Candidate Countries Eurobarometer 2003.3

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (European Commission, Bruxelles) (Researcher)
  • VITOSHA RESEARCH, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEYS, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS LTD, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, ROMANIA, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • CATI CENTER, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Konsensus Research & Consultancy, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • CVVM, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR MARKET RESEARCH, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • International Coordination: Gallup Organization Hungary, Budapest (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Information technology
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the European Union and the enlargement process. Attitudes towards EU directives. Media use. Issues on internal security. Topics: Expected and desired role of the EU in five year’s time; support for joint EU decision-making (defence, environmental protection, currency, health, social welfare, humanitarian aid, unemployment, agriculture, education, scientific and technological research, information on EU, foreign policy, culture, immigration, asylum, justice, crime, police, drugs and human trafficking, international terrorism); resignation of the President of the European Commission; opinion towards a certain number of key EU issues (teaching school children about the EU, common defence policy, enlargement of the EU, common foreign policy, EU being responsible for unhandled matters, one single currency); geopolitical orientation (attitudes to United States, role in maintaining peace in the world, EU vs. US); media use (computer, TV, telephone); Internet access and use; reason for using the Internet; advantages of the Internet; computer training at school and work; interest in teleworking; concern about unemployment, customs fraud, terrorism, cheating the customer, drug trafficking and usage, organized crime, citizen’s rights, crime, corruption, war, immigration, financial crime, threats to welfare state, human trafficking; preferred actions in these fields on EU level; support for joint decision-making in foreign policy; support for a common defence policy among the member states of the EU; support for „European Army”; Elements of Common Foreign and Security Policy; common asylum policy, future member states’ say in foreign and defence policy; own seat in the United Nations Security Council; common European Foreign Minister; neutral member states’ say in EU foreign and defence policy; preferred level of decision-making regarding European defence policy; guarantees for the rights of citizens; usage and satisfaction with utilities and basic services; accessibility, quality and pricing of mobile/fixed telephone, electricity supply, gas supply, water supply, postal, transport, rail services; information on and clear contracts with the service providers; complaints and customer services. Demography: Nationality; marital status; age; age at termination of school training; educational level; size of household; occupational status; employment in the public sector; position in the household; size of community; church attendance; income of the household; party preference; gender.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-07-02
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-07-04
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2003-06-16 / 2003-07-06
    Czech Republic
  • 2003-06-19 / 2003-07-06
  • 2003-06-25 / 2003-07-18
  • 2003-06-26 / 2003-07-06
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-06-29
  • 2003-06-16 / 2003-07-05
  • 2003-06-16 / 2003-07-08
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-07-02
  • 2003-06-20 / 2003-07-07
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-07-16
  • 2003-06-18 / 2003-06-30
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Turkey (TR)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 15+
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12126
    Number of Variables: 408
1.000 persons were interviewed in each country with the exception of Malta and Cyprus (about 500 respondents).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3984 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22