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Result: zł100 in 1990 → zł258.26 in 1992


Value of zł100 from 1990 to 1992

zł100 in 1990 is equivalent in purchasing power to about zł258.26 in 1992, an increase of zł158.26 over 2 years. The zloty had an average inflation rate of 60.70% per year between 1990 and 1992, producing a cumulative price increase of 158.26%.

This means that prices in 1992 are 2.58 times higher than average prices since 1990, according to the OECD and the World Bank consumer price index for Poland.

The inflation rate in 1990 was 567.88%. The inflation rate in 1992 was 46.10%. The 1992 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 7.07% per year between 1992 and 2022.


Inflation from 1990 to 1992
Cumulative price change158.26%
Average inflation rate60.70%
Converted amount (zł100 base)zł258.26
Price difference (zł100 base)zł158.26
CPI in 19906.459
CPI in 199216.680
Inflation in 1990567.88%
Inflation in 199246.10%
zł100 in 1990zł258.26 in 1992

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Buying power of zł100 in 1990

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for zł100 in 1990 (price index tracking began in 1970).

For example, if you started with zł100, you would need to end with zł258.26 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When zł100 is equivalent to zł258.26 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Polish zloty decreases over time. In other words, a zloty will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a zloty over time. By calculating the value in 1990 dollars, the chart below shows how zł100 is worth less over 2 years.

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

Zloty inflation: 1990-1992
YearZloty ValueInflation Rate
1990zł100.00567.88%
1991zł176.7776.77%
1992zł258.2646.10%
1993zł353.7236.96%
1994zł470.4232.99%
1995zł601.9127.95%
1996zł721.0519.79%
1997zł828.5814.91%
1998zł924.6811.60%
1999zł990.837.15%
2000zł1,088.939.90%
2001zł1,147.825.41%
2002zł1,169.691.91%
2003zł1,177.680.68%
2004zł1,217.513.38%
2005zł1,244.102.18%
2006zł1,260.081.28%
2007zł1,291.072.46%
2008zł1,344.844.16%
2009zł1,395.883.80%
2010zł1,431.902.58%
2011zł1,492.614.24%
2012zł1,545.753.56%
2013zł1,561.090.99%
2014zł1,561.920.05%
2015zł1,548.27-0.87%
2016zł1,537.98-0.66%
2017zł1,569.912.08%
2018zł1,598.371.81%
2019zł1,633.972.23%
2020zł1,689.113.37%
2021zł1,774.495.05%
2022zł2,007.6513.14%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

This conversion table shows various other 1990 amounts in 1992 zloty, based on the 158.26% change in prices:

Conversion: 1990 zloty in 1992
Initial valueEquivalent value
zł1 zloty in 1990zł2.58 zloty in 1992
zł5 zloty in 1990zł12.91 zloty in 1992
zł10 zloty in 1990zł25.83 zloty in 1992
zł50 zloty in 1990zł129.13 zloty in 1992
zł100 zloty in 1990zł258.26 zloty in 1992
zł500 zloty in 1990zł1,291.29 zloty in 1992
zł1,000 zloty in 1990zł2,582.58 zloty in 1992
zł5,000 zloty in 1990zł12,912.89 zloty in 1992
zł10,000 zloty in 1990zł25,825.78 zloty in 1992
zł50,000 zloty in 1990zł129,128.89 zloty in 1992
zł100,000 zloty in 1990zł258,257.79 zloty in 1992
zł500,000 zloty in 1990zł1,291,288.93 zloty in 1992
zł1,000,000 zloty in 1990zł2,582,577.85 zloty in 1992

How to calculate inflation rate for zł100, 1990 to 1992

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1990 and 1992:

CPI in 1992 CPI in 1990
×
1990 PLN value
=
1992 PLN value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Polish CPI was 6.458814 in the year 1990 and 16.68039 in 1992:

16.680396.458814
×
zł100
=
zł258.26

zł100 in 1990 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as zł258.26 in 1992.

To get the total inflation rate for the 2 years between 1990 and 1992, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1992 - CPI in 1990CPI in 1990
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (2 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

16.68039 - 6.4588146.458814
×
100
=
158%

Data source & citation

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “zł100 in 1990 → 1992 | Poland Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 11 Aug. 2022, https://www.officialdata.org/poland/inflation/1990?endYear=1992&amount=100.

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

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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 1990 to 1992
Cumulative price change158.26%
Average inflation rate60.70%
Converted amount (zł100 base)zł258.26
Price difference (zł100 base)zł158.26
CPI in 19906.459
CPI in 199216.680
Inflation in 1990567.88%
Inflation in 199246.10%
zł100 in 1990zł258.26 in 1992