Eurobarometer 79.2: Cross-border market, economic crisis, cultural activities, science and technology (2013)

European Commission


Changelog (Archive version):

2.0 - 2016-10-04
* data update to the latest release (6.0.0)

1.0 - 2013-12-17
* data archiving



Changelog (Source release):

Version 6.0.0 - 2016-08-06
* Archive edition
qe7b_r: Category ´9´ (Inap.) erroneously includes DK answers which are coded ´99999´ in the source variable qe7b
p7at, p7at_r: Please notice that value label for code 6 in p7at should read "Kaernten (Carinthia)". As confirmed by TNS, the addition of Osttirol (Eastern Tyrol) as suggested by the original value label is not correct. Herewith variable p7at corresponds to the NUTS 2 classification for Austria. Variables labels should read: p7at “REGION - AUSTRIA NUTS 2” and p7at_r “REGION - AUSTRIA NUTS 1”. The value label and variable labels will be corrected with the next update.

Version 5.0.0 - 2016-02-15
* Archive pre-release
Missing values not defined: Missing values resulting from skipped answers (questinnaire split or routing) or from country selection are coded but not defined as "missing".
D62: netuse index missing: The standard NETUSE index based on D62_1 to D62_3 has not been constructed.

Version 4.0.0 - 2014/03/28
* Archive pre-release (all embargos lifted)

Version 3.0.0 - 2014/02/21
* Embargo update (QC)

Version 2.0.0 - 2013/12/04
* Embargo update

Version 1.0.0 - 2013/11/27
* Archive pre-release



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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 79.2 are as follows:

  • Cross-border online shopping;
  • Cross-border working and profession requirements;
  • Financial crisis and the banking sector;
  • Cultural activities;
  • Road tolls;
  • Science and technology;
  • Undeclared work and tax fraud

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - consumption/consumer behaviour
  • ECONOMICS - economic conditions and indicators
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - working conditions
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - information technology
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - cultural activities and participation
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, 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; 2 questionnaires (ita, eng) in PDF format; 1 codebook in ZIP format; 1 SPSS syntax file for missing data management (5 file)


    Codebook (pdf):
    DDI Documentation:
    DDI Documentation

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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2013) Eurobarometer 79.2: Cross-border market, economic crisis, cultural activities, science and technology. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI323. Data file version 2.0

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