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Flash Eurobarometer 437 (Internet Users’ Preferences for Accessing Content Online)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2016-11-09
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • All other EU28 countries: Lightspeed ResearchTNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Information and communication
    • Information society
    • Mass media
    • Information technology
Description
  • Abstract

    Preferences for accessing online content. Topics: frequency of internet use; approval of the following statements: own internet connection never cuts out, speed of own internet connection and downloading speed remain constant; frequency of expressing own opinion in the internet or in online social networks; most often used devices to access the internet; frequency of using the internet to access the following types of content: music, films or TV series, images, news; use of free and / or of paid services; types of service used to access music: sharing websites, professional streaming services, digital stores, online social media, online radio stations, internet radio services; name of most often used service; types of service used to access films or series: sharing websites, professional streaming services, broadcasters’ online TV services, digital stores, online platforms, online social media; name of most often used service; most often used way to access images: search engines, image sharing websites, professional photo websites or image banks, online social media; use of retrieved images in search engines: view and use only on search engine results page, access websites where images are located; name of most often used service; types of service used to access news: news aggregation services, online social media, website or app of newspapers and magazines, search engines; reading of whole articles; name of most often used service; most important service criteria with regard to the above-mentioned types of content. Demography: nationality; self-reported belonging to the working class, the middle class or the upper class of society; sex; age; occupation; professional position; type of community; age at end of education; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-21
    total
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-19
    Belgium
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Bulgaria
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-21
    Czech Republic
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Denmark
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Germany
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-18
    Estonia
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Ireland
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-20
    Greece
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Spain
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    France
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Croatia
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Italy
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-21
    Cyprus
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Latvia
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Lithuania
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Luxembourg
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-19
    Hungary
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-20
    Malta
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Austria
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-19
    Poland
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-19
    Portugal
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Romania
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-18
    Slovenia
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Slovakia
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    Finland
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-18
    Sweden
  • 2016-03-10 / 2016-03-17
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 to 45 years.
Collection Mode
  • Online survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 13483
    Number of Variables: 292
Note
Please note that the country questionnaires contain duplicate demographic questions, e.g. d4 and d13. D20 which is found only in the country questionnaires is not present in the data set. Please refer to variables d1 to d7 at the beginning of the questionnaires for the variables containing information on respondents´ demographics.
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6775 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 437. Internet users’ preferences for accessing content online. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, 2016. doi:10.2759/345866

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2016-11-09

European Commission, Brussels (2016): Flash Eurobarometer 437 (Internet Users’ Preferences for Accessing Content Online). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12667