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More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Mobility survey for Lower Austria 2008
Mobilität in NÖ - Ergebnisse der landesweiten Mobilitätsbefragung 2008

Topic
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Austria
URL
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Governance

Contact information

DI Christoph Westhauser
Office of the Government of Lower Austria, department RU7 (Gesamtverkehrsangelegenheiten)
Landhausplatz 1, Haus 16
A-3109 St. Pölten
Austria
Phone: +43 2742/9005-14971
Fax: +43 2742/9005-14950
Email: post.ru7(at)noel.gv.at
Url: www.noe.gv.at/.../NOe-Mobilitaetsanalyse.wai.html
publication download: www.noe.gv.at/bilder/d42/LVK_Mobilitaet.091.pdf

Timeliness, transparency

One year between collection and publication of results

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of the same sample

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Combination of telephone interviews (CATI) and written form (mailing)


Access to data


There are no formal agreements; the publication can be downloaded for free.

Conditions of access


Free download of publication


Aggregated tables and charts


Publication available in PDF format.


The data is only available in German.


Coverage


Survey was carried out in 2003 and 2008. The sample used in 2008 was comprised of 9,300 individuals; 4,041 households, and 25,000 trips.


2003


Day of the week, size of household, size of municipality, age, sex


Weighting of data to avoid statistical distortion of results


Throughout Lower Austria


Aged 6 and over


Representative for the population of Lower Austria


Data collected on the number of daily trips per person, transport mode, trip purpose, trip distance, household structure, attitudes towards mobility issues etc. Corresponds to: Housing, Urban Development and Mobility Topic


www.noe.gv.at/bilder/d42/LVK_Mobilitaet.091.pdf


Linkage


Compatible with design of German KONTIV-surveys (Kontinuierliche Erhebung zum Verkehrsverhalten)


Compatible with design of German KONTIV-surveys (Kontinuierliche Erhebung zum Verkehrsverhalten)


Data quality


No errors reported


Comparability with results of former surveys


Clear terminology, explanation of terms used


Applicability


Strengths: This report Includes socio-demographic aspects of mobility behaviour (age, gender, level of education, vehicle ownership etc.) and has an additional chapter concerning mobility behaviour of young people.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Maria M. Hofmarcher
  • (see Partners)