Flash Eurobarometer 367 (Attitudes of Europeans towards building the single market for green products)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´
Publication Date
  • 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 Italia, 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)
  • Puls, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social (international coordination) (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Patterns of Consumption
    • Natural Environment, Nature
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the single market for green products. Topics: self-rated knowledge about environmental impact of bought and used products; importance of each of the following aspects with regard to purchasing decisions: product’s impact on the environment, price, quality, brand; purchasing behaviour concerning environmentally friendly products: frequent purchase, occasional purchase, intention to buy in the future, not sure to buy in the future, no more purchase, no purchase and no intention, no knowledge about environmentally friendly products; attitude towards selected statements on environmentally friendly products: good value for money, as effective as regular products, right thing to do, easily available, sets a good example, environmentally friendly, recognition of friends and family, easy to differentiate from other products, environmental concerns are exaggerated; trust in products labelled as environmentally friendly; willingness to pay more for environmentally friendly products; personal measures taken to protect the environment; most important measures with regard to solving environmental problems in the own country; impact of lower taxes on environmentally friendly raw material and products on the environment in the own country; appropriateness of information on product labels in the own country regarding their environmental impact; preferred place of information on environmental aspects; awareness of exaggerated or misleading statements about beneficial product effects in the last twelve months; trust in producers’ claims about environmental benefits of products; trust in companies’ reports on own environmental performance; attitude towards an obligation for companies to publish reports about the company’s and / or the products’ environmental performance; safety of consuming food products after the ´best before´ date; frequency of eating meat per week; willingness to do the following for environmental reasons: replace most of consumed meat by vegetables, eat less meat but of certified origin, replace beef or pork by poultry or fish; assumed impact of information regarding the environmental effect of the construction on the purchase of a house or an apartment; self-rated knowledge about the lifespan of purchased products; attitude towards the indication of the lifespan on products; willingness to pay for extended product guarantee up to five years: no willingness, up to 5 % more, between 6 to 10 % more, between 11 to 20 % more, more than 20 % more; decision not to have a faulty product repaired because of the costs in the last twelve months. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-12-03 / 2012-12-10
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
    Czech Republic
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-03 / 2012-12-05
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-10
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
    Republic of Cyprus
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-05 / 2012-12-07
  • 2012-12-03 / 2012-12-05
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-03 / 2012-12-05
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
    United Kingdom
  • 2012-12-04 / 2012-12-06
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Croatia (HR)
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 covers the national population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in these countries and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 226
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5798 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; TNS Political & Social: Attitudes of Europeans towards building the single market for green products. Brussels: European Commission July 2013. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_367_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 26 | Registration Date: 2013-07-15