According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.66% per year. Prices in 1989 are 875.6% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$975.64 in 1989, a difference of CA$875.64 over 50 years.
The inflation rate in 1989 was 5.26%.
|Cumulative price change||875.64%|
|Average inflation rate||4.66%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$875.64|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1989||76.1|
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