The report provides profiles of the volume and characteristics of travel by the civilian population of the United States during the year 1972. The report is based on information obtained from a probability sample, conducted by mail, of 24,000 households concerning trips that were taken by members of the household, including such aspects as who went, where, when, how long, by what means of transport, primary reason for trip, and related socieconomic factors. Information is presented on an origin/destination travel region showing the number of households taking trips, persons taking trips, trips taken, person-trips, person-miles, person-nights, and type of overnight accommodations used by origin travel region. Data are shown for the United States, eight travel regions, and selected states. Tables in the report cover total travel in the United States, means of transport, purpose of trip, weekend and vacation travel, regional travel, overnight accommodations for travel, travel to and through states, and travel to and through foreign areas.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of the Census

    14th Between E Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20231
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 165 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00263923
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TC72-N3
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1974 12:00AM