According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.15% per year. Prices in 1990 are 862.7% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent to CA$962.65 in 1990, a difference of CA$862.65 over 73 years.
The inflation rate in 1990 was 4.99%.
|Cumulative price change||862.65%|
|Average inflation rate||3.15%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$862.65|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 1990||79.9|
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