According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.84% per year. Prices in 1982 are 502.1% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$602.13 in 1982, a difference of CA$502.13 over 64 years.
The inflation rate in 1982 was 9.27%.
|Cumulative price change||502.13%|
|Average inflation rate||2.84%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$502.13|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1982||56.6|
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