Eurobarometer 85.3: State aid for companies, attitudes on gender-based violence, fishery and aquaculture products (2016)

European Commission


Changelog (Archive version):

3.0 - 2020-07-09
* data and metadata updatetd to the latest release (2.0.0)

2.0 - 2018-12-04
* data and metadata updated to the latest release (1.1.0)

1.0 - 2017-11-27
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2.0.0 - 2020-05-11
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1.1.0 - 2018-11-07
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1.0.0 - 2017-02-10
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longitudinal (trend repeated cross-section)

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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 85.3 are as follows:

  • State aid for companies: awareness of state aid in the own country in the last twelve months in selected media; self-rated knowledge about state aid in the own country; ease of finding information; level of public authority giving most support to companies;
  • Attitudes on gender-based violence: assessment of the extent of domestic violence against women and against men in the own country; acceptability of domestic violence; awareness of domestic violence: in circle of friends or family, in immediate area or neighbourhood, at workplace or at school and university;
  • Fishery and aquaculture products: frequency of the following activities: consumption of fishery and aquaculture products at home, consumption of fishery and aquaculture products at restaurants or other food outlets, purchase of fishery and aquaculture products; reasons for not consuming fishery and aquaculture products; place of purchase; frequency of buying

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - economic policy
  • LAW, CRIME AND LEGAL SYSTEMS - rehabilitation/reintegration into society
  • LAW, CRIME AND LEGAL SYSTEMS - legal systems
  • NATURAL ENVIRONMENT - plant and animal distribution
  • NATURAL ENVIRONMENT - natural resources and energy
  • POLITICS - international politics and organisations
  • SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND GROUPINGS - gender and gender roles
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - social change
  • TRADE, INDUSTRY AND MARKETS - agricultural, forestry and rural industry
  • 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: residents in the respective country aged 15 and over

    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; 1 SPSS syntax file concerning missing value; 2 questionnaires in PDF format (ita, eng); 1 methodological notes and codebook file in PDF format (eng) (6 file)


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    Source Contact: Eurobarometer Data Service - GESIS

    European Commission . (2016) Eurobarometer 85.3: State aid for companies, attitudes on gender-based violence, fishery and aquaculture products. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI363. Data file version 3.0

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    Question module QA “Perception and awareness about transparency of state aid” was newly introduced.

    Question module QB “Gender-based Violence” was newly introduced.

    Question module QC “EU consumer habits regarding fishery and aquaculture products” was newly introduced.

    No data are available for protocol items p8 (postal code), p9 (sample point number), p10 (interviewer number) and p11.

    Questionnaire item D62_3 (Internet use on mobile device) was not actually presented to the respondents. D62_4 in the questionnaires is displayed as D62_3 in the data set.

    P13be (interview language in Belgium) shows abnormal frequencies for the regions Namur, East and West Flanders, Liege, and Brussels, suggesting that “French” and “Dutch” are reversed in those regions. Furthermore, in contrast to previous Eurobarometer waves, questionnaires in both languages were used in several regions.

    Question qb5 refers to country-specific organizations that can be identified via the corresponding country questionnaires.

    Variable p7it ‘REGION – ITALY NUTS 2 MOD’ was corrected in version v1.1.0.