€100 in 2005 → €118.09 in 2016

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2005-2016 (€100)

According to the European Central Bank, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.52% per year. Prices in 2016 are 18.1% higher than prices in 2005.

In other words, €100 in the year 2005 is equivalent to €118.09 in 2016, a difference of €18.09 over 11 years.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 0.14%.

Inflation from 2005 to 2016
Cumulative price change 18.09%
Average inflation rate 1.52%
Price difference (€100 base) €18.09
CPI in 2005 84.80166667
CPI in 2016 100.1445455


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How to calculate the inflation rate for €100, 2005 to 2016

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2016 / CPI in 2005 * 2005 EUR value = 2016 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 84.80166667 in the year 2005 and 100.1445455 in 2016:

100.1445455 / 84.80166667 * €100 = €118.09

€100 in 2005 has the same "purchasing power" as €118.09 in 2016.


News headlines from 2005

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

  • Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak asks Parliament to amend Article 76 and orders constitutional changes in order to allow multi-candidate presidential elections.
  • Syria's 29-year-long military domination of Lebanon ends, after it withdraws the last of its 14,000 troops under international pressure.
  • A coordinated bomb attack hits London's public transport system, during the morning rush hour, killing 52 and injuring a further 700 people.
  • Angela Merkel becomes first female Chancellor of Germany.

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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