According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.91% per year. Prices in 1985 are 581.9% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$681.91 in 1985, a difference of CA$581.91 over 67 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||581.91%|
|Average inflation rate||2.91%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$581.91|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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