# \$100 in 2006 → \$121.42 in 2017

## Inflation Calculator

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### U.S. Inflation Rate, 2006-2017 (\$100)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.78% per year. Prices in 2017 are 21.4% higher than prices in 2006.

In other words, \$100 in the year 2006 is equivalent in purchasing power to \$121.42 in 2017, a difference of \$21.42 over 11 years.

The inflation rate in 2017 was 1.99%.

 Cumulative price change 21.42% Average inflation rate 1.78% Price difference (\$100 base) \$21.42 CPI in 2006 201.6 CPI in 2017 244.786

#### Inflation rates for specific categories

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#### Inflation-adjusted measures

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### How to calculate the inflation rate for \$100, 2006 to 2017

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 2006 * 2006 USD value = 2017 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 201.6 in the year 2006 and 244.786 in 2017:

244.786 / 201.6 * \$100 = \$121.42

\$100 in 2006 has the same "purchasing power" as \$121.42 in 2017.

### News headlines from 2006

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

• Nepali security forces injure 243 pro-democracy protesters.
• North Kora is alleged to have tested its first nuclear device.

### 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.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “2006 dollars in 2017 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/2006-dollars-in-2017.