According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.68% per year. Prices in 1986 are 756.4% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$856.41 in 1986, a difference of CA$756.41 over 47 years.
The inflation rate in 1986 was 4.21%.
|Cumulative price change||756.41%|
|Average inflation rate||4.68%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$756.41|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1986||66.8|
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