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Eurobarometer 13 (Apr 1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Regional Development and Integration (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Institut de Sondages Lavialle, Issy-Les-Moulineaux (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
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    The 3 major topics of this Eurobarometer are: 1. The mood and satisfaction of the population in the EC countries, 2. The extent to which the public is informed about problems of the European Community, 3. The attitude to the EC and to admission of new countries. Topics: 1. Mood and satisfaction of the Europeans: general and occupational satisfaction; satisfaction with income; expected development of the general standard of living in the country; assessment of the danger of a new world war; attitude to reform or preservation of the social system; judgement on the development and the condition of the region in economic and cultural areas; mobility readiness due to better living conditions in other regions; preferences in the financial support of underdeveloped regions in one´s country as well as at EC level. 2. Extent to which the public is informed about problems of the European Community: personal interest in the problems of the community; judgement on personal knowledge regarding international problems; importance of problems of the EC; preferred sources of information about EC problems; media usage. 3. Attitude to the EC: attitude to unification of Western Europe; attitude to membership of one´s own country in the EC; attitude to the intent of the three Southern European countries Greece, Spain and Portugal to join; personal visits to these countries. 4. Miscellaneous: preferred foreign and defense policy of one´s own country; attitude to foreign aid; frequency of political discussions in one´s circle of friends; personal opinion leadership; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; party preference (Sunday question); religiousness. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; school education; employment; company size; household income; household size; head of household; degree of urbanization; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-04-20 / 1980-05-05
  • 1980-04-12 / 1980-04-28
  • 1980-04-15 / 1980-04-25
  • 1980-04-10 / 1980-04-24
  • 1980-04-14 / 1980-04-28
  • 1980-04-14 / 1980-04-30
  • 1980-04-08 / 1980-04-19
  • 1980-04-11 / 1980-04-25
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1980-04-11 / 1980-04-25
    Great Britain
  • 1980-04-11 / 1980-04-25
    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: 8827
    Number of Variables: 92
The 8827 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual states as follows Belgium 983 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1007 cases, Denmark 988 cases, France 991 cases, Ireland 1007 cases, Italy 1116 cases, Luxembourg 300 cases, Netherlands 981 cases, United Kingdom 1454 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7957). A further Eurobarometer 14 is archived under ZA Study No.1039. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-12) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0995 as well as 1036-1037.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1038 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 10.3886/ICPSR07957.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1038
  • Commission des Communautes europeennes (Hrsg.): Eurobarometre 13: L'opinion publique dans la Communaute europeenne. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1980.
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Das europäische Regionalbewußtsein: Beitrag zur Erforschung der Wahrnehmung eines wirtschaftlich-sozialen Regionalgefälles. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1980.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 246 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08

Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (2012): Eurobarometer 13 (Apr 1980). Regional Development and Integration. Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.