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 4.26% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $8.51 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Club memberships experienced an average inflation rate of 1.40% per year. In other words, club memberships costing $200 in the year 2018 would cost $208.51 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.37% during this same period, inflation for club memberships was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 2.84%, which is above the average yearly change for club memberships during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), 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 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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