$100 in 1995 → $158.37 in 2017

The U.S. dollar saw inflation at an average rate of 2.11% per year between 1995 and 2017. $100 in the year 1995 is worth $158.37 in 2017.

The most recently measured inflation rate for 2017 is 1.08%1.


U.S. inflation over time, from 1913 to 2017


How to calculate inflation since 1995

Start with the CPI inflation formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 1995 * 1995 USD value = 2017 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values:

241.353 / 152.4 * $100 = $158.37

The "purchasing power" of $100 from 1995 is $158.37 in 2017.


Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistic's annual 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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