$100 in 2000 → $138.66 in 2016

The U.S. dollar saw inflation at an average rate of 2.06% per year between 2000 and 2016. $100 in the year 2000 is worth $138.66 in 2016.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 0.74%.


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


How to calculate inflation between 2000 and 2016

Start with the CPI inflation formula:

CPI in 2016 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2016 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values:

238.778 / 172.2 * $100 = $138.66

The "purchasing power" of $100 from 2000 is $138.66 in 2016.


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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