Russia Inflation Calculator

Result: ₽100 in 1993 → ₽41,416.70 in 2022


The Russian Ruble has lost 99.759% of its value since 1993

Updated: June 10, 2022

₽100 in 1993 is equivalent in purchasing power to about ₽41,416.70 today, an increase of ₽41,316.70 over 29 years. The ruble had an average inflation rate of 23.10% per year between 1993 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 41,316.70%.

This means that today's prices are 414.17 times higher than average prices since 1993, according to the OECD and the World Bank consumer price index for Russia. A ruble today only buys 0.241% of what it could buy back then.

The inflation rate in 1993 was 874.25%. The current inflation rate compared to last year is now 16.70%. If this number holds, ₽100 today will be equivalent in buying power to ₽116.70 next year.


Inflation from 1993 to 2022
Cumulative price change 41,316.70%
Average inflation rate 23.10%
Converted amount (₽100 base) ₽41,416.70
Price difference (₽100 base) ₽41,316.70
CPI in 1993 0.345
CPI in 2022 142.718
Inflation in 1993 874.25%
Inflation in 2022 16.70%
₽100 in 1993 ₽41,416.70 in 2022

RUB inflation since 1993
Annual Rate, the OECD and the World Bank CPI
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Buying power of ₽100 in 1993

This chart shows a calculation of buying power equivalence for ₽100 in 1993 (price index tracking began in 1992).

For example, if you started with ₽100, you would need to end with ₽41,416.70 in order to "adjust" for inflation (sometimes refered to as "beating inflation").

When ₽100 is equivalent to ₽41,416.70 over time, that means that the "real value" of a single Russian ruble decreases over time. In other words, a ruble will pay for fewer items at the store.

This effect explains how inflation erodes the value of a ruble over time. By calculating the value in 1993 dollars, the chart below shows how ₽100 is worth less over 29 years.

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

Ruble inflation: 1993-2022
Year Ruble Value Inflation Rate
1993 ₽100.00 874.25%
1994 ₽407.72 307.72%
1995 ₽1,212.63 197.41%
1996 ₽1,791.68 47.75%
1997 ₽2,056.15 14.76%
1998 ₽2,625.41 27.69%
1999 ₽4,876.61 85.75%
2000 ₽5,890.89 20.80%
2001 ₽7,156.08 21.48%
2002 ₽8,285.93 15.79%
2003 ₽9,418.06 13.66%
2004 ₽10,443.56 10.89%
2005 ₽11,768.36 12.69%
2006 ₽12,906.20 9.67%
2007 ₽14,068.70 9.01%
2008 ₽16,053.90 14.11%
2009 ₽17,923.75 11.65%
2010 ₽19,151.42 6.85%
2011 ₽20,767.88 8.44%
2012 ₽21,821.80 5.07%
2013 ₽23,295.58 6.75%
2014 ₽25,118.09 7.82%
2015 ₽29,020.04 15.53%
2016 ₽31,063.74 7.04%
2017 ₽32,207.95 3.68%
2018 ₽33,134.99 2.88%
2019 ₽34,616.23 4.47%
2020 ₽35,786.84 3.38%
2021 ₽38,182.56 6.69%
2022 ₽41,416.70 8.47%*
* 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 1993 amounts in today's rubles, based on the 41,316.70% change in prices:

Conversion: 1993 rubles today
Initial value Equivalent value
₽1 ruble in 1993 ₽414.17 rubles today
₽5 rubles in 1993 ₽2,070.84 rubles today
₽10 rubles in 1993 ₽4,141.67 rubles today
₽50 rubles in 1993 ₽20,708.35 rubles today
₽100 rubles in 1993 ₽41,416.70 rubles today
₽500 rubles in 1993 ₽207,083.50 rubles today
₽1,000 rubles in 1993 ₽414,167.00 rubles today
₽5,000 rubles in 1993 ₽2,070,835.01 rubles today
₽10,000 rubles in 1993 ₽4,141,670.02 rubles today
₽50,000 rubles in 1993 ₽20,708,350.08 rubles today
₽100,000 rubles in 1993 ₽41,416,700.16 rubles today
₽500,000 rubles in 1993 ₽207,083,500.80 rubles today
₽1,000,000 rubles in 1993 ₽414,167,001.61 rubles today

How to calculate inflation rate for ₽100 since 1993

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1993 and today:

CPI today CPI in 1993
×
1993 RUB value
=
Today's value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Russian CPI was 0.3445895 in the year 1993 and 142.7176 in 2022:

142.71760.3445895
×
₽100
=
₽41,416.70

₽100 in 1993 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as ₽41,416.70 in 2022.

To get the total inflation rate for the 29 years between 1993 and 2022, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2022 - CPI in 1993CPI in 1993
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (29 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

142.7176 - 0.34458950.3445895
×
100
=
41,317%

Data source & citation

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Russia Inflation Calculator: World Bank data, 1993-2022 (RUB).” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 1 Jul. 2022, https://www.officialdata.org/russia/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 1993 to 2022
Cumulative price change 41,316.70%
Average inflation rate 23.10%
Converted amount (₽100 base) ₽41,416.70
Price difference (₽100 base) ₽41,316.70
CPI in 1993 0.345
CPI in 2022 142.718
Inflation in 1993 874.25%
Inflation in 2022 16.70%
₽100 in 1993 ₽41,416.70 in 2022