According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.39% per year. Prices in 1987 are 1004.8% higher than prices in 1915.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1915 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,104.76 in 1987, a difference of CA$1,004.76 over 72 years.
The inflation rate in 1987 was 4.19%.
|Cumulative price change||1004.76%|
|Average inflation rate||3.39%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,004.76|
|CPI in 1915||6.3|
|CPI in 1987||69.6|
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