According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.71% per year. Prices in 1983 are 659.0% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$758.97 in 1983, a difference of CA$658.97 over 44 years.
The inflation rate in 1983 was 4.59%.
|Cumulative price change||658.97%|
|Average inflation rate||4.71%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$658.97|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1983||59.2|
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