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Eurobarometer 77.3: Europe 2020, the Financial and Economic Crisis, European Citizenship and European Values, May 2012 (ICPSR 34676) RSS

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The Eurobarometer series is a unique cross-national and cross-temporal survey program conducted on behalf of the European Commission. These surveys regularly monitor public opinion in the European Union (EU) member countries and consist of standard modules and special topic modules. The standard modules address attitudes towards European unification, institutions and policies, measurements for general sociopolitical orientations, as well as respondent and household demographics. The special topic modules address such topics as agriculture, education, natural environment and resources, public health, public safety and crime, and science and technology. This round of Eurobarometer surveys covers the standard modules and the following special topics: (1) Europe 2020, (2) the financial and economic crisis, (3) European citizenship, and (4) European values. Questions pertain to opinions about EU values and priorities for the next decade, attitudes towards globalization, and EU initiatives to recover from the financial crisis. Other questions address respondents' knowledge of EU policies and institutions, views and expectation of European citizenship, and the European Citizens' Initiative. Demographic and other background information includes age, gender, nationality, marital status, occupation, age when stopped full-time education, household composition, ownership of a fixed or mobile telephone, quality of life, difficulties in paying bills, level in society, Internet use, type and size of locality, region of residence, and language of interview (select countries).

Series: Eurobarometer Survey Series

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Citation

European Commission. Eurobarometer 77.3: Europe 2020, the Financial and Economic Crisis, European Citizenship and European Values, May 2012. ICPSR34676-v1. Cologne, Germany: GESIS/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2013-06-25. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34676.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attitudes, citizen attitudes, community involvement, economic conditions, economic crises, economic issues, employment, euro, European Central Bank, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, European Union, globalization, innovation, political attitudes, public opinion, trends, values

Smallest Geographic Unit:   country

Geographic Coverage:   Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

Time Period:  

  • 2012-05-12--2012-05-27

Date of Collection:  

  • 2012-05-12--2012-05-27

Unit of Observation:   individual

Universe:   In all, Eurobarometer 77.3 interviewed 32,728 citizens in the 27 countries of the European Union after the 2004/2007 enlargement (i.e. including the Accession Countries Romania and Bulgaria), in the remaining Candidate Countries (CC) Croatia, Iceland, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Montenegro and Serbia as well as the Turkish Cypriot Community. All respondents were residents in the respective country, nationals and non-nationals but EU-citizens, and aged 15 and over. Respondents were expected to have sufficient command of one of the respective national language(s) to answer the questionnaire.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The original data collection was carried out by TNS Opinion and Social on request of the European Commission between May 12 and 27, 2012.

The codebook and setup files for this collection contain characters with diacritical marks used in many European languages.

The documentation and/or setup files may contain references to Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein however these countries were not participants in this wave of Eurobarometer surveys. This collection contains no data for Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Access to GESIS data and documentation, including the GESIS DOI, for Eurobarometer 77.3 can be found through the GESIS Data Catalogue. Additional information on the Eurobarometer Survey Series and the Eurobarometer data can be found at the GESIS Eurobarometer Web site and ZACAT, respectively.

Methodology

Sample:   Multistage national probability samples.

Weight:   Please review the ICPSR codebook, "Weighting Information" section, for information concerning individual weights and the "Technical Specifications" section for general weighting information.

Mode of Data Collection:   face-to-face interview

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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