According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.48% per year. Prices in 1989 are 736.3% higher than prices in 1927.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1927 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$836.26 in 1989, a difference of CA$736.26 over 62 years.
The inflation rate in 1989 was 5.26%.
|Cumulative price change||736.26%|
|Average inflation rate||3.48%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$736.26|
|CPI in 1927||9.1|
|CPI in 1989||76.1|
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