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Value of 2012 Hungarian Forint today

Ft100 in 2012
Ft166.58 in 2024

The inflation rate in Hungary between 2012 and today has been 66.58%, which translates into a total increase of Ft66.58. This means that 100 forints in 2012 are equivalent to 166.58 forints in 2024. In other words, the purchasing power of Ft100 in 2012 equals Ft166.58 today. The average annual inflation rate between these periods has been 4.34%.

Inflation timeline in Hungary (2012 - 2024)

The following chart depicts the equivalence of Ft100 due to compound 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 (HUF) 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 extrapolated from the latest 12-month rolling average official data.

The following table contains relevant indicators:

Indicator Value
Cumulative inflation 2012-2023 61.51%
Cumulative inflation 2012-today 66.58%
Avg. Annual inflation 2012-2023 4.45%
CPI 2012 98.58
CPI 2023 159.22
CPI 2024-03 (latest official data) 163.88
CPI today 164.22

How to calculate today's value of money after inflation?

There are several ways to calculate the time value of money. Depending on the data available, results can be obtained by using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) formula or the compound interest formula.

Using the CPI formula

When we have both the start and end years, we can use the following formula:

Valuet =Value0 ×
CPIt/CPI0

To obtain the values equivalent in buying power between 2012 and 2023, use the corresponding CPI values:

Value2023
=Value2012 ×
CPI2023/CPI2012
=Ft 100 ×
159.22/98.58
Ft161.51

To obtain the equivalent value today (present value), plug in the CPI for today, which is estimated as 164.22:

Valuetoday
=Value2012 ×
CPItoday/CPI2012
=Ft 100 ×
164.22/98.58
Ft166.58

Alternative: Using the compound interest formula

Given that money changes with time as a result of an inflation rate that acts as compound interest, we can use the following formula: FV = PV × (1 + i)n, where:

  • FV: Future Value
  • PV: Present Value
  • i: Interest rate (inflation)
  • n: Number of times the interest is compounded (i.e. # of years)

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 Ft100 worth today. There are 11 years between 2012 and 2023 and the average inflation rate was 4.4543%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:

Value2023
=PV × (1 + i)n
=Ft100 × (1 + 0.044543)11
Ft161.51

Hungary inflation - Conversion table

Initial Value Equivalent value
Ft1 forint in 2012 Ft1.62 forints in 2023
Ft5 forints in 2012 Ft8.08 forints in 2023
Ft10 forints in 2012 Ft16.15 forints in 2023
Ft50 forints in 2012 Ft80.75 forints in 2023
Ft100 forints in 2012 Ft161.51 forints in 2023
Ft500 forints in 2012 Ft807.53 forints in 2023
Ft1,000 forints in 2012 Ft1,615.07 forints in 2023
Ft5,000 forints in 2012 Ft8,075.33 forints in 2023
Ft10,000 forints in 2012 Ft16,150.67 forints in 2023
Ft50,000 forints in 2012 Ft80,753.35 forints in 2023
Ft100,000 forints in 2012 Ft161,506.7 forints in 2023
Ft500,000 forints in 2012 Ft807,533.48 forints in 2023
Ft1,000,000 forints in 2012 Ft1,615,066.95 forints in 2023
Cumulative inflation From 2012 66.58%
Avg. annual inflation From 2012 4.34%
CPI 2012 98.58
CPI today 164.22

Value of Forint over time (by year)

Period Value
2012 100
2013 101.73
2014 101.5
2015 101.44
2016 101.84
2017 104.23
2018 107.2
2019 110.78
2020 114.47
2021 120.32
2022 137.89
2023 161.51
2024-03 166.24
Today 166.58

All available years

Today's value of hungarian forint by year:

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