According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.99% per year. Prices in 2017 are 197.1% higher than prices in 1980.
In other words, $13.82 in the year 1980 is equivalent in purchasing power to $41.06 in 2017, a difference of $27.24 over 37 years.
The inflation rate in 2017 was 1.99%.
|Cumulative price change||197.11%|
|Average inflation rate||2.99%|
|Price difference ($13.82 base)||$27.24|
|CPI in 1980||82.4|
|CPI in 2017||244.786|
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Raw data for these calculations comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Price Index (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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