According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.02% per year. Prices in 2002 are 1196.2% higher than prices in 1937.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1937 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,296.15 in 2002, a difference of CA$1,196.15 over 65 years.
The inflation rate in 2002 was 3.80%.
|Cumulative price change||1196.15%|
|Average inflation rate||4.02%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,196.15|
|CPI in 1937||7.8|
|CPI in 2002||101.1|
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