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RECREATION INFLATION RATE
March, 2015 Data:
The forecast for the US Recreation Inflation Rate is in the table at the top of this
page. Forecast-Chart.com is forecasting that Recreation Inflation Rates will be
roughly 0.16% over the next year. The table shows a HDTFA of 0.79% which
suggests that the inflation rate for recreation prices in the US for the 12 months
ending April, 2016 could easily fall between 0.95% and -0.63%. Links to
Forecasts for many other economic indicators may be found at the top of this
page. The recreation price index used in this article is the Consumer Price
Index for All Urban Consumers: Recreation, hereinafter referred as the
recreation price index.
Annual US Recreation Inflation Rate
Last Month 2.5%
Last Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1%
Last 5 Years 0.3%
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.6%
Last 20 Years 1.1%
Annual Recreation Inflation Rate: Highs & Lows
High (Last 12 Months) 0.6% (April, 2014)
Low (Last 12 Months) -0.3% (November, 2014)
High (Since January, 1994) 3.4% (July, 1996)
Low (Since January, 1994) -1.3% (September, 2010)
The annual Recreation Inflation Rate for the 12 months ended in March, 2015
was 0.06%. That's 0.12% percent higher than the 12 months ended in
February, 2015 which inflated at a rate of -0.05%. It is 0.26% percent lower
than the 12 months ended in March, 2014 which inflated at a rate of 0.33%.
The rise in inflation rates from February to March indicates that the short term
inflation trend in recreation prices has been up. If that trend continues, we
should see an inflation rate for the 12 months ended in April, 2015 that is close
The USA Recreation Inflation Rate one year ago was 0.33%. Over the last year,
inflation in the recreation price index was 0.06%. The average rate over the last
10 years was 0.61%. Lower inflation over the last 12 months compared to the
average inflation over the last 10 years serves as an indicator that the long
term trend in the Recreation Inflation Rate is down. Inflation expectations should
be adjusted accordingly.
Forecast-Chart.com's historical research covers Recreation Inflation Rate data
back to January, 1994. The average annual inflation rate in recreation prices
during that period of history was 1.15%. The highest rate was 3.39%. The
lowest rate was -1.32%. The high was attained in the 12 months ended in July
of 1996. The low was achieved in the 12 months ended in September of 2010.
Recent rates experienced in the 12 months ended in March of 2015 are low
relative to the historical 1.15% average.
This page provides a five year chart and a forecast for the US Recreation
Inflation Rate. For links to longer term charts, look at the links under the five
year chart (above). One link opens a ten year chart. Another opens our longest
term graph on the Recreation Inflation Rate. Just one glance at
Forecast-Chart.com's long term charts can provide tremendous insight into the
historical trends of the financial markets.
The US Government's inflation economics policy attempts to control inflation.
High inflation and negative inflation (deflation) can have damaging effects on
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Annual US Inflation Rate for the cost of Recreation is plotted monthly in gray (Consumer Price Index
for All Urban Consumers: Recreation). The forecast for the target month is shown in green. Other
links related to this economic indicator are below.
|Inflation Rate for All Urban Consumers: Recreation - 5 Year History
|Recreation Inflation Rate Forecast|
|Forecast for US Recreation Inflation Rate for the year |
ending in the target month indicated based on the
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers:
Recreation, not seasonally adjusted.
|Updated Tuesday, May 26, 2015.|
|US Recreation Cost Inflation
Current Analysis & Forecast: US Recreation Cost Inflation Rate