According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.73% per year. Prices in 2012 are 1516.0% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,616 in 2012, a difference of CA$1,516.00 over 76 years.
The inflation rate in 2012 was 0.83%.
|Cumulative price change||1516.00%|
|Average inflation rate||3.73%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,516.00|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 2012||121.2|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1936 dollars in 2012 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1936-CAD-in-2012.