According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.11% per year. Prices in 1980 are 633.3% higher than prices in 1915.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1915 is equivalent to CA$733.33 in 1980, a difference of CA$633.33 over 65 years.
The inflation rate in 1980 was 11.06%.
|Cumulative price change||633.33%|
|Average inflation rate||3.11%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$633.33|
|CPI in 1915||6.3|
|CPI in 1980||46.2|
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