CA$100 in 1921 → CA$740.43 in 1987

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1921-1987 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.08% per year. Prices in 1987 are 640.4% higher than prices in 1921.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1921 is equivalent to CA$740.43 in 1987, a difference of CA$640.43 over 66 years.

The inflation rate in 1987 was 4.19%.

Inflation from 1921 to 1987
Cumulative price change 640.43%
Average inflation rate 3.08%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$640.43
CPI in 1921 9.4
CPI in 1987 69.6


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1921 to 1987

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1987 / CPI in 1921 * 1921 CAD value = 1987 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.4 in the year 1921 and 69.6 in 1987:

69.6 / 9.4 * CA$100 = CA$740.43

CA$100 in 1921 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$740.43 in 1987.


News headlines from 1921

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • The Chinese Communist Party is founded by Chen Duxiu.
  • Alice Mary Robertson becomes the first woman to preside over the United States House of Representatives.
  • Adolf Hitler is declared leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.

Inflation Data Source: The government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).


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