Recreation priced at $1,000 in 2018 $1,089.54 in 2022

Recreation Inflation Calculator


Prices for Recreation, 2018-2022 ($1,000)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation are 8.95% higher in 2022 versus 2018 (a $89.54 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2022: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 2.17% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, recreation costing $1,000 in the year 2018 would cost $1,089.54 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.62% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 0.49%, which is below the average yearly change for recreation during the 2018-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), 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 (3.65%), 1996 (3.07%), and 2021 (2.40%).

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Buying power of $1,000.00 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $1,000 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Recreation:


Adjust recreation prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Recreation was 119.083 in the year 2018 and 129.745 in 2022:

129.745 / 119.083 * $1,000 = $1,089.54

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $1,000 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $1,089.54 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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