According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.76% per year. Prices in 2014 are 1496.2% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,596.15 in 2014, a difference of CA$1,496.15 over 75 years.
The inflation rate in 2014 was 1.47%.
|Cumulative price change||1496.15%|
|Average inflation rate||3.76%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,496.15|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2014||124.5|
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