According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.52% per year. Prices in 1988 are 669.1% higher than prices in 1929.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1929 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$769.15 in 1988, a difference of CA$669.15 over 59 years.
The inflation rate in 1988 was 3.88%.
|Cumulative price change||669.15%|
|Average inflation rate||3.52%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$669.15|
|CPI in 1929||9.4|
|CPI in 1988||72.3|
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