Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1981

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

    Vacation and travel conduct of the population in 1981 as well as vacation travel plans for the next season. The content of the study is largely comparable with the other travel analyses. Topics: taking vacation; number of vacation trips in the last three years; preferred place of vacation and means of transport on the trip; type of organization of the trip; same destination each year; preferred form of vacation; time of travel decision; sources of information used; psychological demands of vacation; use of travel agency and place of booking; reasons for utilization of a travel agency; type of travel agency service used; criteria in selecting a travel agency; judgement on selected travel agency services; improvement recommendations for services in travel agencies and reasons for not using them; degree of relationship of travel companion; travel costs; preferred vacation activities; time of vacation trip and vacation length; means of transport used for vacation trip; type of accomodation; type of meals; general vacation satisfaction. Vacation planning for next year: vacation destination; preferred type of organization and form of vacation; preferred vacation countries; short vacations; the significance of the aspect of relaxation for vacation. Negative aspects of the last vacation trip: health consequences; trouble with authorities; financial losses; lack of contact opportunities with locals; negative changes at home or at work; attitude to vacation or vacation trips (scale). The following questions were posed to those taking several trips: destination, point in time, length, means of transport used, type of organization and number of persons traveling along on further vacation trips. The following questions were posed to those not traveling: reasons for not traveling; vacation activities at home; number, length and means of transport used on short drives and excursions; detailed information on last vacation trip. Miscellaneous: assessment of personal economic situation and future development; attitude to alternative life and achievement or consumption pressures; personal opinion leadership regarding vacation questions; car possession. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children in household; religious denomination; school education; occupation; occupational position; employment; household income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household. Also encoded were: city size; city code; interest in survey topic; willingness of respondent to cooperate; date of interview; time of interview; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-01 / 1982-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German citizens 14 years old and 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: 6425
    Number of Variables: 628
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828 to 0834, 1146 to 1150; later investigations as of ZA Study No. 1426.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1149 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1981. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus 1982. (Unveröffentlichter Forschungsbericht)

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