Flash Eurobarometer 387 (Les Français et l’Union européenne, wave 4)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Other Title
  • The French and the European Union (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Politics
    • International politics and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the European Union. Topics: attitude towards selected statements on European integration (guarantees peace on the continent, makes France stronger against the rest of the world, contributes to France’s prosperity); preference for measures being taken against the economic crisis on national or on EU level; management of the economic crisis to date as joint action of the European countries or following national interests; globalisation as an opportunity or a threat for European citizens; approval of the following statements: politicians should tell people more about the European Union, the media should tell people more about the European Union; interest in the next European elections; intention to vote in the next European elections; knowledge about the future role of the voters in choosing the president of the European Commission; increased or decreased willingness to vote in the 2014 European elections due to this knowledge; televised debate between the candidates for the position of the president of the European Commission would encourage to vote; preference for the electoral campaign to focus on national or on European issues; preference for a more political or economic orientation of the EU in 2020; expectations regarding the EU in 2020 (decisions on the basis of a qualified majority and not unanimously, true European economic government, harmonization of social policies and taxation, more activities in education, training and research, coordination of migration policies, higher priority to fighting climate change); left-right self-placement. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; region; type of community; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: type of phone line for interview; contactability by phone.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-10-21 / 2013-10-23
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
Sampled Universe
Population of France as well as citizens from other European Union Member States, resident in France, aged 15 years and over, having sufficient command of the French language to answer the questionnaire
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1001
    Number of Variables: 82
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5902 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Commission européenne: Eurobaromètre Flash 387. Les Français et l’Union européenne. Étude réalisée par TNS Political & Social à la demande de la Représentation en France de la Commission européenne Étude coordonnée par la Commission européenne, Direction générale Communication (DG COMM Unité “Research and Speechwriting”). Bruxelles, Novembre 2013. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_387_fr.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 26 | Registration Date: 2014-07-07