Flash Eurobarometer 470 (Work-Life Balance)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2018-11-07
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A3 ´Media Monitoring, Media Analysis and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • Kantar TNS, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Kantar GALLUP A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • Kantar, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Behaviour & Attitudes, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Public, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Kantar, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • Marktest Limitada, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • Mediana DOO, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Sifo AB, Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS opinion, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Working conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Work-life balance and family leave. Topics: 1. Work-life balance: satisfaction with personal work-life balance; flexible work arrangements at own workplace; extent of the following types of flexible work arrangements in own company: part-time, flexitime, telework; attitude towards the following statements on flexible work arrangements in own company: easy to use, employees are discouraged from making use by managers; attitude towards selected statements on the use of flexible work arrangements in own company: badly perceived by colleagues, negative impact on own career, easier to use for women than for men; preferred flexible work arrangements; impact of flexible work arrangements on career choices: better chance to enter paid work, moving from part-time to full-time job, decision to continue work instead of taking extended leave or retire. 2. Family leave: experience with or considerations to take paternity leave; experience with or considerations to take parental leave; reasons for not taking parental leave; proportion of salary at which family leave would be taken; most important factors encouraging fathers to take parental leave; attitude towards the following statements on family leave in own company: easy to use, employees are discouraged from making use by managers; attitude towards selected statements on taking family leave in own company: badly perceived by colleagues, negative impact on own career, easier to use for women than for men; preferred measures in case of the need to care for a relative: take dependent care leave, take annual leave, take sick leave, telework, take time off at short notice that can be compensated at another time, other, none. Demography: occupation; professional position; employment status; marital status; caring responsibilities; age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-05
    total
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Belgium
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Bulgaria
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Czech Republic
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-05
    Denmark
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Germany
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Estonia
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Ireland
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Greece
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Spain
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    France
  • 2018-06-27 / 2018-07-04
    Croatia
  • 2018-06-27 / 2018-06-29
    Italy
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Cyprus
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Latvia
  • 2018-06-27 / 2018-07-03
    Lithuania
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Luxembourg
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Hungary
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-28
    Malta
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-03
    Netherlands
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Austria
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Poland
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Portugal
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-30
    Romania
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Slovenia
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-06-29
    Slovakia
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Finland
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    Sweden
  • 2018-06-26 / 2018-07-02
    United Kingdom
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)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26582
    Number of Variables: 362
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6964 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 470. Work-life balance. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media monitoring, media analysis and Eurobarometer” Unit. Brussels, October 2018. doi:10.2838/173898

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 16 | Registration Date: 2018-11-07