Results of the Microcensus housing survey
Ergebnisse der Wohnungserhebung im Mikrozensus
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
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ADir. Wilhelm Janik
Phone: +43 (1)71128-8338
Email: mikrozensus(at)statistik.gv.at; ake(at)statistik.gv.at
publication download: www.statistik.at/.../idcplg
Timeliness, transparencyThere is one year between collection and publication of results.
Data collection ongoing since 2004. The sample size is approximately 22,000 households per quarter and participation is mandatory by law.
Size of household, number of population of Austrian Länder, age, sex, citizenship
Central Register of Residence Registrations (Zentrales Melderegister - ZMR)
Survey provides a picture of housing conditions and standard of living.
Data collected on structure of the housing stock (dwellings used as mains residences), fixtures and fittings, legal basis of dwellings, social status of the household reference person, cost for rented flats, monthly housing costs, average floor space of dwellings, characteristics of rental contract (data of issuance, limitation).
Corresponds to Housing, Urban Development and Mobility Topic
The survey includes socio-demographic data and can be linked with microcensus data (comparability with other EU-countries). It uses a high quality sample and a large sample size. The data is current and this survey is continuous over many years.
Related to the general limitations of the Microcensus and that is the data is largely generated within a framework determined by administrative and official needs.
- The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
- Maria M. Hofmarcher
- (see Partners)