According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.05% per year. Prices in 1985 are 672.3% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$772.29 in 1985, a difference of CA$672.29 over 68 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||672.29%|
|Average inflation rate||3.05%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$672.29|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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