According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.57% per year. Prices in 1992 are 1014.5% higher than prices in 1938.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1938 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,114.47 in 1992, a difference of CA$1,014.47 over 54 years.
The inflation rate in 1992 was 2.17%.
|Cumulative price change||1014.47%|
|Average inflation rate||4.57%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,014.47|
|CPI in 1938||7.6|
|CPI in 1992||84.7|
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