€100 in 2003 → €104.42 in 2005

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2003-2005 (€100)

According to the European Central Bank, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 2.19% per year. Prices in 2005 are 4.4% higher than prices in 2003.

In other words, €100 in the year 2003 is equivalent to €104.42 in 2005, a difference of €4.42 over 2 years.

The inflation rate in 2005 was 2.20%.

Inflation from 2003 to 2005
Cumulative price change 4.42%
Average inflation rate 2.19%
Price difference (€100 base) €4.42
CPI in 2003 81.21
CPI in 2005 84.80166667


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How to calculate the inflation rate for €100, 2003 to 2005

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2005 / CPI in 2003 * 2003 EUR value = 2005 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 81.21 in the year 2003 and 84.80166667 in 2005:

84.80166667 / 81.21 * €100 = €104.42

€100 in 2003 has the same "purchasing power" as €104.42 in 2005.


News headlines from 2003

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • Despite a lack of support from the United Nations, a coalition lead by America and Britain invades Iraq.
  • Baghdad falls, ending the invasion of Iraq.
  • 10 new members are admitted to the European Union after signing the Treaty of Accession in Athens.

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.


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