The Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: A Case Study of Pulau Payar Marine Park, Kedah, Malaysia

The Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: A Case Study of Pulau Payar Marine Park, Kedah, Malaysia

Primary Country: Malaysia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for
  1. 70.90 USD/ha/yr: Tourism
  2. $4.68 / person / visit : mean WTP per visit to Pulau Payar Marine Park in Malaysia
  3. $390,000 / year: estimated potential annual economic revenues from a $4.20 fee
  4. $4.20 / person : mean WTP per visit to Pulau Payar Marine Park in Malaysia
  5. $390,000 / year: estimated potential annual economic revenues from a $4.20 fee
Region: Asia
Data source: ESVD; Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Yeo, B. “The Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: A Case Study of Pulau Payar Marine Park, Kedah, Malaysia” WorldFish Center, 2004

Addtional Notes

91%, of visitors are willing to pay to use marine parks

6.058

100.048

Economic Valuation Study

Tourism and Recreational Value

Coral Reef

Almost all, 91%, of visitors are willing to pay to use marine parks, and the average amount was US$4.20, which would equal US$390,000 per year if people were charged for using the park.

 

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