Rental of video discs and other media priced at $20 in 1997 $29.02 in 2022

Rental Of Video Discs And Other Media Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Rental Of Video Discs And Other Media, 1997-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for rental of video discs and other media are 45.08% higher in 2022 versus 1997 (a $9.02 difference in value).

Between 1997 and 2022: Rental of video discs and other media experienced an average inflation rate of 1.50% per year. In other words, rental of video discs and other media costing $20 in the year 1997 would cost $29.02 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.37% during this same period, inflation for rental of video discs and other media was lower.

Price Inflation for Rental of video discs and other media since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2011 (8.90%), 2012 (7.38%), and 2008 (5.52%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1997

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Rental of video discs and other media, over time, for $20 beginning in 1997. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1997$20.00-
1998$19.02-4.92%
1999$19.060.25%
2000$18.78-1.48%
2001$18.43-1.88%
2002$18.39-0.18%
2003$17.40-5.37%
2004$17.22-1.06%
2005$17.350.74%
2006$18.023.85%
2007$18.472.55%
2008$19.495.52%
2009$20.133.28%
2010$20.270.67%
2011$22.078.90%
2012$23.707.38%
2013$23.36-1.41%
2014$23.31-0.21%
2015$24.123.44%
2016$24.742.57%
2017$25.312.30%
2018$26.052.93%
2019$26.923.35%
2020$27.291.38%
2021$27.841.98%
2022$29.024.24%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Rental of video discs and other media:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.00095.07795.31593.90092.13191.96287.02386.10086.73890.07792.37097.465100.662101.332110.348118.491116.822116.574120.582123.679126.528130.240134.609136.471139.177145.078

Adjust rental of video discs and other media prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1997 * 1997 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Rental of video discs and other media was 100.000 in the year 1997 and 145.078 in 2022:

145.078 / 100.000 * $20 = $29.02

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1997 has the same "purchasing power" as $29.02 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Rental of video discs and other media).


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

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