According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.88% per year. Prices in 2010 are 1332.9% higher than prices in 1940.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1940 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,432.93 in 2010, a difference of CA$1,332.93 over 70 years.
The inflation rate in 2010 was 2.35%.
|Cumulative price change||1332.93%|
|Average inflation rate||3.88%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,332.93|
|CPI in 1940||8.2|
|CPI in 2010||117.5|
You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1940 dollars in 2010 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 23 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1940-CAD-in-2010.