According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.31% per year. Prices in 1990 are 1009.7% higher than prices in 1916.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1916 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,109.72 in 1990, a difference of CA$1,009.72 over 74 years.
The inflation rate in 1990 was 4.99%.
|Cumulative price change||1009.72%|
|Average inflation rate||3.31%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,009.72|
|CPI in 1916||7.2|
|CPI in 1990||79.9|
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