Recreation priced at $8,234 in 2001 $10,232.53 in 2022

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Prices for Recreation, 2001-2022 ($8,234)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation are 24.27% higher in 2022 versus 2001 (a $1,998.53 difference in value).

Between 2001 and 2022: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 1.04% per year. In other words, recreation costing $8,234 in the year 2001 would cost $10,232.53 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.

In the year 2001: Pricing changed by 1.56%, which is above the average yearly change for recreation during the 2001-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2001 (2.83%), inflation for recreation was lower.

Price Inflation for Recreation since 1993

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (4.14%), 1996 (3.07%), and 2021 (2.40%).

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Buying power of $8,234.00 since 2001

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $8,234 beginning in 2001. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2001$8,234.001.56%
2002$8,338.001.26%
2003$8,438.081.20%
2004$8,527.041.05%
2005$8,583.950.67%
2006$8,706.271.42%
2007$8,747.530.47%
2008$8,889.721.63%
2009$8,969.780.90%
2010$8,894.68-0.84%
2011$8,898.120.04%
2012$9,003.751.19%
2013$9,047.940.49%
2014$9,069.560.24%
2015$9,100.870.35%
2016$9,182.330.90%
2017$9,301.331.30%
2018$9,347.250.49%
2019$9,466.911.28%
2020$9,594.881.35%
2021$9,825.582.40%
2022$10,232.534.14%*

* 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 Recreation:

Year199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI90.84292.80894.65897.56799.767101.050101.933103.292104.900106.225107.500108.633109.358110.917111.442113.254114.274113.317113.361114.706115.269115.545115.944116.982118.498119.083120.607122.237125.176130.361

Adjust recreation prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2001 * 2001 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Recreation was 104.900 in the year 2001 and 130.361 in 2022:

130.361 / 104.900 * $8,234 = $10,232.53

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $8,234 in 2001 has the same "purchasing power" as $10,232.53 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Recreation).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Recreation in 1993. In addition to recreation, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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