# \$100 in 2000 → \$139.38 in 2016

## Inflation Calculator

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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%.

 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

#### 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 \$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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