Bulgarian Security Policy 1999

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Yanakiev, Yantislav (Institute for Advanced Defence Research of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, Sofia)
  • Domozetov, Christo (Institute for Advanced Defence Research of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, Sofia)
Other Title
  • B’lgarskata politika za sigurnost, 1999 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Analytical Creative Group (ACG), Ltd., Sofia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Security and defence issues, attitudes towards the Euro-Atlantic partnership. Topics: Risks and guarantees for the national security; attitudes towards major international institutions as a factor for European security and stability; trust in NATO, OSCE, EU and UN; danger of Kosovo conflict expansion towards Bulgarian territory; expectations for a possible membership of Bulgaria in the NATO and EU; attitudes towards some specific tasks in connection with the Bulgarian accession into NATO; attitudes towards the participation of the Bulgarian Armed Forces in military operations and peace-support operations (PSO); perceptions of the use of military force in the international relations; attitudes towards the Multinational Peace Force in South-Eastern Europe; personnel hardships; membership of a political party, trade union or club; confession; party affiliation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-02 / 1999-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
Sampled Universe
The residential population 16 to 80 years of age.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample. A two-stage sample with 180 clusters in 100 cities, towns and villages were used. Maximum stochastic error +/- 2.5% for the 50th relative percentage.
Collection Mode
  • Interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1009
    Number of Variables: 41
This study was made possible through a NATO-EAPC Institutional Research Fellowship and it was carried out under the framework of the Sociological Research Centre of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence. Comparable studies on Bulgarian Security Policy in 2000 and 2001 are archived under the ZA Study Numbers ZA3961 and ZA3962. The data set is archived in the Bulgarian Data Archive (SSDA) under the Study number BDA-2.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3960 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Yanakiev, Yantislav; Domozetov, Christo: Public Perceptions of Euro Atlantic Partnership: Security and Military Issues (The Case of Bulgaria). http://www.nato.int/acad/fellow/98-00/yanakiev.pdf (cit.: 17 May 2004)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22