According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.30% per year. Prices in 1998 are 903.3% higher than prices in 1927.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1927 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,003.30 in 1998, a difference of CA$903.30 over 71 years.
The inflation rate in 1998 was 1.00%.
|Cumulative price change||903.30%|
|Average inflation rate||3.30%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$903.30|
|CPI in 1927||9.1|
|CPI in 1998||91.3|
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