According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.79% per year. Prices in 2013 are 1473.1% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,573.08 in 2013, a difference of CA$1,473.08 over 74 years.
The inflation rate in 2013 was 1.24%.
|Cumulative price change||1473.08%|
|Average inflation rate||3.79%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,473.08|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2013||122.7|
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