U.S. inflation rate in 1667: 7.89%

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Inflation in 1667 and Its Effect on Dollar Value

Purchasing power decreased by 7.89% in 1667 compared to the previous year, 1666. On average, you would have to spend 7.89% more money in 1667 than in 1666 for the same item.

In other words, $1 in 1666 is equivalent in purchasing power to $1.08 in 1667.

The 1666 inflation rate was 0.00%. The inflation rate in 1667 was 7.89%. The 1667 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 1.18% per year between 1667 and 2018.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1667 was 4.1. It was 3.8 in the previous year, 1666. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to officially determine inflation.


Inflation from 1666 to 1667
Average inflation rate 7.89%
Converted amount ($1 base) $1.08
Price difference ($1 base) $0.08
CPI in 1666 3.800
CPI in 1667 4.100
Inflation in 1666 0.00%
Inflation in 1667 7.89%


U.S. inflation chart since 1665


Inflation by Spending Category

CPI is the weighted combination of many categories of spending that are tracked by the government. This chart shows the average rate of inflation for select CPI categories between 1666 and 1667.

Compare these values to the overall average of 7.89% per year:

Category Avg Inflation (%) Total Inflation (%) $1 in 1666 → 1667
Food 0.00 0.00 1.00
Shelter 0.00 0.00 1.00
Energy 0.00 0.00 1.00
Apparel 0.00 0.00 1.00
New vehicles 0.00 0.00 1.00
Used cars and trucks 0.00 0.00 1.00
Transportation services 0.00 0.00 1.00
Medical care services 0.00 0.00 1.00
Medical care commodities 0.00 0.00 1.00

It's important to note that not all categories may be tracked since 1666. This table and visualization use the earliest available data for each category.



How to Calculate Inflation Rate for $1, 1666 to 1667

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1667CPI in 1666
×
1666 USD value
=
1667 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 3.8 in the year 1666 and 4.1 in 1667:

4.13.8
×
$1
=
$1.08

$1 in 1666 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as $1.08 in 1667.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1666 and 1667, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1667 - CPI in 1666CPI in 1666
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

4.1 - 3.83.8
×
100
=
8%

Data Source & Citation

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.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Inflation Rate in 1667 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 16 Dec. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/inflation-rate-in-1667.

in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.


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