According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for admission to sporting events are 0.13% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $0.13 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Sporting events experienced an average inflation rate of 0.04% per year. In other words, sporting events costing $100 in the year 2018 would cost $100.13 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.57% during this same period, inflation for sporting events was lower.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 1.83%, which is above the average yearly change for sporting events during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for sporting events was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sporting events, over time, for $100 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Admission to sporting events: