According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.38% per year. Prices in 1988 are 685.9% higher than prices in 1926.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1926 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$785.87 in 1988, a difference of CA$685.87 over 62 years.
The inflation rate in 1988 was 3.88%.
|Cumulative price change||685.87%|
|Average inflation rate||3.38%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$685.87|
|CPI in 1926||9.2|
|CPI in 1988||72.3|
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