$58,000,000 in 1829 → $1,444,939,847.83 in 2016

The U.S. dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.73% per year between 1829 and 2016. $58,000,000 in the year 1829 is worth $1,444,939,847.83 in 2016, a 2391.3% increase in prices.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.26%.


U.S. inflation chart since 1665


Inflation rates for specific categories

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News headlines from 1829

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • Robert Peel founds the London Metropolitan Police
  • William Austin Burt patents the typographer.
  • Suttee, the tradition of a widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre, outlawed in India by Great Britain

Inflation Data Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual (CPI), established in 1913. Inflation data from 1665 to 1912 is sourced from a historical study conducted by political science professor Robert Sahr at Oregon State University.


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