|Upgrade Plans||Unlicensed Mariners|
|Cannot upgrade higher||8%|
|Yes, in 2002||13%|
|Yes, in 2003||10%|
|Yes, after 2003||8%|
|Not planning to upgrade||20%|
|No rating/no response||27%|
NOTE: Percentages sum to greater than 100% because respondents were allowed to mark all licenses that they held whether active, inactive, or expired.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Maritime Administration, 2002 Mariner Survey, Principal Findings, Washington, DC.