Calculate the Value of $188 in 1978

What is $188 in 1978 worth in today's money?
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$789
Adjusted for inflation, $188 in 1978 is equal to $789 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.39%.
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How much is $188 in 1978 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $789
2020 $778
2019 $761
2018 $746
2017 $731
2016 $716
2015 $711
2014 $706
2013 $695
2012 $683
2011 $664
2010 $654
2009 $636
2008 $636
2007 $611
2006 $596
2005 $576
2004 $558
2003 $548
2002 $535
2001 $527
2000 $510
1999 $496
1998 $488
1997 $480
1996 $465
1995 $453
Year Equivalent
1994 $441
1993 $430
1992 $417
1991 $405
1990 $382
1989 $365
1988 $349
1987 $335
1986 $331
1985 $319
1984 $307
1983 $295
1982 $285
1981 $261
1980 $232
1979 $205
1978 $188
1977 $176
1976 $168
1975 $157
1974 $140
1973 $129
1972 $124
1971 $120
1970 $114
1969 $107
1968 $103
Year Equivalent
1967 $100
1966 $96
1965 $94
1964 $94
1963 $92
1962 $91
1961 $90
1960 $89
1959 $87
1958 $86
1957 $84
1956 $81
1955 $81
1954 $81
1953 $81
1952 $80
1951 $76
1950 $71
1949 $73
1948 $71
1947 $65
1946 $55
1945 $54
1944 $53
1943 $51
1942 $47
1941 $43
Year Equivalent
1940 $42
1939 $42
1938 $44
1937 $42
1936 $42
1935 $41
1934 $40
1933 $40
1932 $44
1931 $49
1930 $52
1929 $52
1928 $52
1927 $54
1926 $54
1925 $52
1924 $52
1923 $51
1922 $52
1921 $59
1920 $57
1919 $50
1918 $41
1917 $35
1916 $31
1915 $31
1914 $30