How many surfers are there world wide?
The International Surfing Association claims around 35 million people surf worldwide, a figure it forecasts will rise to 50 million by 2020.
Which country has more surfers?
Population per World Surf League Point: 4
As many will have guessed, Hawaii is the worlds number 1 surf nation (although Hawaii is technically part of the USA, the WSL recognises it as its own sovereign surfing nation).
Is surfing big in Japan?
Japan has a thriving surfing scene that grows in popularity every year. With four main islands of immense diversity and countless smaller ones of varying shapes and sizes, there are plenty of opportunities for intrepid overseas surfers.
Who is the number 1 surfer in the world?
2021 Men’s Championship Tour
|1||–||Gabriel Medina Brazil|
|2||–||Italo Ferreira Brazil|
|3||–||Filipe Toledo Brazil|
What age group surfs the most?
The results of the survey indicate that respondents are adults in their early 30s who are educated and earn a high income. We find that surfers are male (90%), 34 years old, educated (62% have a Bachelor’s degree or above), and employed full-‐time earning $75,000 per year.
What percentage of the world population surfs?
1. In the US, about 1.73 million people go surfing annually (at least once). Moreover, the figure represents 5% of the world’s total surfer population, which is about 23 million people, as per the estimates. Besides, $7.3 billion is the average annual income produced by the world’s surfing industry.
What is a female surfer called?
There is no specific term for a female surfer. You can call a girl who surfs just “surfer”, although, there are terms like gurfer, wahine that are used to refer to a female surfer.