January 21 2011|08.20 AM UTC

Samantha Eckles

Birth Year Inflation Rates

Category: Personal Finance

Do you know how much an average house sold for in the year you were born? What about the price of a pound of steak? Use this interactive graphic to discover how much inflation has effected prices since your birth year.

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Birth Year Inflation Rates

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David January 28, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Edge cases are fun. Enter birth year 2008 and yearly income went from 36,889 down to 26,530 in one year.


viqster January 29, 2011 at 5:52 am

wow..i was born in 2008 and i see a huge difference already. Damn Republicans!


Chris January 29, 2011 at 2:07 pm

I’ve tried clicking on the image above and it comes up with “page not found.”


Samantha February 3, 2011 at 7:43 am

Hi Chris. Did you enter in a birth year between 1950 and 2009? We found and used data in that range for this infographic. Thanks for reading!


Hin February 1, 2011 at 9:42 am

Interesting how 1969 and 1970 data are the same?


balor123 February 2, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Neat applet. Thanks for posting.


Gordon Freeman July 20, 2011 at 10:32 am

Current price for gas is $2.67? Where is that!!!!


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