# AU\$100 in 1926 → AU\$3,851.72 in 2018

## Australia Inflation Calculator

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### Australian Inflation Rate, AU\$100 in 1926 to 2018

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.05% per year. Prices in 2018 are 3751.7% higher than prices in 1926.

In other words, AU\$100 in 1926 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU\$3,851.72 in 2018, a difference of AU\$3,751.72 over 92 years.

The current inflation rate is now 0.45%1. If this number holds, AU\$100 today will be equivalent to AU\$100.45 next year.

 Cumulative price change 3751.72% Average inflation rate 4.05% Converted amount (AU\$100 base) AU\$3,851.72 Price difference (AU\$100 base) AU\$3,751.72 CPI in 1926 2.9 CPI in 2018 111.7

### How to calculate the inflation rate for AU\$100 since 1926

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 1926 * 1926 AUD value = 2018 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.9 in the year 1926 and 111.7 in 2018:

111.7 / 2.9 * AU\$100 = AU\$3,851.72

AU\$100 in 1926 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU\$3,851.72 in 2018.

Here are calculations of buying power over time for AU\$100 in 1926 (price index tracking began in 1922). Each of these AUD amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
Year AUD Value Inflation Rate
1926 AU\$100.00 3.57%
1927 AU\$96.55 -3.45%
1928 AU\$100.00 3.57%
1929 AU\$100.00 0.00%
1930 AU\$93.10 -6.90%
1931 AU\$86.21 -7.41%
1932 AU\$82.76 -4.00%
1933 AU\$79.31 -4.17%
1934 AU\$79.31 0.00%
1935 AU\$82.76 4.35%
1936 AU\$82.76 0.00%
1937 AU\$86.21 4.17%
1938 AU\$89.66 4.00%
1939 AU\$89.66 0.00%
1940 AU\$93.10 3.85%
1941 AU\$96.55 3.70%
1942 AU\$106.90 10.71%
1943 AU\$110.34 3.23%
1944 AU\$110.34 0.00%
1945 AU\$110.34 0.00%
1946 AU\$110.34 0.00%
1947 AU\$117.24 6.25%
1948 AU\$127.59 8.82%
1949 AU\$137.93 8.11%
1950 AU\$151.72 10.00%
1951 AU\$179.31 18.18%
1952 AU\$210.34 17.31%
1953 AU\$220.69 4.92%
1954 AU\$224.14 1.56%
1955 AU\$227.59 1.54%
1956 AU\$241.38 6.06%
1957 AU\$248.28 2.86%
1958 AU\$248.28 0.00%
1959 AU\$255.17 2.78%
1960 AU\$265.52 4.05%
1961 AU\$268.97 1.30%
1962 AU\$268.97 0.00%
1963 AU\$272.41 1.28%
1964 AU\$279.31 2.53%
1965 AU\$289.66 3.70%
1966 AU\$296.55 2.38%
1967 AU\$306.90 3.49%
1968 AU\$317.24 3.37%
1969 AU\$327.59 3.26%
1970 AU\$337.93 3.16%
1971 AU\$358.62 6.12%
1972 AU\$379.31 5.77%
1973 AU\$413.79 9.09%
1974 AU\$479.31 15.83%
1975 AU\$551.72 15.11%
1976 AU\$624.14 13.13%
1977 AU\$700.00 12.15%
1978 AU\$755.17 7.88%
1979 AU\$824.14 9.13%
1980 AU\$910.34 10.46%
1981 AU\$996.55 9.47%
1982 AU\$1,106.90 11.07%
1983 AU\$1,220.69 10.28%
1984 AU\$1,268.97 3.95%
1985 AU\$1,351.72 6.52%
1986 AU\$1,475.86 9.18%
1987 AU\$1,600.00 8.41%
1988 AU\$1,717.24 7.33%
1989 AU\$1,844.83 7.43%
1990 AU\$1,982.76 7.48%
1991 AU\$2,044.83 3.13%
1992 AU\$2,065.52 1.01%
1993 AU\$2,100.00 1.67%
1994 AU\$2,141.38 1.97%
1995 AU\$2,241.38 4.67%
1996 AU\$2,300.00 2.62%
1997 AU\$2,306.90 0.30%
1998 AU\$2,324.14 0.75%
1999 AU\$2,358.62 1.48%
2000 AU\$2,465.52 4.53%
2001 AU\$2,572.41 4.34%
2002 AU\$2,651.72 3.08%
2003 AU\$2,724.14 2.73%
2004 AU\$2,786.21 2.28%
2005 AU\$2,862.07 2.72%
2006 AU\$2,962.07 3.49%
2007 AU\$3,031.03 2.33%
2008 AU\$3,165.52 4.44%
2009 AU\$3,220.69 1.74%
2010 AU\$3,313.79 2.89%
2011 AU\$3,424.14 3.33%
2012 AU\$3,482.76 1.71%
2013 AU\$3,568.97 2.48%
2014 AU\$3,658.62 2.51%
2015 AU\$3,713.79 1.51%
2016 AU\$3,762.07 1.30%
2017 AU\$3,834.48 1.92%
2018 AU\$3,851.72 0.45%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.