Eurobarometer 74.1: Social Exclusion, Mobile Phone Use, Financial Crisis and International Trade (2010)

European Commission


Changelog (Source release):

Version 4.2.0 - 2013/04/30
* Archive edition (update as of 2013-04-30)

Changes in this version:
2013-4-30 V571, V576, V577, V586, V587 (REGIONS RECODED: BE IT ES) A coding error has been detected for the recoded country specific region variables (P7R - NUTS 1) in the case of Belgium, Italy and Spain. Until the publication of dataset updates, please refer to the corresponding NUTS 2 derivation variables or to the integrated NUTS variable in each of these cases.

2013-4-30 NUTS 1 variables V571, V576, V577, V586, V587 have been recoded correctly from the corresponding NUTS 2 derivation variables.

Version 4.1.0 - 2013/04/05
* Archive edition (update)

Changes in this version:
2013-4-3 V584 V611 REGION P7 GREECE Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the Northern and Southern Aegean Islands (Voreio Aigaio with NUTS2 code GR41 and Notio Aigaio with NUTS2 code GR42) as well as the Ionian Islands (Ionia Nisia with NUTS2 code GR22) are not covered. Documentation for code 4 in V584 and for NUTS1 code GR4 in V611 is not correct. The data only cover the island of Crete with NUTS2 code GR43. For Greece the NUTS variable V611 should be used with caution.

2013-4-5 Documentation corrected for V584 and Greece coded on NUTS2 level in variable V611 (skipping the codes for the Aegean and the Ionian Islands).

Version 4.0.0 - 2013/03/22
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Version 3.0.0 - 2011/06/14
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Version 2.0.0 - 2011/02/10
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Version 1.0.0 - 2011/01/04
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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 74.1 are as follows:

  • Poverty and social exclusion;
  • Mobile phone use in other EU countries;
  • The financial and economic crisis;
  • Attitudes towards development aid;
  • International trade

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - economic policy
  • ECONOMICS - economic systems and development
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - information technology
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

    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 and 1 methodological notes and codebook file in PDF format (3 file)


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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2010) Eurobarometer 74.1: Social Exclusion, Mobile Phone Use, Financial Crisis and International Trade. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI294. Data file release 4.2.0

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