Eurobarometer 7 (Apr-May 1977)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • Science and Technology in the European Community (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Researcher)
  • IFOP, Paris (also: international coordination) (Data Collector)
  • DIMARSO, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Poll, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    The two major topics of this Eurobarometer are: 1. Attitudes to the European Community and to the Common Market, 2. The role of science and technology. Topics: 1. Attitudes to the European Community and to the Common Market: judgement on the importance of various political goals such as e.g. fighting inflation, freedom of speech, maintenance of law and order as well as the right to a say in government decisions; satisfaction with the social system and democracy in the country; judgement on the role of the national and European Parliament as well as of the role of the representatives; attitude to direct election of the European Parliament and to a common election campaign of parties of the same orientation; intent to participate in the election; voting intent in the European Election; party ties and voting intent at national level; interest in European problems such as e.g. environmental protection, control of multi-national companies, defense, new member states and just distribution of burdens in the EC; judgement on the information policies of the media regarding European questions. 2. The role of science and technology: judgement on the change of circumstances in the last 25 years; scientific discoveries and their effect on the change of society; interest in information on scientific innovations; judgement on government research support; usefulness of science for developing countries; dangers from scientific research; image of the sciences; preferred scientific research tasks; judgement on scientists in scientific television broadcasts and interest in such broadcasts; general contentment with life; political interest; left-right orientation; company size; opinion leadership. Demography: company size; religiousness; age; sex; marital status; nationality; religious denomination; school education; occupation; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; party preference; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-04-25 / 1977-05-09
  • 1977-04-19 / 1977-04-30
  • 1977-05-02 / 1977-05-14
  • 1977-04-25 / 1977-05-10
  • 1977-04-30 / 1977-05-09
  • 1977-04-28 / 1977-05-15
  • 1977-04-30 / 1977-05-08
  • 1977-05-04 / 1977-05-12
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1977-04-23 / 1977-05-12
    Great Britain
  • 1977-04-23 / 1977-05-12
    Northern Ireland
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
Sampled Universe
Persons 15 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Various sampling procedures (quota sample and multi-stage random sample) depending on country.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 9056
    Number of Variables: 125
The 9056 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 988 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1005 cases, Denmark 1012 cases, France 1264 cases, Ireland 1008 cases, Italy 1025 cases, Luxembourg 304 cases, Netherlands 1033 cases, United Kingdom 1417 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7612). The Eurobarometers 8-10A are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0992 to 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-6) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0990.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0991 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR07612.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0991
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 7: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1977.
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Wissenschaft in der öffentlichen Meinung Europas. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1977.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Euro-Barometer 7. Brussels, July 1977.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2012-08-08