Eurobarometer 69.2: National and European Identity, European Elections, European Values, and Climate Change (2008)

Directorate General Press and Communication, Opinion Polls (European Commission)


Changelog (Archive version):

1.0 - 2009/01/01
* data archiving



Changelog (Source release):

Version 5.0.0 - 2013/08/07
* Archive edition update (D2, D53, D54 released)

Changes in this version:
2013-4-8 P7_PT REGION I - NUTS 2(V843) Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the NUTS 2 REGIONS for PORTUGAL have changed. In accordance with the official EUROSTAT NUTS 2 version 2003 the region “LISBOA E VALE DO TEJO” is split up and the subregion “Lezíria do Tejo” reinstated to the “Alentejo” Region; “Médio Tejo” and “Oeste” are reinstated to the “Centro” Region. The documentation for NUTS 2 code 3 “Lisboa e Vale do Tejo” is not correct and should read “LISBOA” (NUTS2003-2010: PT17). Regions “CENTRO” and “ALENTEJO” do not change names but regional coverage (NUTS2003-2010: PT16 and PT18). The regions “NORTE” (PT11) and “ALGARVE” (PT15) remain unchanged. Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the autonomous regions AÇORES (PT20) and MADEIRA (PT30) are not covered anymore. This has been confirmed by TNS Opinion & Social as of March 26, 2013. 2013-8-7 Value labels corrected
2013-4-8 P7_GR REGION II- NUTS 1 (V870) Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the Northern and Southern Aegean Islands ("Voreio Aigaio" with NUTS2 code GR41 and "Notio Aigaio" with Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the Northern and Southern Aegean Islands ("Voreio Aigaio" with NUTS 2 code GR41 and "Notio Aigaio" with NUTS 2 code GR42) as well as the Ionian Islands ("Ionia Nisia" with NUTS 2 code GR22) are not covered. The documentation for NUTS 1 code 4 is not correct. The data only cover the island of Crete (NUTS 2 code GR43). This has been confirmed by TNS Opinion & Social as of March 26, 2013. 2013-8-7 Value labels corrected

Version 4.0.0 - 2011/10/17
* Archive edition update

Changes in this version:
2011-10-17 D2, D53, D54 (Political parties) Data missing 2011-10-17 Variables subsequently added (V894 to V981)

Version 3.0.1 - 2010/11/17
* Archive edition

Version 3.0.0 - 2010/09/01
* Archive edition

Version 2.1.0 - 2010/07/02
* Pre-release edition

Changes in this version:
2010-7-5 D41 and D42 Answer categories differ for CY-TCC (Turkish Cypriot Community)

Version 2.0.0 - 2010/05/26
* Pre-release edition - all embargos lifted

Changes in this version:
2010-7-2 QA21, QA22: Variable label exchanged Variable label exchanged for item 6 and 7 in QA21 and QA22; Variable label exchanged for QB3A and QB3B



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Time Dimensions:
longitudinal (trend repeated cross-section)

Series Name:
EB - Eurobarometer

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The Eurobarometer survey is designed to provide regular monitoring of public social and political attitudes in the EU through specific trend questions. Therefore, the general aim of EB is to know the attitudes and evaluations of European citizens about large general themes. The questions concern to the European integration issues, but sometimes they regard also specific problem about single country or common problems of economic, political or social nature.


The arguments of Eurobarometer 69.2 are as follows:

  • standard trends including trust in institutions, attitudes towards EU institutions and public administration in general, EU enlargement and globalization;
  • national and European identity;
  • European elections;
  • European values and value priorities;
  • awareness of and attitudes towards climate change.

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Topic Classification:

  • NATURAL ENVIRONMENT - environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • POLITICS - elections
  • POLITICS - government, political systems and organisations
  • POLITICS - international politics and organisations
  • POLITICS - mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - religion and values
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Turkish Cypriot Community

    Geographical Unit: size community

    Analysis Unit: individual

    Universe: whole national population of 15 years and older

    Sample Procedure: about 1.000 for each country. Multi-stage stratified random sample

    Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details

    Collection Mode: face to face interview, Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)

    Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format; 1 questionnaire in PDF format, 1 methodological notes and codebook in PDF format, 1 SPSS syntax for missing values
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    Methodological Notes and codebook (pdf):
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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    Directorate General Press and Communication, Opinion Polls. (2008) Eurobarometer 69.2: National and European Identity, European Elections, European Values, and Climate Change. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI234. Data file version 1.0

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