Inflation 1913 to 1996

Table of Inflation Rate from 1913 to 1996, with conversion factors to 1996

Plot of Inflation Factor to convert from 1950-1996 dollars to 1996 dollars

Plot of Yearly Inflation Rate from 1913 to 1996

See also: Inflation Calculators.

Inflation Rate from 1913 to 1996, with conversion factors to 1996

Example: to convert from 1982 dollars to 1996 dollars, multiply the 1982 dollars by 1.63. Thus a salary of $30,000 per year in 1982 is equivalent, inflation-wise, to a salary of $48,900 per year in 1996.

YearCPIConversion Factor to 1996yearly inflation rate
191329.715.82 
191430.115.611.3%
191530.415.461.0%
191632.714.377.6%
191738.412.2417.4%
191845.110.4217.4%
191951.89.0714.9%
1920607.8315.8%
192153.68.77-10.7%
192250.29.36-6.3%
192351.19.201.8%
192451.29.180.2%
192552.58.952.5%
1926538.871.0%
1927529.04-1.9%
192851.39.16-1.3%
192951.39.160.0%
1930509.40-2.5%
193145.610.30-8.8%
193240.911.49-10.3%
193338.812.11-5.1%
193440.111.723.4%
193541.111.432.5%
193641.511.321.0%
19374310.933.6%
193842.211.14-1.9%
193941.611.30-1.4%
19404211.191.0%
194144.110.665.0%
194248.89.6310.7%
194351.89.076.1%
194452.78.921.7%
194553.98.722.3%
194658.58.038.5%
194766.97.0214.4%
194872.16.527.8%
194971.46.58-1.0%
195072.16.521.0%
195177.86.047.9%
195279.55.912.2%
195380.15.870.8%
195480.55.840.5%
195580.25.86-0.4%
195681.45.771.5%
195784.35.573.6%
195886.65.432.7%
195987.35.380.8%
196088.75.301.6%
196189.65.241.0%
196290.65.191.1%
196391.75.121.2%
196492.95.061.3%
196594.54.971.7%
196697.24.832.9%
19671004.702.9%
1968104.24.514.2%
1969109.84.285.4%
1970116.34.045.9%
1971121.33.874.3%
1972125.33.753.3%
1973133.13.536.2%
1974147.73.1811.0%
1975161.22.929.1%
1976170.52.765.8%
1977181.52.596.5%
1978195.42.407.7%
1979217.42.1611.3%
1980246.81.9013.5%
1981272.41.7310.4%
1982289.11.636.1%
1983298.41.573.2%
1984311.11.514.3%
1985322.21.463.6%
1986328.41.431.9%
1987340.41.383.7%
1988354.31.334.1%
1989371.31.274.8%
1990391.41.205.4%
19914081.154.2%
1992420.31.123.0%
1993432.71.093.0%
19944441.062.6%
1995456.51.032.8%
1996469.91.002.9%

Data from Consumer Price Index-All Urban Consumers from Bureau of Labor Statistics (check U.S. - all items, select years, then click retrieve data)


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