According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.95% per year. Prices in 1985 are 711.4% higher than prices in 1931.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1931 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$811.39 in 1985, a difference of CA$711.39 over 54 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||711.39%|
|Average inflation rate||3.95%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$711.39|
|CPI in 1931||7.9|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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