$100 in 2000 → $139.38 in 2016

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U.S. Inflation Rate, 2000-2016 ($100)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.10% per year. Prices in 2016 are 39.4% higher than prices in 2000.

In other words, $100 in the year 2000 is equivalent in purchasing power to $139.38 in 2016, a difference of $39.38 over 16 years.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.26%.

Inflation from 2000 to 2016
Cumulative price change 39.38%
Average inflation rate 2.10%
Price difference ($100 base) $39.38
CPI in 2000 172.2
CPI in 2016 240.007


U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017


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Inflation-adjusted measures

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How to calculate the inflation rate for $100, 2000 to 2016

Start with the inflation rate formula:

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

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 172.2 in the year 2000 and 240.007 in 2016:

240.007 / 172.2 * $100 = $139.38

$100 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $139.38 in 2016.


News headlines from 2000

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Steve Ballmer becomes CEO of Microsoft after Bill Gates steps down.
  • Dot-com bubble bursts after NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks.
  • George Bush becomes President of the U.S. in a disputed election that is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court.
  • Gisborne, New Zealand becomes the first city to enter the new millennium.

Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from 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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