CA$100 in 1918 → CA$934.04 in 1995

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1918-1995 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.94% per year. Prices in 1995 are 834.0% higher than prices in 1918.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$934.04 in 1995, a difference of CA$834.04 over 77 years.

The inflation rate in 1995 was 1.74%.

Inflation from 1918 to 1995
Cumulative price change 834.04%
Average inflation rate 2.94%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$834.04
CPI in 1918 9.4
CPI in 1995 87.8

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1918 to 1995

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1995 / CPI in 1918 * 1918 CAD value = 1995 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.4 in the year 1918 and 87.8 in 1995:

87.8 / 9.4 * CA$100 = CA$934.04

CA$100 in 1918 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$934.04 in 1995.

News headlines from 1918

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • First recorded case of Spanish flu in Kansas, marking the beginning of a worldwide pandemic killing millions.
  • The Bolshevik Party changes its name to the Communist Party.
  • Moscow is declared the capital of Russia.
  • Tsar Nicholas II of Russia is executed along with his family by a Bolshevik squad in Ekaterinburg.

Inflation Data Source: The government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

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