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Contents >> Tourism: Leisure and Recreation >> Survey of Recreational Scuba Divers in Australia

NAME OF COLLECTION

Survey of Recreational Scuba Divers in Australia

Contact

Senior Lecturer in Resource Economics
Centre for Coastal Management
Southern Cross University
PO Box 157
LISMORE NSW 2480


Email: stephanie.hunt@scu.edu.au
Telephone: Lismore (02) 6620 3775
Facsimile: Lismore (02) 6621 2669

Internet: http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/tourism/

Purpose

To develop a profile of the recreational scuba diving industry in Australia.

Description

Data were collected in 1994-95 on the demographic and economic characteristics of divers, their travel patterns and reasons underlying the demand for diving. Survey questionnaires were placed in all Dive Australia member businesses. A total of 444 divers responded to the
survey.


Data detail

    • diving experience and qualifications;
    • type/location of recent dives;
    • dive travel - domestic/international;
    • expenditure on diving (annual);
    • demand determinants;
    • attitudes to congestion;demographic information; and
    • income (household).

Geographic coverage

Australia.

Frequency of data availability

Irregular.

Historical data

1995 only.

Products and services available

Publications

  • Data are available on request.

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