U.S. inflation rate in 2018: 1.72%

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Prediction: U.S. Inflation Rate, 2018-2019 ($1)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2018 is 248.991. the Bureau of Labor Statistics uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

$1 in the year 2018 is predicted to be worth $1.02 in 2019.

This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 1.72% 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 2018 to 2019
Cumulative price change 1.72%
Average inflation rate 1.72%
Price difference ($1 base) $0.02
CPI in 2018 248.991

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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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