Purchasing power decreased by 1.35% in 1936 compared to 1935. On average, you would have to spend 1.35% more money in 1936 than in 1935 for the same item.
In other words, CA$1 in 1935 is equivalent in purchasing power to about CA$1.01 in 1936.
The 1935 inflation rate was 2.78%. The inflation rate in 1936 was 1.35%. The 1936 inflation rate is lower compared to the average inflation rate of 3.53% per year between 1936 and 2019.
Inflation rate is calculated by change in the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI in 1936 was 7.50. It was 7.40 in the previous year, 1935. The difference in CPI between the years is used by Statistics Canada to officially determine inflation.
|Average inflation rate||1.35%|
|Converted amount (CA$1 base)||CA$1.01|
|Price difference (CA$1 base)||CA$0.01|
|CPI in 1935||7.400|
|CPI in 1936||7.500|
|Inflation in 1935||2.78%|
|Inflation in 1936||1.35%|
This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:
Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 7.4 in the year 1935 and 7.5 in 1936:
CA$1 in 1935 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1.01 in 1936.
To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1935 and 1936, we use the following formula:
Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:
Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:
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