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Flash Eurobarometer 383 (Firearms in the European Union)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2014-06-26
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia S.A., Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS ITALIA, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Dimarso, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • TNS Austria, 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 AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
Description
  • Abstract

    Firearms in the European Union. Topics: assessment of the level of crime using firearms in the own country and expected development over the next five years; preference of stricter regulation of who is allowed to own, buy or sell firearms in the own country or of other ways to reduce the level of crime using firearms; attitude towards common minimum standards of laws about firearms in the European Union; attitude towards common minimum standards in the European Union regarding: the types of firearms that can be sold for private use, marking each firearm to identify its owner, licensing the possession of firearms, selling firearms on the internet, the way how illegal trafficking in firearms is punished; fight against firearms trafficking to the EU from outside the EU is most effective by the EU in cooperation with the national authorities or by the national authorities acting on their own; attitude towards the cooperation of the EU with neighbouring non-EU countries to help them control firearms; own possession of a firearm; reasons for owning a firearm. 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: type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-09-16 / 2013-09-18
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 years and over
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Stratified Random Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26555
    Number of Variables: 152
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5897 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 383. Firearms in the European Union. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Home Affairs. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Research and Speechwriting” Unit). Brussels, October 2013. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_383_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 13 | Registration Date: 2014-07-07

European Commission, Brussels (2014): Flash Eurobarometer 383 (Firearms in the European Union). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11958