AU$100 in 1925 → AU$1,910.71 in 1989

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Australian Inflation Rate, AU$100 in 1925 to 1989

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.72% per year. Prices in 1989 are 1810.7% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$100 in 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$1,910.71 in 1989, a difference of AU$1,810.71 over 64 years.

The inflation rate in 1989 was 7.43%.

Inflation from 1925 to 1989
Cumulative price change 1810.71%
Average inflation rate 4.72%
Converted amount (AU$100 base) AU$1,910.71
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$1,810.71
CPI in 1925 2.8
CPI in 1989 53.5


AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$100, 1925 to 1989

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1989 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 1989 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 53.5 in 1989:

53.5 / 2.8 * AU$100 = AU$1,910.71

AU$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU$1,910.71 in 1989.


News headlines from 1925

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.

Inflation Data Source

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: “1925 dollars in 1989 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 17 Jun. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1925-AUD-in-1989.


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