According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.90% per year. Prices in 2009 are 1283.1% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,383.13 in 2009, a difference of CA$1,283.13 over 92 years.
The inflation rate in 2009 was 1.32%.
|Cumulative price change||1283.13%|
|Average inflation rate||2.90%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,283.13|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2009||114.8|
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