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Dutch Travel Survey
Onderzoek Verplaatsingsgedrag (OVG)

Topic
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Labour, Dynamics and Mobility
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected and released annually.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples


Longitudinal survey: different (address) samples.

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples


Longitudinal survey: different (address) samples.

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorisation (CCS) (3) Access through DANS.


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorisation (CCS) (3) Access through DANS.


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data was collected between 1985 and 2003. The sample varied around 100,000 people.


1985


Two step sampling: 1) sampling of municipalities 2) sampling of addresses.


Municipal Person Registration + Address Registration (GBR) KPN.


Entire Dutch population (until 1994 only individuals older than 12)


No age restrictions (until 1994, respondents were aged 13 and over)


Population representative (at least from 1999 onwards).


Detailed study of: Mobility in the Netherlands: (1) origin / destination (2) travel times (3) travel distances (4) mode of transport (4) motivation of mobility (5) ownership of vehicles.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1985 and 2003. The sample varied around 100,000 people.


1985


Two step sampling: 1) sampling of municipalities 2) sampling of addresses.


Municipal Person Registration + Address Registration (GBR) KPN.


Entire Dutch population (until 1994 only individuals older than 12)


No age restrictions (until 1994, respondents were aged 13 and over)


Population representative (at least from 1999 onwards).


Detailed study of: Mobility in the Netherlands: (1) origin / destination (2) travel times (3) travel distances (4) mode of transport (4) motivation of mobility (5) ownership of vehicles.


Linkage


No


No

Linkage


No


No


Data quality


Survey errors


Methodological breaks: (1) Break in methods between MON en OViN. (2) New research design from 1999 (3) Multiple other (smaller) breaks.

Data quality


Survey errors


Methodological breaks: (1) Break in methods between MON en OViN. (2) New research design from 1999 (3) Multiple other (smaller) breaks.


Applicability


Strengths: In combination with MON and OViN when methodological breaks are considered, this survey provides long time series and a large sample size. Weaknesses: One consequence of the survey are the margins around outcomes.

Applicability


Strengths: In combination with MON and OViN when methodological breaks are considered, this survey provides long time series and a large sample size. Weaknesses: One consequence of the survey are the margins around outcomes.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)