Flash Eurobarometer 445 (The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania, wave 3)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Law, crime and legal systems
    • Legislation
    • Crime
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the EU Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania. Topics: importance of the following problems in the own country: shortcomings in the judicial system, corruption, organized crime (only in BG); assessment of the development of the aforementioned issues compared to ten years ago and expected development in the next five years; attitude towards the EU having a role in tackling each of the aforementioned problems in the own country; knowledge of the EU Cooperation and Verification Mechanism to support the own country in reaching the standards to tackle each of the aforementioned problems; assessment of the impact of the EU action through the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism as positive regarding these problems; preference regarding the duration of the EU action through the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism: action should continue until the own country is at a standard comparable to other EU member states, action should be phased out over the coming years, action should be stopped now. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-10-10 / 2016-10-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of Bulgaria and Romania and other EU nationals, resident in Bulgaria and Romania and aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens in Bulgaria and Romania 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
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2004
    Number of Variables: 77
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6786 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania - third wave. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Secretariat General. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, October 2016. DOI: 10.2775/180145

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2017-02-10