According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.79% per year. Prices in 2009 are 1121.3% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent to CA$1,221.28 in 2009, a difference of CA$1,121.28 over 91 years.
The inflation rate in 2009 was 1.32%.
|Cumulative price change||1121.28%|
|Average inflation rate||2.79%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,121.28|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 2009||114.8|
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