# €100 in 1999 → €123.54 in 2009

### Euro Inflation Rate, €100 in 1999 to 2009

According to the European Central Bank consumer price index, prices in 2009 are 23.54% higher than average prices throughout 1999. The euro experienced an average inflation rate of 2.14% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, €100 in 1999 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €123.54 in 2009, a difference of €23.54 over 10 years.

The 1999 inflation rate was 1.17%. The inflation rate in 2009 was 0.32%. The 2009 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 1.28% per year between 2009 and 2019.

 Cumulative price change 23.54% Average inflation rate 2.14% Converted amount (€100 base) €123.54 Price difference (€100 base) €23.54 CPI in 1999 74.304 CPI in 2009 91.798 Inflation in 1999 1.17% Inflation in 2009 0.32%

### Buying power of €100 in 1999

This chart shows calculation of buying power equivalence, often referred to as "the value of a euro" over time for €100 in 1999 (price index tracking began in 1996).

According to the European Central Bank, each of these EUR amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year Euro Value Inflation Rate
1999 €100.00 1.17%
2000 €102.18 2.18%
2001 €104.65 2.41%
2002 €107.03 2.27%
2003 €109.29 2.12%
2004 €111.67 2.18%
2005 €114.13 2.20%
2006 €116.64 2.21%
2007 €119.17 2.17%
2008 €123.15 3.34%
2009 €123.54 0.32%
2010 €125.54 1.61%
2011 €128.96 2.72%
2012 €132.18 2.50%
2013 €133.96 1.35%
2014 €134.54 0.43%
2015 €134.58 0.03%
2016 €134.91 0.24%
2017 €136.98 1.54%
2018 €139.27 1.67%
2019 €140.36 0.78%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

### How to Calculate Inflation Rate for €100, 1999 to 2009

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2009CPI in 1999
×
1999 EUR value
=
2009 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 74.30416667 in the year 1999 and 91.79833333 in 2009:

91.7983333374.30416667
×
€100
=
€123.54

€100 in 1999 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €123.54 in 2009.

To get the total inflation rate for the 10 years between 1999 and 2009, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2009 - CPI in 1999CPI in 1999
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (10 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

91.79833333 - 74.3041666774.30416667
×
100
=
24%

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

• NATO begins its bombardment of Yugoslavia in the Kosovo War marking the first time NATO attacked a sovereign country.
• 13 killed, 24 injured in the Columbine High School Massacre.
• Slobodan Milosevic and four others are indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.

### Data Source & Citation

Raw data for these calculations comes from the European Commission and the European Central Bank's Harmonized Index of Consumer prices (HICP), which is computed based on the reported consumer price indices in member countries of the European Union.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1999 euros in 2009 | Euro Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 25 Jun. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/1999-euro-in-2009.