Flash Eurobarometer 206a (Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Energy and Transport R3) (Researcher)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP SPAIN, Spain (Data Collector)
  • EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEY, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TELDER, Al Leusten, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Austria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • VALICON (Cati d.o.o.), Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Pori, FinlandVITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, London, United KingdomGALLUP ROMANIA, RomaniaThe Gallup Organisation, Hungary (international coordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Natural resources and energy
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the energy policy of the EU. Topics: concern about climate change and global warming; impact of national energy production and consumption on climate change and global warming; expected impact of the ongoing climate change on personal energy consumption in ten years’ time: need to change everyday consumption, need to install energy saving equipment in own house, need to pay higher energy prices; attitude towards the EU setting a minimum percentage for energy coming from renewable sources; preferred measure of the national government to help people reduce energy consumption: provide more information on efficient energy use, adopt stricter efficiency standards for energy consuming equipment, subsidise energy efficient solutions; influence of energy efficiency on purchasing decision with regard to household appliances; attitude towards selected kinds of support of the national government for the development of cleaner energy technologies and products: public funding, tax incentives, prohibition of products that are not up to energy efficiency standards, no support; preferred level of action to tackle energy-related issues: national, EU; attitude towards the use of nuclear energy: increase use as nuclear energy is environmentally friendly, decrease use due to safety problems; attitude towards the introduction of common EU high safety requirements for nuclear installations; preferred level for negotiations on oil and gas prices on international markets: EU, national; preferred measures in case of oil or gas shortages in selected EU member states: affected member state has to rely on own reserves, affected member state should be able to rely on reserves of other member states; importance to be able to choose electricity or gas supplier and reasons. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; number of fixed phone lines in the household; number of fixed phone lines in the household listed in telephone directory; number of fixed phone lines in the household used exclusively for business purposes or for electronic equipment; number of fixed phone lines in the household listed in telephone directory and used exclusively for business purposes or for electronic equipment. 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
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
    Czech Republic
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-13 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-13
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-15
  • 2007-02-13 / 2007-02-15
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-15
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-15
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
    United Kingdom
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-16
  • 2007-02-12 / 2007-02-15
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 25809
    Number of Variables: 74
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4546 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy. Brussels: European Commission April 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl206a_en.pdf

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