According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.38% per year. Prices in 1997 are 861.7% higher than prices in 1929.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1929 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$961.70 in 1997, a difference of CA$861.70 over 68 years.
The inflation rate in 1997 was 0.78%.
|Cumulative price change||861.70%|
|Average inflation rate||3.38%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$861.70|
|CPI in 1929||9.4|
|CPI in 1997||90.4|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1929 dollars in 1997 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1929-CAD-in-1997.