According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.12% per year. Prices in 2003 are 1223.1% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,323.08 in 2003, a difference of CA$1,223.08 over 64 years.
The inflation rate in 2003 was 2.08%.
|Cumulative price change||1223.08%|
|Average inflation rate||4.12%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,223.08|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2003||103.2|
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