According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.73% per year. Prices in 2015 are 1521.8% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,621.79 in 2015, a difference of CA$1,521.79 over 76 years.
The inflation rate in 2015 was 1.61%.
|Cumulative price change||1521.79%|
|Average inflation rate||3.73%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,521.79|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2015||126.5|
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