According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.49% per year. Prices in 1985 are 721.8% higher than prices in 1937.
In other words, CA$100 in 1937 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$821.79 in 1985, a difference of CA$721.79 over 48 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||721.79%|
|Average inflation rate||4.49%|
|Converted amount (CA$100 base)||CA$821.79|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$721.79|
|CPI in 1937||7.8|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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