According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for recreation were 1.35% higher in 2020 versus 2019 (a $0.27 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2020: Recreation experienced an average inflation rate of 1.35% per year. In other words, recreation costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.27 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.23% during this same period, inflation for recreation was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 1.28%, which is below the average yearly change for recreation during the 2019-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), 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 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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