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Result: ₪100 in 1960 → ₪12,950,737.02 in 2022


The Israeli New Shekel has lost 99.999% of its value since 1960

Updated: November 10, 2022

₪100 in 1960 is equivalent in purchasing power to about ₪12,950,737.02 today, an increase of ₪12,950,637.02 over 62 years. The shekel had an average inflation rate of 20.91% per year between 1960 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 12,950,637.02%.

This means that today's prices are 129,507.37 times higher than average prices since 1960, according to the OECD and the World Bank consumer price index for Israel. A shekel today only buys 0.001% of what it could buy back then.

The inflation rate in 1960 was 2.23%. The current inflation rate compared to last year is now 5.08%. If this number holds, ₪100 today will be equivalent in buying power to ₪105.08 next year.


Inflation from 1960 to 2022
Cumulative price change12,950,637.02%
Average inflation rate20.91%
Converted amount (₪100 base)₪12,950,737.02
Price difference (₪100 base)₪12,950,637.02
CPI in 19600.001
CPI in 2022107.829
Inflation in 19602.23%
Inflation in 20225.08%
₪100 in 1960₪12,950,737.02 in 2022

ILS inflation since 1960
Annual Rate, the OECD and the World Bank CPI
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Buying power of ₪100 in 1960

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for ₪100 in 1960 (price index tracking began in 1959).

For example, if you started with ₪100, you would need to end with ₪12,950,737.02 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When ₪100 is equivalent to ₪12,950,737.02 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Israeli shekel decreases over time. In other words, a shekel will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a shekel over time. By calculating the value in 1960 dollars, the chart below shows how ₪100 is worth less over 62 years.

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

Shekel inflation: 1960-2022
YearShekel ValueInflation Rate
1960₪100.002.23%
1961₪106.796.79%
1962₪116.849.41%
1963₪124.536.58%
1964₪130.975.17%
1965₪141.067.71%
1966₪152.257.93%
1967₪154.851.71%
1968₪158.072.08%
1969₪161.952.46%
1970₪171.856.11%
1971₪192.4211.97%
1972₪217.2112.88%
1973₪260.7220.03%
1974₪364.1839.68%
1975₪507.3239.31%
1976₪666.1731.31%
1977₪896.7834.62%
1978₪1,350.1150.55%
1979₪2,407.3878.31%
1980₪5,561.64131.02%
1981₪12,057.64116.80%
1982₪26,570.74120.36%
1983₪65,351.13145.95%
1984₪309,251.75373.22%
1985₪1,264,199.75308.79%
1986₪1,870,572.7447.96%
1987₪2,227,737.0019.09%
1988₪2,593,981.1316.44%
1989₪3,120,647.0520.30%
1990₪3,659,420.6617.26%
1991₪4,355,588.2519.02%
1992₪4,879,227.5512.02%
1993₪5,414,974.5510.98%
1994₪6,079,864.6312.28%
1995₪6,684,218.679.94%
1996₪7,445,967.8811.40%
1997₪8,112,875.718.96%
1998₪8,558,826.905.50%
1999₪9,001,751.475.18%
2000₪9,096,591.641.05%
2001₪9,201,520.561.15%
2002₪9,731,214.305.76%
2003₪9,801,839.100.73%
2004₪9,761,481.73-0.41%
2005₪9,889,617.151.31%
2006₪10,093,422.942.06%
2007₪10,139,833.550.46%
2008₪10,601,927.924.56%
2009₪10,956,065.563.34%
2010₪11,253,702.652.72%
2011₪11,645,171.033.48%
2012₪11,841,913.501.69%
2013₪12,028,566.021.58%
2014₪12,087,080.720.49%
2015₪12,010,406.28-0.63%
2016₪11,944,824.66-0.55%
2017₪11,974,084.410.24%
2018₪12,071,947.610.82%
2019₪12,173,855.900.84%
2020₪12,102,225.84-0.59%
2021₪12,282,814.311.49%
2022₪12,950,737.025.44%*
* 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 1960 amounts in today's shekels, based on the 12,950,637.02% change in prices:

Conversion: 1960 shekels today
Initial valueEquivalent value
₪1 shekel in 1960₪129,507.37 shekels today
₪5 shekels in 1960₪647,536.85 shekels today
₪10 shekels in 1960₪1,295,073.70 shekels today
₪50 shekels in 1960₪6,475,368.51 shekels today
₪100 shekels in 1960₪12,950,737.02 shekels today
₪500 shekels in 1960₪64,753,685.12 shekels today
₪1,000 shekels in 1960₪129,507,370.24 shekels today
₪5,000 shekels in 1960₪647,536,851.18 shekels today
₪10,000 shekels in 1960₪1,295,073,702.37 shekels today
₪50,000 shekels in 1960₪6,475,368,511.84 shekels today
₪100,000 shekels in 1960₪12,950,737,023.67 shekels today
₪500,000 shekels in 1960₪64,753,685,118.36 shekels today
₪1,000,000 shekels in 1960₪129,507,370,236.71 shekels today

How to calculate inflation rate for ₪100 since 1960

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1960 and today:

CPI today CPI in 1960
×
1960 ILS value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Israeli CPI was 0.0008326113008310761 in the year 1960 and 107.8293 in 2022:

107.82930.0008326113008310761
×
₪100
=
₪12,950,737.02

₪100 in 1960 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as ₪12,950,737.02 in 2022.

To get the total inflation rate for the 62 years between 1960 and 2022, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2022 - CPI in 1960CPI in 1960
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (62 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

107.8293 - 0.00083261130083107610.0008326113008310761
×
100
=
12,950,637%

Data source & citation

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Israel Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1960-2022 (ILS).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 2 Dec. 2022, https://www.officialdata.org/israel/inflation.

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Ian Webster

About the author

Ian Webster is an engineer and data expert based in San Mateo, California. He has worked for Google, NASA, and consulted for governments around the world on data pipelines and data analysis. Disappointed by the lack of clear resources on the impacts of inflation on economic indicators, Ian believes this website serves as a valuable public tool. Ian earned his degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

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Inflation from 1960 to 2022
Cumulative price change12,950,637.02%
Average inflation rate20.91%
Converted amount (₪100 base)₪12,950,737.02
Price difference (₪100 base)₪12,950,637.02
CPI in 19600.001
CPI in 2022107.829
Inflation in 19602.23%
Inflation in 20225.08%
₪100 in 1960₪12,950,737.02 in 2022