According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for admission to sporting events are 8.58% higher in 2023 versus 2022 (a $8.58 difference in value).
Between 2022 and 2023: Sporting events experienced an average inflation rate of 8.58% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, sporting events costing $100 in the year 2022 would cost $108.58 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.51% during this same period, inflation for sporting events was significantly higher.
In the year 2022: Pricing changed by -2.43%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for sporting events during the 2022-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2022 (8%), inflation for sporting events was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sporting events, over time, for $100 beginning in 2022. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Admission to sporting events: