Canada Inflation Rate 1960-2020

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Canada inflation rate for 2019 was 1.95%, a 0.32% decline from 2018.
  • Canada inflation rate for 2018 was 2.27%, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • Canada inflation rate for 2017 was 1.60%, a 0.17% increase from 2016.
  • Canada inflation rate for 2016 was 1.43%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Argentina 53.55%
Uruguay 7.88%
Aruba 4.26%
Barbados 4.10%
Hungary 3.34%
Iceland 3.01%
Hong Kong 2.86%
Czech Republic 2.85%
Latvia 2.81%
Slovak Republic 2.66%
Netherlands 2.63%
Curacao 2.62%
Chile 2.56%
Bahamas 2.49%
Lithuania 2.33%
Estonia 2.28%
Poland 2.23%
Norway 2.17%
Canada 1.95%
United States 1.81%
Seychelles 1.81%
Sweden 1.78%
Luxembourg 1.74%
United Kingdom 1.74%
Malta 1.64%
Slovenia 1.63%
New Zealand 1.62%
Australia 1.61%
Austria 1.53%
Germany 1.45%
Belgium 1.44%
France 1.11%
Kuwait 1.09%
Finland 1.02%
Ireland 0.94%
Israel 0.84%
Croatia 0.77%
Denmark 0.76%
Spain 0.70%
Italy 0.61%
Singapore 0.57%
Japan 0.48%
South Korea 0.38%
Switzerland 0.36%
Portugal 0.34%
Greece 0.25%
Cyprus 0.25%
Oman 0.13%
Panama -0.36%
Brunei -0.39%
Qatar -0.67%
UAE -1.93%
Saudi Arabia -2.09%
Canada Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.95% -0.32%
2018 2.27% 0.67%
2017 1.60% 0.17%
2016 1.43% 0.30%
2015 1.13% -0.78%
2014 1.91% 0.97%
2013 0.94% -0.58%
2012 1.52% -1.40%
2011 2.91% 1.14%
2010 1.78% 1.48%
2009 0.30% -2.07%
2008 2.37% 0.23%
2007 2.14% 0.14%
2006 2.00% -0.21%
2005 2.21% 0.36%
2004 1.86% -0.90%
2003 2.76% 0.50%
2002 2.26% -0.27%
2001 2.53% -0.19%
2000 2.72% 0.98%
1999 1.73% 0.74%
1998 1.00% -0.63%
1997 1.62% 0.05%
1996 1.57% -0.58%
1995 2.15% 1.98%
1994 0.17% -1.70%
1993 1.87% 0.38%
1992 1.49% -4.14%
1991 5.63% 0.85%
1990 4.78% -0.20%
1989 4.98% 0.96%
1988 4.03% -0.33%
1987 4.36% 0.16%
1986 4.19% 0.23%
1985 3.96% -0.34%
1984 4.30% -1.56%
1983 5.86% -4.91%
1982 10.77% -1.70%
1981 12.47% 2.34%
1980 10.13% 0.98%
1979 9.14% 0.17%
1978 8.97% 1.00%
1977 7.98% 0.43%
1976 7.54% -3.13%
1975 10.67% -0.32%
1974 11.00% 3.51%
1973 7.49% 2.50%
1972 4.99% 2.28%
1971 2.70% -0.64%
1970 3.35% -1.22%
1969 4.56% 0.51%
1968 4.06% 0.48%
1967 3.58% -0.24%
1966 3.82% 1.48%
1965 2.33% 0.42%
1964 1.91% 0.28%
1963 1.63% 0.57%
1962 1.06% 0.04%
1961 1.02% -0.34%
1960 1.36% -0.34%