According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for cable, satellite, and live streaming television service are 53.99% higher in 2023 versus 2008 (a $10.80 difference in value).
Between 2008 and 2023: Cable, satellite, and live streaming television service experienced an average inflation rate of 2.92% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, cable, satellite, and live streaming television service costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $30.80 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.24% during this same period, inflation for cable, satellite, and live streaming television service was higher.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 2.41%, which is below the average yearly change for cable, satellite, and live streaming television service during the 2008-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for cable, satellite, and live streaming television service was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Cable, satellite, and live streaming television service, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Cable, satellite, and live streaming television service: