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Inflation Calculator for Ireland

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the average change in the price of consumer goods and services purchased by private households. The inflation calculator is designed to calculate the percentage change in the CPI between two periods of time.

The inflation calculator can also be used to update a sum of money. For example, if you had €1,000 in December 2013 the inflation calculator will tell you how much money you would require to purchase the same volume of consumer goods and services in a later period. Money denominated in old Irish Pounds should be converted to Euro before being entered into the calculator.

Click here to find out how to convert Irish Pounds to Euro.

The outputs from the inflation calculator are created using data from Table CPM02 in CSO’s StatBank.

For more information on the methodology for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), please see the methodology documents page.


Pick the dates you wish to compare, and then click the Calculate button



Base period selected is :

Euro Amount (Optional):


The % change in the CPI from to is %.

A basket of goods and services that cost €1000 in would have cost in .


Percentage change = ( (indexTo - indexFrom) / indexFrom ) * 100

(( - ) / ) * 100 = %



The CSO takes responsibility for the output from the inflation calculator but takes no responsibility for how the output is used.