According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.44% per year. Prices in 1983 are 543.5% higher than prices in 1928.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1928 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$643.48 in 1983, a difference of CA$543.48 over 55 years.
The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.
|Cumulative price change||543.48%|
|Average inflation rate||3.44%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$543.48|
|CPI in 1928||9.2|
|CPI in 1983||59.2|
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