1917 CPI and Inflation Rate for Canada

This table shows the Monthly All-Items Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Annual Inflation Rates for Canada in 1917. You can find upcoming CPI release dates on our schedule page. These numbers are released by Statistics Canada.

 

MonthCPIMonthly Inflation RateYearly Inflation Rate
January 19177.4 2.8 %15.6 %
February 19177.4 0.0 %13.8 %
March 19177.6 2.7 %16.9 %
April 19177.6 0.0 %16.9 %
May 19177.9 3.9 %21.5 %
June 19178.0 1.3 %21.2 %
July 19178.0 0.0 %21.2 %
August 19178.0 0.0 %21.2 %
September 19178.0 0.0 %17.6 %
October 19178.2 2.5 %18.8 %
November 19178.2 0.0 %15.5 %
December 19178.3
1.2 %15.3 %
Annual CPI: 7.9
Annual Inflation Rate: 17.9%
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What is the relation between CPI and Inflation Rate?

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is used to measure Inflation rates. The formula is as follows:

inflationrateformula

CPI2 = Consumer Price Index of the second period
CPI1 = Consumer Price Index of the initial period

Notice an error in these tables?

We do our best to ensure the data is accurate and up to date. However, if one of these numbers seem wrong, please contact us and we will fix it as quickly as possible. Keep in mind that we extract the Consumer Price Index and Inflation Rates on a monthly basis from Statistics Canada’s databases.