For more information about inflation in South Africa, the most definitive source would be Stats SA. They have a host of documents available for download which cover just about every aspect of inflation.
In fact, all the information (inflation indices) for putting this little utility together is taken off the information published there.
The two basic categories of questions you can answer with this tool include:
* How much was R100 worth 2 years ago?
* How much would R50 from 2 years ago, be worth today?
The applications are endless...
Nominal Value
Nominal (or face) value: R
on the date:
Adjusted for inflation, the real value
on the date:
is equivalent to: R