Development of inflation rates in Ireland

The inflation rate in Ireland moved over the past years between -4.5% and 20.4%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 0.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 4.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 327.37 %. An item that cost 100 Euro in 1980 was so charged 427.37 Euro in the beginning of 2018.

In only a few countries negative inflation rates are achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This case is called deflation.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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Inflation developments of the past 37 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1979.



      Ireland       European Union


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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 1980 corresponds to an amount of 4,273.72 Euro at the beginning of 2018 due to inflation.

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JahrIrelandØ European Union
198018.15 %13.52 %
198120.37 %11.82 %
198217.15 %9.47 %
198310.45 %8.52 %
19848.65 %7.37 %
19855.40 %5.61 %
19863.83 %3.55 %
19873.16 %4.07 %
19882.13 %4.22 %
19894.09 %5.72 %
19903.32 %6.30 %
19913.21 %5.93 %
19923.07 %5.60 %
19931.47 %4.79 %
19942.31 %4.71 %
19952.52 %4.32 %
19961.75 %3.31 %
19971.53 %2.72 %
19982.42 %2.40 %
19991.63 %2.15 %
20005.59 %3.10 %
20014.87 %3.15 %
20024.61 %2.31 %
20033.49 %2.08 %
20042.20 %2.26 %
20052.43 %2.47 %
20063.93 %2.60 %
20074.90 %2.48 %
20084.06 %4.16 %
2009-4.48 %0.93 %
2010-0.92 %1.67 %
20112.56 %3.31 %
20121.70 %2.72 %
20130.51 %1.39 %
20140.18 %0.22 %
2015-0.29 %-0.05 %
20160.01 %0.22 %
20170.34 %1.58 %