According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for admission to sporting events were 26.25% higher in 2020 versus 2013 (a $26.25 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Sporting events experienced an average inflation rate of 3.39% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, sporting events costing $100 in the year 2013 would cost $126.25 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for sporting events was higher.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.62%, which is below the average yearly change for sporting events during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for sporting events was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Admission to sporting events:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sporting events, over time, for $100 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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