£100 in 1762 → £15,327.27 in 2009

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UK Inflation Rate, 1762-2009 (£100)

According to the Office for National Statistics composite price index, the pound experienced an average inflation rate of 2.06% per year. Prices in 2009 are 15227.3% higher than prices in 1762.

In other words, £100 in the year 1762 is equivalent in purchasing power to £15,327.27 in 2009, a difference of £15,227.27 over 247 years.

The inflation rate in 2009 was -0.53%.

Inflation from 1762 to 2009
Cumulative price change 15227.27%
Average inflation rate 2.06%
Price difference (£100 base) £15,227.27
CPI in 1762 5.5
CPI in 2009 843


UK inflation chart from 1988 to 2017. Based on the UK Consumer Price Index.


How to calculate the inflation rate for £100, 1762 to 2009

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2009 / CPI in 1762 * 1762 GBP value = 2009 GBP value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The UK CPI was 5.5 in the year 1762 and 843 in 2009:

843 / 5.5 * £100 = £15,327.27

£100 in 1762 has the same "purchasing power" as £15,327.27 in 2009.


Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the composite price index published by the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS). A composite index is created by combining price data from several different published sources, both official and unofficial. The Consumer Price Index, normally used to compute inflation, has only been tracked since 1988. All inflation calculations after 1988 use the Office for National Statistics' Consumer Price Index, except for 2017, which is based on The Bank of England's forecast.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1762 pounds in 2009 | UK Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 26 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1762-GBP-in-2009.


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