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ZA6588: Flash Eurobarometer 411 (Cross-border Access to Online Content)

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  • ZA6588_v1-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 13 MBytes
  • ZA6588_v1-0-0.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 19 MBytes
  • ZA6588_v1-0-0.sav (Dataset SPSS) 12 MBytes


  • ZA6588_bq.pdf (Questionnaire) 321 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_at.pdf (Questionnaire) 240 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_be-fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 298 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_be-nl.pdf (Questionnaire) 293 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_bg.pdf (Questionnaire) 308 KBytes
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  • ZA6588_q_cz.pdf (Questionnaire) 300 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_de.pdf (Questionnaire) 238 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_dk.pdf (Questionnaire) 290 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_ee-ee.pdf (Questionnaire) 229 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_ee-ru.pdf (Questionnaire) 307 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_es.pdf (Questionnaire) 233 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_fi-fi.pdf (Questionnaire) 292 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_fi-se.pdf (Questionnaire) 290 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 296 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_gb.pdf (Questionnaire) 288 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_gr.pdf (Questionnaire) 307 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_hr.pdf (Questionnaire) 316 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_hu.pdf (Questionnaire) 299 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_ie-en.pdf (Questionnaire) 288 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_ie-ga.pdf (Questionnaire) 229 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_it.pdf (Questionnaire) 286 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_lt.pdf (Questionnaire) 301 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_lu-de.pdf (Questionnaire) 241 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_lu-fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 296 KBytes
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  • ZA6588_q_lv-lv.pdf (Questionnaire) 299 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_lv-ru.pdf (Questionnaire) 316 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_mt-en.pdf (Questionnaire) 287 KBytes
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  • ZA6588_q_nl.pdf (Questionnaire) 234 KBytes
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  • ZA6588_q_ro.pdf (Questionnaire) 298 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_se.pdf (Questionnaire) 289 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_si.pdf (Questionnaire) 291 KBytes
  • ZA6588_q_sk.pdf (Questionnaire) 304 KBytes

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  • ZA6588_cs_q9.xlsx (Codeplan) 43 KBytes
  • ZA6588_readme.pdf (Other Document) 21 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission, Brussels (2015): Flash Eurobarometer 411 (Cross-border Access to Online Content). TNS Political & Social [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6588 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6588
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 411 (Cross-border Access to Online Content)
Current Version1.0.0, 2015-11-27,
Date of Collection07.01.2015 - 15.01.2015
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit


AbstractAccess to and use of online content. Experiences with cross-border access to online content. Topics: frequency of internet use; devices used to access the internet; frequency in the last twelve months of using the internet to access or download: audio-visual content, sports, music, e-books or digital books, games; kind of access: free, pay per item, pay online subscription, start for free and then purchase related items (only games); websites used to access or download content over the past twelve months; frequency of finding desired results when searching the internet in the own country for selected types of content; preferred ways of watching films or series in other languages than the own language: audio in English without subtitles, English subtitles, audio in a language other than English or the own language, subtitles in a language other than English or the own language, only audio or subtitles in the own language; experiences accessing online content when being in another EU member state using own paying subscription: never tried to do so and no intention, never tried to do so but interested, worked perfectly, limited or different content, access only to content previously downloaded, service not accessible; attempts to access or download each of the aforementioned types of content through an online service meant for users in another EU member state; experiences with this kind of online service: worked perfectly, limited access only, desired payment method was refused, redirection to version of the site of the own country, service not accessible, some problems but access possible; reasons for using or not using this kind of service; preferred types of content to access by such a service; desire to access online content available in other EU member states; reasons for not being interested; reasons for not using the internet to access or download online content in the last twelve months; importance to be able to use paying subscription when being in other EU member states. 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: respondent ID; type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
Topics Topics
  • 9 Information and communication
  • 9.1 Information society
  • 5.3 Cultural activities and participation


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 LT, 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
  • 07.01.2015 - 15.01.2015 (total)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Belgium)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Bulgaria)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Czech Republic)
  • 07.01.2015 - 08.01.2015 (Denmark)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Germany)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Estonia)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Ireland)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Greece)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Spain)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (France)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Croatia)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Italy)
  • 07.01.2015 - 08.01.2015 (Republic of Cyprus)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Latvia)
  • 07.01.2015 - 15.01.2015 (Lithuania)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Luxembourg)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Hungary)
  • 07.01.2015 - 08.01.2015 (Malta)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Netherlands)
  • 07.01.2015 - 08.01.2015 (Austria)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Poland)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Portugal)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Romania)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Slovenia)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Slovakia)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (Finland)
  • 07.01.2015 - 08.01.2015 (Sweden)
  • 07.01.2015 - 09.01.2015 (United Kingdom)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2015-11-27 Archive release
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 26586
Number of Variables: 273
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 411. Cross-border access to online content. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, August 2015. DOI: 10.2759/353931.
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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 - Information Society / Internet, audiovisual media