According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for rental of video discs and other media were 37.97% higher in 2021 versus 2009 (a $7.59 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2021: Rental of video discs and other media experienced an average inflation rate of 2.72% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, rental of video discs and other media costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $27.59 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.89% during this same period, inflation for rental of video discs and other media was higher.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 3.28%, which is above the average yearly change for rental of video discs and other media during the 2009-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for rental of video discs and other media was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Rental of video discs and other media:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Rental of video discs and other media, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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