U.S. inflation rate in 2018: 1.95%

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Prediction: U.S. Inflation Rate, 2018-2019 ($100)

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:

Inflation from 2018 to 2019
Cumulative price change 1.95%
Average inflation rate 1.95%
Price difference ($100 base) $1.95
CPI in 2018 249.554


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Inflation-adjusted measures

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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: “Inflation Rate in 2018 | Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/inflation-rate-in-2018.


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