Other video equipment priced at $20 in 2001 $3.58 in 2022

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Prices for Other Video Equipment, 2001-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other video equipment are 82.11% lower in 2022 versus 2001 (a $16.42 difference in value).

Between 2001 and 2022: Other video equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -7.87% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other video equipment costing $20 in the year 2001 would cost $3.58 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.35% during this same period, inflation for other video equipment was significantly lower.

In the year 2001: Pricing changed by -17.97%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for other video equipment during the 2001-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2001 (2.83%), 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 2001

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other video equipment, over time, for $20 beginning in 2001. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2001$20.00-17.97%
2002$17.46-12.70%
2003$14.93-14.52%
2004$13.15-11.89%
2005$11.60-11.78%
2006$10.09-13.05%
2007$8.87-12.11%
2008$7.69-13.30%
2009$6.86-10.71%
2010$6.02-12.24%
2011$5.26-12.69%
2012$4.64-11.85%
2013$4.25-8.37%
2014$4.18-1.53%
2015$4.01-4.09%
2016$3.87-3.51%
2017$3.73-3.59%
2018$3.62-2.89%
2019$3.62-0.10%
2020$3.640.59%
2021$3.701.60%
2022$3.58-3.31%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other video equipment:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.00092.96978.80064.90053.23846.47739.73135.00830.88526.85423.60220.46218.27016.03313.99812.33911.30711.13410.67810.3039.9339.6469.6369.6939.8489.522

Adjust other video equipment prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2001 * 2001 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other video equipment was 53.238 in the year 2001 and 9.522 in 2022:

9.522 / 53.238 * $20 = $3.58

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2001 has the same "purchasing power" as $3.58 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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