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Central and Eastern Eurobarometer 8

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
1998
Contributor
  • Hersom, R. (European Commission, Brussels) (Researcher)
  • Vantom, Jacques (European Commission, Brussels) (Researcher)
  • GfK, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GfK, Prag, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL Ltd, Tallin, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • SOFRES MODUS, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • Latvian Facts, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Baltic Surveys, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Pentor, Warszawa, Poland (Data Collector)
  • GfK Romania, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • GfK Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • GRAL Marketing, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Assessment of the political situation of the country. Attitude to the European Union. Topics: Judgement on the general development of the country; satisfaction with democracy in one´s country (split: democracy development versus manner of function of democracy); attitude to the free market economy; assessment of the extent of respect for human rights in one´s country; knowledge of the European flag; knowledge about the organizations UN, EU and European Council; attitude to the goals and activities of the EU; designation of the country with orientation function for the future of one´s own country; approval of one´s own country joining the EU as well as NATO and reasons for or against this; approval of joining the EU given previous membership of one´s own country in NATO; primary beneficiary of the relations between the EU and one´s own country; sources of information used about policies and institutions of the EU; population groups and political areas that could profit from a tie to the EU or could be disadvantaged; interest in information about topic areas of the EU, such as agriculture, foreign and security policy, environment, human rights etc. Demography: sex; school education; age; eligibility to vote; party preference (Sunday question); occupational position; nationality; knowledge of a foreign language; income (classified). Also encoded was: region; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-11-10 / 1997-11-17
    Bulgaria
  • 1997-10-31 / 1997-11-10
    Czech Republic
  • 1997-11-05 / 1997-11-13
    Estonia
  • 1997-11-01 / 1997-11-10
    Hungary
  • 1997-11-12 / 1997-11-24
    Latvia
  • 1997-11-12 / 1997-11-24
    Lithuania
  • 1997-11-08 / 1997-11-12
    Poland
  • 1997-11-11 / 1997-11-25
    Romania
  • 1997-11-04 / 1997-11-17
    Slovakia
  • 1997-11-12 / 1997-11-18
    Slovenia
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
Sampled Universe
Persons 15 years old and older.
Sampling
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: 10349
    Number of Variables: 130
Note
In each country approx. 1000 persons were interviewed. The data set of the current study contains the data of all countries involved in a cumulated form. This cumulation was produced by the data provider (GfK EUROPE). Archived under ZA Study No. 2493 is the cumulated data set of the East Eurobarometer 1 and under ZA Study Nos. 2251, 2321, 2474 and 2802 the cumulated data sets of the Central and Eastern Europe Eurobarometers 2 - 4 as well as 6.
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3068 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Europäische Kommission (Hrsg.): Mittel- und Ost-Eurobarometer No. 8: Die Öffentliche Meinung und die Europäische Union (Umfrage in 18 Ländern). Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1998.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (1998): Central and Eastern Eurobarometer 8. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3068