CA$100 in 1925 → CA$964.52 in 1996

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1925-1996 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.24% per year. Prices in 1996 are 864.5% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$964.52 in 1996, a difference of CA$864.52 over 71 years.

The inflation rate in 1996 was 2.16%.

Inflation from 1925 to 1996
Cumulative price change 864.52%
Average inflation rate 3.24%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$864.52
CPI in 1925 9.3
CPI in 1996 89.7


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1925 to 1996

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1996 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 CAD value = 1996 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.3 in the year 1925 and 89.7 in 1996:

89.7 / 9.3 * CA$100 = CA$964.52

CA$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$964.52 in 1996.


News headlines from 1925

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Mein Kampf is published by Adolf Hitler.
  • The Ku Klux Klan's first national march takes place in Washington.
  • The last Qajar Shah of Iran is deposed with Reza Shah Pahlavi taking over.
  • Scopes monkey trial ends in Dayton, Tennessee, finding John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution.

Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1925 dollars in 1996 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 16 Feb. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1925-CAD-in-1996.


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