AU$100 in 1925 → AU$1,264.29 in 1983

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Australian Inflation Rate, 1925-1983 (AU$100)

According to the Bureau of Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.47% per year. Prices in 1983 are 1164.3% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$100 in the year 1925 is equivalent to AU$1,264.29 in 1983, a difference of AU$1,164.29 over 58 years.

The inflation rate in 1983 was 10.28%.

Inflation from 1925 to 1983
Cumulative price change 1164.29%
Average inflation rate 4.47%
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$1,164.29
CPI in 1925 2.8
CPI in 1983 35.4

AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$100, 1925 to 1983

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1983 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 1983 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 35.4 in 1983:

35.4 / 2.8 * AU$100 = AU$1,264.29

AU$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$1,264.29 in 1983.

News headlines from 1925

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • Mein Kampf (previously: Four and a Half Years of Struggle against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice) is published by Adolf Hitler .
  • The Ku Klux Klan's first national march takes place in Washington.
  • The last Qajar Shah of Iran is deposed with Reza Shah Pahlavi taking over.
  • Scopes monkey trial ends in Dayton, Tennessee, finding John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution.

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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