## What was the CPI in 2004?

Sizing up the long-term cost of inflation

Year | Annual Average CPI(-U) | Annual Percent Change (rate of inflation) |
---|---|---|

2004 | 188.9 | 2.7% |

2005 | 195.3 | 3.4% |

2006 | 201.6 | 3.2% |

2007 | 207.3 | 2.9% |

**How do I find the CPI?**

To find the CPI in any year, divide the cost of the market basket in year t by the cost of the same market basket in the base year. The CPI in 1984 = $75/$75 x 100 = 100 The CPI is just an index value and it is indexed to 100 in the base year, in this case 1984. So prices have risen by 28% over that 20 year period.

### How do you calculate old CPI?

Example of calculating CPI formula When you divide the current product price total by the past price total, your equation is 8.50 / 6.75 = 1.26. You’d then multiple this total by 100, which would be 1.44 x 100 = 125.9. Subtract this total from 100 to receive your final percentage of change, which is 25.9%.

**What was the CPI in January 2021?**

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.4 percent over the last 12 months to an index level of 261.582 (1982-84=100). For the month, the index increased 0.4 percent prior to seasonal adjustment.

## What was the Consumer Price Index for 2021?

Over the 12 months from January 2021 to January 2022, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 7.5 percent. This is the largest 12-month increase since the 12-month period ending February 1982. Food prices increased 7.0 percent over the past year, while energy prices rose 27.0 percent.

**When was the Consumer Price Index created?**

1919

Although the official Consumer Price Index (CPI) began in 1919, origins of the CPI date back about 30 years earlier.

### How do you calculate real GNP and price index?

To calculate Real GNP you need to determine nominal GNP by adding capital gains of foreign earnings to the GDP and then factor in inflation by dividing the sum by the Consumer Price Index and multiplying the total by 100.

**What was the CPI in January 2022?**

The inflation measures for the year to January 2022 are as follows: CPIH inflation was 4.9% in January 2022 (Index: 114.6), up from 4.8% in the year to December 2021. CPI inflation was 5.5% in January 2022 (Index: 114.9), up from 5.4% in the year to December 2021.