An Economic and Social Study of the Saba Marine Park, Saba, Netherland Antilles

An Economic and Social Study of the Saba Marine Park, Saba, Netherland Antilles

Primary Country: Netherlands Antilles
Ecosystem: marine park
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1.9 million income generated by SMP out of $8.8 million total external sector income for Saba
  2. $3.0 million income generated by SMP of $4 million total economy income for Saba
  3. $2.2 million income generated by tourism of $8.8 million total external sector income for Saba
  4. $3.6 million income generated by tourism of $14 million total economy income for Saba
Methodology: market values
Region: Americas and Europe
Data source: CANARI

Publication information

Buchan, K. Framhein, R.Fernandes, L. “An Economic and Social Study of the Saba Marine Park, Saba, Netherland Antilles” Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) Technical Report No. 262. 37 pp., 1997

Addtional Notes

The Saba Marine Park through its management and attraction to visitors generates almost half the tourist income to the island which in turn is approximately half of the GDP.

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