# Canadian inflation rate in 2007: 2.14%

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## Inflation in 2007 and its effect on dollar value

\$1 in 2006 is equivalent in purchasing power to about \$1.02 in 2007. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 2.14% per year between 2006 and 2007, producing a cumulative price increase of 2.14%. Purchasing power decreased by 2.14% in 2007 compared to 2006. On average, you would have to spend 2.14% more money in 2007 than in 2006 for the same item.

This means that prices in 2007 are 1.02 times as high as average prices since 2006, according to Statistics Canada consumer price index.

The inflation rate in 2006 was 2.00%. The inflation rate in 2007 was 2.14%. The 2007 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 1.93% per year between 2007 and 2023.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 2007 was 111.45. It was 109.12 in the previous year, 2006. The difference in CPI between the years is used by Statistics Canada to officially determine inflation.

 Average inflation rate 2.14% Converted amount\$1 base \$1.02 Price difference\$1 base \$0.02 CPI in 2006 109.117 CPI in 2007 111.450 Inflation in 2006 2.00% Inflation in 2007 2.14% \$1 in 2006 \$1.02 in 2007

## How to calculate inflation rate for \$1, 2006 to 2007

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 2006 and 2007:

CPI in 2007 CPI in 2006
×
=

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 109.1166667 in the year 2006 and 111.45 in 2007:

111.45109.1166667
×
\$1
=
\$1.02

\$1 in 2006 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as \$1.02 in 2007.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 2006 and 2007, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2007 - CPI in 2006CPI in 2006
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (1 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

111.45 - 109.1166667109.1166667
×
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 2007 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 11 Jun. 2023, https://www.officialdata.org/CAD-inflation-rate-in-2007.

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