The consumer price index (CPI) in 2017 is 244.524. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.
$1 in the year 2017 is predicted to be worth $1.02 in 2018.
This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 1.88% 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 Data Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual 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.