What is the average CPI increase in Australia?

Annual CPI inflation increased to 5.1 per cent in the March quarter, due to higher dwelling construction costs and automotive fuel prices. Trimmed mean annual inflation, which excludes large price rises and falls, increased to 3.7 per cent, the highest since March 2009.

What is the highest CPI in Australia?

Australia has recorded the largest quarterly and annual increase in inflation since the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in 2000. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that the Consumer Price Index (or CPI) rose 2.1 per cent in the March 2022 quarter and 5.1 per cent annually.

What is the rate of CPI in Australia?

Consumer Price Index, Australia The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.1% this quarter. Over the twelve months to the March 2022 quarter, the CPI rose 5.1%. The most significant price rises were New dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers (+5.7%) and Automotive fuel (+11.0%).

What is the CPI increase for 2022?

The Consumer Price Index increased 8.5 percent for the year ended March 2022, following a rise of 7.9 percent from February 2021 to February 2022.

What is the average rate of inflation over the last 20 years?

As we saw in the first chart the Average annual inflation rate is 3.10%. That doesn’t sound too bad until we realize that at that rate prices will double every 20 years. That means that every two bars on the chart average prices have doubled or about 5 doublings since they began keeping records.

How much is CPI each year?

Index reference base – 2011–12

Year 31 March 30 June
2019 114.1 114.8
2018 112.6 113.0
2017 110.5 110.7
2016 108.2 108.6

Where can I find CPI rates for Australia?

Consumer price index (CPI) rates are published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). We reproduce the rates here as these are relevant to some provisions in tax and superannuation law.

How has Australia’s CPI changed over the past 70 years?

Looking at Australia’s CPI over the past 70 years shows how Australia has experienced long periods of high inflation, disinflation, and more recently, low and stable inflation.

When did the CPI rate change?

The ABS changed the index reference base in September 2012 from 1989–90 to 2011–12. As a result all CPI rates have been reset and the previous rates no longer apply. The figures provided are the ‘All groups CPI weighted average of eight capital cities’, which have been obtained from the ABS.

What was the inflation rate in the 1960s Australia?

With the exception of a six month period in 1956, year-ended inflation remained below 5 per cent from 1953 to 1972, reaching an historic low of -1.3 per cent in June 1962. Stevens (1992) described the mid-1960s as “a golden age for the Australian economy”.