Flash Eurobarometer 131 (The Single Market)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • Debyser, Ariane (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • TNS DIMARSO, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • TNS EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athen (Data Collector)
  • TNS DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich (Data Collector)
  • IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • TNS ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • EUROTESTE, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • ICM, London (Data Collector)
  • SVENSKA GALLUP, Stockholm (Data Collector)
  • TNS SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • ÖSTERREICHISCHES GALLUP, Wien (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the European Single Market. Topics: perceived facilitation in traveling from one EU country to another compared to ten years ago; better choice of products from other EU member states in the national shops and supermarkets compared to ten years ago; assessment of the increased competition; impact of the European Single Market on range, prices, and quality of products; self-rated knowledge of consumer rights within the European Single Market; knowledge test on labour and other contractual provisions of the internal market: necessity of a work permit to work in another member state, obtaining a mortgage in another member state, obligation to pay VAT for a car bought in another member state in the state of purchase as well as in own country, buy house insurance in another member state, access to health care in other member states, right to study in other member states, warranty for products bought in another member state; right to vote in other member states: same right as nationals of that member state, only in some elections, no right to vote; perception of price differences for the same products or services between EU member states; willingness to travel or already undertaken trips to another EU member state due to better offers; reasons for not buying cheaper products or services in another member state; interest in studying, working, taking out an insurance policy, or obtaining a mortgage in another member state; reasons against studying, working, taking out an insurance policy or obtaining a mortgage in another EU country; importance of selected measures for the development of the Single Market: increased information about consumer rights, make living, studying, or working in other member states easier, increase range and quality of products in shops, develop competition to reduce prices, further opening up of postal and telecommunication services; attitude towards prioritizing the development of the Single Market in the context of the EU. Demography: sex; age; current type of education; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community. Additionally coded was: country; questionnaire number; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-10-14
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-16
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-12
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-12
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-19
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-18
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-18
  • 2002-09-11 / 2002-09-14
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-18
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-12
  • 2002-10-11 / 2002-10-14
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-16
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-16
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-13
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-17
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-19
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7524
    Number of Variables: 50
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3686 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Single Market Survey. Brussels: European Commission October 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl131_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22