Spain Inflation Calculator

Result: €100 in 1955 → €6,667.29 in 2024


Money in Spain has lost 99% of its value since 1955

Updated: April 10, 2024

€100 in 1955 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €6,667.29 today, an increase of €6,567.29 over 69 years. The euro had an average inflation rate of 6.28% per year between 1955 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 6,567.29%.

This means that today's prices are 66.67 times as high as average prices since 1955, according to the OECD and the World Bank consumer price index for Spain. A euro today only buys 1.500% of what it could buy back then. Currency values from before Spain began using the Euro are converted for the purpose of these calculations by the OECD.

The inflation rate in 1955 was 3.09%. The current inflation rate compared to the end of last year is now 3.66%. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent in buying power to €103.66 next year.


Inflation from 1955 to 2024
Cumulative price change6,567.29%
Average inflation rate6.28%
Converted amount
€100 base
€6,667.29
Price difference
€100 base
€6,567.29
CPI in 19551.860
CPI in 2024123.979
Inflation in 19553.09%
Inflation in 20243.66%
€100 in 1955€6,667.29 in 2024

Spain inflation since 1955
Annual Rate, the OECD and the World Bank CPI
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Buying power of €100 in 1955

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for €100 in 1955 (price index tracking began in 1954).

For example, if you started with €100, you would need to end with €6,667.29 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When €100 is equivalent to €6,667.29 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Spanish 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 1955 dollars, the chart below shows how €100 is worth less over 69 years.

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

Euro inflation: 1955-2024
YearEuro ValueInflation Rate
1955€100.003.09%
1956€105.855.85%
1957€117.2610.77%
1958€132.9413.38%
1959€142.667.31%
1960€144.341.18%
1961€145.510.81%
1962€153.815.71%
1963€167.268.74%
1964€178.946.98%
1965€202.5813.21%
1966€215.226.24%
1967€228.986.39%
1968€240.324.95%
1969€245.512.16%
1970€259.585.73%
1971€280.978.24%
1972€304.218.27%
1973€338.9411.42%
1974€392.0915.68%
1975€458.5616.95%
1976€539.3817.62%
1977€671.7324.54%
1978€804.5619.77%
1979€930.5515.66%
1980€1,075.3715.56%
1981€1,231.8214.55%
1982€1,409.3914.41%
1983€1,580.9712.17%
1984€1,759.3111.28%
1985€1,914.388.81%
1986€2,082.758.79%
1987€2,192.055.25%
1988€2,298.094.84%
1989€2,454.166.79%
1990€2,619.136.72%
1991€2,774.555.93%
1992€2,938.935.92%
1993€3,073.214.57%
1994€3,218.224.72%
1995€3,368.634.67%
1996€3,488.523.56%
1997€3,557.281.97%
1998€3,622.531.83%
1999€3,706.232.31%
2000€3,833.483.43%
2001€3,971.093.59%
2002€4,092.833.07%
2003€4,217.213.04%
2004€4,345.383.04%
2005€4,491.773.37%
2006€4,649.683.52%
2007€4,779.262.79%
2008€4,974.034.08%
2009€4,959.72-0.29%
2010€5,048.981.80%
2011€5,210.353.20%
2012€5,337.812.45%
2013€5,412.991.41%
2014€5,404.81-0.15%
2015€5,377.77-0.50%
2016€5,366.87-0.20%
2017€5,471.851.96%
2018€5,563.511.67%
2019€5,602.430.70%
2020€5,584.34-0.32%
2021€5,757.073.09%
2022€6,240.138.39%
2023€6,506.274.27%
2024€6,667.292.47%*
* 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 1955 amounts in today's euros, based on the 6,567.29% change in prices:

Conversion: 1955 euros today
Initial valueEquivalent value
€1 euro in 1955€66.67 euros today
€5 euros in 1955€333.36 euros today
€10 euros in 1955€666.73 euros today
€50 euros in 1955€3,333.65 euros today
€100 euros in 1955€6,667.29 euros today
€500 euros in 1955€33,336.46 euros today
€1,000 euros in 1955€66,672.92 euros today
€5,000 euros in 1955€333,364.58 euros today
€10,000 euros in 1955€666,729.16 euros today
€50,000 euros in 1955€3,333,645.78 euros today
€100,000 euros in 1955€6,667,291.56 euros today
€500,000 euros in 1955€33,336,457.79 euros today
€1,000,000 euros in 1955€66,672,915.58 euros today

How to calculate inflation rate for €100 since 1955

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1955 and today:

CPI today CPI in 1955
×
1955 EUR value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Spanish CPI was 1.859507 in the year 1955 and 123.97875324006823 in 2024:

123.978753240068231.859507
×
€100
=
€6,667.29

€100 in 1955 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €6,667.29 in 2024.

To get the total inflation rate for the 69 years between 1955 and 2024, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2024 - CPI in 1955CPI in 1955
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (69 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

123.97875324006823 - 1.8595071.859507
×
100
=
6,567%

Data source & citation

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Spain Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1955-2024 (EUR).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 20 Apr. 2024, https://www.officialdata.org/spain/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 1955 to 2024
Cumulative price change6,567.29%
Average inflation rate6.28%
Converted amount
€100 base
€6,667.29
Price difference
€100 base
€6,567.29
CPI in 19551.860
CPI in 2024123.979
Inflation in 19553.09%
Inflation in 20243.66%
€100 in 1955€6,667.29 in 2024