SI339

Eurobarometer 81.3: attitudes towards environment, skills and qualifications in the European Union (2014)

Directorate General Communication (European Commission)

Version:
3.0

Changelog (Archive version):

3.0 - 2018-02-01
* data updating to the latest release (3.0.0)

2.0 - 2015-09-30
* data updating to the latest release (2.0.0)

1.0 - 2015/02/12
* data archiving

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Release:
3.0.0

Changelog (Source release):

3.0.0 - 2017-11-24
* Archive edition
p7be, p7be_r: Please note that region variables for Belgium are erroneous and should not be used without correction. The following correction should be applied to variable p7be: (1=9) (2=8) (3=10) (4=5) (5=4) (6=2) (7=11) (8=1) (9=3) (10=7) (11=6). After this, variable p7be_r must be reconstructed on the base of p7be using the following coding scheme: (1,3,6,7,11 = 1) (10 = 2) (2,4,5,8,9 = 3). The variables will be corrected with the next update.

2.0.0 - 2015-05-28
* Archive pre-release (update)
- p13lu: The coding for LANGUAGE OF QUESTIONNAIRE in LUXEMBOURG is highly questionable. If comparing frequencies for GERMAN and FRENCH with former waves, these two categories are supposed to be exchanged. -> Labelling corrected after confirmation by TNS
- p1 to p5: Data for p1 (date of interview), p2 (time of interview), p3 (duration of interview), p4 (n of persons present during interview), p5 (respondent cooperation) not made available. -> Data subsequently delivered by TNS and integrated by the archive starting with dataset v2.0.0

1.0.0 - 2015/02/11
* archive pre-release
p13lu: The coding for LANGUAGE OF QUESTIONNAIRE in LUXEMBOURG is highly questionable. If comparing frequencies for GERMAN and FRENCH with former waves, these two categories are supposed to be exchanged.

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Time Dimensions:
longitudinal (trend repeated cross-section)

Series Name:
EB - Eurobarometer

Questionnaire:
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957.97 KB
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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 81.3 are as follows:

 

  • attitudes towards the environment:
    • importance of, worries about and information on environmental issues;
    • environment vs. economic growth;
    • environmental behaviour;
    • environmental policy on national and EU level;
  • skills and qualifications in the European Union:
    • importance and acquirement of skills outside formal education;
    • importance aspects and quality of education and training;
    • recognition of qualifications in EU member states;
    • studying and working abroad in the EU;
    • the European Qualifications Framework;
    • career guidance services and information sources.

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - consumption/consumer behaviour
  • EDUCATION - educational policy
  • EDUCATION - life-long/continuing education
  • EDUCATION - teaching profession
  • EDUCATION - vocational education
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - in-job training
  • NATURAL ENVIRONMENT - environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • 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; 1 dataset in Stata format; 1 SPSS syntax for missing data; 2 questionnaires in PDF format (ita, eng); 1 methodological notes and codebook in PDF format (6 file)

    Documentation:

    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

    Citation:
    Directorate General Communication. (2014) Eurobarometer 81.3: attitudes towards environment, skills and qualifications in the European Union. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI339. Data file version 3.0

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    Notes:

    Module QA (Environment) mainly replicates questions asked in the context of Eurobarometer 75.2.

    Category scheme for country specific protocol variables P6 (SIZE OF COMMUNITY) has changed considerably, except for Germany. Categories for all other countries have been harmonized among each other to three values (Rural area – Towns and suburbs / small urban area – Cities / large urban areas).

    Category scheme for country specific protocol variables P7 (REGION) have changed for some countries, in particular introducing NUTS categories for Ireland, Estonia and Croatia.

    Data for protocol variables p8 (postal code), p9 (sample point number) and p10 (interviewer number) have not been made available.