CA$100 in 1924 → CA$734.07 in 1986

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1924-1986 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.27% per year. Prices in 1986 are 634.1% higher than prices in 1924.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1924 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$734.07 in 1986, a difference of CA$634.07 over 62 years.

The inflation rate in 1986 was 4.21%.

Inflation from 1924 to 1986
Cumulative price change 634.07%
Average inflation rate 3.27%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$634.07
CPI in 1924 9.1
CPI in 1986 66.8


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1924 to 1986

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 1986 / CPI in 1924 * 1924 CAD value = 1986 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 9.1 in the year 1924 and 66.8 in 1986:

66.8 / 9.1 * CA$100 = CA$734.07

CA$100 in 1924 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$734.07 in 1986.


Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1924 dollars in 1986 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 17 Feb. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1924-CAD-in-1986.


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