### Computing 'Real Value' Over Time With a Conversion Between U.K. Pounds and U.S. Dollars, 1791 to Present

When using the CPI/RPI, the (average) value in 2018 of £10000 from 1791 is \$1564255.27. The range of values is from \$1025327.14 to \$2101922.06. This answer is better if the subject is a consumer good or something else of interest to an individual.

When using the GDP deflator, the (average) value in 2018 of £10000 from 1791 is \$1330879.74. The range of values is from \$877534.00 to \$2258300.32. This answer is better if the subject is a capital investment or government expenditure

Value in 2018 of £10000 from 1791
Converted inConverted usingAverage dollar price
per pound that year
CPI / RPIGDP Deflator
1791\$1256914.53\$1169780.694.555
1792\$1195003.02\$1194060.154.466
1793\$1210550.05\$1151941.904.509
1794\$1173099.59\$1105966.734.748
1795\$1087168.03\$1014794.894.526
1796\$1027736.62\$931257.794.286
1797\$1049415.95\$1011890.944.437
1798\$1056184.42\$1085741.774.388
1799\$1065602.87\$1089912.234.132
1800\$1397918.11\$1269624.574.548
1801\$1408629.07\$1275323.274.381
1802\$1460171.31\$1313484.244.485
1803\$1370279.94\$1262750.844.541
1804\$1365641.53\$1288088.964.552
1805\$1424523.21\$1260042.954.348
1806\$1394373.96\$1242557.144.433
1807\$1499311.36\$1312093.134.425
1808\$1472039.41\$1282798.144.626
1809\$1597195.63\$1363470.514.574
1810\$1535152.05\$1362880.354.299
1811\$1248049.11\$1123424.213.817
1812\$1272059.25\$1142779.593.616
1813\$1122030.29\$1036703.753.750
1814\$1076914.24\$1075888.614.240
1815\$1341133.05\$1362125.184.904
1816\$1513362.37\$1529631.765.224
1817\$1472587.51\$1503930.224.602
1818\$1509649.05\$1650279.494.500
1819\$1457104.72\$1623355.074.513
1820\$1504036.51\$1623276.164.522
1821\$1558388.39\$1658069.544.821
1822\$1452352.49\$1520707.314.978
1823\$1576282.10\$1641809.254.800
1824\$1786535.72\$1809206.114.867
1825\$1853155.56\$1860536.054.830
1826\$1844177.48\$1721991.254.920
1827\$1780761.52\$1623216.124.936
1828\$1890944.45\$1677746.274.928
1829\$1849987.95\$1579313.664.862
1830\$1796784.91\$1536816.014.762
1831\$1928986.69\$1567095.104.860
1832\$1902655.57\$1541876.924.858
1833\$1871527.44\$1478486.534.787
1834\$1755943.16\$1429485.524.638
1835\$1741789.05\$1431814.124.850
1836\$1713361.56\$1396821.494.817
1837\$1828241.88\$1391665.545.099
1838\$1817018.57\$1350539.894.886
1839\$1896790.52\$1387062.754.985
1840\$1995795.07\$1413761.635.000
1841\$1958681.42\$1359444.954.989
1842\$1948141.80\$1319368.744.797
1843\$2054379.91\$1379482.664.788
1844\$2024363.84\$1362532.014.860
1845\$2028710.32\$1359565.984.871
1846\$2027021.15\$1294465.674.816
1847\$1985011.30\$1245158.524.793
1848\$1914568.07\$1201671.554.869
1849\$1891511.25\$1194788.774.814
1850\$1816993.93\$1102487.384.870
1851\$1828884.44\$1124292.084.913
1852\$1819180.93\$1125868.224.902
1853\$1947721.55\$1223171.134.888
1854\$1930256.05\$1192036.324.883
1855\$1884369.24\$1160544.774.886
1856\$1930091.76\$1204061.224.909
1857\$1829574.70\$1141993.534.889
1858\$1826946.04\$1152803.494.858
1859\$1832671.39\$1192854.614.899
1860\$1934423.66\$1203091.684.849
1861\$1809309.20\$1164371.444.774
1862\$1845023.39\$1224134.285.558
1863\$1835023.08\$1314887.257.075
1864\$2011626.14\$1574366.729.974
1865\$1538821.36\$1159497.617.692
1866\$1456796.33\$1108974.176.877
1867\$1605793.63\$1181679.206.751
1868\$1663259.81\$1232986.416.828
1869\$1604586.34\$1248599.946.483
1870\$1394350.80\$1123823.905.588
1871\$1495811.71\$1184716.945.460
1872\$1555613.11\$1242563.055.445
1873\$1629931.77\$1342922.065.547
1874\$1597074.38\$1313090.685.420
1875\$1684339.45\$1362935.675.590
1876\$1675795.45\$1324612.235.423
1877\$1604793.70\$1242465.975.077
1878\$1573572.55\$1229091.934.890
1879\$1491039.94\$1192815.054.854
1880\$1483331.91\$1164434.804.845
1881\$1459221.94\$1163701.534.830
1882\$1473618.01\$1189462.064.870
1883\$1497487.34\$1180083.524.849
1884\$1478853.86\$1186751.234.854
1885\$1456849.51\$1196650.224.856
1886\$1477776.77\$1232765.944.861
1887\$1429288.51\$1222750.314.852
1888\$1432104.06\$1230377.654.870
1889\$1491538.56\$1296362.794.869
1890\$1512462.27\$1319693.054.861
1891\$1524146.53\$1276831.064.861
1892\$1534419.40\$1267339.784.873
1893\$1518926.48\$1278920.414.864
1894\$1551053.90\$1331561.194.877
1895\$1570112.05\$1332436.134.888
1896\$1561832.18\$1299889.694.871
1897\$1610011.90\$1313672.164.863
1898\$1634868.08\$1312486.854.848
1899\$1623166.53\$1334645.334.864
1900\$1668315.09\$1356245.724.865
1901\$1645210.78\$1292961.744.873
1902\$1625143.50\$1257900.604.872
1903\$1603474.24\$1186034.764.863
1904\$1581206.94\$1143560.944.868
1905\$1604129.51\$1147334.914.865
1906\$1562042.31\$1116882.324.851
1907\$1522451.36\$1063474.944.858
1908\$1577997.80\$1067356.114.866
1909\$1600793.78\$1072125.404.873
1910\$1562519.38\$1065952.964.864
1911\$1565604.23\$1070564.854.862
1912\$1579118.77\$1063640.264.866
1913\$1556734.44\$1045689.084.869
1914\$1601145.11\$1049042.994.930
1915\$1840749.99\$1114999.784.757
1916\$1995283.60\$1128716.074.766
1917\$2002814.00\$1137990.794.764
1918\$1961663.82\$1142901.354.765
1919\$1681397.65\$1203824.334.426
1920\$1374744.12\$1030533.213.664
1921\$1463841.00\$1156221.723.849
1922\$1460735.41\$1211937.284.429
1923\$1419240.40\$1129179.014.575
1924\$1367820.87\$1085330.374.417
1925\$1458725.77\$1159130.614.829
1926\$1428175.68\$1153936.534.858
1927\$1415994.83\$1162431.814.861
1928\$1423925.09\$1148158.294.866
1929\$1408606.85\$1128579.144.857
1930\$1390808.59\$1167944.304.862
1931\$1323583.15\$1187074.734.535
1932\$1116683.82\$1010319.623.506
1933\$1390826.36\$1239177.774.237
1934\$1600970.40\$1396418.365.039
1935\$1553359.81\$1340183.014.902
1936\$1594239.43\$1350893.104.971
1937\$1611477.71\$1345364.974.944
1938\$1641247.04\$1380309.814.889
1939\$1555406.12\$1305940.624.435
1940\$1509872.08\$1234703.463.830
1941\$1669364.68\$1341753.084.032
1942\$1604164.76\$1334406.874.035
1943\$1566379.89\$1330290.234.035
1944\$1572083.19\$1365498.324.035
1945\$1566883.60\$1352116.804.030
1946\$1502812.99\$1235327.544.033
1947\$1392167.08\$1212589.574.029
1948\$1390403.78\$1221376.014.031
1949\$1321519.83\$1151136.263.687
1950\$1025327.14\$877534.002.801
1951\$1036318.68\$889751.782.800
1952\$1104213.75\$927537.612.793
1953\$1137495.99\$940203.632.813
1954\$1152783.44\$939468.442.809
1955\$1199755.18\$962385.802.791
1956\$1244797.31\$996769.862.796
1957\$1242917.85\$1001285.882.793
1958\$1256098.25\$1020700.872.810
1959\$1250534.65\$1013766.352.809
1960\$1243407.05\$1010772.362.808
1961\$1270663.53\$1035026.652.802
1962\$1313725.71\$1061486.972.808
1963\$1318920.28\$1063526.302.800
1964\$1341014.02\$1080038.112.792
1965\$1381944.84\$1125891.242.796
1966\$1395088.46\$1151880.592.793
1967\$1370058.04\$1134662.692.750
1968\$1198028.54\$987333.152.394
1969\$1195986.03\$1001752.422.390
1970\$1204513.38\$1046476.032.396
1971\$1289128.06\$1100044.702.444
1972\$1368033.74\$1160253.982.501
1973\$1377084.78\$1173920.682.451
1974\$1374731.28\$1194298.052.340
1975\$1485956.40\$1308322.822.222
1976\$1330217.05\$1163950.791.805
1977\$1399584.91\$1206150.071.745
1978\$1548202.91\$1385022.911.918
1979\$1745610.98\$1619675.742.122
1980\$1988725.58\$1955204.102.326
1981\$1753937.71\$1747346.732.024
1982\$1550220.12\$1534722.551.748
1983\$1362391.60\$1352000.181.516
1984\$1209184.27\$1210957.261.337
1985\$1201584.91\$1200249.381.297
1986\$1380621.15\$1391152.271.468
1987\$1550137.08\$1600273.971.640
1988\$1695755.98\$1781894.201.781
1989\$1603630.31\$1703302.161.638
1990\$1813812.81\$1940684.021.784
1991\$1825167.13\$1984561.151.767
1992\$1837068.47\$2003010.801.766
1993\$1541196.50\$1713952.661.502
1994\$1569723.04\$1743295.151.532
1995\$1627815.69\$1806089.821.579
1996\$1600835.77\$1825975.881.561
1997\$1693640.37\$1880532.961.638
1998\$1744840.39\$1905479.141.657
1999\$1691601.49\$1859000.161.617
2000\$1579335.22\$1723039.541.516
2001\$1484552.81\$1623876.391.440
2002\$1550538.48\$1704980.671.502
2003\$1697287.67\$1862477.331.635
2004\$1908751.45\$2086863.251.833
2005\$1885542.36\$2069065.421.820
2006\$1908616.11\$2088650.481.843
2007\$2101922.06\$2258300.322.002
2008\$1949591.78\$2123209.661.855
2009\$1643790.36\$1814859.831.566
2010\$1669239.11\$1797496.781.545
2011\$1767601.51\$1868554.861.604
2012\$1765989.37\$1840715.471.586
2013\$1769435.69\$1822888.731.564
2014\$1878357.78\$1913056.561.649
2015\$1756637.31\$1770198.081.529
2016\$1559322.23\$1579330.971.350
2017\$1507284.02\$1505795.061.287
2018\$1576062.58\$1555273.921.334
Average\$1564255.27\$1330879.74

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##### Citation

Lawrence H. Officer and Samuel H. Williamson, "Computing 'Real Value' Over Time With a Conversion Between U.K. Pounds and U.S. Dollars, 1791 to Present", MeasuringWorth, URL http://www.measuringworth.com/exchange/