According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation are 7.96% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $0.40 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 1.29% per year. In other words, recreation costing $5 in the year 2015 would cost $5.40 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.26% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 0.35%, which is below the average yearly change for recreation during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for recreation was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $5 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Recreation: