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Eurobarometer 6 (Nov 1976)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Twenty Years of the Common Market (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:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and attitudes to European integration as well as to the Common Market. Topics: Satisfaction with the social system and the functioning of democracy in the country (the latter posed twice in the form of a control question; once on a 5 point scale and once on an 11 point scale); attitude to various forms of change of the social system; interest in problems of the EC and in the policies of other countries; stereotypes of Europeans, Americans, Russians and Chinese; naming countries that should be accepted into the EC or should be excluded; judgement on the effects of the Common Market on the economy, job market, prices and on the benefit of one´s own country as well as of the remaining countries; voting behavior given a hypothetical referendum on membership in the EC; solidarity for the benefit of other EC member states; attitude to direct election of a European Parliament and to a common election campaign of parties of the same orientation; judgement on the importance of environmental protection, social equity, national representation of interests regarding the superpowers, unemployment and fighting inflation, control of multi-national companies, modernization of the education system, strengthening defense and consumer protection; satisfaction with efforts of the national government to solve these problems and suitability of the European level for such decisions; attitude to a European currency, army, Olympics team, flag, criminal law and a European foreign policy; identification as national citizen, European citizen or citizen of the world; judgement on one´s own extent to which informed and personal information deficit regarding various European questions; attitude to European agriculture market policies, peace policies, policies on developing countries and economic growth policy; general contentment with life; number of trips abroad; knowledge of a foreign language; reading daily newspapers; trade union in which respondent is a member member; number of employees at work; left-right orientation; age at conclusion of school education; opinion leadership. Demography: religiousness; party preference and party ties ; age at completing school training; age; sex; marital status; nationality; religious denomination; school education; occupation; company size; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-11-02 / 1976-12-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
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: 9210
    Number of Variables: 191
The 9210 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1078 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1007 cases, Denmark 962 cases, France 1355 cases, Ireland 980 cases, Italy 1052 cases, Luxembourg 302 cases, Netherlands 1123 cases, United Kingdom 1351 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7511). The Eurobarometers 7-10A are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0991 to 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-5) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0989.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0990 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi.10.3886/ICPSR07511.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0990
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 6: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1977.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 6. Brussels, 1977.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 40 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08

Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (2012): Eurobarometer 6 (Nov 1976). Twenty Years of the Common Market. Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.