CA$100 in 2000 → CA$137.85 in 2018

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Canadian Inflation Rate, CA$100 in 2000 to 2018

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, prices in 2018 are 37.85% higher than prices in 2000. The dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 1.80% per year during this period.

In other words, CA$100 in 2000 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$137.85 in 2018, a difference of CA$37.85 over 18 years.

The 2000 inflation rate was 3.20%. The current inflation rate (2017 to 2018) is now 2.22%1. If this number holds, CA$100 today will be equivalent to CA$102.22 next year.


Inflation from 2000 to 2018
Cumulative price change 37.85%
Average inflation rate 1.80%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$137.85
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$37.85
CPI in 2000 96.700
CPI in 2018 133.300
Inflation in 2000 3.20%
Inflation in 2018 2.22%


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


Buying power of CA$100 since 2000

This chart shows calculations of buying power equivalence over time for CA$100 in 2000 (price index tracking began in 1914).

According to Statistics Canada, each of these CAD amounts below is equal in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year CAD Value Inflation Rate
2000 CA$100.00 3.20%
2001 CA$100.72 0.72%
2002 CA$104.55 3.80%
2003 CA$106.72 2.08%
2004 CA$109.00 2.13%
2005 CA$111.27 2.09%
2006 CA$113.13 1.67%
2007 CA$115.82 2.38%
2008 CA$117.17 1.16%
2009 CA$118.72 1.32%
2010 CA$121.51 2.35%
2011 CA$124.30 2.30%
2012 CA$125.34 0.83%
2013 CA$126.89 1.24%
2014 CA$128.75 1.47%
2015 CA$130.82 1.61%
2016 CA$132.78 1.50%
2017 CA$134.85 1.56%
2018 CA$137.85 2.22%*
* Compared to previous annual rate. Not final. See inflation summary for latest 12-month trailing value.

How to Calculate Inflation Rate for CA$100 since 2000

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018CPI in 2000
×
2000 CAD value
=
2018 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 96.7 in the year 2000 and 133.3 in 2018:

133.396.7
×
CA$100
=
CA$137.85

CA$100 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$137.85 in 2018.

To get the total inflation rate for the 18 years between 2000 and 2018, we use the following formula:

CPI in 2018 - CPI in 2000CPI in 2000
×
100
=
Cumulative inflation rate (18 years)

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

133.3 - 96.796.7
×
100
=
38%

News headlines from 2000

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

  • Steve Ballmer becomes CEO of Microsoft after Bill Gates steps down.
  • Dot-com bubble bursts after NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks.
  • George Bush becomes President of the U.S. in a disputed election that is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court.
  • Gisborne, New Zealand becomes the first city to enter the new millennium.

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: “2000 dollars today | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 12 Dec. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/Canada-inflation.


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