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ZA3773: Flash Eurobarometer 137 (The United Kingdom and the European Union, Wave 1)

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Citation Citation European Commission (2002): Flash Eurobarometer 137 (The United Kingdom and the European Union, Wave 1). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3773 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3773
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 137 (The United Kingdom and the European Union, Wave 1)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2002)
Date of Collection11.11.2002 - 25.11.2002
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud - Europäische Kommission, Brüssel
  • Debyser, Ariane - Europäische Kommission, Brüssel


AbstractAttitudes in the United Kingdom towards the EU. Topics: self-rated knowledge about the European Union, its policies and institutions; use of selected information sources on the EU: friends and relatives, daily newspapers, other newspapers, TV, radio, internet, brochures, EU information offices, MEP, other; preferred way of information: brochure, internet, TV, radio, daily newspaper, other newspapers, other; assessment of the appropriateness of media coverage with European Union issues; assessment of the UK’s EU membership as a good thing; benefits from the EU membership; attitude towards the assumed failure of the EU; attitude towards the following issues: European monetary union with one single currency, common foreign policy of all member states, common defence and security policy, further enlargement, responsibility of the EU for comprehensive issues, resignation of the President of the European Commission and the European Commissioners in case of missing support in the European Parliament, school education on the EU; trust in the following institutions: press, radio, TV, trade unions, political parties, civil service, big companies, British government, British Parliament, European Union, United Nations, NGOs; preference with regard to decision-making by the national government or at EU level in the following fields: fight against poverty and social exclusion, environmental protection, quality of food products, consumer protection, fight against unemployment, fight against organised crime, guarantee of fundamental rights, fight against terrorism, challenges of the ageing population. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community. Additionally coded was: country; duration of the interview; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation


Geographic Coverage
  • United Kingdom (GB), Regions: North, North West, Yorks & Humberside, East Midlands, West Midlands, Eastern, Greater London, South East, South West, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
UniversePopulation aged 15 years and above
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability
Data CollectorEOS Gallup Europe
Date of Collection
  • 11.11.2002 - 25.11.2002

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 6029
Number of Variables: 79
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): -


  • European Commission; ICM Research: The UK and the European Union. Brussels: European Commission November 2002
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Research Data Centre
  •  EB - Flash Eurobarometer
    The Flash Eurobarometer were launched by the European Commission in the late eighties, turning out a Monthly Monitor between in 1994 and 1995. These “small scale” surveys are conducted in all EU member states at times, occasionally reducing or enlarging the scope of countries as a function of specific topics. The typical sample size is 500-1000 respondents per country and interviews are usually conducted by phone in the respective national language. The Flash Eurobarometer include series on special topics (Common Currency, EU Enlargement, Information Society, Entrepreneurship, Innovation) as well as special target group polls, particularly company managers with enterprise related topics.