Eurobarometer 80.1: Europe 2020, economic crisis, European citizenship and media use (2013)

European Commission


Changelog (Archive version):

2.0 - 2018-01-16
* data and documentation update to the latest release (2.0.0)



Changelog (Source release):

Version 2.0.0 - 2017-05-09
* Archive edition

Version 1.0.0 - 2014-04-10
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Data Kind:
individual data

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 80.1 are as follows:


  • standard EU and trend questions;
  • the Europe 2020 strategy;
  • the financial and economic crisis;
  • European citizenship;
  • media use and information on EU political matters


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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - economic conditions and indicators
  • ECONOMICS - economic policy
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - information technology
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - cultural activities and participation
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - cultural and national identity
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - social behaviour and attitudes
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, 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 dataset in Stata format; 1 file SPSS syntax for missing data; 2 questionnaires (ita and eng) in Pdf format and 1 methodological notes and codebook in PDF format (6 file)


    Methodological Notes and codebook (pdf):
    DDI Documentation:
    DDI Documentation

    Data Use Restriction:
    UniData – official representative for the dissemination of Eurobarometer surveys in Italy – provides a free data access for all Italian residents upon registration. Data are released in according to GESIS Licence (Category 0), available at this link. Other users will need to contact the GESIS Data Archive.
    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2013) Eurobarometer 80.1: Europe 2020, economic crisis, European citizenship and media use. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI331. Data file version 2.0

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    All question modules are asked in the standard Eurobarometer context and (partly) replicate the corresponding questions asked in Standard Eurobarometer 79.3 and Standard Eurobarometer 78.1.

    No p6 (size of community) and p7 (region) data have been provided for Macedonia (p6mk and p7mk). No data are available for protocol items p8 (postal code), p9 (sample point number), p10 (interviewer number) and p11.