Video discs and other media priced at $20 in 2018 $20.90 in 2019

Video Discs And Other Media Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Video Discs And Other Media, 2018-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for video discs and other media were 4.49% higher in 2019 versus 2018 (a $0.90 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2019: Video discs and other media experienced an average inflation rate of 4.49% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, video discs and other media costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.90 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for video discs and other media was higher.

Price Inflation for Video discs and other media since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: and 2019 (4.49%).

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

Year 2018 2019
CPI 37.862 39.561

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

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:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2018 $20.00 -
2019 $20.90 4.49%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for video discs and other media, 2018-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Video discs and other media was 37.862 in the year 2018 and 39.561 in 2019:

39.561 / 37.862 * $20 = $20.90

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.90 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Video discs and other media).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Video discs and other media in 2018. In addition to 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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