According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.34% per year. Prices in 2018 are 6.9% higher than prices in 2013.
In other words, $21.72 in the year 2013 is equivalent in purchasing power to $23.21 in 2018, a difference of $1.49 over 5 years.
|Cumulative price change||6.86%|
|Average inflation rate||1.34%|
|Price difference ($21.72 base)||$1.49|
|CPI in 2013||232.957|
|CPI in 2018||248.991|
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
Raw data for these calculations comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 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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