According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.60% per year. Prices in 1992 are 985.9% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,085.90 in 1992, a difference of CA$985.90 over 53 years.
The inflation rate in 1992 was 2.17%.
|Cumulative price change||985.90%|
|Average inflation rate||4.60%|
|Converted amount (CA$100 base)||CA$1,085.90|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$985.90|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1992||84.7|
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