Consumer Price Index, 1913-

CPI-U
Base year is chained;
1982-1984 = 100

Year Annual Average Annual Percent Change
(rate of inflation)
1913
9.9
1914
10.0
1.3%
1915
10.1
0.9%
1916
10.9
7.7%
1917
12.8
17.8%
1918
15.0
17.3%
1919
17.3
15.2%
1920
20.0
15.6%
1921
17.9
-10.9%
1922
16.8
-6.2%
1923
17.1
1.8%
1924
17.1
0.4%
1925
17.5
2.4%
1926
17.7
0.9%
1927
17.4
-1.9%
1928
17.2
-1.2%
1929
17.2
0.0%
1930
16.7
-2.7%
1931
15.2
-8.9%
1932
13.6
-10.3%
1933
12.9
-5.2%
1934
13.4
3.5%
1935
13.7
2.6%
1936
13.9
1.0%
1937
14.4
3.7%
1938
14.1
-2.0%
1939
13.9
-1.3%
1940
14.0
0.7%
1941
14.7
5.1%
1942
16.3
10.9%
1943
17.3
6.0%
1944
17.6
1.6%
1945
18.0
2.3%
1946
19.5
8.5%
1947
22.3
14.4%
1948
24.0
7.7%
1949
23.8
-1.0%
1950
24.1
1.1%
1951
26.0
7.9%
1952
26.6
2.3%
1953
26.8
0.8%
1954
26.9
0.3%
1955
26.8
-0.3%
1956
27.2
1.5%
1957
28.1
3.3%
1958
28.9
2.7%
1959
29.2
1.08%
1960
29.6
1.5%
1961
29.9
1.1%
1962
30.3
1.2%
1963
30.6
1.2%
1964
31.0
1.3%
1965
31.5
1.6%
1966
32.5
3.0%
1967
33.4
2.8%
1968
34.8
4.3%
1969
36.7
5.5%
1970
38.8
5.8%
1971
40.5
4.3%
1972
41.8
3.3%
1973
44.4
6.2%
1974
49.3
11.1%
1975
53.8
9.1%
1976
56.9
5.7%
1977
60.6
6.5%
1978
65.2
7.6%
1979
72.6
11.3%
1980
82.4
13.5%
1981
90.9
10.3%
1982
96.5
6.1%
1983
99.6
3.2%
1984
103.9
4.3%
1985
107.6
3.5%
1986
109.6
1.9%
1987
113.6
3.7%
1988
118.3
4.1%
1989
124.0
4.8%
1990
130.7
5.4%
1991
136.2
4.2%
1992
140.3
3.0%
1993
144.5
3.0%
1994
148.2
2.6%
1995
152.4
2.8%
1996
156.9
2.9%
1997
160.5
2.3%
1998
163.0
1.6%
1999
166.6
2.2%
2000
172.2
3.4%
2001
177.1
2.8%
2002
179.9
1.6%
2003
184.0
2.3%
2004
188.9
2.7%
2005
195.3
3.4%
2006
201.6
3.2%
2007
207.3
2.9%
2008
215.3
3.8%
2009
214.5
-0.4%
2010
218.1
1.6%
2011
224.9
3.2%
2012
229.6
2.1%
 2013
233.0
1.5%
 2014*
235.8
1.2%

*An estimate for 2014 is based on the change in the CPI from fourth quarter 2012 to fourth quarter 2013.

 
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