# Euro inflation rate in 1999: 1.17%

## Euro Inflation Calculator

### Inflation since 1999 and its effect on euro value

The consumer price index (CPI) in 1999 was 74.30416667. It was 73.445 in the previous year. This change in CPI is used by the European Central Bank to calculate inflation.

According to the European Central Bank consumer price index, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.75% per year. Prices in 2018 are 39.0% higher than prices in 1999.

In other words, €100 in 1999 is equivalent in purchasing power to €139.04 in 2018, a difference of €39.04 over 19 years.

The current inflation rate is now 1.50%1. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent to €101.50 next year.

 Cumulative price change 39.04% Average inflation rate 1.75% Converted amount (€100 base) €139.04 Price difference (€100 base) €39.04 CPI in 1999 74.30416667 CPI in 2018 103.31

### How to calculate the inflation rate for €100 since 1999

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 1999 * 1999 EUR value = 2018 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 74.30416667 in the year 1999 and 103.31 in 2018:

103.31 / 74.30416667 * €100 = €139.04

€100 in 1999 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €139.04 in 2018.

Here are calculations of buying power over time for €100 in 1999 (price index tracking began in 1996). Each of these EUR amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
Year EUR Value Inflation Rate
1999 €100.00 1.17%
2000 €102.18 2.18%
2001 €104.65 2.41%
2002 €107.03 2.27%
2003 €109.29 2.12%
2004 €111.67 2.18%
2005 €114.13 2.20%
2006 €116.64 2.21%
2007 €119.17 2.17%
2008 €123.15 3.34%
2009 €123.54 0.32%
2010 €125.54 1.61%
2011 €128.96 2.72%
2012 €132.18 2.50%
2013 €133.96 1.35%
2014 €134.54 0.43%
2015 €134.58 0.03%
2016 €134.91 0.24%
2017 €136.98 1.54%
2018 €139.04 1.50%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.