Purchasing power decreased by 1.65% in 1993 compared to 1992. On average, you would have to spend 1.65% more money in 1993 than in 1992 for the same item.
In other words, CA$1 in 1992 is equivalent in purchasing power to about CA$1.02 in 1993.
The 1992 inflation rate was 2.17%. The inflation rate in 1993 was 1.65%. The 1993 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 1.70% per year between 1993 and 2019.
Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1993 was 86.10. It was 84.70 in the previous year, 1992. The difference in CPI between the years is used by Statistics Canada to officially determine inflation.
|Average inflation rate||1.65%|
|Converted amount (CA$1 base)||CA$1.02|
|Price difference (CA$1 base)||CA$0.02|
|CPI in 1992||84.700|
|CPI in 1993||86.100|
|Inflation in 1992||2.17%|
|Inflation in 1993||1.65%|
This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:
Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 84.7 in the year 1992 and 86.1 in 1993:
CA$1 in 1992 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1.02 in 1993.
To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1992 and 1993, 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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