The consumer price index (CPI) in 1927 was 9.1. Statistics Canada uses this CPI value to track inflation on a monthly basis.
According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.00% per year. Prices in 2017 are 1333.0% higher than prices in 1927.
In other words, CA$1 in the year 1927 is equivalent to CA$14.33 in 2017, a difference of CA$13.33 over 90 years.
The current inflation rate in 2017 is 1.56%1. If this number holds, CA$1 today will be equivalent to CA$1.02 next year.
|Cumulative price change||1332.97%|
|Average inflation rate||3.00%|
|Price difference (CA$1 base)||CA$13.33|
|CPI in 1927||9.1|
|CPI in 2017||130.4|
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