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Canadian inflation rate

Canada inflation summary for March 2021

Updated: April 21, 2021
Next update: May 19, 2021

Current Canada inflation rate

March 2021
2.2%
The Consumer Price Index for Canada is 139.6 for the month of March 2021. The inflation rate year over year is 2.2% (compared to 1.1% for the previous month). Inflation from February 2021 to March 2021 was 0.5%.

Previous Canada Inflation Rate

February 2021 to March 2021
0.5%

Month-to-Month Canada Inflation Rate

February 2021
1.1%

Recent inflation rates for Canada

YearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecAnnual
20211.0%1.1%2.2%
20202.4%2.2%0.9%-0.2%-0.4%0.7%0.1%0.1%0.5%0.7%1.0%0.7%0.7%
20191.4%1.5%1.9%2.0%2.4%2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%1.9%2.2%2.2%1.9%
20181.7%2.2%2.3%2.2%2.2%2.5%3.0%2.8%2.2%2.4%1.7%2.0%2.3%
20172.1%2.0%1.6%1.6%1.3%1.0%1.2%1.4%1.6%1.4%2.1%1.9%1.6%
All inflation rates are calculated using the Canada Consumer Price Index (CPI) series.