USA Wrestling Female Membership Growth Statistics

(gender specific member data began in 1995)

Year USAW # Change %Growth
1995 1,525    
1996 1,733 +208 +13.6%
1997 1,725 -8 -0.5%
1998 1,666 -59 -3.4%
1999 1,680 +14 +0.8%
2000 2,564 +884 +52.6%
2001 1,884 -680 -26.5%
2002 2,073 +188 +10.0%
2003 2,884 +811 +39.1%
2004 3,442 +558 +20.4%
2005 2,360 -1,082 -31.4%
2006 1,708 -652 -27.6%
2007 2,945 +1,237 +72.2%
2008 2,914 -31 -1.0%
2009 3,374 +460 +15.8%
2010 3,761 +387 +11.5%
2011 4,226 +465 +12.4%
2012 4,724 +498 +11.8%
2013 5,640 +916 +19.4%
2014 8,040 +2,400 +42.6%
2015 9,765 +1,725 +21.5%
2016 11,582 +1,817 +18.6%
2017 13,338 +1,757 +15.16%
2018 16,112 +2,773 +20.8%
2019 18,901 +2,789 +17.3%


Note: USA Wrestling female membership has grown for 11 straight years

Note 2: Reporting accuracy has improved with the development of online membership systems.