Purchasing power decreased by 1.51% in 2015 compared to the previous year, 2014. On average, you would have to spend 1.51% more money in 2015 than in 2014 for the same item.
In other words, AU$1 in 2014 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$1.02 in 2015.
The 2014 inflation rate was 2.51%. The inflation rate in 2015 was 1.51%. The 2015 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 1.22% per year between 2015 and 2018.
Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 2015 was 107.7. It was 106.1 in the previous year, 2014. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Bureau of Statistics to officially determine inflation.
|Average inflation rate||1.51%|
|Converted amount (AU$1 base)||AU$1.02|
|Price difference (AU$1 base)||AU$0.02|
|CPI in 2014||106.100|
|CPI in 2015||107.700|
|Inflation in 2014||2.51%|
|Inflation in 2015||1.51%|
This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:
Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 106.1 in the year 2014 and 107.7 in 2015:
AU$1 in 2014 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU$1.02 in 2015.
To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 2014 and 2015, 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 2015 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 15 Dec. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/Australia-inflation-rate-in-2015.
in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.