Australian inflation rate in 2014: 2.51%

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Inflation in 2014 and Its Effect on Dollar Value

Purchasing power decreased by 2.51% in 2014 compared to the previous year, 2013. On average, you would have to spend 2.51% more money in 2014 than in 2013 for the same item.

In other words, AU$100 in 2013 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$102.51 in 2014.

The 2013 inflation rate was 2.48%. The inflation rate in 2014 was 2.51%. The 2014 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 1.29% per year between 2014 and 2018.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 2014 was 106.1. It was 103.5 in the previous year, 2013. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Statistics to officially determine inflation.


Inflation from 2013 to 2014
Average inflation rate 2.51%
Converted amount (AU$100 base) AU$102.51
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$2.51
CPI in 2013 103.5
CPI in 2014 106.1
Inflation in 2013 2.48%
Inflation in 2014 2.51%


AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017


How to Calculate Inflation Rate for AU$100, 2013 to 2014

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2014CPI in 2013
×
2013 AUD value
=
2014 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 103.5 in the year 2013 and 106.1 in 2014:

106.1103.5
×
AU$100
=
AU$102.51

AU$100 in 2013 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU$102.51 in 2014.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 2013 and 2014, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2014 - CPI in 2013CPI in 2013
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

106.1 - 103.5103.5
×
100
=
3%

News headlines from 2013

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

  • 100,000 people march in Dhaka demanding justice for the atrocities committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
  • Pope Benedict XVI resigns, becoming the first pope to do so since 1415.
  • Two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, kill 3 and injure 183 people,
  • Xi Jinping becomes President of the People's Republic of China.

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 2014 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 Oct. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/Australia-inflation-rate-in-2014.

in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.


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