The following documents and resources pertain to various aspects of paddlesport and outdoor recreation statistics. They are provided as a resource, but the ACA does not endorse any particular document.
- Participation Statistics
- Recreational Boating Accident Statistics
- Life Jacket Wear Rate Statistics
2021 Outdoor Participation Trends Report
2021 Special Report: New Outdoor Participant (COVID and Beyond)
Special Report on Paddlesports 2019
A Special Report on Paddlesports 2019 Video (YouTube)
COVID-19 & Responsible Paddling Infographic
Outdoor Participation Report 2019
Outdoor Participation Report 2018
USCG Recreational Boating Accident Statistics 2020
USCG Recreational Boating Accident Statistics 2019
USCG Recreational Boating Accident Statistics 2018
U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Accident Search Tool (by state, by year, by type, etc)
Find more historical accident statistics reports on the USCG Website.
Life Jacket Wear Rate Observation Study: 1999 – 2019
Find more historical life jacket wear rate reports on the USCG Website.