Household Travel Survey

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

For domestic travel by Irish residents: the number of trips, number of nights away and the average length of stay by region visited, length of stay, reason for journey and type of accommodation; the number of trips and number of nights away by region visited by reason for journey, age, sex, mode of transport used, method of booking and region of residence; total expenditure by reason for journey and region visited. For international travel by Irish residents: the number of trips, number of nights away and the average length of stay by region visited, length of stay, reason for journey and type of accommodation; the number of trips and number of nights away by age, sex, mode of transport used, method of booking and region of residence; total expenditure by reason for journey and by region visited; EU travel by Irish residents, the number of trips and number of nights away by country and region visited.


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Source

The CSO quarterly Household Travel Survey.

Scope

Domestic and international travel patterns involving overnight stays of all residents of the Republic of Ireland.

Frequency

Quarterly

Reference period

Calendar quarter

Start date

2000 quarter 1 (databank), 2003 quarter 1 (release)

Timeliness

14 weeks after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Region (NUTS2)
    Border, Midland and Western; Southern and Eastern.
  • Travel reason
    Holiday; Business; Visiting friends/relatives; Educational & training; Health & medical; Sporting events; Other.
  • Age
    0-19 years; 20-49 years; 50+ years.
  • Transport mode
    Air; Bus/rail; Private vehicle; Sea/cruise; Other.
  • Booking method
    Internet; Direct; Travel agent; Club; Employer; No pre-booking.
  • Accommodation
    Caravan/camping; Guest house/B&B; Own holiday home; Hotel/conference centre; Self catering/rented house; Friends/relatives; Hospital/medical centres; Other.
  • Length of stay
    1-3 nights; 4+ nights.
  • Region (international)
    EU; Other Europe; North America; Central, South & other Americas; Asia & Middle East; Africa; Australia, New Zealand & Oceania.
  • Region (EU)
    Austria; Belgium/Luxembourg; Cyprus/Malta; Denmark/Finland/Sweden; Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania; France; Germany; Greece; Italy; Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; UK (Great Britain; Northern Ireland); Other EU.

Theme

Business Sectors - Tourism and Travel

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2016-02-02

Keywords

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