Euro inflation rate in 2015: 0.03%

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2015-2017 (€1)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2015 was 100. the European Central Bank uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

According to the European Central Bank, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.01% per year. Prices in 2017 are 2.0% higher than prices in 2015.

In other words, €1 in the year 2015 is equivalent to €1.02 in 2017, a difference of €0.02 over 2 years.

The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.89%1. If this number holds, €1 today will be equivalent to €1.02 next year.

Inflation from 2015 to 2017
Cumulative price change 2.04%
Average inflation rate 1.01%
Price difference (€1 base) €0.02
CPI in 2015 100
CPI in 2017 102.04


Euro inflation chart from 1996 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for €1 since 2015

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 2015 * 2015 EUR value = 2017 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 100 in the year 2015 and 102.04 in 2017:

102.04 / 100 * €1 = €1.02

€1 in 2015 has the same "purchasing power" as €1.02 in 2017.


News headlines from 2015

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

  • Barack Obama and Raul Castro, hold the first meeting between Cuban and American leaders since the Cuban Revolution.
  • The population of India reaches 1 billion (officially). The billionth baby was named Astha Arora.
  • Donald Trump announces his intention to join the US presidential campaign.
  • China brings an end to its one child policy, 35 years after it was first introduced.

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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