According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.39% per year. Prices in 1981 are 590.7% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$690.67 in 1981, a difference of CA$590.67 over 45 years.
The inflation rate in 1981 was 12.12%.
|Cumulative price change||590.67%|
|Average inflation rate||4.39%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$590.67|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 1981||51.8|
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