According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.81% per year. Prices in 2016 are 1447.0% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent to CA$1,546.99 in 2016, a difference of CA$1,446.99 over 99 years.
The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.50%.
|Cumulative price change||1446.99%|
|Average inflation rate||2.81%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,446.99|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2016||128.4|
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