Gas Prices - Adjusted for Inflation

We all know that gas prices are going up, but have you wonder how much they have actually gone up if you adjust for inflation? Now we have the viz!

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The average US gas price has increased from $1.07 in April 1993 to $3.71 in July 2014. That's a 346% increase! However, if you take into account the US yearly CPI inflation, the increase is 210%. Still a lot, but not as much as you may have thought.

Post and visualization by Alex Christensen.