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Travelers to Austria

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

    Travel conduct of German vacationers, relative to the vacation area Austria and use of the services of the Federal Railway. Topics: frequency of vacation travel to Austria up to now and planned in future as well as type of various means of transport used; frequency of transit travel through Austria and means of transport used for this; place of exit (traffic node) in Germany and destination in Austria as well as traffic nodes in Austria affected by transit traffic; most important reasons for choice of means of transport; preferred months to travel to Austria; most important reasons for non-use of the Federal Railway as means of travel; choice of means of transport dependent on travel distance; specification of the travel limits for bus, car and airplane; preference for couchette or sleeping-car; interest in motorail train and most important destinations for this in Austria; price limit for car transportation; hypothetical frequency of use of motorail train connection; interest in use of motorail train on the short distance Munich-Salzburg; occasions to travel to the various vacation countries; fuel price limit at which one would view the train as the more favorable means of transport; most important problems with transfering and connecting trains. Demography: age; sex; occupation; household composition; possession of car; possession of telephone. Interviewer rating: degree of urbanization; district code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years old and older who in the last few years had taken at least one vacation trip
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (Random Route).
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2970
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1330 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1984): Österreich-Reisende. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.