Year/ Attendance/Revenue

(all figures are estimates)

1990 253 million $5.7 billion
1991 260 million $6.1 billion
1992 267 million $6.5 billion
1993 275 million $6.8 billion
1994 267 million $7.0 billion
1995 280 million $7.4 billion
1996 290 million $7.9 billion
1997 300 million $8.4 billion
1998 300 million $8.7 billion
1999 309 million $9.1 billion
2000 317 million $9.6 billion
2001 319 million $9.6 billion
2002 324 million $9.9 billion
2003 322 million $10.3 billion
2004 328 million $10.8 billion
2005 335 million $11.2 billion
2006 335 million $11.5 billion
2007 341 million $12.0 billion

Sources: Amusement Business; Harrison Price Company; Economics Research Associates; TEA/ERA Global Theme Park Attendance Report; U.S. Census Bureau; PricewaterhouseCoopers; International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions  

Overall attendance at America’s approximately 400 parks and attractions has increased almost every year during recent times. Declines in 1994 and 2003 can be attributed in part to very cold, very wet summers and in 1998 due, again, to some poor weather and fewer visitors from Asia.

Please note the revenue figures you see here are conservative estimates based on reports from a myriad of sources. It is not possible for us to receive and process financial reports from our member facilities. Therefore, the data presented here represents the best available information from the various sources cited.

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