Euro inflation rate in 2010: 1.61%

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2010-2018 (€100)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2010 was 93.28. the European Central Bank uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

According to the European Central Bank consumer price index, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 1.16% per year. Prices in 2018 are 9.7% higher than prices in 2010.

In other words, €100 in the year 2010 is equivalent in purchasing power to €109.68 in 2018, a difference of €9.68 over 8 years.

Compared to last year's annual rate, the inflation rate in 2018 is now 0.26%1. If this number holds, €100 today would be equivalent to €100.26 next year.

Inflation from 2010 to 2018
Cumulative price change 9.68%
Average inflation rate 1.16%
Price difference (€100 base) €9.68
CPI in 2010 93.28
CPI in 2018 102.31


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How to calculate the inflation rate for €100 since 2010

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2010 * 2010 EUR value = 2018 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 93.28 in the year 2010 and 102.31 in 2018:

102.31 / 93.28 * €100 = €109.68

€100 in 2010 has the same "purchasing power" as €109.68 in 2018.


News headlines from 2010

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

  • The Copiapo mining accident in Chile ends, after 33 miners resurface having spent 69 days trapped in the ruins.
  • Big Haiti earthquake kills 230,000 people and leaves most of Port-au-Prince, its capital, in ruins.
  • An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon (a drilling rig), kills 11 people and spills a massive amount of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
  • The US army abolishes the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, which had banned homosexuals from openly serving in the US military.

Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the European Commission and the European Central Bank's Harmonized Index of Consumer prices (HICP), which is computed based on the reported consumer price indices in member countries of the European Union.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Inflation Rate in 2010 | Euro Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/Euro-inflation-rate-in-2010.


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