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Eurobarometer 54LAN (Dec 2000)

Version
1.0.1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Special Survey on Languages (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2012-03-30
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls (Researcher)
  • INRA BELGIUM, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • GfK Danmark, Frederiksberg (Data Collector)
  • INRA DEUTSCHLAND, Moelln (Data Collector)
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, Athen (Data Collector)
  • INRA ESPANA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • CSA-TMO, Paris (Data Collector)
  • LANSDOWNE Market Research, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • ULSTER MARKETING SURVEYS, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • INRA Demoskopea, Rom (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • INTOMART, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • INRA UK, London (Data Collector)
  • GfK SVERIGE, Lund, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • MDC MARKETING RESEARCH Ltd, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, OEsterreich (Data Collector)
  • European Opinion Research Group (EORG), Bruessel (internationaleKooperation, Consortium made out of INRA and GfK Worldwide) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Knowledge of foreign languages of the Europeans. Topics: native language (multiple responses, second and third language); self-assessment of language proficiency; assessment of usefulness of language proficiency; frequency and manner of use of foreign languages; manner of acquisition of foreign language; motives for learning a new foreign language; assessment of importance of acquisition of foreign language for one's children; paths of foreign language acquisition used; evaluation of selected paths; preferred method of learning a foreign language; possible reasons against acquisition of a foreign language; weekly time expended to learn a foreign language; sources of information and motives to acquire a foreign language; attitude to learning a foreign language (scale). Demography: age at conclusion of training; age; sex; occupation. Also encoded was: date of interview; length of interview; presence of other persons during interview; cooperation of respondent; region; possession of a telephone; interview language.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-19
    Belgium
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-23
    Denmark
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-20
    Germany
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-19
    Greece
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-19
    Spain
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-18
    France
  • 2000-12-06 / 2000-12-23
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2000-12-11 / 2000-12-20
    Italy
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-20
    Luxembourg
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-23
    Netherlands
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-18
    Portugal
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-20
    Great Britain
  • 2000-12-06 / 2000-12-23
    Northern Ireland
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-23
    Austria
  • 2000-12-06 / 2000-12-23
    Sweden
  • 2000-12-07 / 2000-12-23
    Finland
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 15926
    Number of Variables: 557
Note
In each country about 1000 interviews were conducted except in Luxembourg (approx. 600 respondents) and in Northern Ireland (approx. 300 respondents). In Germany two separate samples of approx. 1000 respondents each in East and West were surveyed. No standard trend questions, reduced demographics
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
  • ZA3389 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi.10.3886/ICPSR03210.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3389
Publications
  • INRA (Europe) pour la Commission Européenne, Direction Générale de l'Education et de la Culture: Eurobarometre 54 Special: Les Europeens et les Langues. Bruxelles, Février 2001.
  • European Commission: Eurobarometer Report 54: Europeans and Languages. Executive Summary. Brussels, 15 February 2001.
  • Pádraig Ó’Riagáin: Measures of language proficiency in national and multinational surveys: A methodological comparison. Poster presented at the Eurobarometer Symposium at GESIS, Cologne, 10 July 2015. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/events/EB-Symposium/Poster/ORiagain_Poster.pdf

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 81 | Registration Date: 2012-05-16

Europäische Kommission (2012): Eurobarometer 54LAN (Dec 2000). Special Survey on Languages. Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10939