Eurobarometer 75.1: Energy in the EU, E-Communication in the Household and the Problem of CO2 (2011)

European Commission


Changelog (Source release):

Version 6.0.0 - 2013/06/14
* Archive edition

Changes in this version:
P7PT REGIONS PORTUGAL 2 PORTUGAL (p7pt): 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 P7PT 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. 2013-6-14 the value labels is corrected.

P7rEL COMBINED REGIONS GREECE: 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 P7rEL 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. 2013-6-14 the value labels is corrected.

Version 5.0.0 - 2012/08/09
* Archive pre-release (all embargos lifted)

Version 4.0.0 - 2012/01/09
* Archive pre-release (embargo update)

Version 3.0.0 - 2011/11/23
* Archive pre-release (embargo update)

Version 2.1.0 - 2011/10/20
* Archive pre-release (update)

Changes in this version
Original EUROPEAN WEIGHTS erroneously exclude AUSTRIA from calculation.
Correct WEIGHTS delivered by TNS and erroneos weights subsequently replaced by the archive

Version 2.0.0 - 2011/06/16
* Archive pre-release (update) doi:10.4232/1.10712

Changes in this version
Original EUROPEAN WEIGHTS erroneously exclude AUSTRIA from calculation.
The ARCHIVE temporarily constructed a weight W22CORR correcting W22 WEIGHT EU27 in the sense that it does include AUSTRIA, but without reproducing the real total of cases for the 27 countries.

Version 1.0.0 - 2011/06/14
* 1st archive pre-release



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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 75.1 are as follows:

  • Energy in the European Union;
  • Citizens’ rights and the European Ombudsman;
  • E-Communication in the household: mobile phone, internet etc.;
  • The Internal Market: awareness, perceptions, impacts;
  • Public awareness and acceptance of CO2 capture and storage.

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - economic policy
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • NATURAL ENVIRONMENT - environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • POLITICS - international politics and organisations
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - information technology
  • SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND GROUPINGS - family life and marriage
  • TRADE, INDUSTRY AND MARKETS - business/industrial management and organisation
  • 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 population of 15 years old 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 codebook and methodological notes in PDF format (3 file)


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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2011) Eurobarometer 75.1: Energy in the EU, E-Communication in the Household and the Problem of CO2. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI297. Data file release 6.0.0

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