Purchasing power decreased by 1.97% in 1994 compared to 1993. On average, you would have to spend 1.97% more money in 1994 than in 1993 for the same item.
In other words, AU$1 in 1993 is equivalent in purchasing power to about AU$1.02 in 1994.
The 1993 inflation rate was 1.67%. The inflation rate in 1994 was 1.97%. The 1994 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 2.49% per year between 1994 and 2019.
Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1994 was 62.10. It was 60.90 in the previous year, 1993. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Statistics to officially determine inflation.
|Average inflation rate||1.97%|
|Converted amount (AU$1 base)||AU$1.02|
|Price difference (AU$1 base)||AU$0.02|
|CPI in 1993||60.900|
|CPI in 1994||62.100|
|Inflation in 1993||1.67%|
|Inflation in 1994||1.97%|
This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:
Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 60.9 in the year 1993 and 62.1 in 1994:
AU$1 in 1993 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU$1.02 in 1994.
To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1993 and 1994, we use the following formula:
Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
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 1994 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 25 Apr. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/Australia-inflation-rate-in-1994.
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