According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.26% per year. Prices in 1988 are 904.2% higher than prices in 1916.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1916 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,004.17 in 1988, a difference of CA$904.17 over 72 years.
The inflation rate in 1988 was 3.88%.
|Cumulative price change||904.17%|
|Average inflation rate||3.26%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$904.17|
|CPI in 1916||7.2|
|CPI in 1988||72.3|
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