Below is a *Bitcoin Return Calculator*. Use the inputs to estimate the return on a Bitcoin investment over a specified period. You can also adjust for inflation (using US CPI-U), and visualize the growth or drawdown of an investment over time.

## Bitcoin Return Calculator

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## Using the Bitcoin Investment Calculator

To use the tool to calculate your Bitcoin investment return, follow these steps:

**Investment ($):**Enter the amount of money invested in Bitcoin.**Starting Date:**Enter the date of the investment.**Ending Date:**Enter the date when you want to calculate the return.**Adjust for Inflation? (CPI):**Check this box if you want to adjust the return for inflation using the CPI-U.

Next, click the blue **Calculate** button to compute the return. You can also click the gray **Graph** button to visualize the performance of the investment over time.

**Total Return (%):**The overall percentage return on the investment.**Annualized Return (%):**The annualized percentage return on the investment.**Ending Value ($):**The value of the investment at the end date.**CPI Adjusted?:**Indicates whether the return is adjusted for inflation.

### Special features

This Bitcoin Return Calculator offers several special features:

**Adjust for Inflation:**Optionally adjust returns for inflation using the CPI-U.**Total and Annualized Return:**Computes both the total and annualized return on the investment.**Graph Performance:**Optionally graph the growth or drawdown of the investment over time.**Hover for Value:**Hover over the graph to see the value of the investment on any given day. It also shows the gain or loss to that point.

### Methodology and Data Sources

The Bitcoin Return Calculator uses daily closing prices for Bitcoin from CoinGecko as well as historical bitcoin return data from Bitcoinity. CPI-U is sourced from FRED. Please note that the calculator uses end-of-day prices, so intraday price movements are not reflected in the calculations.

### Disclaimer

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the results from this calculator are for informational purposes only and should not be considered financial advice. Always conduct your own research and consult with a financial advisor before making investment decisions.

We hope this tool helps you make informed decisions about your Bitcoin investments. For more financial tools, check out our Investing category page. For Bitcoin investment performance evaluation, try the Bitcoin DMA tool and the Bitcoin Drawdown Calculator. We also have a bitcoin to USD and USD to bitcoin calculator.

Additionally, you might find our Stock Return Calculator and Inflation Calculator useful for broader financial analysis.