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Vacation Trips (August 1961)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Expectations of a vacation. Topics: Self-assessment of general interest in new things and one´s own sociability; leisure activities at home and at place of vacation; ideas about ideal destinations; preferred German vacation areas; interest in souveniers; attitude to change of city during vacation as well as from one vacation to the next; attitude to the population of typical vacation countries; judgement on the behavoir of German vacationers abroad; attitude to travel with tour operators; vacation expenditures. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; income; size of household; housing situation; self-assessment of social class; social origins; place of birth.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Frankfurt am Main (DE-HE-FRA)
  • Darmstadt (DE-HE-DAR)
    Darmstadt and surroundings
  • Wiesbaden (DE-HE-WIB)
Sampled Universe
Age: 18-79.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 279
Travel analyses of following years are accessible under ZA Study Nos. 0609 ff and 0828 ff.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0348 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt; Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg (1969): Urlaubsreisen (August 1961). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.