Research into the economic contribution of sea angling in England and Wales

Research into the economic contribution of sea angling in England and Wales

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
Mean expenditure per day:
  1. shore £21.6;
  2. charter boat £67.7;
  3. own boat £87.9. Consumer surplus:
  4. shore £5.7 - £35.5;
  5. charter boat £18.4 - £90.0;
  6. own boat £87.9 - £14.3 - £108.7.
  7. £0.81: All types of anglers willing to pay more for larger fish (£0.22 per 1% increase in si
  8. . Shore anglers willing to pay £0.81 per extra fish caught, while boat owners had a negative valuation for more fish.
  9. £224-473: Total value of sea angling in England and Wales estimated at: shore £224-473 m;
  10. charter boat £102-189 m;
  11. own boat £329-635 m.

Publication information

Drew Associates [Initial. Lastname] (J. Doe) “Research into the economic contribution of sea angling in England and Wales” For Economic and Statistics Division, Defra, 2004

Addtional Notes

The travel cost method and choice experiments are used to estimate expenditure per day and consumer surplus benefits for existing sea angling activity, and choice experiments to estimate values associated with changes in diversity and quality of angling experience. 

evidence collected through household, angling and business surveys (postal and face-to-face).

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