1976 Gas Price in Today's Dollars. How much was inflation?

In the year 1976, the average retail price of gas in the U.S. was $0.59.

This is equivalent to $2.73 in 2020 dollars.

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How much? What was the inflation of $0.59 in 1976 adjusting for cost of living changes?
Equivalent of $0.59 in 1976:
Year
Amount
Yearly Inflation
1976
$0.59
4.86%
1977
$0.62
6.70%
1978
$0.66
9.02%
1979
$0.72
13.29%
1980
$0.82
12.52%
1981
$0.92
8.92%
1982
$1.00
3.83%
1983
$1.04
3.79%
1984
$1.08
3.95%
1985
$1.12
3.80%
1986
$1.16
1.10%
1987
$1.17
4.43%
1988
$1.23
4.42%
1989
$1.28
4.65%
1990
$1.34
6.11%
1991
$1.42
3.06%
1992
$1.47
2.90%
1993
$1.51
2.75%
1994
$1.55
2.67%
1995
$1.59
2.54%
1996
$1.63
3.32%
1997
$1.69
1.70%
1998
$1.71
1.61%
1999
$1.74
2.68%
2000
$1.79
3.39%
2001
$1.85
1.55%
2002
$1.88
2.38%
2003
$1.92
1.88%
2004
$1.96
3.26%
2005
$2.02
3.42%
2006
$2.09
2.54%
2007
$2.15
4.08%
2008
$2.23
0.09%
2009
$2.23
2.72%
2010
$2.30
1.50%
2011
$2.33
2.96%
2012
$2.40
1.74%
2013
$2.44
1.50%
2014
$2.48
0.76%
2015
$2.50
0.73%
2016
$2.51
2.07%
2017
$2.57
2.11%
2018
$2.62
1.91%
2019
$2.67
2.29%
2020
$2.73
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