# \$100 in 2005 → \$125.34 in 2017

## Inflation Calculator

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### U.S. Inflation Rate, 2005-2017 (\$100)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.90% per year. Prices in 2017 are 25.3% higher than prices in 2005.

In other words, \$100 in the year 2005 is equivalent in purchasing power to \$125.34 in 2017, a difference of \$25.34 over 12 years.

The inflation rate in 2017 was 1.99%.

 Cumulative price change 25.34% Average inflation rate 1.90% Price difference (\$100 base) \$25.34 CPI in 2005 195.3 CPI in 2017 244.786

#### Inflation rates for specific categories

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#### Inflation-adjusted measures

S&P 500 price · S&P 500 earnings · Shiller P/E

### How to calculate the inflation rate for \$100, 2005 to 2017

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 2005 * 2005 USD value = 2017 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 195.3 in the year 2005 and 244.786 in 2017:

244.786 / 195.3 * \$100 = \$125.34

\$100 in 2005 has the same "purchasing power" as \$125.34 in 2017.

### News headlines from 2005

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

• Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak asks Parliament to amend Article 76 and orders constitutional changes in order to allow multi-candidate presidential elections.
• Syria's 29-year-long military domination of Lebanon ends, after it withdraws the last of its 14,000 troops under international pressure.
• A coordinated bomb attack hits London's public transport system, during the morning rush hour, killing 52 and injuring a further 700 people.
• Angela Merkel becomes first female Chancellor of Germany.

### Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (CPI), established in 1913. Inflation data from 1665 to 1912 is sourced from a historical study conducted by political science professor Robert Sahr at Oregon State University.

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