According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.59% per year. Prices in 1992 are 932.9% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,032.93 in 1992, a difference of CA$932.93 over 52 years.
The inflation rate in 1992 was 2.17%.
|Cumulative price change||932.93%|
|Average inflation rate||4.59%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$932.93|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 1992||84.7|
You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1940 dollars in 1992 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 22 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1940-CAD-in-1992.