Purchasing Power Calculator

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Consider one U.S. dollar in any year between 1913 and 2006. Use the calculator to see how much money is required in any other year to command the same purchasing power.

Contributed by: Fiona Maclachlan (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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The calculator uses CPI data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov).



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