CA$100 in 1921 → CA$1,289.36 in 2012

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1921-2012 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.85% per year. Prices in 2012 are 1189.4% higher than prices in 1921.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1921 is equivalent to CA$1,289.36 in 2012, a difference of CA$1,189.36 over 91 years.

The inflation rate in 2012 was 0.83%.

Inflation from 1921 to 2012
Cumulative price change 1189.36%
Average inflation rate 2.85%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,189.36
CPI in 1921 9.4
CPI in 2012 121.2


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1921 to 2012

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2012 / CPI in 1921 * 1921 CAD value = 2012 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.4 in the year 1921 and 121.2 in 2012:

121.2 / 9.4 * CA$100 = CA$1,289.36

CA$100 in 1921 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$1,289.36 in 2012.


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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