Flash Eurobarometer 351 (The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Budapest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Law, crime and legal systems
    • Legislation
    • Crime
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the EU Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania. Topics: importance of the following problems in the own country: shortcomings in the judicial system, corruption, organized crime (only in BG); assessment of the development of the aforementioned issues compared to five years ago; attitude towards the EU having a role in tackling each of the aforementioned problems in the own country; knowledge of the EU Cooperation and Verification Mechanism to support the own country in reaching the standards to tackle each of the aforementioned problems; assessment of the impact of the EU action through the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism as positive regarding these problems; preference regarding the duration of the EU action through the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism: action should continue until the own country is at a standard comparable to other EU member states, action should be phased out over the coming years, or action should be stopped now. 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: respondent ID; type of phone line; language of the interview; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-05-21 / 2012-05-23
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of Bulgaria and Romania, resident in Bulgaria and Romania and aged 15 years and over.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2004
    Number of Variables: 75
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5786 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission / TNS Political&Social: Flash Eurobarometer 351. The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania. Brussels. July 2012. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_351_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 30 | Registration Date: 2014-01-24