Flash Eurobarometer 266 (Women and European elections)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (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, Ireland (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)
  • MSR, Voorschoten, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Austria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • VALICON, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • Norstat Finland Oy, FinlandVITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP ROMANIA, Romania (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels/The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elections
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Participation in European Parliament Elections. Assessment of gender equality. Topics: participation in the European Parliament elections in 2004 or in 2007 (only in BG and RO); intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in 2009; most important criterion for the personal election decision; time of election decision; most important characteristics of the candidates; most important issues to be prioritized by the European Parliament with regard to gender equality in family life; most important issues to be prioritized by the European Parliament with regard to gender equality in society; best way to achieve equal payment: new legislation, reinforce existing laws, more information on existing rights; preferred level of action: own country, EU level; domination of politics by men; women in politics would add new viewpoints; preferred proportion of women in the European Parliament; most effective way to increase proportion of women; assessment of the representation of women’s interests by the EU; impact of the activities of the European Parliament on selected areas of personal life: family life, working life, women’s rights, health, education, welfare; assessment of personal work-life-balance; reasons for not being employed currently; experience with unfair treatment due to being a woman; place of unfair treatment: work, home, society in general. Demography: sex; age; 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; type of phone line; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-02-09 / 2009-02-13
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 18 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Telephone interview: CATI
  • Telephone interviews were conducted in each country, with the exception of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia where both telephone and face-to-face interviews have been conducted.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 40747
    Number of Variables: 77
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4891 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Women and European Parliamentary Elections. Brussels: European Commission, TBD 2009 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_266_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22