**Result:**
₽100
in 1993 →
₽36,163.71
in 2020

According to the World Bank consumer price index for Russia, today's prices in 2020 are 36,063.71% higher than average prices since 1993. This means that a ruble today only buys 0.28% of what it could buy in 1993. The Russian Ruble experienced an average inflation rate of 24.38% per year during this period, causing the real value of a ruble to decrease.

In other words, ₽100 in 1993 is equivalent in purchasing power to about ₽36,163.71 in 2020, a difference of ₽36,063.71 over 27 years. This inflation data is collected by the World Bank and is specific to Russia.

The 1993 inflation rate was 874.25%. The current year-over-year inflation rate (2019 to 2020) is now 4.47%^{1}.
If this number holds, ₽100 today will be equivalent in buying power to ₽104.47 next year.

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Cumulative price change | 36,063.71% |

Average inflation rate | 24.38% |

Converted amount (₽100 base) | ₽36,163.71 |

Price difference (₽100 base) | ₽36,063.71 |

CPI in 1993 | 0.522 |

CPI in 2020 | 188.830 |

Inflation in 1993 | 874.25% |

Inflation in 2020 | 4.47% |

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for ₽100 in 1993 (price index tracking began in 1992).

For example, if you started with ₽100, you would need to end with ₽36,163.71 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When ₽100 is equivalent to ₽36,163.71 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Russian ruble decreases over time. In other words, a ruble will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a ruble over time. By calculating the value in 1993 dollars, the chart below shows how ₽100 is worth less over 27 years.

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

This conversion table shows various other 1993 amounts in today's rubles, based on the 36,063.71% change in prices:

Initial value | Equivalent value |
---|---|

₽1 ruble in 1993 | ₽361.64 rubles today |

₽5 rubles in 1993 | ₽1,808.19 rubles today |

₽10 rubles in 1993 | ₽3,616.37 rubles today |

₽50 rubles in 1993 | ₽18,081.85 rubles today |

₽100 rubles in 1993 | ₽36,163.71 rubles today |

₽500 rubles in 1993 | ₽180,818.53 rubles today |

₽1,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽361,637.05 rubles today |

₽5,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽1,808,185.27 rubles today |

₽10,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽3,616,370.54 rubles today |

₽50,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽18,081,852.69 rubles today |

₽100,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽36,163,705.38 rubles today |

₽500,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽180,818,526.88 rubles today |

₽1,000,000 rubles in 1993 | ₽361,637,053.76 rubles today |

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1993 and today:

CPI today
CPI in 1993

×

1993 RUB value

=

Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Russian CPI was 0.522154633 in the year 1993 and 188.83046308379213 in 2020:

188.830463083792130.522154633

×

₽100

=

₽100 in 1993 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as ₽36,163.71 in 2020.

To get the total inflation rate for the 27 years between 1993 and 2020, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2020 - CPI in 1993CPI in 1993

×

100

=

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

188.83046308379213 - 0.5221546330.522154633

×

100

=

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

- Letters of mutual recognition are exchanged between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
- The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Nelson Mandela and South African President de Klerk.
- A new democratic constitution is approved by black and white leaders in South Africa.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Russia Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1993-2020 (RUB).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 17 Sep. 2020, https://www.officialdata.org/russia/inflation.

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

Cumulative price change | 36,063.71% |

Average inflation rate | 24.38% |

Converted amount (₽100 base) | ₽36,163.71 |

Price difference (₽100 base) | ₽36,063.71 |

CPI in 1993 | 0.522 |

CPI in 2020 | 188.830 |

Inflation in 1993 | 874.25% |

Inflation in 2020 | 4.47% |