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Table 31. Gross domestic product price index, Consumer Price Index, education price indexes, and federal budget composite deflator: Selected years, 1919 through 2007
Calendar year School year Federal fiscal year
Year Gross domestic product price index Consumer Price Index1  Year Consumer Price Index2  Higher Education Price Index Research and Development Index Academic Library Operations Index Year Federal budget composite deflator
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1919 17.3 1919–20 19.1 1919
1929 11.9 17.1 1929–30 17.1 1929
1939 9.7 13.9 1939–40 14.0 1939
1949 16.4 23.8 1949–50 23.7 1949 0.1246
1950 16.5 24.1 1950–51 25.1 1950 0.1287
                   
1956 19.4 27.2 1956–57 27.7 1956 0.1526
1957 20.0 28.1 1957–58 28.6 1957 0.1601
1958 20.5 28.9 1958–59 29.0 1958 0.1687
1959 20.8 29.1 1959–60 29.4 1959 0.1746
1960 21.0 29.6 1960–61 29.8 25.6 26.7 1960 0.1750
                   
1961 21.3 29.9 1961–62 30.1 26.5 27.5 1961 0.1795
1962 21.6 30.2 1962–63 30.4 27.6 28.5 1962 0.1803
1963 21.8 30.6 1963–64 30.8 28.6 29.5 1963 0.1873
1964 22.1 31.0 1964–65 31.2 29.8 30.7 1964 0.1900
1965 22.5 31.5 1965–66 31.9 31.3 32.0 1965 0.1928
                   
1966 23.2 32.4 1966–67 32.9 32.9 33.8 1966 0.1974
1967 23.9 33.4 1967–68 34.0 34.9 35.7 1967 0.2026
1968 24.9 34.8 1968–69 35.7 37.1 38.0 1968 0.2103
1969 26.2 36.7 1969–70 37.8 39.5 40.3 1969 0.2230
1970 27.5 38.8 1970–71 39.7 42.1 42.7 1970 0.2363
                   
1971 28.9 40.5 1971–72 41.2 44.3 45.0 1971 0.2519
1972 30.2 41.8 1972–73 42.8 46.7 47.1 1972 0.2690
1973 31.9 44.4 1973–74 46.6 49.9 50.1 1973 0.2833
1974 34.7 49.3 1974–75 51.8 54.3 54.8 1974 0.3070
1975 38.0 53.8 1975–76 55.5 57.8 59.0 57.3 1975 0.3384
                   
1976 40.2 56.9 1976–77 58.7 61.5 62.7 61.6 1976 0.3640
1977 42.8 60.6 1977–78 62.6 65.7 66.8 65.8 1977 0.3934
1978 45.8 65.2 1978–79 68.5 70.5 71.7 71.4 1978 0.4195
1979 49.6 72.6 1979–80 77.6 77.5 78.3 78.5 1979 0.4552
1980 54.1 82.4 1980–81 86.6 85.8 86.6 86.1 1980 0.5029
                   
1981 59.1 90.9 1981–82 94.1 93.9 94.0 94.0 1981 0.5562
1982 62.7 96.5 1982–83 98.2 100.0 100.0 100.0 1982 0.5958
1983 65.2 99.6 1983–84 101.8 104.8 104.3 105.1 1983 0.6245
1984 67.7 103.9 1984–85 105.8 110.8 109.8 111.2 1984 0.6555
1985 69.7 107.6 1985–86 108.8 116.3 115.2 117.6 1985 0.6781
                   
1986 71.3 109.6 1986–87 111.2 120.9 120.0 124.2 1986 0.6947
1987 73.2 113.6 1987–88 115.8 126.2 126.8 130.0 1987 0.7143
1988 75.7 118.3 1988–89 121.2 132.8 132.1 138.6 1988 0.7359
1989 78.6 124.0 1989–90 127.0 140.8 139.0 147.4 1989 0.7631
1990 81.6 130.7 1990–91 133.9 148.2 145.8 155.7 1990 0.7882
                   
1991 84.5 136.2 1991–92 138.2 153.5 150.6 163.3 1991 0.8226
1992 86.4 140.3 1992–93 142.5 157.9 155.2 169.8 1992 0.8508
1993 88.4 144.5 1993–94 146.2 163.3 160.1 176.7 1993 0.8725
1994 90.3 148.2 1994–95 150.4 168.1 165.4 183.9 1994 0.8902
1995 92.1 152.4 1995–96 154.5 173.0 170.8 192.6 1995 0.9120
                   
1996 93.9 156.9 1996–97 158.9 178.4 1996 0.9328
1997 95.4 160.5 1997–98 161.7 184.7 1997 0.9508
1998 96.5 163.0 1998–99 164.5 189.1 1998 0.9603
1999 97.9 166.6 1999–2000 169.3 196.9 1999 0.9748
2000 100.0 172.2 2000–01 175.1 206.5 2000 1.0000
                   
2001 102.4 177.1 2001–02 178.2 215.0 2001 1.0234
2002 104.2 179.9 2002–03 182.1 221.2 2002 1.0425
2003 106.4 184.0 2003–04 186.1 231.5 2003 1.0703
2004 109.5 188.9 2004–05 191.7 239.8 2004 1.1014
2005 113.0 195.3 2005–06 199.0 251.8 2005 1.1419
                   
2006 116.7 201.6 2006–07 204.1 260.3
2006
1.1806
2007 119.8 207.3 2007–08 211.7
2007
1.2064
— Not available.
1 Index for urban wage earners and clerical workers through 1977; 1978 and later figures are for all urban consumers.
2 Consumer Price Index adjusted to a school-year basis (July through June).
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts, retrieved August 22, 2008, from http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index, retrieved August 22, 2008, from http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/surveymost. Commonfund Institute, Higher Education Price Index 2008 Update. U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Govern­ment, Fiscal Year 2009, Historical Tables. (This table was prepared August 2008.)

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