$100 in 2016 → $270.51 in 2050

Inflation Prediction Calculator

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Prediction: U.S. Inflation Rate, 2016-2050 ($100)

$100 in the year 2016 is predicted to be worth $270.51 in 2050.

This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 3.00% per year. Use the calculator on the left to change this prediction. Or, use the annual inflation rate calculator to view inflation in the past.

Below is a graph of inflation to date:

Inflation from 2016 to 2050
Cumulative price change 170.51%
Average inflation rate 2.97%
Price difference ($100 base) $170.51
CPI in 2016 240.007


U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017


Inflation rates for specific categories

Fresh fruits · Airline fares · Housing · More

Inflation-adjusted measures

S&P 500 price · S&P 500 earnings · Shiller P/E

News headlines from 2016

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

  • The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union in a referendum, prompting Prime Minister David Cameron to resign.
  • Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the Unites States.
  • The World Health Organisation confirms the outbreak of the Zika virus.
  • Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, is assassinated.

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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