Euro inflation rate in 2014: 0.43%

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Inflation since 2014 and its effect on euro value

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2014 was 99.9675. It was 99.53833333 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 0.83% per year. Prices in 2018 are 3.3% higher than prices in 2014.

In other words, €100 in 2014 is equivalent in purchasing power to €103.34 in 2018, a difference of €3.34 over 4 years.

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

Inflation from 2014 to 2018
Cumulative price change 3.34%
Average inflation rate 0.83%
Converted amount (€100 base) €103.34
Price difference (€100 base) €3.34
CPI in 2014 99.9675
CPI in 2018 103.31

Euro inflation chart from 1996 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for €100 since 2014

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2014 * 2014 EUR value = 2018 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 99.9675 in the year 2014 and 103.31 in 2018:

103.31 / 99.9675 * €100 = €103.34

€100 in 2014 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €103.34 in 2018.

Here are calculations of buying power over time for €100 in 2014 (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
2014 €100.00 0.43%
2015 €100.03 0.03%
2016 €100.27 0.24%
2017 €101.81 1.54%
2018 €103.34 1.50%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

News headlines from 2014

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

  • Violent protests erupt in Kiev, leading to clashes between protestors and riot police: President Viktor Yanukovych is ousted five days later.
  • Russia formally annexes Crimea amid international condemnation.
  • ISIS forces occupy government buildings and other key strategic locations in the city of Mosul.
  • Malasya Airlines Flight 17 shot down by pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine by a Buk surface-to-air missile. All 283 passengers and 15 crew were killed.

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 2014 | Euro Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 19 Jun. 2018,

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