kr.100 in 1978
kr.377.43 in 2020
The inflation rate in Denmark between 1978 and today has been 277.43%, which translates into a total increase of kr.277.43. This means that 100 kroner in 1978 are equivalent to 377.43 kroner in 2020. In other words, the purchasing power of kr.100 in 1978 equals kr.377.43 today. The average annual inflation rate has been 3.14%.
The following chart depicts the equivalence of kr.100 throughout the years due to inflation and CPI changes. All values are equivalent in terms of purchasing power, which means that for each year the same goods or services could be bought with the indicated amount of money.
All calculations are performed in the local currency (DKK) and using 6 decimal digits. Results show only up to 2 decimal digits to favour readability. Inflation data is provided by governments and international institutions on a monthly basis. Today's values were obtained by estimating figures from recent trends.
The following table contains relevant indicators:
|Total Inflation (1978-2020)||277.26%|
|Annual inflation avg. (1978-2020)||3.21%|
|Annual inflation avg.*||3.14%|
|kr.1 in 1978||kr.3.77 in 2020|
* Values extrapolated from the last official data to obtain today's values.
There are several ways to calculate the time value of money. Depending on the data available, results can be obtained by using the compound interest formula or the Consumer Price Index (CPI) formula.
Given that money changes with time as a result of an inflation rate that acts as a compound interest, the following formula can be used: FV = PV (1 + i)n, where:
In this case, the future value represents the final amount obtained after applying the inflation rate to our initial value. In other words, it indicates how much are kr.100 worth today. There are 42 years between 1978 and 2020 and the average inflation rate has been 3.137%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:
FV = PV (1 + i)n = kr.100 * (1 + 0.03)42 = kr.377.26
When the CPI for both start and end years is known, the following formula can be used:
In this case, the CPI in 1978 was 27.28 and the CPI today is 102.94. Therefore,
|Initial Value||Equivalent value|
|kr.1 krone in 1978||kr.3.77 kroner today|
|kr.5 kroner in 1978||kr.18.87 kroner today|
|kr.10 kroner in 1978||kr.37.74 kroner today|
|kr.50 kroner in 1978||kr.188.71 kroner today|
|kr.100 kroner in 1978||kr.377.43 kroner today|
|kr.500 kroner in 1978||kr.1,887.13 kroner today|
|kr.1,000 kroner in 1978||kr.3,774.25 kroner today|
|kr.5,000 kroner in 1978||kr.18,871.26 kroner today|
|kr.10,000 kroner in 1978||kr.37,742.52 kroner today|
|kr.50,000 kroner in 1978||kr.188,712.59 kroner today|
|kr.100,000 kroner in 1978||kr.377,425.18 kroner today|
|kr.500,000 kroner in 1978||kr.1,887,125.88 kroner today|
|kr.1,000,000 kroner in 1978||kr.3,774,251.76 kroner today|
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