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ZA6932: Flash Eurobarometer 462 (Perceived Independence of the National Justice Systems in the EU among Companies, 2018)

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  • ZA6932_v1-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 2 MBytes
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  • ZA6932_bq.pdf (Questionnaire) 328 KBytes
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  • ZA6932_q_sk.pdf (Questionnaire) 68 KBytes

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  • ZA6932_readme.pdf (Other Document) 145 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission, Brussels (2018): Flash Eurobarometer 462 (Perceived Independence of the National Justice Systems in the EU among Companies, 2018). TNS opinion, Brussels [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6932 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6932
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 462 (Perceived Independence of the National Justice Systems in the EU among Companies, 2018)
Current Version1.0.0, 2018-6-7,
Date of Collection15.01.2018 - 24.01.2018
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Media Monitoring, Media Analysis and Eurobarometer´ Unit


AbstractIndependence of national justice systems in the EU. Topics: assessment of the national justice system in terms of the independence of courts and judges; importance of each of the following aspects with regard to the assessment: interference from government and politicians, interference from economic or other groups with specific interest, insufficient independence of status and position of judges. Demography: information about the company (limited to activities in the own country): number of employees, year of company establishment; total turnover in 2017; sales to other EU countries and to countries outside the EU; percentage of the value of sales to other EU member states in 2017; direct selling to final consumers and / or to other companies or organisations; involvement in disputes that went to court in the last two years. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; NACE-Code; size of company; region; nation group; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Legal system, Legislation, Law
Topics Topics
  • 11 Politics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation


Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Universe The survey covers businesses employing one or more persons in manufacturing (NACE category C), retail (NACE category G),services (NACE categories H, I, J, K, L, M, N, R) and the industry sector (NACE categories D, E, F) within the European Union.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Data CollectorNID, Brussels, Belgium; TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria; TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic; TNS Gallup, Copenhagen, Denmark; TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany; TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia; IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland; TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece; TNS Spain, Madrid, Spain; TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France; TNS Italia, Milan, Italy; CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus; TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia; TNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania; NID, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary; MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta; TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands; TNS Research Austria, Vienna, Austria; TNS Polska, Warsaw, Poland; TNS Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal; TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania; Mediana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; TNS 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
  • 15.01.2018 - 24.01.2018

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2018-6-7 Archive release
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 6805
Number of Variables: 127
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 462. Perceived independence of the national justice systems in the EU among companies. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media Monitoring, Media Analysis and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, May 2018. doi:10.2838/493140
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  •  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 - Perceived Independence of the National Justice Systems