According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.22% per year. Prices in 1980 are 516.0% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$616 in 1980, a difference of CA$516.00 over 44 years.
The inflation rate in 1980 was 11.06%.
|Cumulative price change||516.00%|
|Average inflation rate||4.22%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$516.00|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 1980||46.2|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1936 dollars in 1980 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1936-CAD-in-1980.