The consumer price index (CPI) in 2018 is 249.554. the Bureau of Labor Statistics uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.
$100 in the year 2018 is predicted to be worth $101.95 in 2019.
This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 1.95% 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.
Below is a graph of inflation to date:
|Cumulative price change||1.95%|
|Average inflation rate||1.95%|
|Price difference ($100 base)||$1.95|
|CPI in 2018||249.554|
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: “Inflation Rate in 2018 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/inflation-rate-in-2018.