According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.84% per year. Prices in 1986 are 554.9% higher than prices in 1919.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1919 is equivalent to CA$654.90 in 1986, a difference of CA$554.90 over 67 years.
The inflation rate in 1986 was 4.21%.
|Cumulative price change||554.90%|
|Average inflation rate||2.84%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$554.90|
|CPI in 1919||10.2|
|CPI in 1986||66.8|
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