$100 in 2011 → $108.82 in 2017

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U.S. Inflation Rate, 2011-2017 ($100)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.42% per year. Prices in 2017 are 8.8% higher than prices in 2011.

In other words, $100 in the year 2011 is equivalent to $108.82 in 2017, a difference of $8.82 over 6 years.

The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.99%1. If this number holds, $100 today will be equivalent to $101.99 next year.

Inflation from 2011 to 2017
Cumulative price change 8.82%
Average inflation rate 1.42%
Price difference ($100 base) $8.82
CPI in 2011 224.939
CPI in 2017 244.786


U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017


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 since 2011

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 2011 * 2011 USD value = 2017 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 224.939 in the year 2011 and 244.786 in 2017:

244.786 / 224.939 * $100 = $108.82

$100 in 2011 has the same "purchasing power" as $108.82 in 2017.


News headlines from 2011

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

  • Ben Ali, the president of Tunisia, flees to Saudi Arabia after protests known as the Jasmine Revolution.
  • Fidel Castro resigns from the central committee of Cuban Communist Party after 45 years.
  • Osama bin Laden is killed by US Special Forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • Norway, is struck by twin terror attacks: a bomb blast targeting government buildings in Oslo, and a massacre at a youth camp on Utøya island

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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