Video discs and other media, including rental of video priced at $20 in 1999 $14.46 in 2022

Video Discs And Other Media, Including Rental Of Video Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Video Discs And Other Media, Including Rental Of Video, 1999-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for video discs and other media, including rental of video are 27.70% lower in 2022 versus 1999 (a $5.54 difference in value).

Between 1999 and 2022: Video discs and other media, including rental of video experienced an average inflation rate of -1.40% per year. In other words, video discs and other media, including rental of video costing $20 in the year 1999 would cost $14.46 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation for video discs and other media, including rental of video was significantly lower.

In the year 1999: Pricing changed by -4.26%, which is below the average yearly change for video discs and other media, including rental of video during the 1999-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1999 (2.19%), inflation for video discs and other media, including rental of video was much lower.

Price Inflation for Video discs and other media, including rental of video since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2020 (-7.04%), 2014 (-5.06%), and 2003 (-4.27%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1999

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Video discs and other media, including rental of video, over time, for $20 beginning in 1999. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1999$20.00-4.26%
2000$19.23-3.86%
2001$18.45-4.05%
2002$17.76-3.72%
2003$17.01-4.27%
2004$16.84-0.96%
2005$16.64-1.19%
2006$16.64-0.03%
2007$16.52-0.68%
2008$16.831.83%
2009$16.880.30%
2010$16.54-1.97%
2011$17.032.96%
2012$17.261.33%
2013$16.75-2.93%
2014$15.91-5.06%
2015$15.81-0.62%
2016$15.940.87%
2017$15.49-2.86%
2018$15.842.23%
2019$16.182.15%
2020$15.04-7.04%
2021$14.43-4.03%
2022$14.460.20%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

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

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.00096.22392.12388.56984.98581.82378.33177.57776.65476.63176.11277.50877.73876.20378.45779.50477.17673.26772.80973.44571.34572.93974.50669.26366.47466.607

Adjust video discs and other media, including rental of video prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1999 * 1999 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Video discs and other media, including rental of video was 92.123 in the year 1999 and 66.607 in 2022:

66.607 / 92.123 * $20 = $14.46

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1999 has the same "purchasing power" as $14.46 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Video discs and other media, including rental of video).


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

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