Most USPA members respond to some questions included on the new member and annual membership renewal application. The results provide a snapshot about who skydives and where they come from. Total number of USPA members at the end of 2014 was 36,770.

Not Reported - 24%
Military - 11%
Business Management - 8%
Skydiving - 7%
Engineering - 6%
Computer Industry - 5%
Medical Field - 4%
Retired - 4%
Sales/Marketing - 4%
Administration - 3%
Building Trades - 3%
Education - 3%
Students - 3%
Aviation - 3%
Entertainment - 2%
Law Enforcement - 2%
Maintenance - 2%
Self-Employed - 2%
Auto Mechanic - 1%
Factory Worker - 1%
Hospitality - 1%
Unemployed - 1%

Central - 5.3%
Eastern - 9.4%
Foreign - 16.2%
Gulf - 5.0%
Mid-Atlantic - 9.0%
Mideastern - 4.4%
Mountain - 7.3%
North Central - 3.0%
Northeastern - 3.7%
Northwest - 4.9%
Overseas/Military - 1.6%
Pacific - 5.1%
Southeast - 9.9%
Southern - 3.4%
Southwest - 3.3%
Western - 8.5%

16-30 - 26%
31-39 - 25%
40-49 - 19%
50-59 - 14%
60+ - 10%
Unreported - 6%

Year - 2014
Male - 86%
Female - 13%
Unreported - 1%
Total - 36,770

1-25 - 18%
26-500 - 44%
500+ - 35%
Unreported - 3%

USPA members reported 3,535 reserve rides in 2014.

USPA members reported 729 injuries in 2014.

There were 24 skydiving fatalities in the U.S. in 2014.

*USPA estimates 3.2 million skydives in the U.S. in 2014.

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