Australian Inflation Rate History - 1950 to 2019

Historical Inflation Rates for Australia (1950 to 2019)

Last Update: October 30, 2019

Next Update: January 29, 2020
Yearmarjunsepdecann
20191.3%1.6%1.7%
20181.9%2.1%1.9%1.8%1.9%
20172.1%1.9%1.8%1.9%1.9%
20161.3%1%1.3%1.5%1.3%
20151.3%1.5%1.5%1.7%1.5%
20142.9%3%2.3%1.7%2.5%
20132.5%2.4%2.2%2.7%2.5%
20121.6%1.2%2%2.2%1.7%
20113.3%3.5%3.4%3%3.3%
20102.9%3.1%2.9%2.8%2.9%
20092.4%1.4%1.2%2.1%1.7%
20084.3%4.4%5%3.7%4.4%
20072.5%2.1%1.8%2.9%2.3%
20062.9%4%4%3.3%3.5%
20052.4%2.5%3.1%2.8%2.7%
20042%2.5%2.3%2.5%2.3%
20033.3%2.6%2.6%2.4%2.7%
20023%2.8%3.2%2.9%3.1%
20016%6.1%2.5%3.1%4.3%
20002.8%3.1%6.1%5.8%4.5%
19991.2%1%1.8%1.9%1.5%
1998-0.1%0.7%1.4%1.5%0.7%
19971.4%0.3%-0.4%-0.3%0.3%
19963.8%3.1%2.1%1.5%2.6%
19953.7%4.5%5.1%5.1%4.7%
19941.5%1.8%2%2.6%2%
19931.2%1.8%2.2%1.8%1.7%
19921.7%1.2%0.8%0.3%1%
19914.8%3.3%3.1%1.5%3.1%
19908.7%7.7%6.1%6.9%7.5%
19896.8%7.5%8%7.8%7.4%
19886.8%7.2%7.3%7.6%7.3%
19879.4%9.3%8.3%7.2%8.4%
19869.2%8.5%8.8%9.6%9.2%
19854.4%6.6%7.6%8.3%6.5%
19845.8%4%3.7%2.5%4%
198311.4%11.1%9.2%8.6%10.3%
198210.8%10.9%12.4%11.3%11.1%
19819.4%8.4%9%11%9.5%
198010.4%11%9.9%9.2%10.5%
19798%8.8%9.5%10.2%9.1%
19788.7%8%7.8%7.6%7.9%
197713.3%13.6%13.3%9.4%12.2%
197613.1%12%13.8%14.3%13.1%
197517.7%17%12%14.3%15.1%
197414%14.4%16.4%16.7%15.8%
19735.6%8.3%9.9%12.5%9.1%
19726.9%6.9%5.7%4.7%5.8%
19715.2%5.2%7.1%7%6.1%
19702.1%3.2%3.2%5.3%3.2%
19693.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%
19683.4%2.2%2.2%2.2%3.4%
19672.3%3.5%4.7%3.4%3.5%
19664.9%3.6%2.4%2.4%2.4%
19652.5%3.8%3.7%3.7%3.7%
19642.6%2.6%2.5%3.8%2.5%
19630%0%1.3%1.3%1.3%
19620%-1.3%0%0%0%
19614%3.9%1.3%0%1.3%
19602.7%4.1%4.1%4%4.1%
19591.4%1.4%2.8%2.7%2.8%
19581.4%0%0%1.4%0%
19576%2.9%1.4%1.4%2.9%
19563.1%6.1%7.6%6%6.1%
19550%1.5%1.5%3.1%1.5%
19543.2%1.6%0%1.6%1.6%
19536.8%4.9%4.8%1.6%4.9%
195222.9%19.6%17%10.5%17.3%
195114.3%18.6%20.5%23.9%18.2%
19507.7%7.5%7.3%12.2%10%

Additional resources:
Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Australia

Inflation Rate data for Australia is available from 1948 onward. Year over Year compares the growth rate of the CPI from one period to the same period a year earlier. See Australian Historical Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data.