According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.06% per year. Prices in 2005 are 1279.5% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,379.49 in 2005, a difference of CA$1,279.49 over 66 years.
The inflation rate in 2005 was 2.09%.
|Cumulative price change||1279.49%|
|Average inflation rate||4.06%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,279.49|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2005||107.6|
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