GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Camping Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 40 million Americans, or 14% of the U.S. population over age six, went camping in 2013."

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"In 2019, 768,000 new households started camping."

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"The South Atlantic region of the U.S. is the most popular region for camping."

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"63% of camping participants reside in a household that is married."

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"Approximately 36% of campers don't plan their trips more than a month in advance."

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"10% of American households plan on camping more because of COVID-19."

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"More than four out of five millennial parents went camping three or more times in 2018."

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"Campers who camp with children (38%) are more likely than those who never do so (30%) to camp more."

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"Individuals are 5 times more likely to camp in rural areas than urban areas."

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"Individuals from non-white groups represent 26% of all campers in the United States."

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"60% of campers participate in multiple outdoor activities."

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"Roughly 70% of all camping nights are in public campgrounds."

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"In Canada, spending on camping gear and in camping grounds amounted to over 1.9 billion CAD in 2018."

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"The United States has a total of 18,006 public and private campgrounds."

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"Approximately 77 million households in the U.S. have someone who camps at least occasionally."

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"Approximately 56% of campers camp most often in public campgrounds."

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"The average distance traveled by campers in the U.S. to their campsite is 186.7 miles."

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"In 2020, 46% of North American campers reported being new to the activity."

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"35% of campers say that better campground wifi would make them camp more."

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