Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg
Publication Date
  • BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt/Main (Data Collector)
  • GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Vacation and travel behavior of the West German population in 1990. Topics: frequency of vacation in the last three years; destination areas; shaping personal life (selected forms of behavior, typology, scale); work orientation; leisure orientation; stay at place of vacation or tour; repeated trips to travel destination; type of vacation; (psychological) demands of a vacation; trip month; vacation duration; time of trip decision; sources of information; use of various tour operators; use of a travel agent; services booked; form of organization of the planned trip and means of transport used; charter flight or scheduled flight; booking flight as well as lodging; booking costs; catalogs and and pamphlets of the tour operator used; type of lodging as well as meals on vacation; accompanied by someone from one´s household and age of these persons; trip budget and distribution of the expenditures among vacation preparation, travel, lodging, meals and secondary expenses; judgement on the price/performance relationship at place of vacation; personal activities and occupations at place of vacation; types of sport conducted during the 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; interest in a vacation trip in 1991 and extent of current plans; preferred vacation regions in the former GDR and FRG; attractiveness and image of selected countries as country to visit on vacation. Demography: age; sex; marital status; denomination; education; occupation; professional activity; net household income; sources of income (over DM 300); household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of the head of household. Miscellaneous: living together with a partner; having a yard; car possession; expected development of the financial situation of one´s household; moving to the Federal Republic since 1989; use of newspapers and magazines; willingness to cooperate in a further survey on the topic of tourism. The following questions were also posed to non-travelers: year of last vacation trip; reason for not taking vacation trips. Also encoded were: willingness of respondent to cooperate; time of interview; degree of urbanization.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German citizens at least 14 years old 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: 6620
    Number of Variables: 772
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828-0834, 1146-1149, 1426-1430, 1820 and 1823.
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1824 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1990. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus, 1991.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22