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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Historical tables >> Prices - Average retail prices of foodstuffs, Hobart 1901 to 2002

AVERAGE RETAIL PRICES AND FOODSTUFFS, Hobart(a)(b) (cents)


Bread(c)
Tea(d)
Sugar
Potatoes
Butter
(factory)
Eggs
1 doz
Bacon
rashers
Silverside (corned)(e)
Lamb
(leg)(e)
Lamb chops (loin)(e)
Pork
(leg)

Year
680 g
250 g
2 kg
1 kg
500 g
55 g
250 g
1 kg
1 kg
1 kg
1 kg

1901
2.3
6.8
9.3
1.4
12.5
10.6
9.3
9.3
9.0
10.4
11.7
1906
2.4
6.8
9.3
2.2
11.6
12.9
7.9
9.3
9.7
10.6
11.2
1911
2.6
6.8
9.7
4.7
12.1
12.1
11.9
9.3
8.6
10.6
11.2
1916
3.2
7.9
12.8
2.1
17.5
14.4
15.5
16.8
18.1
19.4
21.4
1921
5.4
9.6
22.0
1.9
23.7
18.8
19.4
18.1
17.6
20.1
28.7
1926
4.6
12.0
16.3
3.7
21.2
16.2
16.4
15.7
17.6
20.7
24.0
1931
3.4
12.8
16.8
1.9
17.1
12.0
13.0
13.0
10.8
14.8
17.9
1936
3.7
12.6
17.9
2.4
15.0
14.9
11.1
14.6
15.4
16.8
18.1
1941
4.6
16.8
17.9
2.4
18.4
15.9
16.0
16.5
15.9
17.2
23.1
1946
4.6
12.5
17.9
2.2
19.3
20.5
19.3
20.1
21.2
21.2
26.0
1951
7.8
21.3
21.2
7.6
27.9
40.8
21.8
38.1
42.1
40.1
67.2
1956
12.4
40.3
36.6
20.5
51.0
54.1
34.6
55.6
55.6
43.9
106.3
1957
12.8
39.1
38.4
11.1
50.5
54.8
35.4
52.9
54.0
42.1
104.1
1958
13.2
38.6
38.4
9.0
49.7
54.6
34.2
54.5
52.7
39.0
102.5
1959
13.6
38.4
38.4
12.0
50.0
55.0
34.4
59.3
49.2
33.7
103.8
1960
14.1
37.8
41.0
10.9
51.6
55.0
37.7
73.2
54.9
41.9
118.8
1961
14.5
38.3
42.3
20.2
52.4
57.1
39.5
85.8
56.2
45.9
119.5
1962
14.9
37.1
42.3
12.7
52.6
56.1
38.5
74.5
51.8
39.7
113.1
1963
15.2
36.5
42.3
9.3
53.2
57.6
39.5
76.9
54.7
41.0
123.5
1964
15.3
36.3
42.1
14.8
53.9
56.1
42.8
79.6
58.6
47.6
130.1
1965
15.7
36.3
41.8
20.5
54.7
60.2
49.6
87.3
65.7
55.8
136.5
1966
17.0
36.5
41.8
11.3
56.7
63.0
52.7
94.6
69.2
57.5
140.2
1967
18.0
36.6
46.0
15.5
57.3
65.7
54.9
100.5
71.4
62.2
145.1
1968
19.1
36.4
49.0
15.2
57.3
62.2
56.3
138.9
108.5
111.8
149.5
1969
20.1
35.2
49.2
13.4
59.7
68.3
54.6
135.8
106.3
108.0
147.5
1970
21.3
33.9
49.0
14.1
60.6
67.7
55.6
138.9
197.6
109.3
147.5
1971
23.5
35.3
48.0
14.5
62.0
64.4
55.2
144.4
107.4
107.6
148.8
1972
24.9
36.7
48.4
16.3
63.9
67.4
56.9
149.9
113.3
114.0
151.9
1973
27.0
35.6
47.9
20.5
63.9
75.2
57.6
175.0
148.8
149.3
171.3
1974
31.2
37.2
48.0
30.4
67.5
58.8
75.6
201.3
170.9
174.8
220.0
1975
39.2
49.7
52.4
19.6
77.0
93.7
91.9
180.8
171.5
173.1
256.6
1976
45.1
53.0
56.7
33.7
85.2
109.2
111.6
201.1
197.1
198.2
302.7
1977
48.8
92.3
63.5
26.6
91.5
123.4
123.0
218.7
238.9
240.0
326.1
1978
52.0
88.5
68.8
35.8
91.3
128.5
126.5
247.5
269.8
277.8
344.5
1979
57.0
79.5
85.3
39.5
94.8
138.5
149.5
379.5
332.8
349.3
415.3
1980
63.8
77.3
95.3
45.0
104.8
147.5
170.5
441.8
357.5
371.0
464.0
1981
72.0
79.5
102.0
51.5
119.0
161.3
182.5
447.5
357.5
378.8
490.3
1982
79.5
86.5
115.8
45.3
150.8
169.3
204.8
441.8
359.5
373.8
540.0
1983
84.3
103.3
128.5
59.8
168.0
178.0
218.0
499.5
375.5
413.8
536.3
1984
92.0
140.3
134.0
52.8
171.0
184.8
225.8
528.5
401.3
440.0
550.8
1985
92.8
157.0
139.8
50.3
175.8
194.3
239.8
538.0
391.5
399.8
575.0
1986
98.0
149.0
150.3
61.0
185.8
201.0
242.8
552.8
401.0
437.0
593.0
1987
105.5
152.0
163.8
70.0
184.3
195.3
261.0
577.0
435.0
498.0
601.5
1988
113.5
153.3
173.0
67.3
182.5
211.3
270.0
619.5
453.8
557.8
628.5
1989
120.0
151.5
206.0
82.5
197.8
228.8
291.5
633.3
469.8
581.5
666.5
1990
131.3
172.0
237.8
48.5
197.5
238.8
321.0
653.0
488.5
621.3
689.8
1991
137.3
179.0
214.3
47.8
204.5
238.3
317.8
658.8
492.8
632.0
700.5
1992
142.3
172.5
200.5
61.5
202.8
237.0
315.3
681.3
492.0
656.3
688.5
1993
149.0
184.0
216.8
64.9
203.8
250.3
310.0
658.8
517.0
661.8
674.8
1994
155.3
196.3
235.8
76.0
205.8
258.0
313.0
690.3
524.8
675.0
668.3
1995
155.8
194.8
238.5
77.0
211.8
261.3
310.3
686.0
553.5
692.3
630.0
1996
160.3
210.0
237.3
82.5
212.0
280.0
331.3
629.0
605.3
757.0
669.5
1997
179.5
222.3
238.8
79.8
209.5
287.0
335.5
607.8
578.3
702.3
663.8
1998
195.5
263.5
262.8
79.3
211.0
286.8
374.0
582.0
553.0
722.8
643.3
1999
217.8
370.3
264.3
86.0
215.3
288.3
356.5
588.5
552.8
739.8
653.3
2000
240.0
400.8
265.8
106.8
219.5
301.5
364.0
640.3
577.5
763.8
731.3
2001
259.5
416.5
287.3
109.5
231.5
306.0
380.8
710.8
639.5
959.0
736.0
2002
276.5
434.8
278.8
115.3
248.0
329.0
385.3
751.3
721.0
1,143.0
786.8

(a) In almost all cases the table units are not necessarily those for which the original price data were obtained. In such cases, prices have been calculated for the table unit.
(b) Prices are the averages of the recorded prices for the four quarters of the relevant calendar year.
(c) Prior to 1978, bread delivered, 900 g. From 1978, bread has been milk loaf, sliced, 680g.
(d) From June quarter 1999, teabags 180g pkt.
(e) Prior to 1968 prices shown were for ‘Corned beef (brisket), Mutton (leg), Mutton chops (loin)’, respectively.


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