• A: Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures

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    All groups-weighted average of eight capital cities

     

    Quarter ending

    Year

    31 March

    30 June

    30 Sep

    31 Dec

    1985

    -

    -

    71.3

    72.7

    1986

    74.4

    75.6

    77.6

    79.8

    1987

    81.4

    82.6

    84.0

    85.5

    1988

    87.0

    88.5

    90.2

    92.0

    1989

    92.9

    95.2

    97.4

    99.2

    1990

    100.9

    102.5

    103.3

    106.0

    1991

    105.8

    106.0

    106.6

    107.6

    1992

    107.6

    107.3

    107.4

    107.9

    1993

    108.9

    109.3

    109.8

    110.0

    1994

    110.4

    111.2

    111.9

    112.8

    1995

    114.7

    116.2

    117.6

    118.5

    1996

    119.0

    119.8

    120.1

    120.3

    1997

    120.5

    120.2

    119.7

    120.0

    1998

    120.3

    121.0

    121.3

    121.9

    1999

    121.8

    122.3

    123.4

    124.1

    2000

    125.2

         

    Write in other index figures as they become available. For the most recent CPI figures, ring the Australian Bureau of Statistics CPI Info line on 1902 981 074 at a premium rate of 75 cents for one minute or the ABS statistical information hotline in your capital city.

    The CPI figure for a quarter is available at the end of the month following the end of the relevant quarter. The Commissioner of Taxation does not accept estimates of CPI figures made before their publication.

    Last modified: 18 Sep 2009QC 18323