According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.71% per year. Prices in 1982 are 590.2% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$690.24 in 1982, a difference of CA$590.24 over 42 years.
The inflation rate in 1982 was 9.27%.
|Cumulative price change||590.24%|
|Average inflation rate||4.71%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$590.24|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 1982||56.6|
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