EFTA Barometer (Fall 1992)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EOS Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgien
Publication Date
  • Gallup Institut, Oesterreich Suomen Gallup, Finnland SIFO, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude to European unification and the EC. Topics: satisfaction with democracy; interest in politics; personal opinion leadership; frequency of obtaining news from television, radio and newspapers; identity as European; attitude to unification of Western Europe and a European Government responsible to a European Parliament; European unification as contrast to national cultural identity; importance of European questions for the future of one´s own country; self-assessment of extent to which informed about the EC, European politics and European institutions; knowledge about the Common Market 1992/93; hopes or concerns regarding membership of the EFTA in the Common Market; attitude to membership of one´s own country in the EC; preferred period until full membership of the country; advantageousness of EC membership for one´s own country; regret of failure of the EC; preference for national or European responsibility in selected political areas; attitude to the Treaty of Maastricht; self-assessment of extent to which informed about the Maastricht Treaty; perceived loss of national identity in the course of the European unification process.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Nothing further is known about the sample procedure.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3009
    Number of Variables: 50
In the three countries altogether 3009 persons were interviewed, 984 persons in Austria, 989 persons in Finland and 1036 persons in Sweden.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2339 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22