According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees were 10.10% higher in 2021 versus 2016 (a $20.20 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2021: Club memberships experienced an average inflation rate of 1.94% per year. In other words, club memberships costing $200 in the year 2016 would cost $220.20 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.01% during this same period, inflation for club memberships was lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 1.58%, which is below the average yearly change for club memberships during the 2016-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), inflation for club memberships was higher.
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:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Club memberships, over time, for $200 beginning in 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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