According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for admission to movies, theaters, and concerts were 21.58% higher in 2020 versus 2010 (a $4.32 difference in value).
Between 2010 and 2020: Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts experienced an average inflation rate of 1.97% per year. In other words, admission to movies, theaters, and concerts costing $20 in the year 2010 would cost $24.32 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.72% during this same period, inflation for admission to movies, theaters, and concerts was higher.
In the year 2010: Pricing changed by 1.54%, which is below the average yearly change for admission to movies, theaters, and concerts during the 2010-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), inflation for admission to movies, theaters, and concerts was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts, over time, for $20 beginning in 2010. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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