According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.03% per year. Prices in 1980 are 402.2% higher than prices in 1926.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1926 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$502.17 in 1980, a difference of CA$402.17 over 54 years.
The inflation rate in 1980 was 11.06%.
|Cumulative price change||402.17%|
|Average inflation rate||3.03%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$402.17|
|CPI in 1926||9.2|
|CPI in 1980||46.2|
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