Welcome to the Eurobarometer Data Service

Public Opinion in the European Union

Monitoring the public opinion in the European Union member and candidate countries is the mission of the Eurobarometer programme.

Conducted on behalf of the European Commission, the European Parliament and other EU institutions, the survey results are regularly published in official reports and the data are made available for further analysis.

The Eurobarometer Data Service of GESIS
Eurobarometer surveys are carried out at regular intervals to track public opinion in Europe on issues relating to the EU and attitudes towards current political or social issues. The surveys consist of the following series or instruments:
• Standard & Special Eurobarometer
• Flash Eurobarometer
• And also Central & Eastern Eurobarometer (1990-1997) und Candidate Countries Eurobarometer (2000-2004)

Who are the Eurobarometer data suitable for?
Eurobarometer data are useful for analyzing attitudes towards the EU and the political and social issues that are important to it. They are available to the scientific community for research and education.

Temporal and geographical scope
Since the 1970s, the primary data at the microdata level and the associated documentation have been made available to the scientific community for research and education. Residents in EU countries and, in some cases, in neighbouring EU countries as well as EU accession countries are surveyed.

Direct access to Eurobarometer data

Eurobarometer data and documentation can be downloaded free of charge from the GESIS Data Catalog.

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Online Search in the Eurobarometer bibliography

Publications using Eurobarometer data can be found in the Eurobarometer bibliography, which is accessible via GESIS-Search or can be donwloaded as PDF or BibTeX file here from the Eurobarometer website under ‘Publications’.

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Who is responsible for the Eurobarometer? What was the motivation behind them? Here you will find information on the history, the Principal Investigators and Eurobarometer publications.

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Survey Series

We have compiled for you the individual Eurobarometers of the series
• Standard & Special Eurobarometer
• Flash Eurobarometer
• Central & Eastern Eurobarometer
• Candidate Countries Eurobarometer
comprehensively documented and clearly presented in study profiles.

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Search data & access

Here you can easily access the individual Eurobarometers you are looking for – sorted by topic, trend files and time series.

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