According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation were 2.89% higher in 2020 versus 2017 (a $0.58 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2020: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 0.95% per year. In other words, recreation costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $20.58 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 1.30%, which is above the average yearly change for recreation during the 2017-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for recreation was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Recreation:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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