$100 in 2018 is predicted to be worth $250.61 in 2050.

This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 3.00% per year. Use the calculator on the left to change this prediction. Or, use the annual inflation rate calculator to view inflation in the past.

Cumulative price change | 150.61% |

Average inflation rate | 2.91% |

Converted amount ($100 base) | $250.61 |

Price difference ($100 base) | $150.61 |

CPI in 2018 | 251.107 |

Inflation in 2018 | 2.44% |

U.S. Inflation since 1913

Annual Rate, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI

This chart shows calculations of buying power equivalence over time for $100 in 2018 (price index tracking began in 1635). Future inflation is estimated at 3.00%.

This table shows the results of the inflation prediction, with base values from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Year | USD Value | Inflation Rate |
---|---|---|

2018 | $100.00 | 2.44% |

2019 | $100.24 | 0.24% |

2020 | $103.25 | 3.00% |

2021 | $106.35 | 3.00% |

2022 | $109.54 | 3.00% |

2023 | $112.82 | 3.00% |

2024 | $116.21 | 3.00% |

2025 | $119.69 | 3.00% |

2026 | $123.28 | 3.00% |

2027 | $126.98 | 3.00% |

2028 | $130.79 | 3.00% |

2029 | $134.72 | 3.00% |

2030 | $138.76 | 3.00% |

2031 | $142.92 | 3.00% |

2032 | $147.21 | 3.00% |

2033 | $151.62 | 3.00% |

2034 | $156.17 | 3.00% |

2035 | $160.86 | 3.00% |

2036 | $165.68 | 3.00% |

2037 | $170.65 | 3.00% |

2038 | $175.77 | 3.00% |

2039 | $181.05 | 3.00% |

2040 | $186.48 | 3.00% |

2041 | $192.07 | 3.00% |

2042 | $197.83 | 3.00% |

2043 | $203.77 | 3.00% |

2044 | $209.88 | 3.00% |

2045 | $216.18 | 3.00% |

2046 | $222.66 | 3.00% |

2047 | $229.34 | 3.00% |

2048 | $236.22 | 3.00% |

2049 | $243.31 | 3.00% |

2050 | $250.61 | 3.00% |

Raw data for these calculations comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Price Index (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: “2050 Inflation Prediction | Future Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 21 Feb. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/2018-dollars-in-2050?amount=100&future_pct=0.03.