According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.76% per year. Prices in 1982 are 454.9% higher than prices in 1919.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1919 is equivalent to CA$554.90 in 1982, a difference of CA$454.90 over 63 years.
The inflation rate in 1982 was 9.27%.
|Cumulative price change||454.90%|
|Average inflation rate||2.76%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$454.90|
|CPI in 1919||10.2|
|CPI in 1982||56.6|
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