The consumer price index (CPI) in 1969 was 20.1. 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 3.97% per year. Prices in 2017 are 548.8% higher than prices in 1969.
In other words, CA$1 in the year 1969 is equivalent to CA$6.49 in 2017, a difference of CA$5.49 over 48 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||548.76%|
|Average inflation rate||3.97%|
|Price difference (CA$1 base)||CA$5.49|
|CPI in 1969||20.1|
|CPI in 2017||130.4|
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
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