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428. Participants in Wildlife Related Recreation Activities: 1996

[In thousands (39,694 represents 39,694,000). For persons 16 years old and over engaging in activity at least once in 1996. Based on survey and subject to sampling error; see source for details]

 
Days of Days of
PARTICIPANT partici- PARTICIPANT partici-
Number pation Trips Number pation
 
    Total sportsmen 1 39,694 882,569 729,495 Wildlife watchers 1 62,868 (X)
 
Total anglers 35,246 625,893 506,557 Nonresidential 2 23,652 313,790
  Freshwater 29,734 515,115 420,010 Observe wildlife 22,878 278,683
    Excluding Great Lakes 28,921 485,474 402,814 Photograph wildlife 12,038 79,342
    Great Lakes 2,039 20,095 17,195 Feed wildlife 9,976 89,606
  Saltwater 9,438 103,034 86,547
  Residential 3 60,751 (X)
Total hunters 13,975 256,676 222,938 Observe wildlife 44,063 (X)
  Big game 11,288 153,784 113,971 Photograph wildlife 16,021 (X)
  Small game 6,945 75,117 63,744 Feed wild birds 4 54,122 (X)
  Migratory birds 3,073 26,501 22,509 Visit public parks 11,011 (X)
  Other animals 1,521 24,522 22,714 Maintain plantings or
  natural areas 13,401 (X)


X Not applicable
1 Detail does not add to total due to multiple responses and nonresponse.
2 Persons taking a trip of at least 1 mile for activity.
3 Activity within 1 mile of home.
4 Or other wildlife.

Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife Associated Recreation.

http://www.fws.gov/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/428_participants_in_wildlife_related_recreation_activities.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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