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# Value of 2007 US Dollars today

\$100 in 2007
\$141.93 in 2022

The inflation rate in the United States between 2007 and today has been 41.93%, which translates into a total increase of \$41.93. This means that 100 dollars in 2007 are equivalent to 141.93 dollars in 2022. In other words, the purchasing power of \$100 in 2007 equals \$141.93 today. The average annual inflation rate between these periods has been 2.36%.

## Inflation timeline in the United States (2007 - 2022)

The following chart depicts the equivalence of \$100 due to compound inflation and CPI changes. All values are equivalent in terms of purchasing power, which means that for each year the same goods or services could be bought with the indicated amount of money.

All calculations are performed in the local currency (USD) and using 6 decimal digits. Results show only up to 2 decimal digits to favour readability. Inflation data is provided by governments and international institutions on a monthly basis. Today's values were extrapolated from the latest 12-month rolling average official data.

The following table contains relevant indicators:

Indicator Value
Cumulative inflation 2007-2021 30.69%
Cumulative inflation 2007-today 41.93%
Avg. Annual inflation 2007-2021 1.93%
CPI 2007 87.48
CPI 2021 114.33
CPI 2022-05 (latest official data) 123.32
CPI today 124.16

## How to calculate today's value of money after inflation?

There are several ways to calculate the time value of money. Depending on the data available, results can be obtained by using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) formula or the compound interest formula.

### Using the CPI formula

When we have both the start and end years, we can use the following formula:

Valuet =Value0 ×
CPIt/CPI0

To obtain the values equivalent in buying power between 2007 and 2021, use the corresponding CPI values:

Value2021
=Value2007 ×
CPI2021/CPI2007
=\$ 100 ×
114.33/87.48
\$130.69

To obtain the equivalent value today (present value), plug in the CPI for today, which is estimated as 124.16:

Valuetoday
=Value2007 ×
CPItoday/CPI2007
=\$ 100 ×
124.16/87.48
\$141.93

### Alternative: Using the compound interest formula

Given that money changes with time as a result of an inflation rate that acts as compound interest, we can use the following formula: FV = PV × (1 + i)n, where:

• FV: Future Value
• PV: Present Value
• i: Interest rate (inflation)
• n: Number of times the interest is compounded (i.e. # of years)

In this case, the future value represents the final amount obtained after applying the inflation rate to our initial value. In other words, it indicates how much are \$100 worth today. There are 14 years between 2007 and 2021 and the average inflation rate was 1.9301%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:

Value2021
=PV × (1 + i)n
=\$100 × (1 + 0.019301)14
\$130.69

## US inflation - Conversion table

Initial Value Equivalent value
\$1 dollar in 2007 \$1.31 dollars in 2021
\$5 dollars in 2007 \$6.53 dollars in 2021
\$10 dollars in 2007 \$13.07 dollars in 2021
\$50 dollars in 2007 \$65.34 dollars in 2021
\$100 dollars in 2007 \$130.69 dollars in 2021
\$500 dollars in 2007 \$653.44 dollars in 2021
\$1,000 dollars in 2007 \$1,306.87 dollars in 2021
\$5,000 dollars in 2007 \$6,534.35 dollars in 2021
\$10,000 dollars in 2007 \$13,068.7 dollars in 2021
\$50,000 dollars in 2007 \$65,343.52 dollars in 2021
\$100,000 dollars in 2007 \$130,687.04 dollars in 2021
\$500,000 dollars in 2007 \$653,435.22 dollars in 2021
\$1,000,000 dollars in 2007 \$1,306,870.44 dollars in 2021
 Cumulative inflation From 2007 41.93% Avg. annual inflation From 2007 2.36% CPI 2007 87.48 CPI today 124.16

### Value of Dollar over time (by year)

Period Value
2007 100
2008 103.84
2009 103.47
2010 105.17
2011 108.49
2012 110.73
2013 112.35
2014 114.18
2015 114.31
2016 115.75
2017 118.22
2018 121.11
2019 123.3
2020 124.82
2021 130.69
2022-05 140.97
Today 141.93

All available years

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