According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.67% per year. Prices in 1986 are 714.6% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$814.63 in 1986, a difference of CA$714.63 over 46 years.
The inflation rate in 1986 was 4.21%.
|Cumulative price change||714.63%|
|Average inflation rate||4.67%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$714.63|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 1986||66.8|
You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1940 dollars in 1986 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 21 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1940-CAD-in-1986.