According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.11% per year. Prices in 1998 are 1117.3% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,217.33 in 1998, a difference of CA$1,117.33 over 62 years.
The inflation rate in 1998 was 1.00%.
|Cumulative price change||1117.33%|
|Average inflation rate||4.11%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,117.33|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 1998||91.3|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1936 dollars in 1998 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 21 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1936-CAD-in-1998.