CA$100 in 1940 → CA$1,179.27 in 2000

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Canadian Inflation Rate, 1940-2000 (CA$100)

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.20% per year. Prices in 2000 are 1079.3% higher than prices in 1940.

In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,179.27 in 2000, a difference of CA$1,079.27 over 60 years.

The inflation rate in 2000 was 3.20%.

Inflation from 1940 to 2000
Cumulative price change 1079.27%
Average inflation rate 4.20%
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,079.27
CPI in 1940 8.2
CPI in 2000 96.7


CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017


How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1940 to 2000

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2000 / CPI in 1940 * 1940 CAD value = 2000 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 8.2 in the year 1940 and 96.7 in 2000:

96.7 / 8.2 * CA$100 = CA$1,179.27

CA$100 in 1940 has the same "purchasing power" as CA$1,179.27 in 2000.


Inflation Data Source

Raw data for these calculations comes from the government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1940 dollars in 2000 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” FinanceRef Inflation Calculator, Alioth Finance, 22 Feb. 2018, http://www.in2013dollars.com/1940-CAD-in-2000.


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