According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.20% per year. Prices in 2000 are 1079.3% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,179.27 in 2000, a difference of CA$1,079.27 over 60 years.
The inflation rate in 2000 was 3.20%.
|Cumulative price change||1079.27%|
|Average inflation rate||4.20%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,079.27|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 2000||96.7|
You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1940 dollars in 2000 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 24 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1940-CAD-in-2000.