According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.49% per year. Prices in 1983 are 689.3% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$789.33 in 1983, a difference of CA$689.33 over 47 years.
The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.
|Cumulative price change||689.33%|
|Average inflation rate||4.49%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$689.33|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 1983||59.2|
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