ONLINE INFLATION CALCULATOR
Online Inflation calculator is addressing both practical and didactic aspects.
It was developed almost a decade ago to demonstrate the power of emerging web technology with HTML5, CSS3 and jquery at core.
At the same time, it has certain practical value allowing the computation of such fundamental economic indicator as the price
inflation of products and service.
INFLATIMETER FOR WINDOWS
Much more powerful Inflatimeter-2015 for Windows is currently available free of charge.
It allows annualized inflation index calculation of individual products and also baskets of goods.
The application built on the latest Microsoft .NET4.5/WPF framework implements speech-enhanced User Interface
adapted for desktop/notebook/tablet PC. This windows app was submitted to the Application Innovation Contest (AIC-2013).
You can download the free version of Inflatimeter-2015 - refer to the download button to the right.
Instructional video is available online on YouTube™:
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INFLATION INDEX CALCULATOR
ANNUALIZED PERFORMANCE, METALS/INDICES: 2000-2010
Dow/Gold Ratio Chart
||Dow Index (DJIA)
||Gold Price, US$
allows to estimate the annualized
inflation rate for the arbitrary selected
product or service over specified period of time:
- Enter the Starting Year (y1) and Price (Px1)
- Enter the Ending Year (y2) and Price (Px2)
- Click on-screen button to calculate Inflation Index
Assuming that the same big bottle
of Coke, priced in the year 2000 as $0.99
is currently (in Y2010) priced as $1.99,
the annualized inflation rate,
or Coke Inflation Index is calculated as: 7.23%
Inflation is "money losing its purchasing power".
The reverse process of prices declining over
time is called, correspondingly, a deflation.
The formula for the Annualized Inflation Index (AIx) calculation
resemble the inverse problem of compound interest calculation :
AIx= (Px2 / Px1) (1/(y2-y1) -1
More reading on this topic is available online at:
- A.Bell, Inflatimeter Inflation Calculator (Codeproject.com)
- Consumer Price Index
Disclaimer. The content of this page is provided on 'AS IS' basis for demo purpose only without warranty of any kind. Any commerical use
of this calculator is prohibited.