# €100 in 2000 is worth €140.30 today

## Value of €100 from 2000 to 2021

€100 in 2000 is equivalent in purchasing power to about €140.30 today, an increase of €40.30 over 21 years. The euro had an average inflation rate of 1.63% per year between 2000 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 40.30%.

This means that today's prices are 1.40 times higher than average prices since 2000, according to the European Central Bank consumer price index. A euro today only buys 71.28% of what it could buy back then.

The 2000 inflation rate was 2.18%. The current year-over-year inflation rate (2020 to 2021) is now 1.40%1. If this number holds, €100 today will be equivalent in buying power to €101.40 next year.

 Cumulative price change 40.30% Average inflation rate 1.63% Converted amount (€100 base) €140.30 Price difference (€100 base) €40.30 CPI in 2000 75.928 CPI in 2021 106.530 Inflation in 2000 2.18% Inflation in 2021 1.40% €100 in 2000 €140.30 in 2021

EUR Inflation since 1996
Annual Rate, the European Central Bank CPI

## Buying power of €100 in 2000

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for €100 in 2000 (price index tracking began in 1996).

For example, if you started with €100, you would need to end with €140.30 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When €100 is equivalent to €140.30 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Euro euro decreases over time. In other words, a euro will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a euro over time. By calculating the value in 2000 dollars, the chart below shows how €100 is worth less over 21 years.

According to the European Central Bank, each of these EUR amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Euro inflation: 2000-2021
Year Euro Value Inflation Rate
2000 €100.00 2.18%
2001 €102.41 2.41%
2002 €104.74 2.27%
2003 €106.96 2.12%
2004 €109.29 2.18%
2005 €111.69 2.20%
2006 €114.15 2.21%
2007 €116.62 2.17%
2008 €120.52 3.34%
2009 €120.90 0.32%
2010 €122.85 1.61%
2011 €126.20 2.72%
2012 €129.35 2.50%
2013 €131.10 1.35%
2014 €131.66 0.43%
2015 €131.70 0.03%
2016 €132.02 0.24%
2017 €134.04 1.53%
2018 €136.40 1.75%
2019 €138.03 1.20%
2020 €138.37 0.25%
2021 €140.30 1.40%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.
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This conversion table shows various other 2000 amounts in today's euros, based on the 40.30% change in prices:

Conversion: 2000 euros today
Initial value Equivalent value
€1 euro in 2000 €1.40 euros today
€5 euros in 2000 €7.02 euros today
€10 euros in 2000 €14.03 euros today
€50 euros in 2000 €70.15 euros today
€100 euros in 2000 €140.30 euros today
€500 euros in 2000 €701.52 euros today
€1,000 euros in 2000 €1,403.05 euros today
€5,000 euros in 2000 €7,015.24 euros today
€10,000 euros in 2000 €14,030.49 euros today
€50,000 euros in 2000 €70,152.45 euros today
€100,000 euros in 2000 €140,304.90 euros today
€500,000 euros in 2000 €701,524.48 euros today
€1,000,000 euros in 2000 €1,403,048.96 euros today

## How to Calculate Inflation Rate for €100 since 2000

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 2000 and today:

CPI today CPI in 2000
×
2000 EUR value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 75.9275 in the year 2000 and 106.53 in 2021:

106.5375.9275
×
€100
=
€140.30

€100 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as €140.30 in 2021.

To get the total inflation rate for the 21 years between 2000 and 2021, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2021 - CPI in 2000CPI in 2000
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (21 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

106.53 - 75.927575.9275
×
100
=
40%

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

• Steve Ballmer becomes CEO of Microsoft after Bill Gates steps down.
• Dot-com bubble bursts after NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks.
• George Bush becomes President of the U.S. in a disputed election that is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court.
• Gisborne, New Zealand becomes the first city to enter the new millennium.

## Data Source & Citation

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: “€100 in 2000 → 2021 | Euro Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 1 Dec. 2021, https://www.officialdata.org/europe/inflation/2000?amount=100&endYear=2021.

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