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Various Stastics from the ATA

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Garry, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. Garry

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    Various Statistics

    Clay Target Shooting Information (source: National Sporting Goods Association.)

    • Target shooting is the third fastest growing sport

    • 7.7 million people participated in target shooting in 1996

    • 3.7 million people participated in Trap and /or Skeet in 1996

    • 15.4 % are between the ages 25 - 34

    • Average days of participation is 8.4

    ATA Membership Profile (source: University of Dayton)


    • Average age is 51

    • 90% are male

    • 60% possess post-secondary education

    • 30% are professional, while 26% are retired

    • 69% have household incomes above $50,000

    • 76% are married

    • 87% own their home

    • 41% purchased a new car in the last 12 months

    • 58% own a computer

    • 46% have internet access

    • 33% have visited the ATA web-site

    • 58% participate in fishing


    • 37% are life members

    • 15 years is the average length of membership

    • 84% attended their state shoot

    • 65% attend more than 10 registered shoots a year

    • Own an average of 9 shotguns

    • 60% are members of the NRA

    • 60% went hunting in the last 12 months

    • 44% shot sporting clays in the last 12 months

    • 53% participate in a local trap league

    • 65% subscribe to Trap & Field
     
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