Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1984

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

    Vacation and travel habits of the West German population in 1984 as well as vacation plans for the next season. The content of the study is largely comparable with the other travel analyses. Topics: vacation frequency in the last three years; destination areas; same destination each year; type of vacation and psychological demand on vacation; time of vacation; duration of vacation; duration and time of travel decision; opportunities for economizing used on the last vacation trip; sources of information and travel agency; form of organization of the trip and means of transport used; lodging and meals on vacation; most important criteria in selection of lodging; meal services booked before start of trip; travel companion; total expenditures for vacation travel; most important activities and athletic activities at place of vacation; information on second or third vacation trips; frequency of short vacation trips; travel decision for the following year; preference up to now and future interest in new forms of vacation; preferred vacation regions at home and abroad; forms of lodging used up to now and possible interest in selected forms; most important requirements of optimum vacation lodging; advantages and disadvantages of a vacation apartment or a vacation house; preferred leisure activities and their significance for vacation considerations; importance of selected needs in life and areas of life; frequency and type of short vacation trips; assessment of development of financial situation of household. The following questions were posed to those not traveling: year of last vacation trip and reasons for not taking vacation. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupation; occupational position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; living together with a partner; number of persons in household with their own income; having a yard willingness to participate in a similar follow-up survey. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; interest of respondent in survey topic; place of survey; length of interview; date and time of interview; ZIP (postal) code; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German citizens 14 years old or older and living in private households.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6005
    Number of Variables: 620
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828 to 0834, 1146 to 1149 and 1426; later as of ZA Study No. 1428.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1427 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1984. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus 1985. (Unveröffentlichter Forschungsbericht)

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