According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.79% per year. Prices in 1983 are 480.4% higher than prices in 1919.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1919 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$580.39 in 1983, a difference of CA$480.39 over 64 years.
The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.
|Cumulative price change||480.39%|
|Average inflation rate||2.79%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$480.39|
|CPI in 1919||10.2|
|CPI in 1983||59.2|
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