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Eurobarometer 47.1 (1997)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Melich, Anna (European Commission, Brussels DG X: Information, Communication, Culture, Audiovisual Public Opinion Surveys and Research Unit)
Publication Date
1997
Contributor
  • MARKETING UNIT-INRA BELGIUM, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • MARKETING UNIT-INRA BELGIUM, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • GFK Danmark, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • GFK Danmark, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • INRA DEUTSCHLAND, Mölln (Data Collector)
  • INRA DEUTSCHLAND, Mölln (Data Collector)
  • KEME, Athen (Data Collector)
  • KEME, Athen (Data Collector)
  • CIMEI-INRA ESPANA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • CIMEI-INRA ESPANA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • TMO, Paris (Data Collector)
  • TMO, Paris (Data Collector)
  • LANSDOWNE Market Research, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • LANSDOWNE Market Research, DublinUlster Marketing Surveys, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • Ulster Marketing Surveys, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • Ulster Marketing Surveys, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • PRAGMA, Rom (Data Collector)
  • PRAGMA, Rom (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • RAS - INRA UK, London (Data Collector)
  • RAS - INRA UK, London (Data Collector)
  • TEMO, Solna, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • TEMO, Solna, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • MDC MARKETING RESEARCH Ltd, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • MDC MARKETING RESEARCH Ltd, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Österreich (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Österreich (Data Collector)
  • INRA EUROPE (Internationale Koordination), Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • INRA EUROPE (Internationale Koordination), Brüssel (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the EU. Questions on further education. Attitude tominorities in the country. Racism. Family planning and occupation.Topics: 1. EU questions: nationality (multiple response possible);interest in politics; personal opinion leadership; postmaterialism;extent of obtaining news from radio, television and newspapers;self-classification of extent to which informed about the government ofthe country as well as about the EU; interest in information about theEU; preferred type of information and media; availability of newinformation technologies; attitude to membership of the country in theEU and advantageousness of membership for one´s own country; nationalcitizen or European citizen; countries favored to join the EU; attitudeto Switzerland and image of this country (scale); attitude to the EURO,a common European security and foreign policy and active and passivemunicipal right of EU foreigners to vote; attitude to Europeanresponsibility for matters that cannot be solved at national level;necessity of a majority in the European Parliament for the presidentand the members of the European Commission; attitude to equal rightsfor European Parliament and council of ministers; attitude to increasededucation of schoolchildren by European institutions; attitude to asubsidy for European film and television productions; preferreddivision of tasks between EU and nation-state in selected politicalareas. 2. Further education: attitude to life-long learning and reasonsfor further education even after school; preferred further educationmethod; most important reasons against personal further education;judgement on improvement of further education in personal as well asprofessional life; personal participation in further education measuresin the last 12 months; desire for increased effort of the EU in furthereducation measures; necessity of continual further education; mostimportant sources of information for further education; attitude to theinformation society and new information technologies (scale); currentcontentment with life as well as expected and previous contentment withlife five years ago; satisfaction with democracy; personal unemploymentand unemployment experience in family and circle of friends. 3. Minorities: national pride; feeling of political effectiveness orpowerlessness; perceived conflict between poor and rich; most importantpolitical problems; most important national political goals; attitudeto democracy; importance of human rights (scale); belonging to aminority; origin of parents or grandparents from another culture,religion, race or nationality; acceptance of ethnic, religious andcultural minorities (scale); assessment of the proportion minorities inthe country; personal friends from the area of minorities; mostimportant measures to improve relations with people of another race,religion and culture in one´s country; attitude to assimilation andintegration of minorities (scale); attitude to immigrants from non-EUcountries (scale); attitude to the right to asylum and to havingchildren and family members come later; advantages for the country fromthe presence of immigrants from non-EU countries; preferred measures ofEU institutions against racism; judgement on the success of the´European year against racism 1997´ (scale); perceived disturbancesfrom people of another race, religion or culture; social proximity tominority groups (Bogardus scale); acceptance of personal relations andwillingness to help regarding minorities; contacts in neighborhood andat work with minorities; prejudices regarding minorities (scale);concession of civil rights and liberties, democratic rights and civilrights to such minorities; self-classification of racism (scale).Preferred accomodation opportunities for older persons living alone;individual or government responsibility for seniors; total number ofchildren; ideal age for women at first as well as last child; full-timeor part-time employment; living separately or living together with apartner; employment situation of partner; ideas about an ideal divisionof labor between occupation and raising children for respondent as wellas for partner; preferred governmental measures to improve thesituation of families with children. Self-assessment on a left-rightcontinuum. In the Netherlands the following additional questions wereposed: extent to which informed about the Dutch presidency in thecouncil of ministers and significance of this presidency. The followingadditional question was posed to persons over 55 years old: mostimportant reasons for further education in retirement age. Also encodedwere: date of interview; time of start of interview; length ofinterview; number of persons present during interview; willingness ofrespondent to cooperate; possession of a telephone.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-25
    Belgium
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-25
  • 1997-04-03 / 1997-04-29
    Denmark
  • 1997-04-03 / 1997-04-29
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-17
    Germany
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-17
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-14
    Greece
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-14
  • 1997-04-01 / 1997-04-18
    Spain
  • 1997-04-01 / 1997-04-18
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-22
    France
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-22
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-28
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-28
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-16
    Italy
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-16
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-21
    Luxembourg
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-21
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-29
    Netherlands
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-29
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-19
    Portugal
  • 1997-03-27 / 1997-04-19
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-17
    Great Britain
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-17
  • 1997-03-30 / 1997-04-14
    Northern Ireland
  • 1997-03-30 / 1997-04-14
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-14
    Austria
  • 1997-03-26 / 1997-04-14
  • 1997-03-28 / 1997-04-28
    Sweden
  • 1997-03-28 / 1997-04-28
  • 1997-04-01 / 1997-04-25
    Finland
  • 1997-04-01 / 1997-04-25
Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
Sampled Universe
Research area: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Spain
Sampling
Representative sample of persons 15 years old and older
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 481
Note
In each country about 1000 interviews were conducted, except inLuxembourg (approx. 600 respondents) and in Northern Ireland (approx. 300respondents). In Germany in East and West twoseparate samples of approx. 1000 respondents each were surveyed.A cumulated data set with selected Eurobarometer trend questions since 1970is archived under ZA Study No. 2533.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Melich, Anna (1997): Eurobarometer 47.1 (1997). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2936