The current U.S. inflation rate is 1.08%

Inflation Prediction Calculator


The consumer price index (CPI) in 2017 was 241.353. 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 $1.01 in 2018.

This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 1.08% per year. Use the calculator on the left to change this prediction. Below is a graph of inflation to date:

U.S. inflation from 1913 to 2017

Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistic's 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.

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