Eurobarometer 5 (May-Jun 1976)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Revenues, Satisfaction, and Poverty (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Researcher)
  • IFOP, Paris (Data Collector)
  • DIMARSO, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Poll, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    The two major topics are: 1. A series of questions on unification of Europe in part already posed in earlier Eurobarometers and 2. Perception of poverty in personal surroundings as well as contentment with life and general satisfaction. Topics: 1. Questions on unification of Europe: interest in information about the problems of the European Community; attitude to founding and desired authority for a European Union; attitude to direct election of a European Parliament; type of powers to be given to the European Parliament; expected conduct of the parties represented in the European Parliament; judgement on the importance of political goals such as e.g. reduction of unemployment and inflation, regional development support, nature and environmental protection, leveling social inequality, creation of housing, politics of national interests regarding the superpowers, modernization of the education system, armament, consumer protection, economic growth and combating crime; image of multinational businesses of European as well as American origin; image of German businesses. 2. Perception of poverty and general satisfaction: general contentment with life; satisfaction in various areas of life; satisfaction with the social system and democracy; personal standard of living and standard of living of parents; subjective feeling of social equity in the country; assessment of the minimum income needed for livelihood; personal restrictions with consumer goods due to lack of income; experiencing poverty of others; assumed reasons for the poverty; development of local poverty in comparison over time; perceived chances to improve standard of living; judgement on official aid for needy; personal willingness to make sacrifices for needy; left-right orientation (interviewer rating on this: answers given hesitantly); reading newspapers; opinion leadership. Demography: age; sex; marital status; nationality; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; company size; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; party preference; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-05-07 / 1976-05-24
  • 1976-05-13 / 1976-05-24
  • 1976-05-24 / 1976-06-19
  • 1976-05-12 / 1976-05-26
  • 1976-05-24 / 1976-06-10
  • 1976-05-13 / 1976-05-24
  • 1976-05-08 / 1976-05-26
  • 1976-05-12 / 1976-05-21
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1976-05-07 / 1976-06-07
    Great Britain
  • 1976-05-07 / 1976-06-07
    Northern Ireland
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
Sampled Universe
Persons 15 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Various sampling procedures (quota sample and multi-stage random sample) depending on country.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 8622
    Number of Variables: 246
The 8622 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 963 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1004 cases, Denmark 980 cases, France 1232 cases, Ireland 1007 cases, Italy 923 cases, Luxembourg 268 cases, Netherlands 905 cases, United Kingdom 1340 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7418). The Eurobarometers 6-10A are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0990 to 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-4) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0988.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0989 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07418.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0989
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 5: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1976.
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Vorstellungen und Einstellungen zur Armut in Europa. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1976.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 5. Brussels, 1976.
  • Commission of the European Communities: The Perception of Poverty in Europe. Brussels, 1977.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 42 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08