Recreation priced at $100 in 2006 $117.19 in 2022

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Prices for Recreation, 2006-2022 ($100)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation are 17.19% higher in 2022 versus 2006 (a $17.19 difference in value).

Between 2006 and 2022: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 1% per year. In other words, recreation costing $100 in the year 2006 would cost $117.19 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.31% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.

In the year 2006: Pricing changed by 1.44%, which is above the average yearly change for recreation during the 2006-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2006 (3.23%), 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 (3.85%), 1996 (3.06%), and 2021 (2.40%).

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Buying power of $100.00 since 2006

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $100 beginning in 2006. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2006$100.001.44%
2007$100.470.47%
2008$102.101.62%
2009$103.020.90%
2010$102.15-0.84%
2011$102.190.04%
2012$103.411.19%
2013$103.920.49%
2014$104.170.24%
2015$104.520.34%
2016$105.460.90%
2017$106.831.30%
2018$107.360.50%
2019$108.741.28%
2020$110.201.35%
2021$112.852.40%
2022$117.193.85%*

* 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
CPI90.71592.69294.53197.42399.631101.054101.962103.308104.908106.231107.523108.623109.354110.923111.443113.254114.272113.313113.357114.703115.266115.543115.941116.984118.504119.091120.615122.242125.180129.993

Adjust recreation prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2006 * 2006 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Recreation was 110.923 in the year 2006 and 129.993 in 2022:

129.993 / 110.923 * $100 = $117.19

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $100 in 2006 has the same "purchasing power" as $117.19 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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