According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other video equipment were 47% lower in 2018 versus 2009 (a $9.40 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2018: Other video equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -6.81% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other video equipment costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $10.60 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.75% during this same period, inflation for other video equipment was significantly lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by -10.71%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for other video equipment during the 2009-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for other video equipment was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other video equipment:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other video equipment, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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