According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.87% per year. Prices in 1983 are 529.8% higher than prices in 1918.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1918 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$629.79 in 1983, a difference of CA$529.79 over 65 years.
The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.
|Cumulative price change||529.79%|
|Average inflation rate||2.87%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$529.79|
|CPI in 1918||9.4|
|CPI in 1983||59.2|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1918 dollars in 1983 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1918-CAD-in-1983.