The gray line represents the growth in the price of Oil
The black line represents the growth in the price of Gas
The green line represents the growth of Electricity
The dotted line represents Consumer Price
This graph illustrates inflation rates and energy prices in Québec from 1963 to 2020. Electricity prices follow the inflation curve while oil and natural gas prices show greater fluctuations. Based on information available to date, the Canadian consumer price index is 850. The price index for electricity is 762, compared to 1,077 for natural gas and 2,140 for oil.
Sources: Hydro-Québec, Bloomberg Oil Buyer's Guide and Statistics Canada (2019 data for oil and 2020 data for gas).