Inflation Rate in Canada, 2017
Monthly inflation rate in Canada was 0.15% in March 2017. It has not changed compared to February 2017 and 0.48 less than in March 2016. At the same time, 2017 year to date inflation rate is 1.17% and year over year inflation rate is 1.56%.
In 2017 Canada ranks #12 in the world by yearly inflation rate.
Inflation rate in Canada is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) - prices that consumers have to pay for the products and services, which includes not only the producers price, but also various taxes.
Current Inflation Rate
Inflation rate in March 2017:
(month over month, MOM)
|Inflation rate year to date, YTD:||1.17%|
|Inflation rate in February 2017, MOM:||0.15%|
|Inflation rate in March 2016, MOM:||0.63%|
|Inflation rate in March 2016, YTD:||1.11%|
|Inflation rate in 2016:||1.50%|
|Last 12 months inflation rate:
(year over year, YOY)
|Last 60 months inflation rate (5 years):||6.74%|
|Last 120 months inflation rate (10 years):||16.92%|
Month over month inflation rate is calculated for just the subject month itself - from the first to the last day of that month:
|Month to month, %||0.86||0.15||0.15||1.17|
Year to year inflation rate is calculated for 12 months: 11 months preceding the subject one and the subject month itself:
|Year over year (12 months), %||2.13||2.05||1.56||1.17|
Progressive inflation rate is an incremental year to date inflation that sums rates from the beginning of the calendar year to the end of the subject month:
|Progressive (year to date), %||0.86||1.01||1.17||1.17|
There are more resources available about the inflation in Canada:
- Tables of current and historical inflation rates in Canada by months and years
- Monthly charts showing month over month inflation
- Monthly charts showing year over year inflation rates
- Yearly - charts of annual inflation
- Comparison charts that allow custom reports for any given period and to compare inflation rates between countries and years
- Calculators that allow calculating inflation rates, price and money purchasing power changes for custom periods
Hotlinking and Charts Reusing
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All data and calculations are based on the Consumer Price Index published monthly by the Statistics Service of Canada.
Inflation data in Canada is published in the middle of the month following the reported one.