According to the European Central Bank, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.71% per year. Prices in 2017 are 31.2% higher than prices in 2001.
In other words, €100 in the year 2001 is equivalent to €131.22 in 2017, a difference of €31.22 over 16 years.
The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.89%1. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent to €101.89 next year.
|Cumulative price change||31.22%|
|Average inflation rate||1.71%|
|Price difference (€100 base)||€31.22|
|CPI in 2001||77.76|
|CPI in 2017||102.04|
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Inflation Data Source: 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.