# €100 in 2017 is worth €125.31 today

## The Euro has lost 20% of its value since 2017

Updated: August 14, 2024

€100 in 2017 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €125.31 today, an increase of €25.31 over 7 years. The euro had an average inflation rate of 3.28% per year between 2017 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 25.31%.

This means that today's prices are 1.25 times as high as average prices since 2017, according to the European Central Bank consumer price index. A euro today only buys 79.802% of what it could buy back then.

The inflation rate in 2017 was 1.71%. The current inflation rate compared to the end of last year is now 0.76%. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent in buying power to €100.76 next year.

 Cumulative price change 25.31% Average inflation rate 3.28% Converted amount€100 base €125.31 Price difference€100 base €25.31 CPI in 2017 101.963 CPI in 2024 127.770 Inflation in 2017 1.71% Inflation in 2024 0.76% €100 in 2017 €125.31 in 2024

EUR inflation since 2017
Annual Rate, the European Central Bank CPI

## Buying power of €100 in 2017

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for €100 in 2017 (price index tracking began in 1996).

For example, if you started with €100, you would need to end with €125.31 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When €100 is equivalent to €125.31 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Euro euro decreases over time. In other words, a euro will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a euro over time. By calculating the value in 2017 dollars, the chart below shows how €100 is worth less over 7 years.

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

Euro inflation: 2017-2024
YearEuro ValueInflation Rate
2017€100.001.71%
2018€101.891.89%
2019€103.391.47%
2020€104.160.74%
2021€107.182.90%
2022€117.029.19%
2023€124.376.28%
2024€125.310.76%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

This conversion table shows various other 2017 amounts in today's euros, based on the 25.31% change in prices:

Conversion: 2017 euros today
Initial valueEquivalent value
€1 euro in 2017€1.25 euros today
€5 euros in 2017€6.27 euros today
€10 euros in 2017€12.53 euros today
€50 euros in 2017€62.65 euros today
€100 euros in 2017€125.31 euros today
€500 euros in 2017€626.55 euros today
€1,000 euros in 2017€1,253.10 euros today
€5,000 euros in 2017€6,265.49 euros today
€10,000 euros in 2017€12,530.98 euros today
€50,000 euros in 2017€62,654.88 euros today
€100,000 euros in 2017€125,309.75 euros today
€500,000 euros in 2017€626,548.76 euros today
€1,000,000 euros in 2017€1,253,097.52 euros today

## How to calculate inflation rate for €100 since 2017

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 2017 and today:

CPI today CPI in 2017
×
2017 EUR value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 101.9633333 in the year 2017 and 127.77 in 2024:

127.77101.9633333
×
€100
=
€125.31

€100 in 2017 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €125.31 in 2024.

To get the total inflation rate for the 7 years between 2017 and 2024, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2024 - CPI in 2017CPI in 2017
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (7 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

127.77 - 101.9633333101.9633333
×
100
=
25%

## 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: “Value of 2017 Euros today | Euro Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 15 Aug. 2024, https://www.officialdata.org/europe/inflation/2017.

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