According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.38% per year. Prices in 1996 are 1050.0% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,150 in 1996, a difference of CA$1,050.00 over 57 years.
The inflation rate in 1996 was 2.16%.
|Cumulative price change||1050.00%|
|Average inflation rate||4.38%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,050.00|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 1996||89.7|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1939 dollars in 1996 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1939-CAD-in-1996.