According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.77% per year. Prices in 2018 are 1477.1% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,577.11 in 2018, a difference of CA$1,477.11 over 101 years.
The current inflation rate in 2018 is 0.38%1. If this number holds, CA$100 today will be equivalent to CA$100.38 next year.
|Cumulative price change||1477.11%|
|Average inflation rate||2.77%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,477.11|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2018||130.9|
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