Eurobarometer 47.2OVR (Apr-Jun 1997)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Young Europeans (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels; DG X - Information Communication Culture Public Opinion Surveys and Research Unit (Researcher)
  • Marketing Unit-INRA, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • GFK Danmark, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • INRA Deutschland, Moelln (Data Collector)
  • KEME, Athen (Data Collector)
  • INRA ESPANA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • TMO, Paris (Data Collector)
  • Lansdowne Market Research, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • Ulster Marketing Surveys, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • PRAGMA, Rom (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • RAS - INRA UK, London (Data Collector)
  • TEMO AB, Solna, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • MDC Marketing Research, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, OEsterreich (Data Collector)
  • INRA EUROPE, Bruessel (Internationale Koordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Tolerance of young people regarding others. Interest in foreign countries. Sources of information about EU civil rights. Topics: nationality (multiple responses possible); personal significance of the EU; expected changes through the EU within the next 10 years; most important reasons for young adults to remain longer in their families; attitude to older people; most important reasons for the decision about the right point in time to have children; leisure activities; membership in selected organizations; self-assessment of religiousness; tolerance regarding members of other nationalities, races, religions, cultures, regarding the handicapped, homosexuals, those clothed differently, poorer persons, drug addicts, alcoholics and the homeless; attitude to foreigners; knowledge of foreign languages and interest in learning further languages; stays abroad within the last two years and reasons for these stays abroad; assumed primary difficulties with studies abroad or work abroad; assumed conduct with personal unemployment; most useful abilities in the job search; primary sources of income and amount of income; frequency of use of modern media such as computers, Internet, CD-ROM and e-mail; knowledge about rights and opportunities as EU citizen; preferred areas in which the EU should become active within the next five years, and areas in which the EU should not undertake anything; most helpful sources of information about the rights and duties as citizen in Europe; social and political attitudes; sex-specific preference for occupations such as lawyer, doctor, parliamentarian, bus driver, psychologist, police officer, pilot, superior, teacher, minister and babysitter. Demography: age at termination of school education; sex; age; number of children and adults in household; current employment; primary earner in household and his occupation; head of household; religious affiliation. Also encoded was: date of interview; time of start of interview; length of interview; number of persons present during interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; city size; possession of a telephone; interview language.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-04-24 / 1997-05-30
  • 1997-05-15 / 1997-06-07
  • 1997-04-26 / 1997-05-27
  • 1997-05-05 / 1997-05-22
  • 1997-04-24 / 1997-05-08
  • 1997-04-29 / 1997-05-30
  • 1997-04-28 / 1997-05-28
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1997-04-30 / 1997-05-27
  • 1997-04-20 / 1997-06-04
  • 1997-05-02 / 1997-06-05
  • 1997-04-25 / 1997-05-28
  • 1997-04-28 / 1997-05-24
    United Kingdom
  • 1997-04-25 / 1997-05-28
  • 1997-04-25 / 1997-06-04
  • 1997-05-01 / 1997-06-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampled Universe
Persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 9818
    Number of Variables: 397
In each country approx. 600 interview were conducted, except in Northern Ireland and Luxembourg (approx. 200). In the Federal Republic of Germany there are separate samples for East and West with approx. 600 respondents each. Youth sample 47.2 + youth OVeRsample (respondents aged 15 to 24)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2938 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR02090.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2938
  • INRA (EUROPE): Young Europeans: Education, Training and Youth. Report for Directorate General XXII, 29. July 1997.

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