# AU\$100 in 1931 → AU\$1,472 in 1984

## Australia Inflation Calculator

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### Australian Inflation Rate, AU\$100 in 1931 to 1984

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, prices in 1984 are 1,372.00% higher than prices in 1931. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 5.20% per year during this period.

In other words, AU\$100 in 1931 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU\$1,472 in 1984, a difference of AU\$1,372.00 over 53 years.

The 1931 inflation rate was -7.41%. The inflation rate in 1984 was 3.95%. The 1984 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 3.32% per year between 1984 and 2018.

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 Cumulative price change 1372.00% Average inflation rate 5.20% Converted amount (AU\$100 base) AU\$1,472 Price difference (AU\$100 base) AU\$1,372.00 CPI in 1931 2.5 CPI in 1984 36.8 Inflation in 1931 -7.41% Inflation in 1984 3.95%

### Buying power of AU\$100 since 1931

This chart shows calculations of buying power equivalence over time for AU\$100 in 1931 (price index tracking began in 1922).

According to the Bureau of Statistics, each of these AUD amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year AUD Value Inflation Rate
1931 AU\$100.00 -7.41%
1932 AU\$96.00 -4.00%
1933 AU\$92.00 -4.17%
1934 AU\$92.00 0.00%
1935 AU\$96.00 4.35%
1936 AU\$96.00 0.00%
1937 AU\$100.00 4.17%
1938 AU\$104.00 4.00%
1939 AU\$104.00 0.00%
1940 AU\$108.00 3.85%
1941 AU\$112.00 3.70%
1942 AU\$124.00 10.71%
1943 AU\$128.00 3.23%
1944 AU\$128.00 0.00%
1945 AU\$128.00 0.00%
1946 AU\$128.00 0.00%
1947 AU\$136.00 6.25%
1948 AU\$148.00 8.82%
1949 AU\$160.00 8.11%
1950 AU\$176.00 10.00%
1951 AU\$208.00 18.18%
1952 AU\$244.00 17.31%
1953 AU\$256.00 4.92%
1954 AU\$260.00 1.56%
1955 AU\$264.00 1.54%
1956 AU\$280.00 6.06%
1957 AU\$288.00 2.86%
1958 AU\$288.00 0.00%
1959 AU\$296.00 2.78%
1960 AU\$308.00 4.05%
1961 AU\$312.00 1.30%
1962 AU\$312.00 0.00%
1963 AU\$316.00 1.28%
1964 AU\$324.00 2.53%
1965 AU\$336.00 3.70%
1966 AU\$344.00 2.38%
1967 AU\$356.00 3.49%
1968 AU\$368.00 3.37%
1969 AU\$380.00 3.26%
1970 AU\$392.00 3.16%
1971 AU\$416.00 6.12%
1972 AU\$440.00 5.77%
1973 AU\$480.00 9.09%
1974 AU\$556.00 15.83%
1975 AU\$640.00 15.11%
1976 AU\$724.00 13.13%
1977 AU\$812.00 12.15%
1978 AU\$876.00 7.88%
1979 AU\$956.00 9.13%
1980 AU\$1,056.00 10.46%
1981 AU\$1,156.00 9.47%
1982 AU\$1,284.00 11.07%
1983 AU\$1,416.00 10.28%
1984 AU\$1,472.00 3.95%
1985 AU\$1,568.00 6.52%
1986 AU\$1,712.00 9.18%
1987 AU\$1,856.00 8.41%
1988 AU\$1,992.00 7.33%
1989 AU\$2,140.00 7.43%
1990 AU\$2,300.00 7.48%
1991 AU\$2,372.00 3.13%
1992 AU\$2,396.00 1.01%
1993 AU\$2,436.00 1.67%
1994 AU\$2,484.00 1.97%
1995 AU\$2,600.00 4.67%
1996 AU\$2,668.00 2.62%
1997 AU\$2,676.00 0.30%
1998 AU\$2,696.00 0.75%
1999 AU\$2,736.00 1.48%
2000 AU\$2,860.00 4.53%
2001 AU\$2,984.00 4.34%
2002 AU\$3,076.00 3.08%
2003 AU\$3,160.00 2.73%
2004 AU\$3,232.00 2.28%
2005 AU\$3,320.00 2.72%
2006 AU\$3,436.00 3.49%
2007 AU\$3,516.00 2.33%
2008 AU\$3,672.00 4.44%
2009 AU\$3,736.00 1.74%
2010 AU\$3,844.00 2.89%
2011 AU\$3,972.00 3.33%
2012 AU\$4,040.00 1.71%
2013 AU\$4,140.00 2.48%
2014 AU\$4,244.00 2.51%
2015 AU\$4,308.00 1.51%
2016 AU\$4,364.00 1.30%
2017 AU\$4,448.00 1.92%
2018 AU\$4,468.00 0.45%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

### How to Calculate Inflation Rate for AU\$100, 1931 to 1984

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1984CPI in 1931
×
1931 AUD value
=
1984 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.5 in the year 1931 and 36.8 in 1984:

36.82.5
×
AU\$100
=
AU\$1,472

AU\$100 in 1931 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as AU\$1,472 in 1984.

To get the total inflation rate for the 53 years between 1931 and 1984, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1984 - CPI in 1931CPI in 1931
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (53 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

36.8 - 2.52.5
×
100
=
1,372%