According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.72% per year. Prices in 1982 are 625.6% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$725.64 in 1982, a difference of CA$625.64 over 43 years.
The inflation rate in 1982 was 9.27%.
|Cumulative price change||625.64%|
|Average inflation rate||4.72%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$625.64|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1982||56.6|
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