According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.79% per year. Prices in 2017 are 1471.1% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent to CA$1,571.08 in 2017, a difference of CA$1,471.08 over 100 years.
The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.56%1. If this number holds, CA$100 today will be equivalent to CA$101.56 next year.
|Cumulative price change||1471.08%|
|Average inflation rate||2.79%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,471.08|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2017||130.4|
Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.