GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Skydiving Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"The average time to complete accelerated freefall training is around 8-10 jumps."

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"Over 60% of skydivers in the USA are male."

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"The tandem skydive accounts for around 75% of first-time jumps."

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"The record time for the longest freefall is 4 minutes and 36 seconds."

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"The fatality rate for skydiving is about 0.006 per 1,000 jumps."

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"The world record for the largest formation skydive involved 400 people."

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"The youngest person to tandem skydive was 4 years old."

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"About 20% of skydivers in the USA are over the age of 40."

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"The United States has around 350 skydiving drop zones."

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"Skydiving has an incident rate of about 0.1% per 1,000 jumps."

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"Static line is the safest skydiving discipline with the least number of fatalities."

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"BASE jumping is considered to be significantly more dangerous than skydiving, with a fatality rate of 1 in every 60 participants."

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"The average skydiving altitude is between 10,000 to 14,000 feet."

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"More than 35,000 tandem skydives are made annually in Australia."

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"The oldest person to skydive was 103 years old."

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"Indoor skydiving (in wind tunnels) has grown over 15% annually in the past decade."

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"Professional skydivers spend 5 minutes packing their parachutes on average."

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"Roughly 50 skydivers die annually from skydiving accidents worldwide."

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"Skydivers reach freefall speeds of 120 mph or more."

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"Approximately 3.3 million skydives occur annually worldwide."

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