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Flash Eurobarometer 192 (Entrepeneurship)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2008
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Brüssel, Belgien (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Prag, Tschechische Republik (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Kopenhagen, Dänemark (Data Collector)
  • IFAK, Taunusstein, Deutschland (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estland (Data Collector)
  • METRON ANALYSIS, Athen, Griechenland (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP SPAIN, Spanien (Data Collector)
  • EFFICIENCE3, Reims, Frankreich (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, London, Vereinigtes Königreich (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rom, Italien (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Zypern (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Lettland (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEY, Litauen (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Luxemburg, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Ungarn (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TELDER, Al Leusten, Niederlande (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Österreich (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP POLAND, Warschau, Polen (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lissabon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • VALICON (Cati d.o.o.), Ljubljana, Slowenien (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislawa, Slowakei (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Norrköping, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Pori, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • FIELDWORK SCANDINAVIA, Oslo, Norwegen (Data Collector)
  • IGM GALLUP, Reykjavik, Island (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP US, United States (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Organisation, Hungary (Fieldwork co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards entrepreneurship. Topics: preferred employment status: employed, self-employed; reasons for preferred employment status; preference to run own company or to only work for oneself; desire to become self-employed within the next five years; feasibility to become self-employed within the next five years; reasons for non-feasibility; participation in courses about entrepreneurship; attitude towards the following statements on personal school education with regard to entrepreneurship: helpful to develop entrepreneurial attitude, helpful to understand role of entrepreneurs in society, made interested in becoming entrepreneur; attitude towards selected statements on entrepreneurs: create benefit for society, only think of themselves, are job creators, take advantage of other people’s work; activities in starting a business; considerations with regard to starting a business; current situation in own business; importance of each of the following issues in the decision to start a business: dissatisfaction with previous job situation, appropriate business idea, contact with appropriate business partner, getting necessary financial resources, changes in family circumstances; reasons for starting own business; preference to set up new business or to take over existing one; most important risks for setting up a business; importance of each of the following issues with regard to starting a business: lack of financial support, complex administrative procedures, find information on how to start a business, risk of failure, possibility to have a second chance, no investment in business that failed in the past; ranking of selected groups of people: entrepreneurs, civil servants, large company managers. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; parents’ occupation. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; language of the interview; interviewer ID; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-16
    total
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-16
    Belgium
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-12
    Czech Republic
  • 2007-01-11 / 2007-01-14
    Denmark
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-16
    Germany
  • 2007-01-12 / 2007-01-14
    Estonia
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Greece
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Spain
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-13
    France
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Ireland
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-16
    Italy
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Cyprus
  • 2007-01-12 / 2007-01-15
    Latvia
  • 2007-01-11 / 2007-01-16
    Lithuania
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-15
    Luxembourg
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Hungary
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-13
    Malta
  • 2007-01-12 / 2007-01-16
    Netherlands
  • 2007-01-11 / 2007-01-14
    Austria
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-12
    Poland
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-13
    Portugal
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Slovenia
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-12
    Slovakia
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Finland
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Sweden
  • 2007-01-09 / 2007-01-13
    United Kingdom
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-13
    Norway
  • 2007-01-11 / 2007-01-16
    Iceland
  • 2007-01-10 / 2007-01-15
    USA
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Norway (NO)
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Sampling
Probability Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 20674
    Number of Variables: 92
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4726 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Entrepreneurship: Survey of the EU (25 Member States), United States, Iceland and Norway. Brussels: European Commission April 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_192_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2019-11-21 | Issue Number: 79 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 192 (Entrepeneurship). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4726