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ZA5898: Flash Eurobarometer 384 (Citizens’ Awareness and Perceptions of EU Regional Policy, wave 3)

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  • ZA5898_v1-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 11 MBytes
  • ZA5898_v1-0-0.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 15 MBytes
  • ZA5898_v1-0-0.sav (Dataset SPSS) 10 MBytes


  • ZA5898_bq.pdf (Questionnaire) 472 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_at.pdf (Questionnaire) 134 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_be-fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 133 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_be-nl.pdf (Questionnaire) 131 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_de.pdf (Questionnaire) 136 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_ee-ee.pdf (Questionnaire) 131 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_ee-ru.pdf (Questionnaire) 143 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_fi-fi.pdf (Questionnaire) 132 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_hu.pdf (Questionnaire) 136 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_ie-en.pdf (Questionnaire) 130 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_ie-ga.pdf (Questionnaire) 67 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_it.pdf (Questionnaire) 128 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_lt.pdf (Questionnaire) 134 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_lu-de.pdf (Questionnaire) 132 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_lu-fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 132 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_lv-ru.pdf (Questionnaire) 148 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_mt-en.pdf (Questionnaire) 130 KBytes
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  • ZA5898_q_nl.pdf (Questionnaire) 130 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_pl.pdf (Questionnaire) 137 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_pt.pdf (Questionnaire) 130 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_ro.pdf (Questionnaire) 134 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_se.pdf (Questionnaire) 130 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_si.pdf (Questionnaire) 131 KBytes
  • ZA5898_q_sk.pdf (Questionnaire) 138 KBytes

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  • ZA5898_readme.pdf (Other Document) 20 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission, Brussels (2014): Flash Eurobarometer 384 (Citizens’ Awareness and Perceptions of EU Regional Policy, wave 3). TNS Political & Social [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5898 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA5898
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 384 (Citizens’ Awareness and Perceptions of EU Regional Policy, wave 3)
Current Version1.0.0, 2014-7-1,
Date of Collection23.09.2013 - 25.09.2013
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit


AbstractAwareness and assessment of the EU regional policy. Topics: awareness of EU co-financed projects in the own city or region; sources of information on EU-support for the own region or city; assessment of the impact of the support on the development of the own city or region and reasons for negative assessment; awareness of: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Cohesion Fund, both; personal benefit in daily life from a project funded by one of the aforementioned funds; preference for concentrating support on poorer regions or for supporting all regions equally; prioritized regions to support: regions with high unemployment, border regions, deprived urban areas, growth regions, remote rural or mountain areas; importance of supporting the own city or the own region by EU regional policy actions in the fields of: research and innovation, small and medium-sized businesses, renewable and clean energy, energy networks, broadband and internet access, environment, transport facilities, employment training, education, health and social infrastructure, tourism and culture; preferred level of decision making about EU regional policy projects: local, regional, national, EU; awareness of cooperating regions in different countries due to EU regional funding; attitude towards increasing the funding of regional cooperation between different countries; awareness of the strategy to promote cooperation between the Baltic Sea countries (only in DK, DE, EE, LV, LT, PL, FI, SE); awareness of the strategy to promote cooperation between countries around the Danube river (only in DE, SK, CZ, HU, SI, RO, BG, HR, AT). 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: type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • International politics and organisations
  • Economic systems and development
Old Topics Old Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Croatia (HR)
UniversePopulation of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the 28 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.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Data CollectorTNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium; TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria; TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic; TNS GALLUP A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark; TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany; TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia; IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland; TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece; TNS Demoscopia S.A., Madrid, Spain; TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France; TNS ITALIA, Milan, Italy; CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus; TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia; TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania; TNS Dimarso, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary; MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta; TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands; TNS Austria, Vienna, Austria; TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland; TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal; TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania; RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia; TNS AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia; TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland; TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden; TNS UK, London, United Kingdom; HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia; TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 23.09.2013 - 25.09.2013

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2014-7-1 Archive release
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 28065
Number of Variables: 183
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 384. Citizens’ awareness and perceptions of EU Regional Policy. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional Policy. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, December 2013.
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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.
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Regions and Regional Policy