AU$100 in 1925 → AU$2,175 in 1993

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Australian Inflation Rate, 1925-1993 (AU$100)

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.63% per year. Prices in 1993 are 2075.0% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$100 in the year 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$2,175 in 1993, a difference of AU$2,075.00 over 68 years.

The inflation rate in 1993 was 1.67%.

Inflation from 1925 to 1993
Cumulative price change 2075.00%
Average inflation rate 4.63%
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$2,075.00
CPI in 1925 2.8
CPI in 1993 60.9


AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$100, 1925 to 1993

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1993 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 1993 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 60.9 in 1993:

60.9 / 2.8 * AU$100 = AU$2,175

AU$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$2,175 in 1993.


News headlines from 1925

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Mein Kampf 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

Raw data for these calculations comes from 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).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1925 dollars in 1993 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 19 Feb. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1925-AUD-in-1993.


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