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Candidate Countries Eurobarometer 2002.2

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (European Commission, Bruxelles) (Researcher)
  • VITOSHA RESEARCH, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEYS, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, ROMANIA, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS CENTER FOR SOCIAL AND MARKET ANALYSIS, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • CATI CENTER, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, CZECH REP., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION, HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR MARKET RESEARCH, Nikosia, CyprusInternational Coordination: Gallup Organisation Hungary, Budapest (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Life in the Candidate Countries. Contact with other countries and cultures. European Union accession. Attitudes towards European Union directives. Attitudes towards foreigners. Topics: Preferred language of the interview; current life satisfaction; life satisfaction compared with five years ago; life satisfaction over the next five years; dynamics of change in subjective well-being; expectations for the year; personal situation; economic situation in the country; financial situation of the household; employment situation in the country; personal job situation; trust in institutions; trust in political institutions; satisfaction with how democracy works; trust in other social institutions; media use; news viewer ship on television; news readership of daily newspapers; news listener ship on the radio; trust in the media; access to modern information technology; attachment to nationality and identification with Europe; national pride; European pride; contact with other countries and cultures; knowledge of foreign languages; foreign languages that are the most useful to know; tolerance towards other people; people of other races, nationalities, religions; attitudes towards foreigners; spontaneous image and meaning of the EU; image of the European Union; meaning of the European Union; meaning of being a citizen of the European Union; trust in the European Union and its institutions; trust levels in the EU; trust levels in the institutions and bodies of the EU; trust in European Parliament and in European Commission; support for EU membership; membership: a ‘good thing’ or a ‘bad thing’; referendum about membership; perceived benefits of EU membership; personal benefits; benefits for the country; expected benefits for various social groups; expected and desired role of the EU in five year’s time; benefits of EU in five years time; support for joint EU decision-making; preferred decision-making mechanism of the enlarged EU; self-perceived knowledge about the EU; knowledge of basic EU-related facts; awareness of the EU, its institutions, bodies; interest in EU news; preferred methods for receiving information about the EU; EU topics people would like to know more about; preference for national versus EU originated information; attitudes towards enlargement; perception of support levels for country’s membership in the Member States; awareness of country’s bid for EU membership; timeframe of the EU accession; feeling informed about enlargement and the accession process; assessment of pre-accession funds; mutual support of membership in the candidate region; attitudes towards the EU´s current policies; priorities of the EU; European Constitution; support for the Euro; participation on EP elections. Demography: Nationality; marital status; age; age at termination of school training; educational level; size of household; occupational status; employment in the public sector; position in the household; Size of community; church attendance; income of the household; party preference; gender.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-09-15 / 2002-09-28
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-25
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-30
    Czech Republic
  • 2002-09-05 / 2002-09-22
  • 2002-09-04 / 2002-09-22
  • 2002-09-13 / 2002-09-30
  • 2002-09-06 / 2002-09-17
  • 2002-09-05 / 2002-09-26
  • 2002-09-01 / 2002-09-22
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-30
  • 2002-09-16 / 2002-10-16
  • 2002-09-20 / 2002-10-09
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-26
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Turkey (TR)
Sampled Universe
Persons 15+
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12147
    Number of Variables: 481
1.000 persons were interviewed in each country with the exception of Malta and Cyprus (about 500 respondents).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3979 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2004): Candidate Countries Eurobarometer 2002.2. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.