CA$100 in 1936 → CA$1,636 in 2013

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1936-2013 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.70% per year. Prices in 2013 are 1536.0% higher than prices in 1936.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,636 in 2013, a difference of CA$1,536.00 over 77 years.

The inflation rate in 2013 was 1.24%.

Inflation from 1936 to 2013
Cumulative price change 1536.00%
Average inflation rate 3.70%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,536.00
CPI in 1936 7.5
CPI in 2013 122.7


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1936 to 2013

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2013 / CPI in 1936 * 1936 CAD value = 2013 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 7.5 in the year 1936 and 122.7 in 2013:

122.7 / 7.5 * CA$100 = CA$1,636

CA$100 in 1936 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$1,636 in 2013.


News headlines from 1936

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Hitler violates the Versailles treaty by sending his troops into the Rhineland.
  • Spanish generals Francisco Franco and Emilio Mola begin a right wing uprising in Spain signalling the start of the Spanish Civil War.
  • Doctors administer the first radioactive isotope medicine in Berkley, California.

Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1936 dollars in 2013 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 16 Feb. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1936-CAD-in-2013.


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