Applicant Countries Eurobarometer 00 (pilot study)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission, Brüssel
Other Title
  • Applicant Countries Eurobarometer 2000 (Alternative Title)
  • Candidate Countries Eurobarometer 2000 (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Education and Culture (EAC-D2, Public Opinion Analysis) (Researcher)
  • Vitosha Research, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL Ltd., Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Baltic Surveys Ltd., Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Latvian Facts Ltd., Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Misco International Ltd., Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organization Poland, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organization Romania, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • INCOMA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • CATI Center d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • STEM/MARK a.s., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • IBS Research & Consultancy, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organization Hungary, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • Cymar Market Research Ltd., Nikosia, Republic of Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organization Hungary, Budapest (international coordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Language and linguistics
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the EU and EU enlargement. Topics: life satisfaction; subjective rating of the development of the general life situation, the economic situation, the financial situation of the household, personal job situation, national labor market situation and the personal professional outlook in the coming year; native language; knowledge of foreign languages; frequency of political discussions with friends; self-rated opinion leadership; frequency of news consumption (television, newspaper and radio); interest in following news topics: local and national politics, social issues, EU, economics, sports, the environment, foreign politics, culture; spontaneous associations with the EU; general attitude towards the EU; knowledge of international institutions and trust into these institutions: UN, UNESCO, NATO, EU, European Parliament, European Commission, OSCE, Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights, International Court of Justice; Self-rated knowledge about the EU (scale); awareness of application for EU membership by own country; accession to EU of own country as a good thing; approval of EU membership of own country if a referendum was held; advantageousness of EU accession for the own country, the own person and following groups: people with and without foreign language skills, entrepreneurs, politicians, professionals such as doctors or lawyers, young people, children, employees, industrial workers, medium-sized businesses, teachers, civil servants, middle-aged people, farmers, the rural population, the unemployed, pensioners, elderly, population of the capital, cultural, religious and other minorities; some regions benefit more than others, all population groups; agreement with the following statements: accession of the own country would be beneficial for the EU, increasing size of EU increases security and peace, would promote the national economy, increase the influence of the own country in Europe, satisfaction of the national government accession policy, increasing influence of the EU in the world if number of members increases, historical and geographical legitimacy of EU membership of the country, increased cultural wealth and standard of living, rising unemployment due to EU enlargement; expected and desired EU accession year of the own country; consent to possible EU accession of Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey; EU or own country as preferred decision-making authority for the following policies: defense, environmental protection, currency, Humanitarian Aid, health and welfare, broadcasting and press, poverty reduction, combating unemployment, agriculture and fisheries, regional compensation, education, science and technology, information on EU , non-European foreign policy, culture, immigration, asylum, fighting against organized crime, police, justice, refugee resettlement, combat of youth delinquency, urban crime and human trafficking, the fight against drugs; preferred source of information about the EU; desire for additional information on the following topics: history of the EU, the EU institutions, European Economic and Monetary Union, Euro, European economy, European single market, further financial / economic issues, agriculture in the EU, European Foreign and Security Policy, international relations of the EU; regional policy of the EU, the European budget, European research and development policy, education policy, cultural policy, youth policy, EU citizenship, consumer protection and environmental protection in the EU, European social policy. Demography: nationality; family situation; age at end of education; gender; age; occupation; professional position; degree of urbanization; household size; possession of durable goods, role of respondent in the household: main breadwinner, responsible for purchases and household maintenance, religious affiliation, frequency of church attendance, household income
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-01-17 / 2000-02-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Turkey (TR)
Sampled Universe
Resident population aged 15 years and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Proportionate Stratified Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12205
    Number of Variables: 248
0 - Data and documents are released for everybody.
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
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3977 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12018
  • The Gallup Organization Hungary: Applicant Countries Eurobarometer Nr. 00. Analytical Report for the European Commission Directorate General Education and Culture (EAC-D2, Public Opinion Analysis). April, 2000.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2016-03-10