According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.67% per year. Prices in 1990 are 924.4% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,024.36 in 1990, a difference of CA$924.36 over 51 years.
The inflation rate in 1990 was 4.99%.
|Cumulative price change||924.36%|
|Average inflation rate||4.67%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$924.36|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1990||79.9|
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