Scuba Diving Market Size: Equipment, Training & Tourism
(2023) How Much Scuba Divers Spend Annually on Dive Gear, Travel, Training & Services? We all enjoy a dive with 100 ft/30 m visibility, don’t we? It would also be delightful for dive professionals to have a better understanding of the size of the dive industry. And it is the objective pursued by this worldwide “Market Viz Project” (MVP) for dive gear, training & travel.
Evaluating the Quality of Entry-Level Open-Water Certification Courses
(2023) How would you rate the quality of your Open Water Diver course? Are open-water divers ready to dive? Evaluating entry-level scuba diving experiences to help the dive industry improve. What is missing in the open-water diver course? Is it better to learn scuba diving at home or on vacation? Is deep diving an essential skill?
(2022) The goal of this InDepth/Scubanomics survey was to better understand how scuba divers use dive computers, what features are most important, what they are looking for in a dive computer, and how they plan their dives. This dive industry market report differentiated between tech divers and recreational divers.
(2022) The goal of this InDepth/Scubanomics survey was to better understand scuba divers' relationship to the environment and commitment to sustainable tourism, in preparation for an InDepth article by Dr. Alex Brylske.
(2021) What is the size of the dive industry? There are no definitive answers to this question because the scuba diving industry suffers from a serious lack of reliable market data. However, we compiled and analyzed the various sources of data currently available to estimate the market size of dive training, scuba diving equipment, and dive travel. Thanks to DAN Europe, GUE & Halcyon for their support on this project.
(2021) Is it possible to make a living as a recreational scuba diving instructor? What to expect financially. Hourly rates. How much to invest in dive gear & scuba training. Differences in dive professionals' income, based on the instructor’s gender, location, training agency affiliation, experience, age, and more. This was a joint effort by Scubanomics & InDepth Magazine.
(2021) Scubanomics’ exclusive industry survey on awareness, intent to participate, participation rate, satisfaction, and the dropout rate for scuba diving, snorkeling, and surface-supplied air (tankless) diving.