Core consumer prices in Canada increased 5.7 percent year-on-year in April of 2022, the most on record, above 5.5 percent in March and forecasts of 5.2 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.7 percent in April, slowing from a 1 percent rise in the prior month and above market estimates of a 0.4 percent uptick. source: Statistics Canada

Core Inflation Rate in Canada averaged 2.16 percent from 1984 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5.70 percent in April of 2022 and a record low of 0 percent in June of 1984. This page provides - Canada Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Core Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Core Inflation Rate in Canada is expected to be 3.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Core Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-04-20 12:30 PM Mar 5.5% 4.8% 4.2% 5%
2022-05-18 12:30 PM Apr 5.7% 5.5% 5.4% 5.5%
2022-06-22 12:30 PM May 5.7%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 6.80 6.70 percent Apr 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 1.40 percent Apr 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 149.80 148.90 points Apr 2022
Core Inflation Rate 5.70 5.50 percent Apr 2022
Core Consumer Prices 146.10 145.10 points Apr 2022
GDP Deflator 126.00 122.40 points Mar 2022
Producer Prices 129.80 129.40 points Apr 2022
Producer Prices Change 16.40 17.90 percent Apr 2022
Export Prices 151.30 143.00 points Mar 2022
Import Prices 139.90 137.10 points Mar 2022
Food Inflation 8.80 7.70 percent Apr 2022
Wholesale Prices 161.00 164.30 points Apr 2022
CPI Transportation 166.30 165.50 points Apr 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 161.90 160.20 points Apr 2022

Canada Core Inflation Rate
In Canada, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes some volatile price items.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 5.50 5.70 0.00 1984 - 2022 percent Monthly