According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.31% per year. Prices in 1981 are 463.0% higher than prices in 1928.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1928 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$563.04 in 1981, a difference of CA$463.04 over 53 years.
The inflation rate in 1981 was 12.12%.
|Cumulative price change||463.04%|
|Average inflation rate||3.31%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$463.04|
|CPI in 1928||9.2|
|CPI in 1981||51.8|
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