According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.27% per year. Prices in 1981 are 469.2% higher than prices in 1927.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1927 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$569.23 in 1981, a difference of CA$469.23 over 54 years.
The inflation rate in 1981 was 12.12%.
|Cumulative price change||469.23%|
|Average inflation rate||3.27%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$469.23|
|CPI in 1927||9.1|
|CPI in 1981||51.8|
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