According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.87% per year. Prices in 2011 are 1441.0% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,541.03 in 2011, a difference of CA$1,441.03 over 72 years.
The inflation rate in 2011 was 2.30%.
|Cumulative price change||1441.03%|
|Average inflation rate||3.87%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,441.03|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2011||120.2|
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