Estimating the Economic Benefit of SCUBA Diving in the Similan Islands, Thailand

Estimating the Economic Benefit of SCUBA Diving in the Similan Islands, Thailand

Primary Country: Thailand
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
(a) $ 3,233 / person / trip: CS per person per trip for Similan Islands
  1. $ 54.96 million / year: value of Similan Islands from SCUBA diving per year
  2. US$27.02-62.64 / person / year : Mean WTP of divers to dive in Similan Marine National Park per person per year
  3. US$932,940-US$2.1million: aggregate annual benefits of divers
  4. $ 3,233 / person / trip: CS per person per trip for Similan Islands
  5. $ 54.96 million / year: value of Similan Islands from SCUBA diving per year
  6. US$27.02-62.64 / person / year Mean WTP of divers to dive in Similan Marine National Park per person per year
  7. US$932,940-US$2.1million: aggregate annual benefits of divers
Region: Asia
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Asafu-Adjaye, J. Tapsuwan, S. “Estimating the Economic Benefit of SCUBA Diving in the Similan Islands, Thailand” Coastal Management, 36(5), 431-442., 2008

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