Other video equipment priced at $20 in 1999 $2.40 in 2022

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Prices for Other Video Equipment, 1999-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other video equipment are 87.98% lower in 2022 versus 1999 (a $17.60 difference in value).

Between 1999 and 2022: Other video equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -8.80% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other video equipment costing $20 in the year 1999 would cost $2.40 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.44% during this same period, inflation for other video equipment was significantly lower.

In the year 1999: Pricing changed by -15.24%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for other video equipment during the 1999-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1999 (2.19%), inflation for other video equipment was much lower.

Price Inflation for Other video equipment since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2001 (-17.97%), 2000 (-17.64%), and 1999 (-15.24%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1999

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other video equipment, over time, for $20 beginning in 1999. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1999$20.00-15.24%
2000$16.47-17.64%
2001$13.51-17.97%
2002$11.80-12.70%
2003$10.08-14.52%
2004$8.89-11.89%
2005$7.84-11.78%
2006$6.82-13.05%
2007$5.99-12.11%
2008$5.19-13.30%
2009$4.64-10.71%
2010$4.07-12.24%
2011$3.55-12.69%
2012$3.13-11.85%
2013$2.87-8.37%
2014$2.83-1.53%
2015$2.71-4.09%
2016$2.62-3.51%
2017$2.52-3.59%
2018$2.45-2.89%
2019$2.45-0.10%
2020$2.460.59%
2021$2.501.60%
2022$2.40-3.82%*

* 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 Other video equipment:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.00092.96978.80064.90053.23846.47739.73135.00830.88526.85423.60220.46218.27016.03313.99812.33911.30711.13410.67810.3039.9339.6469.6369.6939.8489.472

Adjust other video equipment prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1999 * 1999 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other video equipment was 78.800 in the year 1999 and 9.472 in 2022:

9.472 / 78.800 * $20 = $2.40

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1999 has the same "purchasing power" as $2.40 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Other video equipment).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other video equipment in 1997. In addition to other video equipment, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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