Flash Eurobarometer 203 (Attitudes towards the EU in the United Kingdom)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Gallup UK, London, United Kingdom (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: awareness of the following initiatives: European Health Insurance Card, Bathing Water Report and Blue Flag Guide, right to vote in local and in European elections in another member state, regulation of roaming charges, securing energy supplies, increases in food-safety standards; awareness and use of selected information sources with regard to information on the EU for UK citizens: EUROPA website, Euro Info Centres (EICs), European Public Information Centres (EPICs), European Documentation Centres (EDCs), Europe Direct Centres; interest in: domestic affairs, European affairs; assessment of the presentation of the EU in the following national media as appropriate: TV, radio, press; responsible body to keep citizens informed about the EU and its decisions; frequency of discussions about political matters on national and on European level; participation in the last national or local election; participation in the European Parliament election in 2004; intention to vote in the next European elections; attitude towards selected statements on the UK’s EU membership: improved civil rights, peace in Europe, consumers benefit from European Single Market, improved working conditions, cleaner environment, more say in global trade negotiations; importance of the following issues for the UK: climate change, protection of human rights, global poverty, secure energy supplies, fight against terrorism; assessment of the EU’s role with regard to the aforementioned issues. Demography: sex; age; permission from parent for 15 year old respondent to participate; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-01-05 / 2007-01-28
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: 6010
    Number of Variables: 83
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4543 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Attitudes towards the EU in the United Kingdom. Brussels: European Commission February 2008 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_231_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22