Flash Eurobarometer 154 (The United Kingdom and the European Union, wave 2)

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)
  • ICM UK, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitudes in the United Kingdom towards the EU. Topics: self-rated knowledge about the European Union, its policies and institutions; use of selected information sources on the EU: friends and relatives, daily newspapers, other newspapers, TV, radio, internet, brochures, EU information offices, MEP, other; preferred way of information: brochure, internet, TV, radio, daily newspaper, other newspapers, other; assessment of the appropriateness of media coverage with European Union issues; assessment of the UK’s EU membership as a good thing; benefits from the EU membership; attitude towards the assumed failure of the EU; attitude towards the following issues: European monetary union with one single currency, common foreign policy of all member states, common defence and security policy, further enlargement, responsibility of the EU for comprehensive issues, resignation of the President of the European Commission and the European Commissioners in case of missing support in the European Parliament, school education on the EU; trust in the following institutions: press, radio, TV, trade unions, political parties, civil service, big companies, British government, British Parliament, European Union, United Nations, NGOs; preference with regard to decision-making by the national government or jointly within the EU in the following fields: fight against poverty and social exclusion, environmental protection, quality of food products, consumer protection, fight against unemployment, fight against organised crime, guarantee of fundamental rights, fight against terrorism, challenges of the ageing population. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; region. Additionally coded was: interviewer ID; respondent ID; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-11-10 / 2003-11-30
Geographic Coverage
  • United Kingdom (GB)
    The regions are: North East UK, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East England, Greater London, South East, South West, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland.
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6008
    Number of Variables: 64
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4167 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: The United Kingdom and the European Union (wave 2) Brussels: European Commission, December 2003 http://ec.europa.eu/commfrontoffice/publicopinion/flash/fl_154_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22