Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
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Car Ownership in Households

Myojin Sho
Kishino Keiichi
Car ownership in households is analyzed by disaggregate behavioral modeling technique. Two models are built to analyze characteristic features of car ownership. The results are (1) The number of driver licenses in a household is, as a matter of course, most influencing on car ownership and multi-ownership. (2) Family size is the second most influencing. (3) Utilily obtainable by owning second or third car is higher in the household of primary industry than that of the other industry. (4) Inclination of household to be car owner is stronger in a sparsely inhabited zone than in a densely inhabited.