According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.95% per year. Prices in 1997 are 1138.4% higher than prices in 1932.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1932 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,238.36 in 1997, a difference of CA$1,138.36 over 65 years.
The inflation rate in 1997 was 0.78%.
|Cumulative price change||1138.36%|
|Average inflation rate||3.95%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,138.36|
|CPI in 1932||7.3|
|CPI in 1997||90.4|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1932 dollars in 1997 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 22 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1932-CAD-in-1997.