Video discs and other media, including rental of video priced at $20 in 2002 $16.50 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, 2002-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for video discs and other media, including rental of video are 17.51% lower in 2022 versus 2002 (a $3.50 difference in value).

Between 2002 and 2022: Video discs and other media, including rental of video experienced an average inflation rate of -0.96% per year. In other words, video discs and other media, including rental of video costing $20 in the year 2002 would cost $16.50 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.42% during this same period, inflation for video discs and other media, including rental of video was significantly lower.

In the year 2002: Pricing changed by -3.72%, which is below the average yearly change for video discs and other media, including rental of video during the 2002-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2002 (1.59%), 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 2002

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Video discs and other media, including rental of video, over time, for $20 beginning in 2002. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2002$20.00-3.72%
2003$19.15-4.27%
2004$18.96-0.96%
2005$18.74-1.19%
2006$18.73-0.03%
2007$18.60-0.68%
2008$18.951.83%
2009$19.000.30%
2010$18.63-1.97%
2011$19.182.96%
2012$19.431.33%
2013$18.86-2.93%
2014$17.91-5.06%
2015$17.80-0.62%
2016$17.950.87%
2017$17.44-2.86%
2018$17.832.23%
2019$18.212.15%
2020$16.93-7.04%
2021$16.25-4.03%
2022$16.501.53%*

* 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 Video discs and other media, including rental of video:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.00096.22392.12388.56984.98581.82378.33177.57776.65476.63176.11277.50877.73876.20378.45779.50477.17673.26772.80973.44571.34572.93974.50669.26366.47467.493

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

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2002 * 2002 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 81.823 in the year 2002 and 67.493 in 2022:

67.493 / 81.823 * $20 = $16.50

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2002 has the same "purchasing power" as $16.50 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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