According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.08% per year. Prices in 1981 are 609.6% higher than prices in 1932.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1932 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$709.59 in 1981, a difference of CA$609.59 over 49 years.
The inflation rate in 1981 was 12.12%.
|Cumulative price change||609.59%|
|Average inflation rate||4.08%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$609.59|
|CPI in 1932||7.3|
|CPI in 1981||51.8|
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