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Value of 1987 Mexican Pesos today

$100 in 1987
$4,595.29 in 2022

The inflation rate in Mexico between 1987 and today has been 4,495.29%, which translates into a total increase of $4,495.29. This means that 100 pesos in 1987 are equivalent to 4,595.29 pesos in 2022. In other words, the purchasing power of $100 in 1987 equals $4,595.29 today. The average annual inflation rate between these periods has been 11.56%.

Inflation timeline in Mexico (1987 - 2022)

The following chart depicts the equivalence of $100 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 (MXN) 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 1987-2021 4,183.42%
Cumulative inflation 1987-today 4,495.29%
Avg. Annual inflation 1987-2021 11.68%
CPI 1987 3.02
CPI 2021 129.53
CPI 2022-05 (latest official data) 138.07
CPI today 138.96

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 1987 and 2021, use the corresponding CPI values:

Value2021
=Value1987 ×
CPI2021/CPI1987
=$ 100 ×
129.53/3.02
$4,283.42

To obtain the equivalent value today (present value), plug in the CPI for today, which is estimated as 138.96:

Valuetoday
=Value1987 ×
CPItoday/CPI1987
=$ 100 ×
138.96/3.02
$4,595.29

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 $100 worth today. There are 34 years between 1987 and 2021 and the average inflation rate was 11.6847%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:

Value2021
=PV × (1 + i)n
=$100 × (1 + 0.116847)34
$4,283.42

Mexico inflation - Conversion table

Initial Value Equivalent value
$1 peso in 1987 $42.83 pesos in 2021
$5 pesos in 1987 $214.17 pesos in 2021
$10 pesos in 1987 $428.34 pesos in 2021
$50 pesos in 1987 $2,141.71 pesos in 2021
$100 pesos in 1987 $4,283.42 pesos in 2021
$500 pesos in 1987 $21,417.12 pesos in 2021
$1,000 pesos in 1987 $42,834.24 pesos in 2021
$5,000 pesos in 1987 $214,171.2 pesos in 2021
$10,000 pesos in 1987 $428,342.41 pesos in 2021
$50,000 pesos in 1987 $2,141,712.04 pesos in 2021
$100,000 pesos in 1987 $4,283,424.08 pesos in 2021
$500,000 pesos in 1987 $21,417,120.42 pesos in 2021
$1,000,000 pesos in 1987 $42,834,240.83 pesos in 2021
Cumulative inflation From 1987 4,495.29%
Avg. annual inflation From 1987 11.56%
CPI 1987 3.02
CPI today 138.96

Value of Peso over time (by year)

Period Value
1987 100
1988 214.16
1989 257.01
1990 325.51
1991 399.28
1992 461.2
1993 506.17
1994 541.43
1995 730.93
1996 982.21
1997 1,184.79
1998 1,373.51
1999 1,601.32
2000 1,753.31
2001 1,864.95
2002 1,958.77
2003 2,047.84
2004 2,143.85
2005 2,229.35
2006 2,310.26
2007 2,401.9
2008 2,525
2009 2,658.76
2010 2,769.28
2011 2,863.64
2012 2,981.37
2013 3,094.86
2014 3,219.23
2015 3,306.81
2016 3,400.12
2017 3,605.53
2018 3,782.18
2019 3,919.7
2020 4,052.85
2021 4,283.42
2022-05 4,565.61
Today 4,595.29

All available years

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