According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.37% per year. Prices in 1980 are 425.0% higher than prices in 1930.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1930 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$525 in 1980, a difference of CA$425.00 over 50 years.
The inflation rate in 1980 was 11.06%.
|Cumulative price change||425.00%|
|Average inflation rate||3.37%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$425.00|
|CPI in 1930||8.8|
|CPI in 1980||46.2|
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