According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other recreational goods were 29.79% lower in 2018 versus 2012 (a $5.96 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Other recreational goods experienced an average inflation rate of -5.73% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other recreational goods costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $14.04 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.48% during this same period, inflation for other recreational goods was significantly lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by -3.43%, which is above the average yearly change for other recreational goods during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for other recreational goods was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other recreational goods:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other recreational goods, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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