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ZA4546: Flash Eurobarometer 206a (Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    European Commission (2007): Flash Eurobarometer 206a (Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4546 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4546
Study No.ZA4546
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 206a (Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4546 (Publication Year 2007)
Date of Collection12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Papacostas, Antonis - European Commission, Brussels DG Energy and Transport R3

Content

AbstractAttitudes towards the energy policy of the EU. Topics: concern about climate change and global warming; impact of national energy production and consumption on climate change and global warming; expected impact of the ongoing climate change on personal energy consumption in ten years’ time: need to change everyday consumption, need to install energy saving equipment in own house, need to pay higher energy prices; attitude towards the EU setting a minimum percentage for energy coming from renewable sources; preferred measure of the national government to help people reduce energy consumption: provide more information on efficient energy use, adopt stricter efficiency standards for energy consuming equipment, subsidise energy efficient solutions; influence of energy efficiency on purchasing decision with regard to household appliances; attitude towards selected kinds of support of the national government for the development of cleaner energy technologies and products: public funding, tax incentives, prohibition of products that are not up to energy efficiency standards, no support; preferred level of action to tackle energy-related issues: national, EU; attitude towards the use of nuclear energy: increase use as nuclear energy is environmentally friendly, decrease use due to safety problems; attitude towards the introduction of common EU high safety requirements for nuclear installations; preferred level for negotiations on oil and gas prices on international markets: EU, national; preferred measures in case of oil or gas shortages in selected EU member states: affected member state has to rely on own reserves, affected member state should be able to rely on reserves of other member states; importance to be able to choose electricity or gas supplier and reasons. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; number of fixed phone lines in the household; number of fixed phone lines in the household listed in telephone directory; number of fixed phone lines in the household used exclusively for business purposes or for electronic equipment; number of fixed phone lines in the household listed in telephone directory and used exclusively for business purposes or for electronic equipment. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 16.2 Natural resources and energy
  • 16.4 Environmental degradation/pollution and protection

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
UniversePopulation aged 15 years and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview
Data CollectorGALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium; FOCUS AGENCY, Prague, Czech Republic; HERMELIN, Copenhagen, Denmark; IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany; SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia; METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece; GALLUP SPAIN, Spain; EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France; GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom; CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus; DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy; LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia; BALTIC SURVEY, Lithuania; GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary; MISCO, Valletta, Malta; TELDER, Al Leusten, Netherlands; SPECTRA, Linz, Austria; GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland; CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal; VALICON (Cati d.o.o.), Ljubljana, Slovenia; FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia; HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden; HERMELIN, Pori, Finland VITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria; GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom GALLUP ROMANIA, Romania The Gallup Organisation, Hungary (international coordination)
Date of Collection
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (total)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Belgium)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Czech Republic)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Denmark)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Germany)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Estonia)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Greece)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Spain)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (France)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Ireland)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Italy)
  • 13.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Cyprus)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Latvia)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Lithuania)
  • 12.02.2007 - 13.02.2007 (Luxembourg)
  • 12.02.2007 - 15.02.2007 (Hungary)
  • 13.02.2007 - 15.02.2007 (Malta)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Netherlands)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Austria)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Poland)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Portugal)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Slovenia)
  • 12.02.2007 - 15.02.2007 (Slovakia)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Finland)
  • 12.02.2007 - 15.02.2007 (Sweden)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (United Kingdom)
  • 12.02.2007 - 16.02.2007 (Bulgaria)
  • 12.02.2007 - 15.02.2007 (Romania)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4546 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 25809
Number of Variables: 74
Analysis System(s): SPSS

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Attitudes on issues related to EU Energy Policy. Brussels: European Commission April 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl206a_en.pdf
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Groups

Research Data Centre
Groups
  •  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 - European Single Market and consumer issues
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Natural environment issues (resources, biodiversity, etc.)