Candidate Countries Eurobarometer 2003.4

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (Europaen 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)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANISATON, THECH REPUBLIC, 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:
    • Crime
    • Mass media
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards European Union and enlargement process. Fight against fraud in economy and politics at EU level. Topics: Current life satisfaction; life satisfaction compared with five years ago; life satisfaction over the next five years; dynamics of change in subjective well-being; expectations for the year; personal situation; economic situation in the country; financial situation of the household; employment situation in the country; personal job situation; trust in institutions; trust in political institutions; satisfaction with how democracy works; trust in other social institutions; media use; news viewership on television; news readership of daily newspapers; news listenership on the radio; trust in the media; fears related to international terrorism and organised crime; geopolitical orientation (attitudes to United States, role in maintaining peace in the world, EU vs. US); actual and self-perceived knowledge about EU; providing information about EU and sources; preferred topics; preferred methods receiving information about EU; interest in EU news; desired TV programmes about EU; national pride; European pride; attachment to Europe; support for EU membership; referendum; personal benefits and benefits for the country; spontaneous image of EU; emotions related to the EU; feelings of EU were to be scrapped; benefits of EU membership in ten years time; meaning of EU; meaning of being a citizen of EU; fears related to the building of Europe; expected and desired role for the EU in five years’ time; opinion toward 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); support for a common foreign policy; joint EU decision-making in foreign affairs; support for a European Foreign Minister; support for a common defence and security policy; creation of a European rapid military force; decision making on European defence policy: national vs. European level; attitudes and knowledge about enlargement and accession process; attitudes towards specific statements regarding to the enlargement; time frame of EU accession; feeling informed about enlargement and the accession process; assessment of pre-accession funds; EU democracy; EU and other supranational institutions; influence on EU decision-making; awareness and role of the EU institutions and bodies; trust in EU institutions, European Parliament and European Commission; EU constitution; role of Commission and Commissioners, withdraw confidence from EC; direct election of the President of EC; commissioners for each member country; European tax; presidency; government instead of Commission; veto in decision making; joint decision making; participation in EP elections; willingness to vote; topics of the EP campaigns; awareness of financial crimes in own country, in other candidate countries, countries of the EU and elsewhere in the world; fear of types of crime: fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, counterfeiting of goods; awareness of financial crimes in own country, in other candidate countries, in EU countries and elsewhere in the world; fear of financial crimes (corruption, commercial fraud, fraud relating to the quality of food and agricultural products, defrauding the state money laundering, smuggling, circulation of fake bank-notes and coins in national currency, wrongdoings in government and institutions, counterfeits of goods, circulation of fake bank-notes and coins in Euro, work in the black economy, defrauding the EU and its budget, wrongdoings in EU institutions, hacking, pirated software, illegal data trading); information activity of the media; level of information received from media about financial crime; preferred information source about fighting the EU budget being defrauded: TV, radio, daily newspapers, short leaflet, that just gives an overview, other newspapers, magazines, more detailed brochure, Internet, book giving you a complete description, video tape, CD-ROM; fight against financial crimes: EU, national government, police force, courts, the legal system, media, taxation authorities, customs services, private auditing firms, local or regional government; opinions about defrauding the EU budget. 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
  • 2003-10-14 / 2003-10-29
  • 2003-10-11 / 2003-10-27
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2003-10-11 / 2003-10-31
    Czech Republic
  • 2003-10-14 / 2003-10-28
  • 2003-10-14 / 2003-11-05
  • 2003-10-16 / 2003-10-31
  • 2003-10-15 / 2003-10-30
  • 2003-10-13 / 2003-10-30
  • 2003-10-11 / 2003-10-30
  • 2003-10-11 / 2003-10-29
  • 2003-10-14 / 2003-10-27
  • 2003-10-10 / 2003-11-10
  • 2003-10-17 / 2003-10-27
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: 12165
    Number of Variables: 558
1.000 persons were interviewed in each country with the exception of Malta and Cyprus (about 500 respondents).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3986 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22