According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.37% per year. Prices in 1985 are 917.5% higher than prices in 1915.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1915 is equivalent to CA$1,017.46 in 1985, a difference of CA$917.46 over 70 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||917.46%|
|Average inflation rate||3.37%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$917.46|
|CPI in 1915||6.3|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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