According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.92% per year. Prices in 2009 are 1371.8% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,471.79 in 2009, a difference of CA$1,371.79 over 70 years.
The inflation rate in 2009 was 1.32%.
|Cumulative price change||1371.79%|
|Average inflation rate||3.92%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,371.79|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2009||114.8|
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