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ADAC Mobility Index


General German Automobile Club e.V. (ADAC)



Transport demand is continuing to rise and there are various causes for this. But how can the consequences be managed and mobility be made sustainable? For the first time in 2022, the ADAC commissioned Prognos AG with the development of a science- and data-based evaluation method. The result: the ADAC Mobility Index.

The task of our project team as a scientific partner is to develop the methodological and con-tent basis for the annually published analysis. Since 2015, it has tracked Germany and the individual federal states’ development on their path to sustainable mobility structures. The five dimensions of the mobility index considered are:

  • transport safety
  • climate and environment
  • availability
  • reliability
  • affordability

Database and structure of the mobility index

The ADAC Mobility Index is not only the title of the regularly published analysis – it is also an index that condenses several key figures. At the first subordinate level of the hierarchy, the index consists of the five evaluation dimensions mentioned above.
These assessment dimensions consist of 16 leading indicators and are described by 39 indica-tors.

It is based on a database with around 1,500 statistical characteristics. Most of the data in-cluded in the mobility index is derived from publicly available statistics – authorities and ministries, trade associations, and companies.

Last update: 26.04.2023

Previous editions of the Mobility Index

ADAC Mobilitätsindex 2023

| Aus dem Projekt

Wo stehen wir auf dem Weg zur nachhaltigen Mobilität? Unsere Studie misst wenig Fortschritte bei Klima/Umwelt, Bezahlbarkeit, Verfügbarkeit, Sicherheit und Zuverlässigkeit.

ADAC Mobilitätsindex 2022

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Für den ADAC haben wir erstmals eine wissenschaftlich basierte Datengrundlage zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung der Mobilität in Deutschland erstellt – das Ergebnis ist der ADAC Mobilitätsindex.

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