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As the worldwide human population continues to rise year after year, so does our interest in aquatic recreation. The number of shark attacks in any given year or region is highly influenced by the number of people entering the water.

See: More People Mean More Attacks

Australia Shark Attacks vs. Population Growth

New Zealand Shark Attacks vs. Population Growth

Hawaii Shark Attacks vs. Population Growth

California Shark Attacks vs. Population Growth

Florida Shark Attacks vs. Population Growth

Florida Annual Tourist/Resident Population vs Shark Attacks

Basis for presentation courtesy Howard Cohen