U.S. inflation rate in 1729: 0.00%

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Inflation in 1729 and Its Effect on Dollar Value

Purchasing power decreased by 0.00% in 1729 compared to the previous year, 1728. On average, you would have to spend 0.00% more money in 1729 than in 1728 for the same item.

In other words, $100 in 1728 is equivalent in purchasing power to $100 in 1729.

The 1728 inflation rate was -8.00%. The inflation rate in 1729 was 0.00%. The 1729 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 1.39% per year between 1729 and 2018.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1729 was 4.6. It was 4.6 in the previous year, 1728. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to officially determine inflation.


Inflation from 1728 to 1729
Average inflation rate 0.00%
Converted amount ($100 base) $100
Price difference ($100 base) $0.00
CPI in 1728 4.6
CPI in 1729 4.6
Inflation in 1728 -8.00%
Inflation in 1729 0.00%


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 1728 and 1729.

Compare these values to the overall average of 0% per year:

Category Avg Inflation (%) Total Inflation (%) $100 in 1728 → 1729
Food 0.00 0.00 100.00
Shelter 0.00 0.00 100.00
Energy 0.00 0.00 100.00
Apparel 0.00 0.00 100.00
New vehicles 0.00 0.00 100.00
Used cars and trucks 0.00 0.00 100.00
Transportation services 0.00 0.00 100.00
Medical care services 0.00 0.00 100.00
Medical care commodities 0.00 0.00 100.00

It's important to note that not all categories may be tracked since 1728. This table and visualization use the earliest available data for each category.



How to Calculate Inflation Rate for $100, 1728 to 1729

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1729CPI in 1728
×
1728 USD value
=
1729 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 4.6 in the year 1728 and 4.6 in 1729:

4.64.6
×
$100
=
$100

$100 in 1728 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as $100 in 1729.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1728 and 1729, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1729 - CPI in 1728CPI in 1728
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

4.6 - 4.64.6
×
100
=
0%

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 1729 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 16 Aug. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/inflation-rate-in-1729.

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


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