Canadian inflation rate in 1965: 2.33%

Inflation in 1965 and its effect on dollar value

$1 in 1964 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $1.02 in 1965. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 2.33% per year between 1964 and 1965, producing a cumulative price increase of 2.33%. Purchasing power decreased by 2.33% in 1965 compared to 1964. On average, you would have to spend 2.33% more money in 1965 than in 1964 for the same item.

This means that prices in 1965 are 1.02 times higher than average prices since 1964, according to Statistics Canada consumer price index.

The inflation rate in 1964 was 1.91%. The inflation rate in 1965 was 2.33%. The 1965 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 3.94% per year between 1965 and 2022.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1965 was 16.82. It was 16.43 in the previous year, 1964. The difference in CPI between the years is used by Statistics Canada to officially determine inflation.


Inflation from 1964 to 1965
Average inflation rate2.33%
Converted amount ($1 base)$1.02
Price difference ($1 base)$0.02
CPI in 196416.433
CPI in 196516.817
Inflation in 19641.91%
Inflation in 19652.33%
$1 in 1964$1.02 in 1965

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How to calculate inflation rate for $1, 1964 to 1965

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1964 and 1965:

CPI in 1965 CPI in 1964
×
1964 CAD value
=
1965 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 16.43333333 in the year 1964 and 16.81666667 in 1965:

16.8166666716.43333333
×
$1
=
$1.02

$1 in 1964 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as $1.02 in 1965.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1964 and 1965, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1965 - CPI in 1964CPI in 1964
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

16.81666667 - 16.4333333316.43333333
×
100
=
2%

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 1965 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 10 Aug. 2022, https://www.officialdata.org/CAD-inflation-rate-in-1965.

Special thanks to QuickChart for their chart image API, which is used for chart downloads.

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


Ian Webster

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 1964 to 1965
Average inflation rate2.33%
Converted amount ($1 base)$1.02
Price difference ($1 base)$0.02
CPI in 196416.433
CPI in 196516.817
Inflation in 19641.91%
Inflation in 19652.33%
$1 in 1964$1.02 in 1965