Canadian inflation rate in 2018: 2.22%

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Canadian Inflation in 2018 (CA$100)

The consumer price index (CPI) in 2018 is 133.3. It was 130.4 in the previous year. This change in CPI is used by Statistics Canada to calculate inflation.

CA$100 in 2018 is predicted to be worth CA$102.87 in 2019.

This calculation is based on future inflation assumption of 2.87% per year. Use the calculator on the left to change this prediction. Or, use the annual inflation rate calculator to view inflation in the past.

Below is a graph of inflation to date:

Projected inflation, 2018 to 2019
Cumulative price change 2.87%
Average inflation rate 2.87%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$102.87
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$2.87
CPI in 2018 133.3

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

Buying power of CA$100 since 2018

This chart shows calculations of buying power equivalence over time for CA$100 in 2018 (price index tracking began in 1914).

According to Statistics Canada, each of these CAD amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year CAD Value Inflation Rate
2018 CA$100.00 2.22%
2019 CA$0.00 0.00%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

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: “Inflation Rate in 2018 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 17 Jul. 2018, is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.

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