€100 in 2008 → €113.97 in 2019

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€100 in 2008 → €113.97 in 2019

Euro Inflation Rate, €100 in 2008 to 2019

According to the European Central Bank consumer price index, today's prices in 2019 are 13.97% higher than average prices throughout 2008. The euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.20% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, €100 in 2008 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €113.97 in 2019, a difference of €13.97 over 11 years.

The 2008 inflation rate was 3.34%. The current inflation rate (2018 to 2019) is now 0.78%1. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent in buying power to €100.78 next year.


Inflation from 2008 to 2019
Cumulative price change 13.97%
Average inflation rate 1.20%
Converted amount (€100 base) €113.97
Price difference (€100 base) €13.97
CPI in 2008 91.508
CPI in 2019 104.290
Inflation in 2008 3.34%
Inflation in 2019 0.78%

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Buying power of €100 in 2008

This chart shows calculation of buying power equivalence, often referred to as "the value of a euro" over time for €100 in 2008 (price index tracking began in 1996).

According to the European Central Bank, each of these EUR amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year Euro Value Inflation Rate
2008 €100.00 3.34%
2009 €100.32 0.32%
2010 €101.94 1.61%
2011 €104.71 2.72%
2012 €107.33 2.50%
2013 €108.78 1.35%
2014 €109.24 0.43%
2015 €109.28 0.03%
2016 €109.54 0.24%
2017 €111.23 1.54%
2018 €113.08 1.67%
2019 €113.97 0.78%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.
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How to Calculate Inflation Rate for €100 since 2008

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019CPI in 2008
×
2008 EUR value
=
2019 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 91.50833333 in the year 2008 and 104.29 in 2019:

104.2991.50833333
×
€100
=
€113.97

€100 in 2008 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €113.97 in 2019.

To get the total inflation rate for the 11 years between 2008 and 2019, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2019 - CPI in 2008CPI in 2008
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (11 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

104.29 - 91.5083333391.50833333
×
100
=
14%

News headlines from 2008

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

  • Black Monday: stock markets crash all over the globe, resulting in enormous drops in global stock markets and halts in trading.
  • Fidel Castro retires as Cuban President due to ill health, after nearly 50 years in power.
  • Barak Obama becomes the first African American to receive the presidential nomination of his party.

Data Source & Citation

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.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “2008 euros in 2019 | Euro Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 10 Dec. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/eu/inflation/2008.

Special thanks to QuickChart for providing downloadable chart images.

in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.


About the author

Ian Webster is an engineer and data expert based in San Mateo, California. He has worked for Google, NASA, and consulted for governments around the world on data pipelines and data analysis. Disappointed by the lack of clear resources on the impacts of inflation on economic indicators, Ian believes this website serves as a valuable public tool. Ian earned his degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

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Inflation from 2008 to 2019
Cumulative price change 13.97%
Average inflation rate 1.20%
Converted amount (€100 base) €113.97
Price difference (€100 base) €13.97
CPI in 2008 91.508
CPI in 2019 104.290
Inflation in 2008 3.34%
Inflation in 2019 0.78%
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