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Development of inflation rates in France

The inflation rate for consumer prices in France moved over the past 41 years between 0.0% and 13.6%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 0.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 3.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 258.85 %. An item that cost 100 Euro in 1979 was so charged 358.85 Euro in the beginning of 2021.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 13.6% in 1980 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 13.6%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

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Performance over the last 41 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in France

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Inflation calculator for France

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be issued with the amount that arose from the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Euro in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 3,588.52 Euro at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in France

Performance in France

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JahrFranceØ USAØ World
20200.48 %1.23 %1.94 %
20191.11 %1.81 %2.19 %
20181.85 %2.44 %2.42 %
20171.03 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.04 %0.12 %1.43 %
20140.51 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.86 %1.46 %2.62 %
20121.95 %2.07 %3.73 %
20112.11 %3.16 %4.82 %
20101.53 %1.64 %3.33 %
20090.09 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20082.81 %3.84 %8.90 %
20071.49 %2.85 %4.83 %
20061.68 %3.23 %4.22 %
20051.75 %3.39 %4.08 %
20042.14 %2.68 %3.36 %
20032.10 %2.27 %3.03 %
20021.92 %1.59 %2.83 %
20011.63 %2.83 %3.84 %
20001.68 %3.38 %3.43 %
19990.54 %2.19 %3.16 %
19980.65 %1.55 %5.19 %
19971.20 %2.34 %5.42 %
19961.98 %2.93 %6.68 %
19951.80 %2.81 %9.08 %
19941.66 %2.61 %10.32 %
19932.10 %2.95 %6.78 %
19922.36 %3.03 %7.54 %
19913.21 %4.23 %8.97 %
19903.19 %5.40 %8.13 %
19893.50 %4.83 %7.00 %
19882.70 %4.08 %7.15 %
19873.29 %3.66 %5.66 %
19862.54 %1.90 %5.78 %
19855.83 %3.55 %6.81 %
19847.67 %4.30 %8.22 %
19839.46 %3.21 %8.87 %
198211.98 %6.13 %10.26 %
198113.31 %10.33 %12.48 %
198013.56 %13.55 %13.98 %
197910.65 %11.25 %n/a

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