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Eurobarometer 14 (Oct-Nov 1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Trust in the European Community (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)
  • ICAP Hellas, Athen (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
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    The Eurobarometer has three major topic areas: 1. The general satisfaction and mood of the population of the EC, 2. The attitudes to the EC, 3. The trust of the peoples among one another. Topics: 1. The general satisfaction and mood of the Europeans: satisfaction with democracy in the country; attitude to preservation or to reform of the social system; most important long-term political goals of the country in 1981 in the areas: unemployment, strikes, economic prosperity and international conflicts. 2. The attitudes to Europe: attitudes to unification of Western Europe; attitude to membership of one´s country in the EC and to joining by Greece. 3. The trust of the peoples among one other: extent of trust in members of the various peoples of all EC member countries as well as Greeks, Spaniards, Portuguese, Americans, Russians, Japanese, Chinese and Swiss. 4. Miscellaneous: preferred foreign and security policies of the country; attitude to NATO and the amount of contribution of the country for NATO; 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; city size. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; employment; company size; household income; household size; head of household; degree of urbanization; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-10-22 / 1980-11-06
  • 1980-10-20 / 1980-11-14
  • 1980-10-20 / 1980-10-30
  • 1980-10-16 / 1980-10-30
  • 1980-10-18 / 1980-11-05
  • 1980-10-15 / 1980-10-30
  • 1980-10-18 / 1980-10-26
  • 1980-10-21 / 1980-10-30
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1980-10-15 / 1980-10-30
    Great Britain
  • 1980-10-15 / 1980-10-30
    Northern Ireland
  • 1980-10-09 / 1980-10-30
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)
  • Greece (GR)
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: 9992
    Number of Variables: 83
The 9992 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual states as follows: Belgium 1022 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1008 cases, Denmark 1015 cases, France 986 cases, Greece 1000 cases, Ireland 1007 cases, Italy 1108 cases, Luxembourg 300 cases, Netherlands 1114 cases, United Kingdom 1432 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7958). The Eurobarometers 15-18 are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1206 to 1209. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-13) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0995 as well as 1036-1038.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1039 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07958.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1039
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 14: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1980.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 14. Brussels, December 1980.

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

Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (2012): Eurobarometer 14 (Oct-Nov 1980). Trust in the European Community. Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.