Money and Prices In The 1930's

Money In the 1930's

During the 1930's there was not a lot of money around. Personal income, tax revenue, profits and prices dropped by more than 50%. This was all do to the great depression. The great depression was a severe worldwide economic depression. The great depression was also the longest and worst depression of the 20th century.
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How the cost of living changed

From 1920 to 1930 there was a huge change in the cost of living. From one extreme to the other- Boom to Bust. The magical prosperity of the 20's vanished as people lost confidence following the 1929 stock market crash.




Price of Living in 1930

Price of Eating

Money Value

The value of money in 1930 was far less than it's worth now. If you had 1 billion dollars in 1930, then you would have approximately 12 billion now.

Average Salary

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