According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.90% per year. Prices in 2009 are 1300.0% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,400 in 2009, a difference of CA$1,300.00 over 69 years.
The inflation rate in 2009 was 1.32%.
|Cumulative price change||1300.00%|
|Average inflation rate||3.90%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,300.00|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 2009||114.8|
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