According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.88% per year. Prices in 1999 are 896.8% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$996.81 in 1999, a difference of CA$896.81 over 81 years.
The inflation rate in 1999 was 2.63%.
|Cumulative price change||896.81%|
|Average inflation rate||2.88%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$896.81|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1999||93.7|
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