$100 in 1925 → $1,047.31 in 2001

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$100 in 1925 → $1,047.31 in 2001

Canadian Inflation Rate, $100 in 1925 to 2001

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, prices in 2001 are 947.31% higher than average prices throughout 1925. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.14% per year during this period, meaning the real value of a dollar decreased.

In other words, $100 in 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $1,047.31 in 2001, a difference of $947.31 over 76 years.

The 1925 inflation rate was 2.20%. The inflation rate in 2001 was 0.72%. The 2001 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 1.76% per year between 2001 and 2019.


Inflation from 1925 to 2001
Cumulative price change 947.31%
Average inflation rate 3.14%
Converted amount ($100 base) $1,047.31
Price difference ($100 base) $947.31
CPI in 1925 9.300
CPI in 2001 97.400
Inflation in 1925 2.20%
Inflation in 2001 0.72%

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


Buying power of $100 in 1925

This chart shows calculation of buying power equivalence, often referred to as "the value of a dollar" over time for $100 in 1925 (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
1925 $100.00 2.20%
1926 $98.92 -1.08%
1927 $97.85 -1.09%
1928 $98.92 1.10%
1929 $101.08 2.17%
1930 $94.62 -6.38%
1931 $84.95 -10.23%
1932 $78.49 -7.59%
1933 $76.34 -2.74%
1934 $77.42 1.41%
1935 $79.57 2.78%
1936 $80.65 1.35%
1937 $83.87 4.00%
1938 $81.72 -2.56%
1939 $83.87 2.63%
1940 $88.17 5.13%
1941 $93.55 6.10%
1942 $96.77 3.45%
1943 $98.92 2.22%
1944 $96.77 -2.17%
1945 $98.92 2.22%
1946 $104.30 5.43%
1947 $119.35 14.43%
1948 $130.11 9.01%
1949 $131.18 0.83%
1950 $138.71 5.74%
1951 $153.76 10.85%
1952 $151.61 -1.40%
1953 $151.61 0.00%
1954 $151.61 0.00%
1955 $152.69 0.71%
1956 $156.99 2.82%
1957 $160.22 2.05%
1958 $164.52 2.68%
1959 $166.67 1.31%
1960 $168.82 1.29%
1961 $168.82 0.00%
1962 $172.04 1.91%
1963 $175.27 1.88%
1964 $178.49 1.84%
1965 $183.87 3.01%
1966 $190.32 3.51%
1967 $197.85 3.95%
1968 $206.45 4.35%
1969 $216.13 4.69%
1970 $218.28 1.00%
1971 $229.03 4.93%
1972 $240.86 5.16%
1973 $263.44 9.38%
1974 $296.77 12.65%
1975 $324.73 9.42%
1976 $343.01 5.63%
1977 $375.27 9.40%
1978 $407.53 8.60%
1979 $447.31 9.76%
1980 $496.77 11.06%
1981 $556.99 12.12%
1982 $608.60 9.27%
1983 $636.56 4.59%
1984 $660.22 3.72%
1985 $689.25 4.40%
1986 $718.28 4.21%
1987 $748.39 4.19%
1988 $777.42 3.88%
1989 $818.28 5.26%
1990 $859.14 4.99%
1991 $891.40 3.75%
1992 $910.75 2.17%
1993 $925.81 1.65%
1994 $927.96 0.23%
1995 $944.09 1.74%
1996 $964.52 2.16%
1997 $972.04 0.78%
1998 $981.72 1.00%
1999 $1,007.53 2.63%
2000 $1,039.78 3.20%
2001 $1,047.31 0.72%
2002 $1,087.10 3.80%
2003 $1,109.68 2.08%
2004 $1,133.33 2.13%
2005 $1,156.99 2.09%
2006 $1,176.34 1.67%
2007 $1,204.30 2.38%
2008 $1,218.28 1.16%
2009 $1,234.41 1.32%
2010 $1,263.44 2.35%
2011 $1,292.47 2.30%
2012 $1,303.23 0.83%
2013 $1,319.35 1.24%
2014 $1,338.71 1.47%
2015 $1,360.22 1.61%
2016 $1,380.65 1.50%
2017 $1,402.15 1.56%
2018 $1,406.45 0.31%
2019 $1,434.41 1.99%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.
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How to Calculate Inflation Rate for $100, 1925 to 2001

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2001CPI in 1925
×
1925 CAD value
=
2001 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.3 in the year 1925 and 97.4 in 2001:

97.49.3
×
$100
=
$1,047.31

$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as $1,047.31 in 2001.

To get the total inflation rate for the 76 years between 1925 and 2001, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2001 - CPI in 1925CPI in 1925
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (76 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

97.4 - 9.39.3
×
100
=
947%

News headlines from 1925

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

  • Mein Kampf is published by Adolf Hitler.
  • The Ku Klux Klan's first national march takes place in Washington.
  • The last Qajar Shah of Iran is deposed with Reza Shah Pahlavi taking over.
  • Scopes monkey trial ends in Dayton, Tennessee, finding John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution.

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: “$100 in 1925 → 2001 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 8 Dec. 2019, https://www.officialdata.org/1925-CAD-in-2001?amount=100.

Special thanks to QuickChart for providing downloadable chart images.

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


About the author

Ian Webster is an engineer and data expert based in San Mateo, California. He has worked for Google, NASA, and consulted for governments around the world on data pipelines and data analysis. Disappointed by the lack of clear resources on the impacts of inflation on economic indicators, Ian believes this website serves as a valuable public tool. Ian earned his degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

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Inflation from 1925 to 2001
Cumulative price change 947.31%
Average inflation rate 3.14%
Converted amount ($100 base) $1,047.31
Price difference ($100 base) $947.31
CPI in 1925 9.300
CPI in 2001 97.400
Inflation in 1925 2.20%
Inflation in 2001 0.72%
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