Flash Eurobarometer 337 (Croatia and the European Union)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication (COMM.A.1 ´Research and Speechwriting´) (Researcher)
  • Hendal d.o.o, Zagreb, Croatia TNS Political & Social, Brussels (International coordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    Croatia and the European Union. Topics: attitude towards the following statements: respondent enjoys living in Croatia, confident about the future of Croatia, familiarity with the EU, EU contributes to peace and stability in Europe, Croatians and EU citizens share the same values, Croatia’s future should be in the EU, Croatia’s participation in the Schengen Agreement would be a positive development, Croatia’s adoption of the euro would be positive for its economy; benefits from the EU membership and reasons for benefit; attitude towards selected statements on the EU membership of Croatia: improvement of economy, reduction of corruption, loss of control over national policies, increase of prices, increase of standard of living, loss of jobs, more tourism, reduction of national disparities, loss of national identity, more business investments, negative impact on national agriculture; self-rated knowledge about: EU, EU accession process of Croatia, financial assistance from the EU prior to joining, financial assistance from the EU after joining; awareness of selected issues: role of the member states within the governance of the EU, fact that Croatia will designate an EU commissioner, rights of citizens to elect the members of the European Parliament; EU country respondent feels closest to; preferred countries to join the EU; travels outside Croatia in the past five years; travels to selected countries in the past five years; main reason for not traveling outside Croatia in the past five years; preferred source of information about current affairs; frequency of the reception of news on current affairs; trust in information from: local media, national media, international media; preferred source of information about the EU. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: language of the interview; type of phone line; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-11-28 / 2011-11-30
Geographic Coverage
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in Croatia and have a sufficient command of the national language to answer the questionnaire.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1019
    Number of Variables: 104
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5772 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • TNS Political & Social; European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 337: Croatia and the European Union. Survey requested by the Directorate-General Enlargement and coordinated by Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM "Research and Speechwriting" Unit). Brussels, February 2012. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_337_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 29 | Registration Date: 2013-12-16