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Result: Rp100 in 1961 → Rp50,831,966.67 in 2021


Why a ruphia today is worth only 0.0% of a ruphia in 1961

Updated: April 13, 2021

Rp100 in 1961 is equivalent in purchasing power to about Rp50,831,966.67 today, an increase of Rp50,831,866.67 over 60 years. The ruphia had an average inflation rate of 24.48% per year between 1961 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 50,831,866.67%.

This means that today's prices are 508,319.67 times higher than average prices since 1961, according to the World Bank consumer price index for Indonesia. A ruphia today only buys 0.00% of what it could buy back then.

The 1961 inflation rate was 13.69%. The current year-over-year inflation rate (2020 to 2021) is now 3.03%1. If this number holds, Rp100 today will be equivalent in buying power to Rp103.03 next year.


Inflation from 1961 to 2021
Cumulative price change 50,831,866.67%
Average inflation rate 24.48%
Converted amount (Rp100 base) Rp50,831,966.67
Price difference (Rp100 base) Rp50,831,866.67
CPI in 1961 0.000
CPI in 2021 160.479
Inflation in 1961 13.69%
Inflation in 2021 3.03%
Rp100 in 1961 Rp50,831,966.67 in 2021

IDR Inflation since 1960
Annual Rate, the World Bank CPI
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Buying power of Rp100 in 1961

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for Rp100 in 1961 (price index tracking began in 1960).

For example, if you started with Rp100, you would need to end with Rp50,831,966.67 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When Rp100 is equivalent to Rp50,831,966.67 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Indonesian ruphia decreases over time. In other words, a ruphia will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a ruphia over time. By calculating the value in 1961 dollars, the chart below shows how Rp100 is worth less over 60 years.

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

Ruphia inflation: 1961-2021
Year Ruphia Value Inflation Rate
1961 Rp100.00 13.69%
1962 Rp231.40 131.40%
1963 Rp569.03 145.91%
1964 Rp1,189.25 108.99%
1965 Rp4,837.42 306.76%
1966 Rp59,802.79 1,136.25%
1967 Rp123,193.75 106.00%
1968 Rp281,920.32 128.84%
1969 Rp325,561.22 15.48%
1970 Rp365,929.07 12.40%
1971 Rp381,421.59 4.23%
1972 Rp406,296.95 6.52%
1973 Rp532,419.17 31.04%
1974 Rp748,005.22 40.49%
1975 Rp891,365.64 19.17%
1976 Rp1,068,111.44 19.83%
1977 Rp1,186,160.08 11.05%
1978 Rp1,282,388.30 8.11%
1979 Rp1,490,555.38 16.23%
1980 Rp1,759,383.46 18.04%
1981 Rp1,975,187.83 12.27%
1982 Rp2,161,752.69 9.45%
1983 Rp2,416,833.90 11.80%
1984 Rp2,669,514.72 10.46%
1985 Rp2,795,636.91 4.72%
1986 Rp2,958,417.54 5.82%
1987 Rp3,232,918.93 9.28%
1988 Rp3,493,019.13 8.05%
1989 Rp3,717,115.15 6.42%
1990 Rp4,007,763.50 7.82%
1991 Rp4,385,257.08 9.42%
1992 Rp4,715,182.65 7.52%
1993 Rp5,171,230.09 9.67%
1994 Rp5,612,439.71 8.53%
1995 Rp6,141,149.68 9.42%
1996 Rp6,630,800.79 7.97%
1997 Rp7,043,643.84 6.23%
1998 Rp11,160,727.23 58.45%
1999 Rp13,446,202.10 20.48%
2000 Rp13,942,181.29 3.69%
2001 Rp15,545,548.15 11.50%
2002 Rp17,395,486.66 11.90%
2003 Rp18,570,954.87 6.76%
2004 Rp19,697,108.69 6.06%
2005 Rp21,756,086.55 10.45%
2006 Rp24,608,020.59 13.11%
2007 Rp26,184,548.89 6.41%
2008 Rp28,862,354.87 10.23%
2009 Rp30,128,377.69 4.39%
2010 Rp31,675,230.07 5.13%
2011 Rp33,371,770.52 5.36%
2012 Rp34,799,915.44 4.28%
2013 Rp37,031,464.65 6.41%
2014 Rp39,399,599.19 6.39%
2015 Rp41,906,643.41 6.36%
2016 Rp43,384,190.01 3.53%
2017 Rp45,036,606.20 3.81%
2018 Rp46,477,032.88 3.20%
2019 Rp47,885,559.63 3.03%
2020 Rp49,336,773.01 3.03%
2021 Rp50,831,966.67 3.03%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.
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This conversion table shows various other 1961 amounts in today's ruphias, based on the 50,831,866.67% change in prices:

Conversion: 1961 ruphias today
Initial value Equivalent value
Rp1 ruphia in 1961 Rp508,319.67 ruphias today
Rp5 ruphias in 1961 Rp2,541,598.33 ruphias today
Rp10 ruphias in 1961 Rp5,083,196.67 ruphias today
Rp50 ruphias in 1961 Rp25,415,983.33 ruphias today
Rp100 ruphias in 1961 Rp50,831,966.67 ruphias today
Rp500 ruphias in 1961 Rp254,159,833.34 ruphias today
Rp1,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp508,319,666.67 ruphias today
Rp5,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp2,541,598,333.37 ruphias today
Rp10,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp5,083,196,666.74 ruphias today
Rp50,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp25,415,983,333.68 ruphias today
Rp100,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp50,831,966,667.36 ruphias today
Rp500,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp254,159,833,336.80 ruphias today
Rp1,000,000 ruphias in 1961 Rp508,319,666,673.60 ruphias today

How to Calculate Inflation Rate for Rp100 since 1961

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1961 and today:

CPI today CPI in 1961
×
1961 IDR value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Indonesian CPI was 0.0003157041 in the year 1961 and 160.47860287948984 in 2021:

160.478602879489840.0003157041
×
Rp100
=
Rp50,831,966.67

Rp100 in 1961 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as Rp50,831,966.67 in 2021.

To get the total inflation rate for the 60 years between 1961 and 2021, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2021 - CPI in 1961CPI in 1961
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (60 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

160.47860287948984 - 0.00031570410.0003157041
×
100
=
50,831,867%

News headlines from 1961

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

  • A dog named Chernushka, frogs, and a guinea pig orbit the Earth in the Soviet flight Sputnik 9.
  • Nelson Mandela is acquitted of treason after a four-and-a-half year trial.

Data Source & Citation

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Indonesia Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1961-2021 (IDR).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 29 Apr. 2021, https://www.officialdata.org/indonesia/inflation.

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 1961 to 2021
Cumulative price change 50,831,866.67%
Average inflation rate 24.48%
Converted amount (Rp100 base) Rp50,831,966.67
Price difference (Rp100 base) Rp50,831,866.67
CPI in 1961 0.000
CPI in 2021 160.479
Inflation in 1961 13.69%
Inflation in 2021 3.03%
Rp100 in 1961 Rp50,831,966.67 in 2021