Eurobarometer 10 (Oct-Nov 1978)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • National Priorities and the Institutions of 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:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    The two major topics of this Eurobarometer are: 1. Attitude to the European Community and to the Common Market, 2. Attitude to the impending election of the European Parliament. Topics: 1. Attitude to the EC: satisfaction with the functioning of democracy and attitude to the change of the social system; importance of political goals; interest in problems of the EC; judgement on the past and the future of the European Community; instinctive support of the European unification movement; assessment of general agreement and solidarity to be expected among the member countries; preference for European Community actions or independent national actions; attitude to membership of the country in the EC and personal willingness to make sacrifices for the European idea; attitude to joining by Spain. 2. On the European Election: degree of familiarity of the election to the European Parliament and attitude to the European Election and judgement on the significance of this election; intent to participate in the election; judgement on whether the candidate´s concept of Europe is more important than party affiliation. 3. Miscellaneous: general contentment with life and feeling of happiness; left-right orientation; party preference and party ties; political orientation of father; 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.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-10-16 / 1978-10-30
  • 1978-10-30 / 1978-11-15
  • 1978-10-24 / 1978-11-02
  • 1978-10-20 / 1978-10-30
  • 1978-10-15 / 1978-11-04
  • 1978-10-30 / 1978-11-21
  • 1978-10-21 / 1978-10-29
  • 1978-10-23 / 1978-11-03
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1978-10-26 / 1978-11-04
    Great Britain
  • 1978-10-26 / 1978-11-04
    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: 8677
    Number of Variables: 121
The 8677 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1008 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1006 cases, Denmark 1006 cases, France 1038 cases, Ireland 1005 cases, Italy 1030 cases, Luxembourg 291 cases, Netherlands 945 cases, United Kingdom 1348 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7728). A further Eurobarometer 10A is archived under ZA Study No. 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-9) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0993.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0994 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07728.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0994
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 10: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1979.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 10. Brussels, 1979.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 10. Die öffentliche Meinung in der europäischen Gemeinschaft. Erste Ergebnisse einer Umfrage in den neun Ländern der Gemeinschaft über die Wahl zum europäischen Parlament. Brussels, January 1979.

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