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Flash Eurobarometer 354 (Entrepreneurship in the EU and Beyond)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´
Publication Date
2013-03-21
Contributor
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International Ltd, Mriehel, 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, Budapest, 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)
  • HENDAL, 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 Teleseker, Ramat Gan, Israel (Data Collector)
  • TNS MIC, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Custom Research, New York, United States (Data Collector)
  • TNS Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Data Collector)
  • TNS India, Haryana, India (Data Collector)
  • TNS China, Beijing, China (Data Collector)
  • TNS Korea, Seoul, South Korea (Data Collector)
  • Research Freeway, Tokyo, Japan (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international coordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards entrepreneurship. Topics: preferred employment status: employed, self-employed; reasons for preferred employment status; preference to work for selected kinds of companies: family business, not family owned business; reasons for preference to work in family business; reasons for preference to work in not family owned business; feasibility to become self-employed within the next five years; reasons for non-feasibility; desire to become self-employed within the next five years; participation in courses about entrepreneurship; attitude towards the following statements on personal school education with regard to entrepreneurship: helpful to develop entrepreneurial attitude, helpful to understand role of entrepreneurs in society, made interested in becoming entrepreneur, has given essential skills; attitude towards selected statements on entrepreneurs: create benefit for society, only think of themselves, are job creators, take advantage of other people’s work; activities in starting a business; considerations with regard to starting a business; current situation in own business; importance of each of the following issues in the decision to start a business: dissatisfaction with previous job situation, appropriate business idea, contact with appropriate business partner, getting necessary financial resources, role model, addressing special needs; reasons for starting own business; preference to set up new business or to take over existing one; most important risks for setting up a business; attitude towards selected groups of people: entrepreneurs, top managers, professions; use of an assumed heritage; importance of each of the following issues with regard to starting a business: lack of financial support, complex administrative procedures, find information on how to start a business, risk of failure, possibility to have a second chance; main sources of income; type of own business: started from scratch, take over from other owner, family business. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; parents’ occupation; satisfaction with household income; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; type of phone line; country; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-06-15 / 2012-08-08
    total
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Belgium
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Bulgaria
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Czech Republic
  • 2012-06-25 / 2012-06-28
    Denmark
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Germany
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Estonia
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Greece
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Spain
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    France
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Ireland
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Italy
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Republic of Cyprus
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Latvia
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Lithuania
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Luxembourg
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Hungary
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Malta
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Netherlands
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Austria
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Poland
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Portugal
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Romania
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Slovenia
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Slovakia
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Finland
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Sweden
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    United Kingdom
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Croatia
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-07-04
    Turkey
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-28
    Iceland
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-29
    Norway
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-06-30
    Switzerland
  • 2012-06-26 / 2012-07-04
    Israel
  • 2012-07-02 / 2012-07-05
    Russia
  • 2012-06-15 / 2012-07-12
    United States
  • 2012-07-04 / 2012-08-08
    Brazil
  • 2012-07-02 / 2012-07-26
    India
  • 2012-06-27 / 2012-07-23
    China
  • 2012-06-27 / 2012-07-20
    South Korea
  • 2012-07-02 / 2012-07-24
    Japan
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • 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)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Japan (JP)
  • United States (US)
  • China (CN)
    Beijing, Shanghai and eight province capitals
  • India (IN)
    National Capital Territory, four state capitals and one state metropolis (largest city)
  • Beijing (CN-11)
  • Shanghai (CN-31)
  • Delhi (IN-DL)
  • Korea, Republic of (KR)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the 27 Member States and aged 15 years and over. The survey has also been conducted in Croatia, Turkey, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Israel, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Brazil and the United States.
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview) Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 42080
    Number of Variables: 329
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5789 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; TNS Political & Social: Entrepreneurship in the EU and beyond. Brussels: European Commission July 2012 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_354_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2019-11-21 | Issue Number: 14 | Registration Date: 2013-03-21

European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (2013): Flash Eurobarometer 354 (Entrepreneurship in the EU and Beyond). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11590