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Value of 1969 Icelandic Kronur today

kr100 in 1969
kr132,424.57 in 2022

The inflation rate in Iceland between 1969 and today has been 132,324.57%, which translates into a total increase of kr132,324.57. This means that 100 kronur in 1969 are equivalent to 132,424.57 kronur in 2022. In other words, the purchasing power of kr100 in 1969 equals kr132,424.57 today. The average annual inflation rate between these periods has been 14.53%.

Inflation timeline in Iceland (1969 - 2022)

The following chart depicts the equivalence of kr100 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 (ISK) 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 1969-2021 123,685.27%
Cumulative inflation 1969-today 132,324.57%
Avg. Annual inflation 1969-2021 14.68%
CPI 1969 0.09
CPI 2021 117.59
CPI 2022-04 (latest official data) 125.08
CPI today 125.79

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 1969 and 2021, use the corresponding CPI values:

Value2021
=Value1969 ×
CPI2021/CPI1969
=kr 100 ×
117.59/0.09
kr123,785.27

To obtain the equivalent value today (present value), plug in the CPI for today, which is estimated as 125.79:

Valuetoday
=Value1969 ×
CPItoday/CPI1969
=kr 100 ×
125.79/0.09
kr132,424.57

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 kr100 worth today. There are 52 years between 1969 and 2021 and the average inflation rate was 14.6765%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:

Value2021
=PV × (1 + i)n
=kr100 × (1 + 0.146765)52
kr123,785.27

Iceland inflation - Conversion table

Initial Value Equivalent value
kr1 krona in 1969 kr1,237.85 kronur in 2021
kr5 kronur in 1969 kr6,189.26 kronur in 2021
kr10 kronur in 1969 kr12,378.53 kronur in 2021
kr50 kronur in 1969 kr61,892.63 kronur in 2021
kr100 kronur in 1969 kr123,785.27 kronur in 2021
kr500 kronur in 1969 kr618,926.34 kronur in 2021
kr1,000 kronur in 1969 kr1,237,852.67 kronur in 2021
kr5,000 kronur in 1969 kr6,189,263.37 kronur in 2021
kr10,000 kronur in 1969 kr12,378,526.74 kronur in 2021
kr50,000 kronur in 1969 kr61,892,633.71 kronur in 2021
kr100,000 kronur in 1969 kr123,785,267.42 kronur in 2021
kr500,000 kronur in 1969 kr618,926,337.09 kronur in 2021
kr1,000,000 kronur in 1969 kr1,237,852,674.19 kronur in 2021
Cumulative inflation From 1969 132,324.57%
Avg. annual inflation From 1969 14.53%
CPI 1969 0.09
CPI today 125.79

Value of Krona over time (by year)

Period Value
1969 100
1970 113.37
1971 121
1972 132.88
1973 161.25
1974 229.81
1975 343.25
1976 453.21
1977 590.61
1978 849
1979 1,226.33
1980 1,944.08
1981 2,950.98
1982 4,433.65
1983 8,155.7
1984 10,671.93
1985 14,086.38
1986 17,203.47
1987 20,351.32
1988 25,586.8
1989 30,898.16
1990 35,690.69
1991 38,120.79
1992 39,625.69
1993 41,227.7
1994 41,867.82
1995 42,559.15
1996 43,521.17
1997 44,311.27
1998 45,046.5
1999 46,502.32
2000 48,890.9
2001 52,022.4
2002 54,726.02
2003 55,851.01
2004 57,614.89
2005 59,912.02
2006 63,918.38
2007 67,147.27
2008 75,671.21
2009 84,754.11
2010 89,328.06
2011 92,902.1
2012 97,719.91
2013 101,503.89
2014 103,579.26
2015 105,270.77
2016 107,057.11
2017 108,941.77
2018 111,864.62
2019 115,236.23
2020 118,518.04
2021 123,785.27
2022-04 131,668.15
Today 132,424.57

All available years

Today's value of icelandic kronur by year:

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