Inclusivity in the Outdoors

A survey of multinational perceptions and experiences

This study examines the perceived inclusivity of outdoor spaces across the globe. While existing outdoor research typically analyzes race, gender, and income regionally, it does not does not dig deeper into understanding emotive experiences, perceptions, and the resulting multinational behaviors.

A Tale of Two Outdoors

Despite the globally recognized benefits of being outside, this study unveils the barriers that many communities face preventing them from fully enjoying the outdoors.

  • Nearly 1 in 5 respondents experienced
    discrimination when outside

  • Women are 16% more afraid
    of men in 2022 vs. 2020

  • The LGBTQ+ community is 8%
    more likely to feel unwelcome in
    the outdoors than the global total

  • People of color are 8-13% more
    likely to experience discrimination
    when outside than White people