CA$1 in 1950 → CA$1.11 in 1951

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CA$1 in 1950 → CA$1.11 in 1951

Canadian Inflation Rate, CA$1 in 1950 to 1951

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, prices in 1951 are 10.85% higher than average prices throughout 1950. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 10.85% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, CA$1 in 1950 is equivalent in purchasing power to about CA$1.11 in 1951.

The 1950 inflation rate was 5.74%. The inflation rate in 1951 was 10.85%. The 1951 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 3.34% per year between 1951 and 2019.


Inflation from 1950 to 1951
Average inflation rate 10.85%
Converted amount (CA$1 base) CA$1.11
Price difference (CA$1 base) CA$0.11
CPI in 1950 12.900
CPI in 1951 14.300
Inflation in 1950 5.74%
Inflation in 1951 10.85%

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to Calculate Inflation Rate for CA$1, 1950 to 1951

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1951CPI in 1950
×
1950 CAD value
=
1951 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 12.9 in the year 1950 and 14.3 in 1951:

14.312.9
×
CA$1
=
CA$1.11

CA$1 in 1950 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1.11 in 1951.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1950 and 1951, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1951 - CPI in 1950CPI in 1950
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

14.3 - 12.912.9
×
100
=
11%

News headlines from 1950

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

  • Jerusalem is proclaimed the capital of Israel by Knesset
  • North Korea invades South Korea.
  • Harry Truman announces that America will seek to develop a hydrogen bomb.
  • Chinese forces occupy Tibet.

Data Source & Citation

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: “CA$1 in 1950 → 1951 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 16 Jul. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/1950-CAD-in-1951?amount=1.

Special thanks to QuickChart for providing downloadable chart images.

in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.


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Inflation from 1950 to 1951
Average inflation rate 10.85%
Converted amount (CA$1 base) CA$1.11
Price difference (CA$1 base) CA$0.11
CPI in 1950 12.900
CPI in 1951 14.300
Inflation in 1950 5.74%
Inflation in 1951 10.85%