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Eurobarometer 11 (Apr 1979)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Year of the Child 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)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • Social Surveys (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
    • Children
  • Abstract

    The main survey focus areas of this Eurobarometer are: 1. Attitude to the European Parliament elections; 2. Attitude to children. Topics: 1. Attitude to the elections for the European Parliament: degree of familiarity of the elections; perception and judgement on the advertising campaign in the media; basic attitude to the elections; image of European members of parliament; personal intent to participate in the European Elections and intended behavior at the polls; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; party one cannot vote for; interest in election result; general attitude to unification of Europe; judgement on affiliation of the country with the community; attitude to an acceleration or slowing down of the unification movement; most important political problems of the country and the EC; attitude to admission of Greece, Portugal and Spain into the EC; judgement on the European-American relationship; judgement on the policies of the country regarding unification of Western Europe and security of the country; attitude to a dominant role of the parties in the European Community. 2. Attitude to children: child-friendly (scale); child-raising style and educational goals; attitude to a longer maternity leave; importance of school education for children; child-raising problems; ideal number of children and desire for children; receipt of child allowance. 3. Miscellaneous: satisfaction with income and general contentment with life; perceived reasons for the weakness of the dollar; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; party preference (Sunday question); political interest; satisfaction with democracy in the country; personal opinion leadership; religiousness; company size; city size. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; school education; employment; household income; household composition; head of household; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; degree of urbanization; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-04-13 / 1979-04-25
  • 1979-04-07 / 1979-04-21
  • 1979-04-05 / 1979-04-23
  • 1979-04-17 / 1979-04-22
  • 1979-04-08 / 1979-04-24
  • 1979-04-07 / 1979-04-21
  • 1979-04-21 / 1979-04-28
  • 1979-04-11 / 1979-04-21
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1979-04-09 / 1979-04-21
    Great Britain
  • 1979-04-09 / 1979-04-21
    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: 8884
    Number of Variables: 142
The 8884 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual states as follows: Belgium 982 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1003 cases, Denmark 1073 cases, France 1010 cases, Ireland 997 cases, Italy 1178 cases, Luxembourg 300 cases, Netherlands 1023 cases, United Kingdom 1318 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7752). The Eurobarometers 12-14 are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1037 to 1039. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-10A) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0995.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1036 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07752.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1036
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 11: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft vor den Wahlen zum Europäischen Parlament. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1979.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 11. Brussels, May 1979.
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften: Die Europäer und ihre Kinder (The Europeans and their children). Brüssel, Oktober 1979.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 196 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08

Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (2012): Eurobarometer 11 (Apr 1979). Year of the Child in Europe. Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.