According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.85% per year. Prices in 2013 are 1378.3% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,478.31 in 2013, a difference of CA$1,378.31 over 96 years.
The inflation rate in 2013 was 1.24%.
|Cumulative price change||1378.31%|
|Average inflation rate||2.85%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,378.31|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2013||122.7|
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