$3,300 in 1995 → $5,132.26 in 2015

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U.S. Inflation Rate, 1995-2015 ($3,300)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.23% per year. Prices in 2015 are 55.5% higher than prices in 1995.

In other words, $3,300 in the year 1995 is equivalent to $5,132.26 in 2015, a difference of $1,832.26 over 20 years.

The inflation rate in 2015 was 0.12%.

Inflation from 1995 to 2015
Cumulative price change 55.52%
Average inflation rate 2.23%
Price difference ($3,300 base) $1,832.26
CPI in 1995 152.4
CPI in 2015 237.017


U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017


Inflation rates for specific categories

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Inflation-adjusted measures

S&P 500 price · S&P 500 earnings · Shiller P/E

How to calculate the inflation rate for $3,300, 1995 to 2015

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2015 / CPI in 1995 * 1995 USD value = 2015 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 152.4 in the year 1995 and 237.017 in 2015:

237.017 / 152.4 * $3,300 = $5,132.26

$3,300 in 1995 has the same "purchasing power" as $5,132.26 in 2015.


News headlines from 1995

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

  • Bosnian Serbs massacre over 7,000 Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica.
  • Scientists discover the Hale-Bopp Comet; which later became visible to the naked eye.
  • Signing of the Dayton Agreement in Paris in order to end conflicts between former Yugoslavian republics
  • 170 countries agree to the unconditional and indefinite extending of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.
  • Austria, Finland and Sweden accede to the European Union.

Inflation Data Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (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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