# CA\$100 in 1930 → CA\$1,487.50 in 2018

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### Canadian Inflation Rate, 1930-2018 (CA\$100)

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.12% per year. Prices in 2018 are 1387.5% higher than prices in 1930.

In other words, CA\$100 in the year 1930 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA\$1,487.50 in 2018, a difference of CA\$1,387.50 over 88 years.

Compared to last year's annual rate, the inflation rate in 2018 is now 0.38%1. If this number holds, CA\$100 today would be equivalent to CA\$100.38 next year.

 Cumulative price change 1387.50% Average inflation rate 3.12% Price difference (CA\$100 base) CA\$1,387.50 CPI in 1930 8.8 CPI in 2018 130.9

### How to calculate the inflation rate for CA\$100 since 1930

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 1930 * 1930 CAD value = 2018 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 8.8 in the year 1930 and 130.9 in 2018:

130.9 / 8.8 * CA\$100 = CA\$1,487.50

CA\$100 in 1930 has the same "purchasing power" as CA\$1,487.50 in 2018.

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

• Mohandas Gandhi protests British salt tax by a 200-mile-long walk.
• Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto.
• Lawrence Hyland discovers the first radar by accident.
• Roald Amundsen's leads the first expedition to reach the South Pole.
• American explorer Hiram Bingham discovers Machu Picchu.

### Inflation Data Source

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: “1930 dollars in 2018 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 20 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1930-CAD-in-2018.