Last change 8.6.2006

Hungarian inflation 1.5.1945-31.7.1946

Unkarilaisia postimaksuja / Ungerska portotabeller (in Finnish / in Swedish)

Example: Postage fees for domestic letters (up to 20 gr.):

From                      Postage fee

01.05.1945                          1 P
02.07.1945                          3 P
16.09.1945                         10 P
01.11.1945                         60 P
16.11.1945                        120 P
14.01.1946                        600 P
01.02.1946                       3000 P
01.03.1946                      20000 P  =   20 e P  (e P = ezer Pengö, ezer = 1000)
16.03.1946                      40000 P  =   40 e P
26.03.1946                      60000 P  =   60 e P
01.04.1946                      80000 P  =   80 e P
11.04.1946                     160000 P  =  160 e P
23.04.1946                     500000 P  =  500 e P
01.05.1946                    2000000 P  =    2 m P (m P = milli¢ Pengö)
10.05.1946                   10000000 P  =   10 m P
20.05.1946                   40000000 P  =   40 m P
27.05.1946                  120000000 P  =  120 m P
01.06.1946                  400000000 P  =  400 m P
11.06.1946                 4000000000 P  =    4 md P (md P = milliard Pengö)
17.06.1946                20000000000 P  =   20 md P
24.06.1946               400000000000 P  =  400 md P
01.07.1946             40000000000000 P  =   40 b P  (b P = billio Pengö)
04.07.1946           2000000000000000 P  = 2000 b P
08.07.1946         100000000000000000 P  =  100 e b P  (e b P = ezer billio Pengö)
12.07.1946       32000000000000000000 P  =   20 e AP  (1 e A , 1 ezer adopengö, 1 AP had daily rate 1,6 x 1015
18.07.1946   360000000000000000000000 P =  100 e AP  (e AP = 3,6 x 1018)
24.07.1946 48000000000000000000000000 P = 400 e AP (e AP = 1,2 x 1020)
01.08.1946                    60 f     new currency 1 Forint = 100 Filler,
                                       vaihtokurssi 1 F = 4x1029 P

Note! The words like quadrillion are very dangerous - in English it is 1024 but in US English it is 1015.