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Eurobarometer 75.1 EP (2011)

Resource Type
  • European Commission and European Parliament, Brussels
Other Title
  • Womens in the European Union (Subtitle)
  • 100th anniversary of Women"s day: Fighting against gender discriminations in the EU (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication, Public Opinion Monitoring Unit (Researcher)
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication (COMM.A.2 ´Research and Speechwriting´) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP DK, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • MRBI, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Italy (Data Collector)
  • Synovate, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS ILReS, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hungary, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Österreichisches GALLUP, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • TNS Opinion, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Society, Culture
  • Abstract

    This question module (QA1 to QA14) was implemented on behalf of and financed by the European Parliament. The situation of women in Europe and measures to reduce discrimination against women. Women in the European Union: Preferred measures to reduce the income differences between women and men; negative impact of maternity leave on women´s careers; attitude towards the planned unification of the length of maternity leave to 20 weeks on full pay in all EU Member States; preferred future model of maternity leave in the own country (extension at lower pay or a shorter maternity leave with full pay). In countries without parental leave was asked: (only men) interest in a parental leave; conditions of parental leave; only women: encouragement of the partner on parental leave; men only: preferred measures to better align private and working life for Europeans; reasons for the unsafe working conditions of women in the EU; assessment of relevant obstacles for women in achieving top positions in political parties, in public administration, in large companies, in medium-sized enterprises and social organizations; most appropriate measures to guarantee women´s access to leadership positions in business and administration (legal quotas, etc.); reasons for the underrepresentation of women in politics; best measures to promote the representation of women in politics; reasons for lack of intent to participate in the upcoming local, national and European elections; attitudes towards the expansion of a contact ban from one EU country to all EU countries to protect victims of violence; preferred European strategy to prevent violence against women. Demography: nationality; left-right self-placement; family situation and marital status; age at end of education; sex; age; occupation; professional position; degree of urbanization; household composition and household size; financial difficulties during the last year; self-rated social position (scale). Also encoded was: date of interview; beginning of interview; duration of interview; persons present during the interview; willingness to cooperate; city size; region; country; language of the interview (only in Luxembourg, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Malta).
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-02-11 / 2011-02-27
  • 2011-02-12 / 2011-03-06
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-21
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-21
    Czech Republic
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
  • 2011-02-11 / 2011-03-02
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-27
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-03-04
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-28
  • 2011-02-12 / 2011-02-28
    Great Britain
  • 2011-02-12 / 2011-02-28
    Northern Ireland
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-24
  • 2011-02-16 / 2011-03-03
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-24
  • 2011-02-10 / 2011-03-01
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-26
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-25
  • 2011-02-11 / 2011-03-01
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
  • 2011-02-12 / 2011-03-01
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-21
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-24
  • 2011-02-10 / 2011-02-27
  • 2011-02-09 / 2011-02-23
Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the Member States and aged 15 years and over
Probability Sample: Proportionate Stratified Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) was used in those countries where this technique was available.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26724
    Number of Variables: 283
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5526 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR34594.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11415
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11412
  • European Parliament: Eurobarometer special (EB 75.1): 100th anniversary of Women´s day: Fighting against gender discriminations in the EU, Brussels, March 2011.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2013-06-14

European Commission and European Parliament, Brussels (2013): Eurobarometer 75.1 EP (2011). Womens in the European Union. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.