According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.44% per year. Prices in 1990 are 1168.3% higher than prices in 1915.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1915 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,268.25 in 1990, a difference of CA$1,168.25 over 75 years.
The inflation rate in 1990 was 4.99%.
|Cumulative price change||1168.25%|
|Average inflation rate||3.44%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,168.25|
|CPI in 1915||6.3|
|CPI in 1990||79.9|
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