Flash Eurobarometer 485 (EU Citizenship and Democracy)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels; Directorate General Communication, COMM.A.3 ´Media monitoring and Eurobarometer´ (Researcher)
  • Kantar TNS, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar CZ, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Kantar GALLUP A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Deutschland, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar UK Limited, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Taylor Nelson Sofres market research, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Investigación de Mercados y Opinión , Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Public France, Paris, France (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Italia, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Ilres, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Deutschland, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Polska, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • Marktest - Marketing, Organização e Formação, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • Centrul Pentru Studierea Opiniei si Pietei (CSOP), Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • Mediana DOO, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Sifo AB, Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Public Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Legislation
    • Legal systems
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    European citizenship. Topics: familiarity with the term ´citizen of the Europen Union´; knowledge test on EU citizenship: people have to ask to become a citizen of the EU, every citizen of the EU is at the same time a citizen of his / her own country, one can choose not to be a citizen of the EU; knowledge test with regard to selected rights of citizens in the EU; self-rated knowledge about measures that can be taken in case of the offence of the own rights as citizen of the EU; free movement of people within the EU brings benefits to national economy; right to seek support from an EU delegation in case of needing help while staying in a country outside the EU that does not have an embassy of respondent’s country; knowledge test regarding the rights of EU citizens living in respondent’s country to vote or to stand as a candidate in the following elections: European Parliament elections, national elections, regional elections, municipal elections; attitude towards selected rights to vote for citizens living in another EU country: right to vote in national elections and referendums in country of residence, right to vote and to stand as a candidate in regional elections of country of residence; attitude towards selected rights to vote for citizens living in another EU country: only in country of residence, only in country of origin, either in country of residence or in country of origin (depending on choice of the citizen), in both countries, in none; attitude towards the following measures with regard to increasing the turnout at European elections: more information on the impact of the EU on daily life, more information on programmes and objectives of candidates and parties, display affiliation of political parties to European parties in campaign materials, better information about the candidates for the President of the European Commission, more female candidates, more young candidates, possibility to contact a helpdesk with information on European Parliament elections and voting procedures, list of candidates that includes nationals of other EU countries, closer electoral periods in all member states, more involvement of citizens in decision-making processes within the EU, online voter registration, greater transparency on paid political advertising and communication; participation in the last European Parliament elections; working, living, or studying in another EU country. 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; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-06
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-06
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
    Czech Republic
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-02
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-04
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-02
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-02
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-04
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-02
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-02
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-04
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-03
  • 2020-02-27 / 2020-03-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 210
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7633 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 485. European Union Citizenship and Democracy. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media Monitoring and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, 2020. doi:10.2838/852043

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 13 | Registration Date: 2020-08-27