According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.19% per year. Prices in 2000 are 1172.4% higher than prices in 1938.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1938 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,272.37 in 2000, a difference of CA$1,172.37 over 62 years.
The inflation rate in 2000 was 3.20%.
|Cumulative price change||1172.37%|
|Average inflation rate||4.19%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,172.37|
|CPI in 1938||7.6|
|CPI in 2000||96.7|
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