Eurobarometer 10A (Oct-Nov 1978)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Scientific Priorities in the European Community (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:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social change
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Attitude to technical and scientific progress. (Contrary to usual custom this Eurobarometer contains only a few questions on attitude to Europe). Topics: Importance of political goals and most important future problems of the world; concerns for the future; the significance of unemployment, environmental protection and medical progress; judgement on condition and development of the region; assessment of dependence of residential region on national or supra-national authorities; identification with the region, with the republic, or Europe and the world as a whole; attitude to science and technical progress (scale); judgement on the importance and benefit of research in the areas of genetics, provision of energy, data processing, organ transplantation, satellite development and synthetic materials; attitude to the European Community (EC), the United Nations (UN), China, the United States and Russia (scale); self-assessment on a left-right continuum; party preference (Sunday question); party affiliation. 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; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-10-02 / 1978-10-16
  • 1978-10-13 / 1978-10-27
  • 1978-10-20 / 1978-10-27
  • 1978-10-05 / 1978-10-15
  • 1978-10-06 / 1978-10-25
  • 1978-10-16 / 1978-10-31
  • 1978-10-07 / 1978-10-15
  • 1978-10-16 / 1978-10-27
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1978-10-19 / 1978-10-28
    Great Britain
  • 1978-10-19 / 1978-10-28
    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: 8873
    Number of Variables: 89
The 8873 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1014 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1000 cases, Denmark 990 cases, France 1179 cases, Ireland 1007 cases, Italy 919 cases, Luxembourg 330 cases, Netherlands 1114 cases, United Kingdom 1320 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7807). The Eurobarometers 11-14 are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1036 to 1039. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-10) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0994.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0995 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07807.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0995
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Einstellungen der Europäischen Bevölkerung zu wissenschaftlichen und technischen Entwicklungen. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1979.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 10A. Brussels, January 1979.

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