According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for video discs and other media were 10.73% lower in 2020 versus 2018 (a $2.15 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2020: Video discs and other media experienced an average inflation rate of -5.51% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, video discs and other media costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $17.85 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.37% during this same period, inflation for video discs and other media was significantly lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Video discs and other media:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Video discs and other media, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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