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Vacation Trips (January 1970)

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

    Vacation trips of West Germans in 1969. Topics: Number of vacation trips; motives for not traveling; place and length of vacation trip; month of start of trip; type of accomodation; means of transport used; planned and actual expenditures; type of travel: alone or with others; utilization of travel agent or information office; detailed recording of destinations and vacation countrysides; membership in clubs; party preference; self-assessment of social class (Kleining-Moore index); age of children. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household; regional origins. Interviewer rating: weekday of interview; city size. Additionally encoded: city code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2035
    Number of Variables: 128
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. See also ZA Study Nos. 0615, 0617 and 0619.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0609 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Frankfurt (1970): Urlaubsreisen (Januar 1970). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.