€100 in 2019 is worth €112.32 today

The Euro has lost 11% of its value since 2019

Updated: August 10, 2022

€100 in 2019 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €112.32 today, an increase of €12.32 over 3 years. The euro had an average inflation rate of 3.95% per year between 2019 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 12.32%.

This means that today's prices are 1.12 times higher than average prices since 2019, according to the European Central Bank consumer price index. A euro today only buys 89.031% of what it could buy back then.

The inflation rate in 2019 was 1.47%. The current inflation rate compared to last year is now 8.60%. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent in buying power to €108.60 next year.


Inflation from 2019 to 2022
Cumulative price change12.32%
Average inflation rate3.95%
Converted amount (€100 base)€112.32
Price difference (€100 base)€12.32
CPI in 2019105.418
CPI in 2022118.404
Inflation in 20191.47%
Inflation in 20228.60%
€100 in 2019€112.32 in 2022

Recent EUR inflation
Annual Rate, the European Central Bank CPI
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Buying power of €100 in 2019

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for €100 in 2019 (price index tracking began in 1996).

For example, if you started with €100, you would need to end with €112.32 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When €100 is equivalent to €112.32 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 2019 dollars, the chart below shows how €100 is worth less over 3 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: 2019-2022
YearEuro ValueInflation Rate
2019€100.001.47%
2020€100.740.74%
2021€103.422.66%
2022€112.328.60%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

This conversion table shows various other 2019 amounts in today's euros, based on the 12.32% change in prices:

Conversion: 2019 euros today
Initial valueEquivalent value
€1 euro in 2019€1.12 euros today
€5 euros in 2019€5.62 euros today
€10 euros in 2019€11.23 euros today
€50 euros in 2019€56.16 euros today
€100 euros in 2019€112.32 euros today
€500 euros in 2019€561.59 euros today
€1,000 euros in 2019€1,123.18 euros today
€5,000 euros in 2019€5,615.89 euros today
€10,000 euros in 2019€11,231.79 euros today
€50,000 euros in 2019€56,158.93 euros today
€100,000 euros in 2019€112,317.86 euros today
€500,000 euros in 2019€561,589.31 euros today
€1,000,000 euros in 2019€1,123,178.62 euros today

How to calculate inflation rate for €100 since 2019

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 2019 and today:

CPI today CPI in 2019
×
2019 EUR value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 105.4183333 in the year 2019 and 118.40361815220001 in 2022:

118.40361815220001105.4183333
×
€100
=
€112.32

€100 in 2019 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €112.32 in 2022.

To get the total inflation rate for the 3 years between 2019 and 2022, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2022 - CPI in 2019CPI in 2019
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (3 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

118.40361815220001 - 105.4183333105.4183333
×
100
=
12%

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 2019 Euros today | Euro Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 10 Aug. 2022, https://www.officialdata.org/europe/inflation/2019.

Special thanks to QuickChart for their chart image API, which is used for chart downloads.

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


Ian Webster

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 2019 to 2022
Cumulative price change12.32%
Average inflation rate3.95%
Converted amount (€100 base)€112.32
Price difference (€100 base)€12.32
CPI in 2019105.418
CPI in 2022118.404
Inflation in 20191.47%
Inflation in 20228.60%
€100 in 2019€112.32 in 2022