Flash Eurobarometer 366 (Quality of Life in European Cities)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Other Title
  • Urban Audit Perception Survey 2012 (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia S.A., Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS ITALIA, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Dimarso, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • TNS Austria, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • Puls, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS PIAR, Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • Capacent ehf, Reykjavik, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Gallup AS, Oslo, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Isopublic, Schwerzenbach, Switzerland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Society and culture
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Social conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Quality of life in European cities. Topics: satisfaction with the following facilities and issues in the own city: public transport, health care services, sports facilities, cultural facilities, state of streets and buildings, public spaces, green spaces, availability of retail shops, schools and other education facilities, quality of air, noise level, cleanliness; approval of selected statements about the own city: satisfied to live there, easy to find a job, positive influence of foreigners on the city, good integration of foreigners, easy to find good housing at a reasonable price, efficient administrative services, feeling of safety in the city and in the neighbourhood, commitment to fight climate change, trustworthiness of inhabitants, people in the neighbourhood, and public administration; satisfaction with: personal job situation, financial situation of the own household, personal life, place of residence; most important issues for the own city. Demography: city; age; sex; nationality; household composition and household size; marital status; duration of living in the own city; financial difficulties during the last year; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-11-15 / 2012-12-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Switzerland (CH)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 15 years and over. Population of 83 cities located in the European Union Member States, but also in Croatia, Turkey, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland. The survey covers the population of citizens of the country as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in these cities and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 41645
    Number of Variables: 137
This Flash Eurobarometer covers the population of 83 cities (aprox. 500 respondents each) located in the EU Member States and in Croatia, Turkey, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland: AT1-Graz, AT2-Wien, BE1-Antwerpen, BE2-Brussel, BE3-Liege, BG1-Burgas, BG2-Sofia, HR1-Zagreb, CY1-Lefkosia, CZ1-Ostrava, CZ2-Praha, DE1-Berlin, DE2-Dortmund, DE3-Essen, DE7-Rostock, DE4-Hamburg, DE5-Leipzig, DE6-Munchen, DK1-Aalborg, DK2-Kobenhavn, EE1-Tallinn, ES1-Barcelona, ES2-Madrid, ES3-Malaga, ES4-Oviedo, FI1-Helsinki, FI2-Oulu, FR1-Bordeaux, FR2-Lille, FR3-Marseille, FR4-Paris, FR5-Rennes, FR6-Strasbourg, FR7-Paris Sourrounding, GR1-Athinia, GR2-Irakleio, GR3-Athens Sourrounding, HU1-Budapest, HU2-Miskolc, IE1-Dublin, IS1-Reykjavik, IT1-Bologna, IT2-Napoli, IT3-Palermo, IT4-Roma, IT5-Torino, IT6-Verona, LT1-Vilnius, LU1-Luxembourg, LV1-Riga, MT1-Valletta, NL1-Amsterdam, NL2-Groningen, NL3-Rotterdam, NO1-Oslo, PL1-Bialystok, PL2-Gdansk, PL3-Krakow, PL4-Warszawa, PT1-Braga, PT2-Lisboa, PT3-Lisbon Sourrounding, RO1-Bucuresti, RO2-Cluj-Napoc, RO3-Piatra Nea, SE1-Malmo, SE2-Stockholm, SI1-Ljubljana, SK1-Bratislava, SK2-Kosice, TR1-Ankara, TR2-Antalya, TR3-Diyarbakir, TR4-Istanbul, GB1-Belfast, GB2-Cardiff, GB3-Glasgow, GB4-London, GB5-Manchester, GB6-Newcastle, GB7-Manchester Sourrounding, CH1-Geneva, CH2-Zurich.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5885 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11926
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11916
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 366. Quality of Life in European Cities. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Research and Speechwriting” Unit). Brussels, 2013. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_366_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2017-10-18