The consumer price index (CPI) in 1925 was 2.8. the Bureau of Statistics uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.04% per year. Prices in 2018 are 3877.5% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$1 in the year 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$39.77 in 2018, a difference of AU$38.77 over 93 years.

The
current inflation rate
in 2018 is 1.80%^{1}. If this number holds, AU$1 today will be equivalent to AU$1.02 next year.

Cumulative price change | 3877.47% |

Average inflation rate | 4.04% |

Price difference (AU$1 base) | AU$38.77 |

CPI in 1925 | 2.8 |

CPI in 2018 | 111.3692 |

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 2018 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 111.3692 in 2018:

111.3692 / 2.8 * AU$1 =

AU$1 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$39.77 in 2018.

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.

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 1925 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 17 Mar. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/Australia-inflation-rate-in-1925.