Other video equipment priced at $20 in 2012 $15.35 in 2022

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Prices for Other Video Equipment, 2012-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other video equipment are 23.24% lower in 2022 versus 2012 (a $4.65 difference in value).

Between 2012 and 2022: Other video equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -2.61% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other video equipment costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $15.35 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.37% during this same period, inflation for other video equipment was significantly lower.

In the year 2012: Pricing changed by -11.85%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for other video equipment during the 2012-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), 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 2012

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other video equipment, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. 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 2022 / CPI in 2012 * 2012 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other video equipment was 12.339 in the year 2012 and 9.472 in 2022:

9.472 / 12.339 * $20 = $15.35

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2012 has the same "purchasing power" as $15.35 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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