According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.16% per year. Prices in 2018 are 63.4% higher than prices in 1995.
In other words, $100 in the year 1995 is equivalent in purchasing power to $163.38 in 2018, a difference of $63.38 over 23 years.
|Cumulative price change||63.38%|
|Average inflation rate||2.16%|
|Price difference ($100 base)||$63.38|
|CPI in 1995||152.4|
|CPI in 2018||248.991|
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
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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