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Geocaching Stickiness

Do people stick to the game of Geocaching? An analysis* with the help of Geocaching Australia: Have you ever wondered what are the chances that you will see that cacher again you just stumbled upon? While the number of people who heard about or even tried geocaching are constantly increasing, it’s always a mystery if they will be around for longer. So here are some numbers and hard facts: Out of the 110,497 people who have logged caches in Australia since 2000, 3/4 of them (82,000) have only ever found 17 caches or less! If you include our friends across the ditch and set the bar a bit higher it draws a similar picture: From the 110487 people who found at least one cache before 2015 in Australia and New Zealand, only 11353 have found more than 100 which is about 10% of all cachers. It is fair to say that 90% have left before hitting 100 (or are just have yet to hit that mark). 3/4 of all people who’ve cached in Australia stopped logging caches at or before 224 days! 1/2 of them (55,000 …