According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.88% per year. Prices in 1998 are 871.3% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$971.28 in 1998, a difference of CA$871.28 over 80 years.
The inflation rate in 1998 was 1.00%.
|Cumulative price change||871.28%|
|Average inflation rate||2.88%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$871.28|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1998||91.3|
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