Other video equipment priced at $20 in 2009 $9.93 in 2023

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Prices for Other Video Equipment, 2009-2023 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other video equipment are 50.35% lower in 2023 versus 2009 (a $10.07 difference in value).

Between 2009 and 2023: Other video equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -4.88% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other video equipment costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $9.93 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.53% 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 2009-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), 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 2009

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:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate

* 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:


Adjust other video equipment prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2023 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2023 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other video equipment was 18.270 in the year 2009 and 9.072 in 2023:

9.072 / 18.270 * $20 = $9.93

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $9.93 in 2023 (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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