Watches priced at $100,000 in 2000 $113,622.48 in 2019

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Prices for Watches, 2000-2019 ($100,000)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for watches were 13.62% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $13,622.48 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Watches experienced an average inflation rate of 0.67% per year. In other words, watches costing $100,000 in the year 2000 would cost $113,622.48 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for watches was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -0.09%, which is below the average yearly change for watches during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for watches was much lower.

Price Inflation for Watches since 1986

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2016 (5.16%), 1994 (4.82%), and 2017 (4.75%).

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Buying power of $100,000.00 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Watches, over time, for $100,000 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2000$100,000.00-0.09%
2001$98,343.83-1.66%
2002$94,704.03-3.70%
2003$92,147.36-2.70%
2004$94,143.582.17%
2005$94,319.900.19%
2006$95,591.941.35%
2007$95,570.91-0.02%
2008$95,541.31-0.03%
2009$95,471.79-0.07%
2010$94,141.44-1.39%
2011$95,511.591.46%
2012$96,855.041.41%
2013$99,521.282.75%
2014$100,039.740.52%
2015$100,846.540.81%
2016$106,054.475.16%
2017$111,087.974.75%
2018$113,194.401.90%
2019$113,622.480.38%
2020$117,404.663.33%
2021$122,507.934.35%
2022$124,768.641.85%
2023$125,665.240.72%
2024$128,413.482.19%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Watches:

Year198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000102.392106.062108.808110.138114.900116.085118.777124.508129.054129.762126.662123.531122.269122.154120.131115.685112.562115.000115.215116.769116.744116.707116.622114.997116.671118.312121.569122.202123.188129.550135.698138.271138.794143.414149.648152.410153.505156.862

Adjust watches prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Watches was 122.154 in the year 2000 and 138.794 in 2019:

138.794 / 122.154 * $100,000 = $113,622.48

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $100,000 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $113,622.48 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Watches).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Watches in 1986. In addition to watches, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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