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Flash Eurobarometer 257 (Views on European Union enlargement)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2009-11-26
Contributor
  • 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, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEY, Vilnius, 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, Pori, Finland (Data Collector)
  • VITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP ROMANIA, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Organisation, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the enlargement of the European Union after the fall of the iron curtain. Topics: attitude towards the following statements on the changes following the fall of the iron curtain: have brought more freedom to European citizens, resulted in better living standards in Central and Eastern Europe, created new opportunities only for the younger generation, contributed to the disappearance of borders, were only important for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, have offered good business opportunities for Western European countries in Central and Eastern Europe; assessment of the overall impact of the changes: considerable improvement of quality of life in Central and Eastern European countries, situation in these countries before the fall of the iron curtain was better than today, life in the own country is more insecure now; attitude towards selected statements on the integration of Central and Eastern European countries into the European Union: has helped to preserve security and stability in Europe, problem of different values and cultures, spreads democratic values and the protection of human rights across Europe, lowered social standards in Europe, increased prosperity, increased the feeling of insecurity, increased European security with regard to the fight against organised crime and illegal immigration, has led to economic modernisation in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, need for massive financial transfers to Central and Eastern European countries, increased free movement of people, makes the EU more difficult to manage; most important issues with regard to decisions on further enlargement of the EU for: EU as whole, own country, personally. Demography: sex; age; occupation; professional position; type of community; highest completed level of full time education. 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
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-02-01
    total
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Belgium
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Czech Republic
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Denmark
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Germany
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Estonia
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Greece
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Spain
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    France
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Ireland
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Italy
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Cyprus
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Latvia
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Lithuania
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Luxembourg
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Hungary
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Malta
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Netherlands
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Austria
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-02-01
    Poland
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Portugal
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Slovenia
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Slovakia
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Finland
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Sweden
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    United Kingdom
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Bulgaria
  • 2009-01-26 / 2009-01-31
    Romania
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 above
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 27122
    Number of Variables: 89
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4984 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Views on European Union Enlargement Brussels: European Commission February 2009 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_257_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2009): Flash Eurobarometer 257 (Views on European Union enlargement). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4984