CA$100 in 1925 → CA$1,380.65 in 2016

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Canadian Inflation Rate, CA$100 in 1925 to 2016

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.93% per year. Prices in 2016 are 1280.6% higher than prices in 1925.

In other words, CA$100 in 1925 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,380.65 in 2016, a difference of CA$1,280.65 over 91 years.

The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.50%.

Inflation from 1925 to 2016
Cumulative price change 1280.65%
Average inflation rate 2.93%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$1,380.65
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,280.65
CPI in 1925 9.3
CPI in 2016 128.4

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1925 to 2016

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2016 / CPI in 1925 * 1925 CAD value = 2016 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.3 in the year 1925 and 128.4 in 2016:

128.4 / 9.3 * CA$100 = CA$1,380.65

CA$100 in 1925 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1,380.65 in 2016.

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: “1925 dollars in 2016 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 Jun. 2018,

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