According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.72% per year. Prices in 1985 are 472.3% higher than prices in 1920.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1920 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$572.32 in 1985, a difference of CA$472.32 over 65 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||472.32%|
|Average inflation rate||2.72%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$472.32|
|CPI in 1920||11.2|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1920 dollars in 1985 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 19 Apr. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1920-CAD-in-1985.