Young People and Tourism 1983

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Development of special features in tourist conduct and travel desires of young people as well as vacation with Jugendtourist. Topics: leisure interests; right to annual vacation; preferred structuring of annual vacation in time, usual form of structuring holidays or vacation; significance of factors on holiday or vacation planning; preferred form of housing; activities in vacation planning; readiness for expenditure for domestic/foreign travel; Travel desires: vacation destination in the next three years; preferred travel countries; structure of ideal trip; demands of brief trips at home and abroad, preferred travel partner; frequency of weekend trips, travel motives; associations with Jugendtourist; attitude to age limit for Jugendtourist trips; extent to which informed about the travel selection of Jugendtourist; information activities regarding travel selection; sources and level of information in the local organizations of the FDJ; time of anticipated travel selection of Jugendtourist; participation or interest in domestic and foreign trip of Jugendtourist; attitude to the prices of Jugendtourist trips; knowledge about the FDJ mass movement "My Native Country - GDR "; knowledge about the conditions for the tourists badge, personal acquisition of the badge; firm travel programs; demographic information; partner - common residence, employment, income; children; highest school certificate, current activity, occupational qualification, activity group, full employment; monthly net earnings; category of place of residence, number of residents; place of residence and work; district; vacation travel 1983 - type, destination, duration, time, countryside, structure, content; planning, preparation of the vacation trip; characteristics of personal influence on structuring vacation; travel partner; nicest travel impressions; effects of vacation impressions and experiences; assessment of trip costs; communication evaluation of the trip; use of youth hostels, frequency; use of various opportunities for young people to obtain a place in a youth hostel, personal experiences in application, response to last application; duration of stay in youth hostels, travel partner; satisfaction with various conditions in youth homes; opinions on house rules, on comfort, the structuring of stay in youth homes; reading publications in the "Junge Welt" about youth tourism; personal problems in connection with tourism; possession of tourism objects; motives for vacation trips; preferred vacation scenery, travel destinations in the GDR, means of transport; preferred vacation partner; previous trips with Jugendtourist; concepts of the ideal travel leader for group trips, preferred sex, age, marital status; current leisure time and other activities; member of a youth brigade; personal task in the FDJ peace contingent; achievement assignment in learning and work collective; the last trip with Jugendtourist; Jugendtourist: type of arranging, duration, season, travel partner, travel preparations, preliminary discussions, expectations, assessment of travel program, satisfaction, evaluation of the trip, nicest travel impressions; actual travel leader of the Jugendtourist trip - sex, age, partner, expression of characteristics, conduct; communication about vacation experiences; tourist activities in the FDJ collective.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-11 / 1984-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR, districts
Sampled Universe
Selected were schoolchildren, apprentices, students, employees up to 25 years old in companies and universities of the districts Potsdam, Karl-Marx-Stadt and Rostock as well as Berlin; travel participants of Jugendtourist trips from different districts of origin as well as travel leaders (representative)
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in randomly halved sub-populations by means of two variants (JT 83 A and JT 83 B with a constant and a variable alternative question section); survey of schoolchildren during their stay in facilities of the Jugendtourist; letter survey of trip participants of Jugendtourist trips (JT 83 T)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3341
    Number of Variables: 347
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6198 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kuhnke, R.: Schnellinformation zur Studie Jugend und Touristik 1983". ZIJ Leipzig, November 1984. 22 S. - F 84/14.
  • Netzker, W.: Persönlichkeit und Qualifikation des Reiseleiters beim Reisebüro der FDJ Jugendtourist. Forschungsbericht. ZIJ Leipzig, September 1985. 52 S. F 85/79.
  • Voß, P. und R. Kuhnke.: Der Beitrag zur Jugendtouristik zur kommunistischen Erziehung der Jugend. Forschungsbericht. ZIJ Leipzig, Februar 1985. 128 S. - F 85/67.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22