According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.61% per year. Prices in 2016 are 1546.2% higher than prices in 1937.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1937 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,646.15 in 2016, a difference of CA$1,546.15 over 79 years.
The inflation rate in 2016 was 1.50%.
|Cumulative price change||1546.15%|
|Average inflation rate||3.61%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,546.15|
|CPI in 1937||7.8|
|CPI in 2016||128.4|
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