According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other recreational goods were 12.49% lower in 2018 versus 2016 (a $2.50 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2018: Other recreational goods experienced an average inflation rate of -6.45% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other recreational goods costing $20 in the year 2016 would cost $17.50 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.08% during this same period, inflation for other recreational goods was significantly lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by -6.44%, which is above the average yearly change for other recreational goods during the 2016-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), 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 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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