Victorian Activity and Travel Survey
Name of Collection
The Victorian Activity and Travel Survey
Transport Research Centre
PO Box 598 Market St
MELBOURNE VIC 8007
Telephone: Melbourne 03 9629 4835 or 9925 5607
Facsimile: Melbourne 03 9829 4839
To provide information on personal travel and out of home activity in the metropolitan statistical district.
The survey collects information on daily travel and activity. It is based on a survey of 10,000 households. Data are collected by mail questionnaire.
Melbourne metropolitan statistical district.
Frequency of Data Availability
Data are released annually.
Data are available for 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997.
Products and Services
VATS - Users Manual
Special data services (electronic delivery and CD-ROM) are available on request.
Example of Information Available
- Demographic details (age, sex, number of occupants, household structure, employment, education, income, licence);
- Vehicle details (type, ownership);
- Trip details (road, start time and location, end time and location, purpose, passengers); and
- Activity details (location, start time, end time, location type).