Students & Statistics

Study day on tourism, well-being, progress and beyond

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On Tuesday, 1 December 2015, Statistics Austria was visited by a group of international students of the Bachelor degree programme „Tourism and Leisure Management“ (IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems). Details on tourism statistics as well as information on the project „How’s Austria?“ were presented.

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Photo © Prof. Claudia Bauer-Krösbacher, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

9.00–9.15Welcome by Director General Statistics Mr. Konrad Pesendorfer
9.15–10.30Tourism Statistics – surveys, methods and results
  • Accommodation statistics
  • CATI surveys related to the travel habits of the Austrians
  • Travel Balance of Payments (TBOP)
  • Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA)
Presentation (PDF, ca. 6 MB)
10.45–12.00How´s Austria? – Project overview, indicators and results
  • How to measure well-being and progress – GDP and beyond
  • How’s Austria? – The project
  • Subjective wellbeing – overall life satisfaction
  • How‘s Austria 2015 – selected results
  • How is tourism?
Presentation (PDF, ca. 3 MB)