Annual inflation rate

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Methodology

The annual rate of inflation reflects changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) between a given period and the same period the previous year. In this case, it shows the percentage change over a twelve-month period.

The data used to compile the inflation rate are those of the overall CPI as provided by Statistics Canada.

Methdology

The annual rate of inflation reflects changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) between a given period and the same period the previous year. In this case, it shows the percentage change over a twelve-month period.

The data used to compile the annual inflation rate are those of the overall CPI as provided by Statistics Canada for the 5 census metropolitan areas.