Flash Eurobarometer 167 (The United Kingdom and the European Union - winter 2004)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • ICM UK, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitudes in the United Kingdom towards the EU. Topics: use of selected information sources on the EU: friends and relatives, printed media, audio-visual media, internet, brochures, MEP, trade unions, UK government, local government, EU information offices, Europe Direct freephone call centre, local library, other; preferred way of information: brochure, internet, audio-visual media, printed media, telephone hotline, other; assessment of the appropriateness of media coverage with European Union issues; knowledge test on the EU: number of member states, UK is the only member state that did not introduce the euro, referendum on the European Constitution will be held in the UK, UK will hold the presidency of the EU in 2005, EU imposes metric measurements on the UK, EU wants to replace ´Made in Britain´ labels by ´Made in the EU´ labels; attitude towards the EU presidency of the UK; expected benefit from the European Constitution; attitude towards the following statements on the EU: membership of the UK is a good thing for the UK, membership of the UK is a good thing for the EU, European construction is going too fast, too many decisions concerning the UK are taken at EU level; attitude towards selected issues: introduction of the euro in the UK, common foreign policy, common defence and security policy, enlargement of the EU, 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, big companies, British government, British Parliament, European Commission; benefit from the UK’s EU membership with regard to the following areas: social policy, environmental protection, quality of food products, consumer protection, unemployment, organised crime and drug trafficking, fight against terrorism, democracy and individual rights, workplace safety. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2004-12-01 / 2005-01-06
Geographic Coverage
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6001
    Number of Variables: 93
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4191 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; TNS Sofres; EOS Gallup Europe: The United Kingdom and the European Union (Winter 2004). Brussels: European Commission January 2005 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_167.pdf

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