The Changing Value of a Dollar

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$1.07

Adjusted for inflation, $1.00 in 2021 is equal to $1.07 in 2022.

Annual inflation over this period was 7.04%.

A dollar just ain't what it used to be. Our inflation calculator will tell you the relative buying power of a dollar in the United States between any two years from 1914–2022. It will also calculate the rate of inflation during the time period you choose.

We determine the value of a dollar using the Consumer Price Index from December of the previous year. All calculations are approximate.

Fun fact: In 2021, inflation surged to over 7%, the highest rate since 1982.

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