CA$100 in 1922 → CA$643.48 in 1983

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1922-1983 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.10% per year. Prices in 1983 are 543.5% higher than prices in 1922.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1922 is equivalent to CA$643.48 in 1983, a difference of CA$543.48 over 61 years.

The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.

Inflation from 1922 to 1983
Cumulative price change 543.48%
Average inflation rate 3.10%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$543.48
CPI in 1922 9.2
CPI in 1983 59.2

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1922 to 1983

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1983 / CPI in 1922 * 1922 CAD value = 1983 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.2 in the year 1922 and 59.2 in 1983:

59.2 / 9.2 * CA$100 = CA$643.48

CA$100 in 1922 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$643.48 in 1983.

News headlines from 1922

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

  • Egypt's independence is granted by Great Britain
  • Mahatma Gandhi is sentenced to six years imprisonment for disobedience
  • Stalin is appointed General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party
  • The Ottoman Empire's last sultan Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship.

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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