According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.82% per year. Prices in 1985 are 528.4% higher than prices in 1919.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1919 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$628.43 in 1985, a difference of CA$528.43 over 66 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||528.43%|
|Average inflation rate||2.82%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$528.43|
|CPI in 1919||10.2|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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