Flash Eurobarometer 302 (Iceland and the European Union, wave 1)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • CAPACENT GALLUP, Reykjavík, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels / The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary(international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the European Union and towards Iceland’s accession to the EU. Topics: attitudes towards the relation of the EU and Iceland (scale: familiarity with the European Union, sharing of the same values, Iceland’s participation in the Schengen Agreement is positive, Iceland follows much of the EU’s legislation without participating in decision making, Iceland should be part of the EU, adoption of the euro will support Iceland’s economy); expected impact of Iceland’s accession to the EU (Iceland’s citizens will profit from EU support for regional development, decrease in food prices, more competition between Icelandic food producers and those from other EU countries, increase in tourism, harming of Iceland’s interests by the EU’s fishery policy, Icelandic becoming an official language of the EU, prohibition of whaling, possibility to keep the Icelandic passport, possibility to keep national control of own natural resources); countries that could serve as a model for Iceland; country to which the respondent feels the closest to; stronger feeling of attachment towards the EU or towards the US; travels outside Iceland in the past five years; travels to selected countries in the past five years; main reason for not traveling outside Iceland in the past five years; preferred source of information about current affairs; reception of foreign media; frequency of the reception of foreign media; main reason for not consuming foreign media; country of origin of the consumed media. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: interview ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; type of phone line; call history; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-10-05 / 2010-10-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Iceland (IS)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1004
    Number of Variables: 87
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5468 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization Iceland and the European Union. Brussels: European Commission March 2011. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_302_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 28 | Registration Date: 2013-04-26