According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.94% per year. Prices in 1990 are 683.3% higher than prices in 1919.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1919 is equivalent to CA$783.33 in 1990, a difference of CA$683.33 over 71 years.
The inflation rate in 1990 was 4.99%.
|Cumulative price change||683.33%|
|Average inflation rate||2.94%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$683.33|
|CPI in 1919||10.2|
|CPI in 1990||79.9|
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