According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.93% per year. Prices in 1986 are 610.6% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$710.64 in 1986, a difference of CA$610.64 over 68 years.
The inflation rate in 1986 was 4.21%.
|Cumulative price change||610.64%|
|Average inflation rate||2.93%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$610.64|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1986||66.8|
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