# \$1 in 2010 → \$1.14 in 2018

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### U.S. Inflation Rate, 2010-2018 (\$1)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.65% per year. Prices in 2018 are 14.0% higher than prices in 2010.

In other words, \$1 in the year 2010 is equivalent in purchasing power to \$1.14 in 2018, a difference of \$0.14 over 8 years.

The current inflation rate in 2018 is 1.26%1. If this number holds, \$1 today will be equivalent to \$1.01 next year.

 Cumulative price change 14.00% Average inflation rate 1.65% Price difference (\$1 base) \$0.14 CPI in 2010 218.056 CPI in 2018 247.867

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### How to calculate the inflation rate for \$1 since 2010

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2010 * 2010 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 218.056 in the year 2010 and 247.867 in 2018:

247.867 / 218.056 * \$1 = \$1.14

\$1 in 2010 has the same "purchasing power" as \$1.14 in 2018.