According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.89% per year. Prices in 2010 are 1406.4% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,506.41 in 2010, a difference of CA$1,406.41 over 71 years.
The inflation rate in 2010 was 2.35%.
|Cumulative price change||1406.41%|
|Average inflation rate||3.89%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,406.41|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2010||117.5|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1939 dollars in 2010 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 20 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1939-CAD-in-2010.