AU$100 in 1924 → AU$3,607.14 in 2012

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Australian Inflation Rate, 1924-2012 (AU$100)

According to the Bureau of Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.16% per year. Prices in 2012 are 3507.1% higher than prices in 1924.

In other words, AU$100 in the year 1924 is equivalent to AU$3,607.14 in 2012, a difference of AU$3,507.14 over 88 years.

The inflation rate in 2012 was 1.71%.

Inflation from 1924 to 2012
Cumulative price change 3507.14%
Average inflation rate 4.16%
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$3,507.14
CPI in 1924 2.8
CPI in 2012 101


AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$100, 1924 to 2012

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2012 / CPI in 1924 * 1924 AUD value = 2012 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1924 and 101 in 2012:

101 / 2.8 * AU$100 = AU$3,607.14

AU$100 in 1924 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$3,607.14 in 2012.


Inflation Data Source: The government of Australia's annual (CPI) as provided by the Reserve Bank of Australia. The consumer price index was established in 1922 and is tracked by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).


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