According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.69% per year. Prices in 1985 are 721.8% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$821.79 in 1985, a difference of CA$721.79 over 46 years.
The inflation rate in 1985 was 4.40%.
|Cumulative price change||721.79%|
|Average inflation rate||4.69%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$721.79|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1985||64.1|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1939 dollars in 1985 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 26 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1939-CAD-in-1985.