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EB - Eurobarometer
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 83.4 are as follows:
- Climate change: appraisal of the problem, responsibility and political measures, personal action, the national government’s energy targets;
- Biodiversity: awareness of biodiversity and worries about its loss, awareness of threats for biodiversity and attitudes towards protection measures on EU level, and personal efforts to protect nature and biodiversity;
- Discrimination: awareness of and experience with discrimination against ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, sex, religion od beliefs, disability, and gender identity; attitudes towards discrimination and diversity issues in politics, at work, in the media and in personal life, as well as towards measures against discrimination; contact with minority groups and religious denomination.
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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 individuals 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; 2 questionnaire in PDF format (ita, eng); 1 methodological notes in PDF format; 1 syntax file for missing data in SPSS format; 1 source's documentation file with an overview of trend questions on discrimination in Eurobarometer surveys in Excel format (7 file)
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Data Use Restriction:
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Source Contact: Eurobarometer Data Service - GESIS
European Commission. (2015) Eurobarometer 83.4: Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Discrimination. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI350. Data file version 2.0
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Question module QA replicates the corresponding module surveyed in the context of Eurobarometer 80.2, largely also the Eurobarometer 75.4 ´Climate Change´ module, and partly questions asked on this topic in the context of Eurobarometer 72.1 und former surveys.
Question module QB on ´Biodiversity´ largely replicates questions asked in Flash Eurobarometer 379 as well as selected questions asked in former Flash surveys on the same topic.
Question module QC on ´Discrimination´ partly replicates questions asked in the context of Eurobarometer 77.4.
The source’s documentation contains an overview of questions on discrimination repeated over time.