According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for photo processing were 1.09% lower in 2020 versus 2013 (a $0.22 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Photo processing experienced an average inflation rate of -0.16% per year. In other words, photo processing costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $19.78 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for photo processing was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 0.93%, which is above the average yearly change for photo processing during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for photo processing was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Photo processing:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Photo processing, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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