Euro inflation rate in 2000: 2.18%

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2000-2018 (€1)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2000 was 75.9275. the European Central Bank uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

According to the European Central Bank consumer price index, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.67% per year. Prices in 2018 are 34.7% higher than prices in 2000.

In other words, €1 in the year 2000 is equivalent in purchasing power to €1.35 in 2018, a difference of €0.35 over 18 years.

The current inflation rate in 2018 is 0.26%1. If this number holds, €1 today will be equivalent to €1.00 next year.

Inflation from 2000 to 2018
Cumulative price change 34.75%
Average inflation rate 1.67%
Price difference (€1 base) €0.35
CPI in 2000 75.9275
CPI in 2018 102.31

Euro inflation chart from 1996 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for €1 since 2000

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 EUR value = 2018 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 75.9275 in the year 2000 and 102.31 in 2018:

102.31 / 75.9275 * €1 = €1.35

€1 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as €1.35 in 2018.

News headlines from 2000

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

  • Steve Ballmer becomes CEO of Microsoft after Bill Gates steps down.
  • Dot-com bubble bursts after NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks.
  • George Bush becomes President of the U.S. in a disputed election that is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court.
  • Gisborne, New Zealand becomes the first city to enter the new millennium.

Inflation Data Source

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.

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