%0.00%0.00%0.71%0.73%
1939-1.41%-1.42%-1.42%-2.82%-2.13%-2.13%-2.13%-2.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%-1.30%
19380.71%0.00%-0.70%-0.70%-2.08%-2.08%-2.76%-2.76%-3.42%-4.11%-3.45%-2.78%-2.01%
19372.17%2.17%3.65%4.38%5.11%4.35%4.32%3.57%4.29%4.29%3.57%2.86%3.73%
19361.47%0.73%0.00%-0.72%-0.72%0.73%1.46%2.19%2.19%2.19%1.45%1.45%1.04%
19353.03%3.01%3.01%3.76%3.76%2.24%2.24%2.24%0.74%1.48%2.22%2.99%2.56%
19342.33%4.72%5.56%5.56%5.56%5.51%2.29%1.52%3.03%2.27%2.27%1.52%3.51%
1933-9.79%-9.93%-10.00%-9.35%-8.03%-6.62%-3.68%-2.22%-1.49%-0.75%0.00%0.76%-5.09%
1932-10.06%-10.19%-10.26%-10.32%-10.46%-9.93%-9.93%-10.60%-10.67%-10.74%-10.20%-10.27%-10.30%
1931-7.02%-7.65%-7.69%-8.82%-9.47%-10.12%-9.04%-8.48%-9.64%-9.70%-10.37%-9.32%-8.94%
19300.00%-0.58%-0.59%0.59%-0.59%-1.75%-4.05%-4.62%-4.05%-4.62%-5.20%-6.40%-2.66%
1929-1.16%0.00%-0.58%-1.17%-1.16%0.00%1.17%1.17%0.00%0.58%0.58%0.58%0.00%
1928-1.14%-1.72%-1.16%-1.16%-1.15%-2.84%-1.16%-0.58%0.00%-1.15%-0.58%-1.16%-1.15%
1927-2.23%-2.79%-2.81%-3.35%-2.25%-0.56%-1.14%-1.15%-1.14%-1.14%-2.26%-2.26%-1.92%
19263.47%4.07%2.89%4.07%2.89%1.14%-1.13%-1.69%-1.13%-0.56%-1.67%-1.12%0.94%
19250.00%0.00%1.17%1.18%1.76%2.94%3.51%4.12%3.51%2.91%4.65%3.47%2.44%
19242.98%2.38%1.79%0.59%0.59%0.00%-0.58%-0.58%-0.58%-0.58%-0.58%0.00%0.45%
1923-0.59%-0.59%0.60%1.20%1.20%1.80%2.38%3.01%3.61%3.59%2.98%2.37%1.80%
1922-11.05%-8.15%-8.74%-7.73%-5.65%-5.11%-5.08%-6.21%-5.14%-4.57%-3.45%-2.31%-6.10%
1921-1.55%-5.64%-7.11%-10.84%-14.08%-15.79%-14.90%-12.81%-12.50%-12.06%-12.12%-10.82%-10.85%
192016.97%20.37%20.12%21.56%21.89%23.67%19.54%14.69%12.36%9.94%7.03%2.65%15.90%
191917.86%14.89%17.14%17.61%16.55%14.97%15.23%14.94%13.38%13.13%13.50%14.55%15.31%
191819.66%17.50%16.67%12.70%13.28%13.08%17.97%18.46%18.05%18.52%20.74%20.44%17.26%
191712.50%15.38%14.29%18.87%19.63%20.37%18.52%19.27%19.82%19.47%17.39%18.10%17.80%
19162.97%4.00%6.06%6.00%5.94%6.93%6.93%7.92%9.90%10.78%11.65%12.62%7.64%
19151.00%1.01%0.00%2.04%2.02%2.02%1.00%-0.98%-0.98%0.99%0.98%1.98%0.92%
19142.04%1.02%1.02%0.00%2.06%1.02%1.01%3.03%2.00%1.00%0.99%1.00%1.35%