According to the Bureau of Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.47% per year. Prices in 1998 are 2224.1% higher than prices in 1926.
In other words, AU$100 in the year 1926 is equivalent to AU$2,324.14 in 1998, a difference of AU$2,224.14 over 72 years.
The inflation rate in 1998 was 0.75%.
|Cumulative price change||2224.14%|
|Average inflation rate||4.47%|
|Price difference (AU$100 base)||AU$2,224.14|
|CPI in 1926||2.9|
|CPI in 1998||67.4|
Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.
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).