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Eurobarometer 75.3 (2011)

Version
2.0.1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Standard Eurobarometer 75 (Alternative Title)
  • Europe 2020, Financial and Economic Crisis, European Union Budget, and the Common Agricultural Policy (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2014-02-25
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication (COMM.A.2 ´Research and Speechwriting´) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP DK, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • MRBI, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • Synovate, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS ILReS, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hungary, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Österreichisches GALLUP, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • Kadem, Nicosia, Turkish Cypriot Community (Data Collector)
  • Puls, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS PIAR, Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • TNS Brima,Skopje, Macedonia (Data Collector)
  • Capacent, Reykjavik, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Medium Gallup, Belgrade, Serbia Montenegro (Data Collector)
  • TNS Opinion, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
Description
  • Abstract

    Economic crisis and its perception by the EU citizens. Public approval of the economic program Europe 2020. European agricultural policy. Topics: 1. core questionnaire: life satisfaction; frequency of political discussion on national, local and European politics; self-rated opinion leadership; assessment of the economic situation in the country, in Europe, the personal professional and financial situation and the labor market situation; expectations of life in general; expected economic development in the world, the EU and the own country (economic outlook) as well as the personal financial situation and the employment situation in the country; most important political issues at EU level, country level and at the local; personal impact of these issues; assessment of the EU membership of the country as a good thing; benefits of EU membership for the country; assessment of the general trend of development at national, European and global levels; trust in the national government, national Parliament, EU and UN; Image of the EU; personal associations with the EU; knowledge of European institutions (European Parliament, European Council, European Central Bank) and trust in these institutions; knowledge test about the EU (number of Member States, direct election of members of the European Parliament, and Switzerland is a member country); approval of monetary union, a common foreign policy, the enlargement of EU and a unified defense and security policy; attitude towards an increase of the European budget; agreement with the following statements: personal understanding about the functioning of the EU, good representation of interests of own country in the EU, voice counts in the EU; the European voice is globally relevant, globalization as an opportunity for economic growth; designation of the areas that need more support; personal optimism about the future of the EU. 2. Europe 2020: importance of promoting research and development, education, economic development through high speed internet connection, environmental protection, supporting innovative enterprises, labor market, and supporting economically weak persons (scale); assessment of the probability of attaining policy objectives by 2020: full employment, high research funding, reduction of the greenhouse gas, 20% energy from renewable sources, increased energy efficiency, increasing the education achievements of young people, and reducing the poverty rate by a quarter; preferred support for innovation in environmental research by strengthening the cooperation of researchers or by increased funding for research; prefered support sheme for young people: support for studying abroad, raising the level of education or employment provision; preferred support in Internet issues: extension of Internet services for citizens (e-government), consumer protection or broadband access; preferred objectives for energy policy: reduction of CO2, more efficient energy consumption or renewable energy ; preferred EU policy: facilitation of business start-ups, industrial structural change or green economies; perferd EU labor marked policies: support adaptation to new working conditions and career changes, the right to live and work in another European country, support education and training opportunities (lifelong learning); preferred EU policy to fight poverty: improve education and employment opportunities, improve social protection systems, or reduce discrimination of vulnerable groups; EU develops in the right direction. 3. The Europeans and the crisis: expected development of the economic crisis on the labor market; future perspective of one´s own household; best actor to overcome the crisis and to regulate the financial markets (national government, EU, USA, G20 or the IMF); positive impact of the euro on the economic crisis; preferred initiatives to improve the European economy; attitudes towards reform, perception of need for reforms in the own country; attitudes towards cooperation of EU Member States to overcome the crisis, towards reducing standard of living for future generations, towards reducing the public deficit (Split: immediate versus later), and towards raising the public deficit for job creation. Perceived effectiveness of economic and fiscal policy measures to fight the crisis; advocacy of tax and financial reforms (prevent tax evasion, financial transaction tax, regulation of the financial sector and of bonus payments, hedge fund regulation, transparency of financial markets); preferred actor to reform the global financial markets (national government, the EU, the USA, G20 or IMF); attitude towards a stronger (Split A) or a less strong (Split B) role in the development of new rules for the financial markets; sufficient power of the EU to defend its own interests in the world economy; assessment of national governement’s (EU, USA) succes in fighting the crisis, the EU and the USA; knowledge of the largest EU member budgets and preferred budget use in the economic, political, cultural or social field; assessment of a balanced cost-benefit relationship between the EU budget and citizens; identification as citizens of the EU as well as knowledge of civil rights; interest in information about civil rights. 4. The common agricultural policy. attitude toward limiting direct payments to farmers; advocacy of direct payments for environmentally sound cultivation; reasons for the simplification of the CAP regulations (Common agricultural policy and policy for rural development) to support smaller farms; attitude to agricultural and food products from the region and especially from mountain regions (scale); attitude to the publication of names of the recipient and the amount of EU subsidies. In Iceland, Macedonia, Turkey, Croatia and Montenegro were also asked: assessment of EU accession as a good thing; assessment of EU accession as advantages or disadvantage in the country. In Cyprus were also asked: evaluation of the full application of EU legislation as a good thing; assessment of the application as advantages or disadvantage. Demography: nationality; left-right self-placement; family situation and marital status; age at end of education; sex; age; occupation; professional position; degree of urbanization; household composition and household size; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; possession of durable goods (entertainment electronics, Internet connection, possession of a car, a flat/a house have finished paying for or still paying for; financial difficulties during the last year; self-rated social position (scale); Internet use (at home, at work, at school). Also encoded was: date of interview; beginning of interview; duration of interview; persons present during the interview; willingness to cooperate; city size; language of the interview; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-26
    All countries
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-24
    Belgium
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-26
    France
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Netherlands
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Germany
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Italy
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-19
    Luxembourg
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-23
    Denmark
  • 2011-05-09 / 2011-05-22
    Ireland
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Great Britain
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-23
    Northern Ireland
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-21
    Greece
  • 2011-05-09 / 2011-05-24
    Spain
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-22
    Portugal
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-26
    Finland
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Sweden
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Austria
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-21
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-20
    Czech Republic
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-24
    Estonia
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Hungary
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-23
    Latvia
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-22
    Lithuania
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-21
    Malta
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-23
    Poland
  • 2011-05-10 / 2011-05-25
    Slovakia
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Slovenia
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-16
    Bulgaria
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-19
    Romania
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-22
    Turkey
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-25
    Croatia
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-19
    Cyprus (TCC)
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-12
    Macedonia (FYROM)
  • 2011-05-06 / 2011-05-24
    Iceland
  • 2011-05-07 / 2011-05-22
    Montenegro
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of (MK)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Montenegro (ME)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 15 years and over
Sampling
Probability Sample: Proportionate Stratified Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) was used in those countries where this technique was available
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 31769
    Number of Variables: 753
Note
Question modules QA to QC belong to the Standard Eurobarometer and largely replicate Standard Eurobarometer 74.2. A Eurobarometer qualitative study about the well-being of Europeans in eight selected countries (Estonia, Germany, Greece, France, Poland, Romania, Sweden and the UK) was conducted by TNS Qual+ at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, “Research and Speechwriting” Unit in March/April 2011. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/quali/wellbeing_aggregate_en.pdf http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/quali/wellbeing_final_en.pdf
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5481 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.4232/1.11768 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11768
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10768
Publications
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Standard Eurobarometer 75. Public Opinion in the European Union. This survey was requested and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication. Brussels August 2011 [Full reports and annexes]. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/eb/eb75/eb75_en.htm
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 368 / Wave 75.3: The Common Agricultural Poliy. Survey requested by the Directorate-General Agriculture and Rural Development and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (“Research and Speechwriting” Unit). Brussels, September 2011. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_368_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 12 | Registration Date: 2014-03-18

Europäische Kommission (2014): Eurobarometer 75.3 (2011). Europe 2020, Financial and Economic Crisis, European Union Budget, and the Common Agricultural Policy. Version: 2.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11852