CA$100 in 2009 → CA$116.20 in 2019

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CA$100 in 2009 → CA$116.20 in 2019

Canadian Inflation Rate, CA$100 in 2009 to 2019

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, today's prices in 2019 are 16.20% higher than average prices throughout 2009. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.51% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, CA$100 in 2009 is equivalent in purchasing power to about CA$116.20 in 2019, a difference of CA$16.20 over 10 years.

The 2009 inflation rate was 1.32%. The current inflation rate (2018 to 2019) is now 1.99%1. If this number holds, CA$100 today will be equivalent in buying power to CA$101.99 next year.


Inflation from 2009 to 2019
Cumulative price change 16.20%
Average inflation rate 1.51%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$116.20
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$16.20
CPI in 2009 114.800
CPI in 2019 133.400
Inflation in 2009 1.32%
Inflation in 2019 1.99%

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


Buying power of CA$100 in 2009

This chart shows calculation of buying power equivalence, often referred to as "the value of a dollar" over time for CA$100 in 2009 (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 Dollar Value Inflation Rate
2009 CA$100.00 1.32%
2010 CA$102.35 2.35%
2011 CA$104.70 2.30%
2012 CA$105.57 0.83%
2013 CA$106.88 1.24%
2014 CA$108.45 1.47%
2015 CA$110.19 1.61%
2016 CA$111.85 1.50%
2017 CA$113.59 1.56%
2018 CA$113.94 0.31%
2019 CA$116.20 1.99%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

How to Calculate Inflation Rate for CA$100 since 2009

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019CPI in 2009
×
2009 CAD value
=
2019 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 114.8 in the year 2009 and 133.4 in 2019:

133.4114.8
×
CA$100
=
CA$116.20

CA$100 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$116.20 in 2019.

To get the total inflation rate for the 10 years between 2009 and 2019, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2019 - CPI in 2009CPI in 2009
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (10 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

133.4 - 114.8114.8
×
100
=
16%

News headlines from 2009

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States.
  • An arrest warrant is issued for Omar Hassan al-Bashir, Sudanese President, by International Criminal Court, for war crimes and crimes against humanity. This is the first time a sitting head of state was indicted.
  • Chrysler, an automotive company, files for bankruptcy.

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: “CA$100 in 2009 → 2019 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 15 Oct. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/ca/inflation/2009?amount=100.

Special thanks to QuickChart for providing downloadable chart images.

in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.


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Inflation from 2009 to 2019
Cumulative price change 16.20%
Average inflation rate 1.51%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$116.20
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$16.20
CPI in 2009 114.800
CPI in 2019 133.400
Inflation in 2009 1.32%
Inflation in 2019 1.99%
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