# \$21.72 in 2010 → \$24.86 in 2018

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### U.S. Inflation Rate, 2010-2018 (\$21.72)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.70% per year. Prices in 2018 are 14.5% higher than prices in 2010.

In other words, \$21.72 in the year 2010 is equivalent in purchasing power to \$24.86 in 2018, a difference of \$3.14 over 8 years.

Compared to last year's annual rate, the inflation rate in 2018 is now 1.95%1. If this number holds, \$21.72 today would be equivalent to \$22.14 next year. The current inflation rate page gives more detail on the latest official inflation rates.

 Cumulative price change 14.46% Average inflation rate 1.70% Price difference (\$21.72 base) \$3.14 CPI in 2010 218.056 CPI in 2018 249.554

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### How to calculate the inflation rate for \$21.72 since 2010

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2010 * 2010 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.S. CPI was 218.056 in the year 2010 and 249.554 in 2018:

249.554 / 218.056 * \$21.72 = \$24.86

\$21.72 in 2010 has the same "purchasing power" as \$24.86 in 2018.