Australian inflation rate in 1925: 0.00%

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Australian Inflation Rate, 1925-2018 (AU$100)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 1925 was 2.8. the Bureau of Statistics uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.

According to the Bureau of Statistics consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.04% per year. Prices in 2018 are 3877.5% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, AU$100 in the year 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to AU$3,977.47 in 2018, a difference of AU$3,877.47 over 93 years.

Compared to last year's annual rate, the inflation rate in 2018 is now 1.80%1. If this number holds, AU$100 today would be equivalent to AU$101.80 next year.

Inflation from 1925 to 2018
Cumulative price change 3877.47%
Average inflation rate 4.04%
Price difference (AU$100 base) AU$3,877.47
CPI in 1925 2.8
CPI in 2018 111.3692


AUD inflation chart from 1922 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for AU$100 since 1925

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 AUD value = 2018 AUD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Australian CPI was 2.8 in the year 1925 and 111.3692 in 2018:

111.3692 / 2.8 * AU$100 = AU$3,977.47

AU$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as AU$3,977.47 in 2018.


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: “Inflation Rate in 1925 | Australia Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/Australia-inflation-rate-in-1925.


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