According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.68% per year. Prices in 2017 are 1571.8% higher than prices in 1939.
In other words, CA$100 in 1939 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,671.79 in 2017, a difference of CA$1,571.79 over 78 years.
The inflation rate in 2017 was 1.56%.
|Cumulative price change||1571.79%|
|Average inflation rate||3.68%|
|Converted amount (CA$100 base)||CA$1,671.79|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,571.79|
|CPI in 1939||7.8|
|CPI in 2017||130.4|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1939 dollars in 2017 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 23 Jun. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1939-CAD-in-2017.