Australian inflation rate in 1923: 0.00%

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Inflation in 1923 and Its Effect on Dollar Value

Purchasing power decreased by 0.00% in 1923 compared to 1922. On average, you would have to spend 0.00% more money in 1923 than in 1922 for the same item.

In other words, AU$1 in 1922 is equivalent in purchasing power to about AU$1 in 1923.

The 1922 inflation rate was NaN%. The inflation rate in 1923 was 0.00%. The 1923 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 3.94% per year between 1923 and 2019.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1923 was 2.80. It was 2.80 in the previous year, 1922. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Statistics to officially determine inflation.

Inflation from 1922 to 1923
Average inflation rate 0.00%
Converted amount (AU$1 base) AU$1
Price difference (AU$1 base) AU$0.00
CPI in 1922 2.800
CPI in 1923 2.800
Inflation in 1922 0.00%
Inflation in 1923 0.00%

AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017

How to Calculate Inflation Rate for AU$1, 1922 to 1923

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1923CPI in 1922
1922 AUD value
1923 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1922 and 2.8 in 1923:


AU$1 in 1922 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU$1 in 1923.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1922 and 1923, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1923 - CPI in 1922CPI in 1922
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

2.8 - 2.82.8

News headlines from 1922

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

  • Egypt is granted independence from Great Britain.
  • Mahatma Gandhi is sentenced to six years imprisonment for disobedience
  • Stalin is appointed General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party.
  • The Ottoman Empire's last sultan Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship.

Data Source & Citation

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: “Inflation Rate in 1923 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 May. 2019,

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