CA$100 in 1921 → CA$1,121.28 in 2004

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1921-2004 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.95% per year. Prices in 2004 are 1021.3% higher than prices in 1921.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1921 is equivalent to CA$1,121.28 in 2004, a difference of CA$1,021.28 over 83 years.

The inflation rate in 2004 was 2.13%.

Inflation from 1921 to 2004
Cumulative price change 1021.28%
Average inflation rate 2.95%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,021.28
CPI in 1921 9.4
CPI in 2004 105.4

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1921 to 2004

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2004 / CPI in 1921 * 1921 CAD value = 2004 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.4 in the year 1921 and 105.4 in 2004:

105.4 / 9.4 * CA$100 = CA$1,121.28

CA$100 in 1921 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$1,121.28 in 2004.

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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