According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation are 3.79% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $0.04 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 1.88% per year. In other words, recreation costing $1 in the year 2019 would cost $1.04 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.95% during this same period, inflation for recreation was lower.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 1.28%, which is below the average yearly change for recreation during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for recreation was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Recreation, over time, for $1 beginning in 2019. 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: