**Result:** R$100 in 1980 → R$58,501,777,878,679.64 in 2023

R$100 in 1980 is equivalent in purchasing power to about R$58,501,777,878,679.64 today, an increase of R$58,501,777,878,579.64 over 43 years. The real had an average inflation rate of 87.78% per year between 1980 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 58,501,777,878,579.64%.

This means that today's prices are 585,017,778,786.80 times as high as average prices since 1980, according to the OECD and the World Bank consumer price index for Brazil. A real today only buys NaN% of what it could buy back then.

The inflation rate in 1980 was 46.03%. The current inflation rate compared to last year is now 5.77%. If this number holds, R$100 today will be equivalent in buying power to R$105.77 next year.

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Cumulative price change | 58,501,777,878,579.64% |

Average inflation rate | 87.78% |

Converted amount (R$100 base) | R$58,501,777,878,679.64 |

Price difference (R$100 base) | R$58,501,777,878,579.64 |

CPI in 1980 | NaN |

CPI in 2023 | 151.003 |

Inflation in 1980 | 46.03% |

Inflation in 2023 | 5.77% |

R$100 in 1980 | R$58,501,777,878,679.64 in 2023 |

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for R$100 in 1980 (price index tracking began in 1979).

For example, if you started with R$100, you would need to end with R$58,501,777,878,679.64 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When R$100 is equivalent to R$58,501,777,878,679.64 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Brazilian real decreases over time. In other words, a real will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a real over time. By calculating the value in 1980 dollars, the chart below shows how R$100 is worth less over 43 years.

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

This conversion table shows various other 1980 amounts in today's reals, based on the 58,501,777,878,579.64% change in prices:

Initial value | Equivalent value |
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R$1 real in 1980 | R$585,017,778,786.80 reals today |

R$5 reals in 1980 | R$2,925,088,893,933.98 reals today |

R$10 reals in 1980 | R$5,850,177,787,867.96 reals today |

R$50 reals in 1980 | R$29,250,888,939,339.82 reals today |

R$100 reals in 1980 | R$58,501,777,878,679.64 reals today |

R$500 reals in 1980 | R$292,508,889,393,398.19 reals today |

R$1,000 reals in 1980 | R$585,017,778,786,796.38 reals today |

R$5,000 reals in 1980 | R$2,925,088,893,933,982.00 reals today |

R$10,000 reals in 1980 | R$5,850,177,787,867,964.00 reals today |

R$50,000 reals in 1980 | R$29,250,888,939,339,824.00 reals today |

R$100,000 reals in 1980 | R$58,501,777,878,679,648.00 reals today |

R$500,000 reals in 1980 | R$292,508,889,393,398,208.00 reals today |

R$1,000,000 reals in 1980 | R$585,017,778,786,796,416.00 reals today |

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1980 and today:

CPI today CPI in 1980

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1980 BRL value

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Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Brazilian CPI was 2.581166e-10 in the year 1980 and 151.0028 in 2023:

151.00282.581166e-10

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R$100

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R$100 in 1980 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as R$58,501,777,878,679.64 in 2023.

To get the total inflation rate for the 43 years between 1980 and 2023, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2023 - CPI in 1980CPI in 1980

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100

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Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

151.0028 - 2.581166e-102.581166e-10

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100

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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Brazil Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1980-2023 (BRL).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 Mar. 2023, https://www.officialdata.org/brazil/inflation.

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Cumulative price change | 58,501,777,878,579.64% |

Average inflation rate | 87.78% |

Converted amount (R$100 base) | R$58,501,777,878,679.64 |

Price difference (R$100 base) | R$58,501,777,878,579.64 |

CPI in 1980 | NaN |

CPI in 2023 | 151.003 |

Inflation in 1980 | 46.03% |

Inflation in 2023 | 5.77% |

R$100 in 1980 | R$58,501,777,878,679.64 in 2023 |