# How much is a 1983 dollar worth today?

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**Value**of

**1983**US

**Dollars today**. The inflation rate in the United States between

**1983**and

**today**has been 163.73%, which translates into a total increase of $163.73. This means that 100

**dollars**in

**1983**are equivalent to 263.73

**dollars**in 2020. In other words, the purchasing power of $100 in

**1983**equals $263.73

**today**.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what was dollar worth in 1983?

The U.S. dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.61% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased. In other words, **$100** in 1983 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $259.01 in 2020, a difference of $159.01 over 37 years. The 1983 inflation rate was 3.21%.

**1983**is equivalent in purchasing power to about $129.50 in 2020, a difference of $79.50 over 37 years. The

**1983**inflation rate was 3.21%.

Keeping this in consideration, how much was $1000 1983?

In other words, **$1,000** in 1983 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $2,590.07 in 2020, a difference of $1,590.07 over 37 years. The 1983 inflation rate was 3.21%.

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