Club memberships priced at $200 in 2012 $257.63 in 2024

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Prices for Club Memberships, 2012-2024 ($200)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees are 28.82% higher in 2024 versus 2012 (a $57.63 difference in value).

Between 2012 and 2024: Club memberships experienced an average inflation rate of 2.13% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, club memberships costing $200 in the year 2012 would cost $257.63 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.57% during this same period, inflation for club memberships was lower.

In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.81%, which is above the average yearly change for club memberships during the 2012-2024 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for club memberships was higher.

Price Inflation for Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2023 (4.08%), 2006 (3.77%), and 2022 (3.67%).

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Buying power of $200.00 since 2012

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Club memberships, over time, for $200 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2012$200.002.81%
2013$203.171.58%
2014$206.121.45%
2015$207.410.63%
2016$210.691.58%
2017$215.652.36%
2018$221.782.84%
2019$227.692.66%
2020$231.141.52%
2021$232.820.73%
2022$241.373.67%
2023$251.224.08%
2024$257.632.55%*

* 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 Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees:

Year1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000102.415105.754108.892111.654112.938116.108116.677117.431121.854123.703125.826125.668123.466122.066125.494127.482129.331130.142132.199135.315139.162142.867145.033146.090151.455157.632161.655

Adjust club memberships prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2012 * 2012 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees was 125.494 in the year 2012 and 161.655 in 2024:

161.655 / 125.494 * $200 = $257.63

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $200 in 2012 has the same "purchasing power" as $257.63 in 2024 (in the CPI category of Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees in 1997. In addition to club memberships, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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