Table 5-6: Rhode Island and U.S. Recreational Boat Registrations by Propulsion Type

Table 5-6: Rhode Island and U.S. Recreational Boat Registrations by Propulsion Type

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  Rhode Island United States
1999 2000 1999 2000
Total 36,522 40,265 12,738,271 12,782,143
Powered 36,522 40,265 11,811,562 11,648,769
Nonpowered 0 0 481,191 547,271
Other 0 0 445,518 590,103

NOTE: Data are derived from reports of states and other jurisdictions with varying registration categories. "Other" includes boats not elsewhere classified by the reporting jurisdiction.

NOTES FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. totals include Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Rhode Island statistics include all watercraft except rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and ferries. U.S. total does not include sailboards, which are numbered in some states.

SOURCES FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Boating Statistics, 2000 and Boating Statistics, 1999, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://www.uscgboating.org/Saf/pdf/Boating_Statistics_2000.pdf and 1999.pdf as of Nov. 14, 2001.