Eurobarometer 9 (May-Jun 1978)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Employment and Unemployment in Europe (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:
    • Unemployment
    • Employment
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    The three major topics of this Eurobarometer are 1. Attitudes to the European Community and the Common Market, 2. Judgement on unemployment in general and special reasons for women and young people, 3. Political prospects and satisfaction. Topics: 1. Attitude to the EC: interest in European politics; judgement on membership of the country in the EC; attitude to creation of a European legal area and a truely European Government; attitude to direct election of the European Parliament; expected conduct of the European Parliamentarians; intent to participate in the European Election and voting decision intent in categories of national parties; party ties. 2. Unemployment: judgement on the regional situation in the job market; personal unemployment and unemployment benefit received or welfare in the last 3 years; with recipients of unemployment benefit: urgency of job search and readiness to accept lesser qualified job or part-time employment; attitude to unemployment and judgement on the psycho-social and financial situation of the unemployed; knowledge and judgement on job-seekers, those holding a second job, persons doing illicit work and persons doing overtime; assumed reasons for high unemployment of women and youth. 3. Political prospects and satisfaction: most important political goals of the country; satisfaction with the functioning of democracy; attitude to the change of the social system; general contentment with life and feeling of happiness; judgement on deterrent measures with kidnapings; opinion leadership; left-right orientation. Demography: age; sex; marital status; nationality; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; party preference; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-05-08 / 1978-05-22
  • 1978-05-06 / 1978-05-19
  • 1978-05-22 / 1978-06-06
  • 1978-05-08 / 1978-05-25
  • 1978-05-08 / 1978-05-31
  • 1978-05-06 / 1978-05-19
  • 1978-05-18 / 1978-06-05
  • 1978-05-08 / 1978-05-25
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1978-05-05 / 1978-05-25
    Great Britain
  • 1978-05-05 / 1978-05-25
    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) according to country.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 9151
    Number of Variables: 99
The 9151 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1013 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 996 cases, Denmark 983 cases, France 1105 cases, Ireland 1005 cases, Italy 1175 cases, Luxembourg 322 cases, Netherlands 1131 cases, United Kingdom 1421 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7727). The Eurobarometers 10-10A are archived under ZA Study Nos.0994 to 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-8) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986 0992.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0993 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07727.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0993
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 9: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1978.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 9. Brussels, July 1978.
  • La Commission des Communautés Européennes: Chômage et Recherche d´un Emploi: Attitudes et Opinions des public Europeens. Bruxelles, Septembre 1979.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 41 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08