According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.35% per year. Prices in 1998 are 871.3% higher than prices in 1929.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1929 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$971.28 in 1998, a difference of CA$871.28 over 69 years.
The inflation rate in 1998 was 1.00%.
|Cumulative price change||871.28%|
|Average inflation rate||3.35%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$871.28|
|CPI in 1929||9.4|
|CPI in 1998||91.3|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1929 dollars in 1998 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1929-CAD-in-1998.