According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for video and audio were 9.54% higher in 2018 versus 1994.
Between 1994 and 2018: Video and audio experienced an average inflation rate of 0.38% per year. In other words, video and audio costing $20 in the year 1994 would cost $21.91 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.19% during this same period, inflation for video and audio was lower.
In the year 1994: Pricing changed by -1.15%, below the average yearly change for video and audio during the 1994-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1994 (2.60%), price inflation for video and audio was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Video and audio: