Australian inflation rate in 1925: 0.00%

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Australian Inflation Rate, 1925-2017 (AU$1)

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, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.06% per year. Prices in 2017 are 3807.1% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$1 in the year 1925 is equivalent to AU$39.07 in 2017, a difference of AU$38.07 over 92 years.

The current inflation rate in 2017 is 0.64%1. If this number holds, AU$1 today will be equivalent to AU$1.01 next year.

Inflation from 1925 to 2017
Cumulative price change 3807.14%
Average inflation rate 4.06%
Price difference (AU$1 base) AU$38.07
CPI in 1925 2.8
CPI in 2017 109.4

AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$1 since 1925

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2017 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 2017 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 109.4 in 2017:

109.4 / 2.8 * AU$1 = AU$39.07

AU$1 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$39.07 in 2017.

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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