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Value of 1985 Norwegian Kroner today

kr100 in 1985
kr281.61 in 2022

The inflation rate in Norway between 1985 and today has been 181.61%, which translates into a total increase of kr181.61. This means that 100 kroner in 1985 are equivalent to 281.61 kroner in 2022. In other words, the purchasing power of kr100 in 1985 equals kr281.61 today. The average annual inflation rate between these periods has been 2.84%.

Inflation timeline in Norway (1985 - 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 (NOK) 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 1985-2021 162.4%
Cumulative inflation 1985-today 181.61%
Avg. Annual inflation 1985-2021 2.72%
CPI 1985 44.24
CPI 2021 116.09
CPI 2022-08 (latest official data) 123.9
CPI today 124.59

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 1985 and 2021, use the corresponding CPI values:

Value2021
=Value1985 ×
CPI2021/CPI1985
=kr 100 ×
116.09/44.24
kr262.4

To obtain the equivalent value today (present value), plug in the CPI for today, which is estimated as 124.59:

Valuetoday
=Value1985 ×
CPItoday/CPI1985
=kr 100 ×
124.59/44.24
kr281.61

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 36 years between 1985 and 2021 and the average inflation rate was 2.716%. Therefore, we can resolve the formula like this:

Value2021
=PV × (1 + i)n
=kr100 × (1 + 0.02716)36
kr262.4

Norway inflation - Conversion table

Initial Value Equivalent value
kr1 krone in 1985 kr2.62 kroner in 2021
kr5 kroner in 1985 kr13.12 kroner in 2021
kr10 kroner in 1985 kr26.24 kroner in 2021
kr50 kroner in 1985 kr131.2 kroner in 2021
kr100 kroner in 1985 kr262.4 kroner in 2021
kr500 kroner in 1985 kr1,312.02 kroner in 2021
kr1,000 kroner in 1985 kr2,624.04 kroner in 2021
kr5,000 kroner in 1985 kr13,120.18 kroner in 2021
kr10,000 kroner in 1985 kr26,240.36 kroner in 2021
kr50,000 kroner in 1985 kr131,201.79 kroner in 2021
kr100,000 kroner in 1985 kr262,403.58 kroner in 2021
kr500,000 kroner in 1985 kr1,312,017.9 kroner in 2021
kr1,000,000 kroner in 1985 kr2,624,035.81 kroner in 2021
Cumulative inflation From 1985 181.61%
Avg. annual inflation From 1985 2.84%
CPI 1985 44.24
CPI today 124.59

Value of Krone over time (by year)

Period Value
1985 100
1986 107.18
1987 116.52
1988 124.3
1989 129.95
1990 135.32
1991 139.97
1992 143.23
1993 146.51
1994 148.52
1995 152.18
1996 154.1
1997 158.05
1998 161.61
1999 165.44
2000 170.54
2001 175.66
2002 177.92
2003 182.35
2004 183.18
2005 185.99
2006 190.32
2007 191.67
2008 198.87
2009 203.24
2010 208.16
2011 210.83
2012 212.3
2013 216.8
2014 221.23
2015 226.03
2016 234.06
2017 238.44
2018 245.04
2019 250.35
2020 253.57
2021 262.4
2022-08 280.05
Today 281.61

All available years

Today's value of norwegian kroner by year:

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