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ZA4185: Flash Eurobarometer 161 (European Elections / Pre-elections)

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Citation Citation    European Commission (2005): Flash Eurobarometer 161 (European Elections / Pre-elections). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4185 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4185
Study No.ZA4185
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 161 (European Elections / Pre-elections)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4185 (Publication Year 2005)
Date of Collection05.05.2004 - 08.06.2004
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Papacostas, Antonis - European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud - European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector

Content

AbstractAttitudes towards the European Parliament election in 2004. Topics: awareness of the date of the next European Parliament elections in the own country; likelihood to vote in the next European Parliament elections; importance of each of the following criteria with regard to own voting decision: personality of candidates, position of candidates on national issues, position of parties on national issues, position of candidates on European issues, position of parties on European issues, new challenges of the EU, personal interest in the EU, personal level of information on the EU, personal interest in politics in general, role of the European Parliament; reasons for not voting; preferred issues to be emphasized in the electoral campaign for the next European Parliament elections; attitude towards the following statements: necessary information available before the European Parliament election, trust in European institutions, feeling of being a citizen of the EU, recognition of citizen’s interests by the European Parliament, EU membership of the own country is a good thing, feeling of attachment towards Europe, personal importance of the results of last European Parliament election with regard to political parties, personal importance of the results of last European Parliament election with regard to particular candidates, adequate representation of personal interest by MEPs; exposure to selected situations in the electoral campaign: home visits of candidates or their representatives, phone calls, leaflets in mailbox, contact on the street, advertisements, newspaper reports, TV or radio reports, discussions with family or friends, participation in meetings, search on the internet; most frequently used newspapers; knowledge of the number of member states; voting decision in the last national election. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: wave; country; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.7 Elections

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
UniversePopulation aged 18 years and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability
Probability Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Interview
Interview
Data CollectorTNS DIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien; TNS GALLUP, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; TNS EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland; TNS ICAP, Athen, Griechenland; TNS DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien; TNS SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich; IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Irland; DOXA, Mailand, Italien; TNS ILRES, Luxemburg, Luxemburg; TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Niederlande; TNS EUROTESTE, Lissabon, Portugal; ICM, London, Vereinigtes Königreich; TNS SVENSKA GALLUP, Stockholm, Schweden; TNS SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland; ÖSTERREICHISCHES GALLUP, Wien, Österreich; SYNOVATE, Nikosia, Zypern; TNS FACTUM, Prag, Tschechische Republik; TNS EMOR, Tallinn, Estland; TNS HUNGARY, Budapest, Ungarn; TNS BALTIC DATA HOUSE, Riga, Lettland; TNS GALLUP, Vilnius, Litauen; MISCO, Valletta, Malta; TNS OBOP, Warschau, Polen; TNS SK, Bratislawa, Slowakei; RM PLUS, Maribor, Slowenien; EOS Gallup Europe / TNS Sofres, Brussels (international co-operation)
Date of Collection
  • 05.05.2004 - 08.06.2004 (total)
  • 05.05.2004 - 07.06.2004 (Belgium)
  • 06.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Denmark)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Germany)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Greece)
  • 06.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Spain)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (France)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Ireland)
  • 05.05.2004 - 02.06.2004 (Italy)
  • 05.05.2004 - 07.06.2004 (Luxembourg)
  • 05.05.2004 - 04.06.2004 (Netherlands)
  • 06.05.2004 - 07.06.2004 (Austria)
  • 07.05.2004 - 08.06.2004 (Portugal)
  • 06.05.2004 - 06.06.2004 (Finland)
  • 05.05.2004 - 07.06.2004 (Sweden)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (United Kingdom)
  • 05.05.2004 - 04.06.2004 (Cyprus)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Czech Republic)
  • 06.05.2004 - 06.06.2004 (Estonia)
  • 08.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Hungary)
  • 07.05.2004 - 06.06.2004 (Latvia)
  • 06.05.2004 - 06.06.2004 (Lithuania)
  • 05.05.2004 - 02.06.2004 (Malta)
  • 06.05.2004 - 06.06.2004 (Poland)
  • 06.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Slovakia)
  • 05.05.2004 - 05.06.2004 (Slovenia)

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/10.4232/1.4185 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 48235
Number of Variables: 540
Data Type: SPSS
Analysis System(s): -

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission; TNS Sofres; EOS Gallup Europe: European Elections 2004 Barometer. Brussels: European Commission July 2004 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_161_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 Elections, Referenda, Constitution