Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount - 1774 to Present
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| In 2011, the relative price worth of $20.00 from 1776 is:|
| $532.00 using the Consumer Price Index |
| In 2011, the relative amount consumers spend worth of $20.00 from 1776 is:|
| In 2011, the relative wage or income worth of $20.00 from 1776 is:|
| $10,600.00 using the unskilled wage |
| In 2011, the relative output worth of $20.00 from 1776 is:|
Data for consumer bundle only starts in 1900.
Data only starts in 1790.
Data for Production Worker Compensation starts in 1790.
If you need help/ determining which result is most appropriate for you, see Choosing the Best Indicator to Measure Relative Worth.
For construction of the Indicators, go to CPI | GDP | Consumer Bundle | Unskilled Wage | Compensation of Production Workers series.
Samuel H. Williamson, "Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1774 to present," MeasuringWorth, April .URL: www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/
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