CA$100 in 1932 → CA$1,705.48 in 2014

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Canadian Inflation Rate, CA$100 in 1932 to 2014

According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.52% per year. Prices in 2014 are 1605.5% higher than prices in 1932.

In other words, CA$100 in 1932 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,705.48 in 2014, a difference of CA$1,605.48 over 82 years.

The inflation rate in 2014 was 1.47%.

Inflation from 1932 to 2014
Cumulative price change 1605.48%
Average inflation rate 3.52%
Converted amount (CA$100 base) CA$1,705.48
Price difference (CA$100 base) CA$1,605.48
CPI in 1932 7.3
CPI in 2014 124.5

CAD inflation chart from 1914 to 2017

How to calculate the inflation rate for CA$100, 1932 to 2014

This inflation calculator uses the following inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2014 / CPI in 1932 * 1932 CAD value = 2014 CAD value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Canadian CPI was 7.3 in the year 1932 and 124.5 in 2014:

124.5 / 7.3 * CA$100 = CA$1,705.48

CA$100 in 1932 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as CA$1,705.48 in 2014.

News headlines from 1932

Politics and news often influence economic performance. Here's what was happening at the time:

  • Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
  • The first female transatlantic solo flight is completed by Amelia Earhart.
  • The British Broadcasting Corporation begins overseas transmission.

Data Source & Citation

Raw data for these calculations comes from the government of Canada's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), established in 1914 and computed by Statistics Canada (StatCan).

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1932 dollars in 2014 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 Jun. 2018,

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