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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 96.1 are as follows:
- Future of Europe: knowledge of the Conference on the Future of Europe and interest in participating; issues of greater relevance for the future of Europe; main strengths and challenges for the EU; options that would allow the greatest progress on global challenges for the future of the EU; values best represented by the EU or other countries (or groups of countries); importance given to the different objectives of the EU; change in the image of the EU in the last year; advantages and disadvantages of EU membership of individual countries.
- Digital rights and principles: the importance of digital tools and the Internet in one’s present and future life; advantages and disadvantages of using digital tools and the Internet; how rights, such as freedom of expression, privacy or the principle of non-discrimination, are protected in the European Union; how the EU protects rights in the online world; defining and promoting a European approach to digital life by the European Commission.
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Keywords: internet, rights, values
Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, 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: web-based self-administered questionnaire (CAWI), Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)
Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format; 1 dataset in STATA format; 2 questionnaire in PDF format (eng, ita); 1 methodological notes in PDF format (eng) (5 file)
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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: Eurobarometer Data Service - GESIS
European Commission. (2021) Eurobarometer 96.1: Future of Europe, Digital rights and principles. Kantar Public [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI398. Data file version 1.0
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This wave of the Eurobarometer was collected during the COVID-19 pandemic. This necessitated a number of adjustments to the data collection process. Please consult the information referring to this in the Technical Specifications in the basic questionnaire.
Question module QA ‘Future of Europe’ was implemented on behalf of and financed by the European Parliament. It partly replicates questions formerly asked in the framework of Eurobarometer 95.1 and Eurobarometer 94.1.
Question module QB ´Digital rights and principles´ was newly introduced.
Data for protocol variables p8 (postal code), p9 (sample point number), and p10 (interviewer number) have not been made available.
The variable names of the standard demography variables have been changed according to the usual Eurobarometer nomenclature.