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Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg
Publication Date
  • M&E, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Markt- und Engpassforschung, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Vacation and travel habits of the West German population in 1987 as well as vacation plans for the next season. The content of the study is largely comparable with the rest of the travel analyses. Main focus of this travel analysis are activities on vacation. Topics: frequency of vacation in the last three years; destination areas; remaining at place of vacation or tour; same destination each year; type of vacation; psychological demands of a vacation; travel month; duration of vacation; time of travel decision; sources of information and use of travel agency; point in time of booking and payment; place of booking and services booked; form of travel organization and means of transport used; type of lodging as well as meals on vacation; meal service booked before start of trip; travel companion; total expenditures for vacation travel; personal activities and athletic activities at place of vacation; desired improvements in offered leisure possibilities; sources of information for activities at place of vacation; excursions; facilities missed at place of vacation; satisfaction with vacation; information on second or third vacation trips; preference up to now and future interest in various forms of vacation; preferred vacation regions at home and abroad; frequency of short vacation trips; assessment of development of financial situation of household; assessment of vacationer of today; interest in vacation travel in 1988; possession of sport equipment. The following question was posed to those not traveling: year of last vacation travel and preferred manner of spending a 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; car possession; citizenship; willingness to participate in a similar re-interview. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; interest in survey topic; date of interview; length of interview; time of interview; ZIP (postal) code; city size; city reference number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-01
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: 6133
    Number of Variables: 656
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828 to 0834, 1146 to 1149 and 1426 to 1429.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1430 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1987. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus 1988.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg (1989): Reiseanalyse 1987. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.