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Main Title: A dataset of housing market and self-attitudestowards housing location choices in Alexandria, Egypt
Author(s): Ibrahim, Mohamed R.
Type: Article
Language Code: en
Abstract: A survey, of sample size 224, is designed to include the different related-factors to housing location choice, such as; socioeconomic factors, housing characteristics, travel behavior, current self-selection factors, housing demand and future location preferences. It comprises 16 questions, categorized into three different sections; socioeconomic (5 Questions), current dwelling unit characteristics (7 Questions), and housing demand characteristics (4 Questions). The first part, socioeconomic, covers the basic information about the respondent, such as; age, gender, marital status, employment, and car ownership. While the second part, current dwelling unit characteristics, covers different aspect concerning the residential unit typology, financial aspects, and travel behavior of the respondent. It includes the tenure types of the residential unit, estimation of the unit price (in the case of ownership or renting), housing typologies, the main reason for choosing the unit, in case of working, the modes of travel to work, and time to reach it, residential mobility in the last decade, and the ownership of any other residential units. The last part, housing demand characteristics, covers the size of the demand for a residential unit, preference in living in a certain area and the reason to choose it, and the preference of residential unit׳s tenure. This survey is a representative sample for the population in Alexandria, Egypt. The data in this article is represented in: How do people select their residential locations in Egypt? The case of Alexandria; JCIT1757.
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2017
Date Available: 28-May-2018
DDC Class: 570 Biowissenschaften; Biologie
Subject(s): housing market in Alexandria
factors of residential location choice
housing demand preferences
travel behavior
Journal Title: Data in Brief
Publisher: Elsevier
Publisher Place: Amsterdam [u.a.]
Volume: 11
Publisher DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.02.052
Page Start: 543
Page End: 545
ISSN: 2352-3409
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