Purchasing power decreased by 4.69% in 1969 compared to 1968. On average, you would have to spend 4.69% more money in 1969 than in 1968 for the same item.
In other words, CA$1 in 1968 is equivalent in purchasing power to about CA$1.05 in 1969.
The 1968 inflation rate was 4.35%. The inflation rate in 1969 was 4.69%. The 1969 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 3.86% per year between 1969 and 2019.
Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1969 was 20.10. It was 19.20 in the previous year, 1968. The difference in CPI between the years is used by Statistics Canada to officially determine inflation.
|Average inflation rate||4.69%|
|Converted amount (CA$1 base)||CA$1.05|
|Price difference (CA$1 base)||CA$0.05|
|CPI in 1968||19.200|
|CPI in 1969||20.100|
|Inflation in 1968||4.35%|
|Inflation in 1969||4.69%|
This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:
Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 19.2 in the year 1968 and 20.1 in 1969:
CA$1 in 1968 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1.05 in 1969.
To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1968 and 1969, we use the following formula:
Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
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