Eurobarometer Data Service

Democracy Satisfaction EC / EU

Eurobarometer 31A (follow up question to Democracy Satisfaction in R's country)

To what extent do you think the way <the> European Community works is democratic?  Completely, to some extent, very little, not at all?

Eurobarometer 39 and 40

On the whole, are you very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied or not at all satisfied with the way democracy works in the European Community?

Eurobarometer 41 ff. (follow up question to Democracy Satisfaction in R's country)

And what (how) about the way democracy works in the European Union? (Would you say you are very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied or not at all satisfied?)

This question was also regularly asked in the MONTHLY MONITOR flash surveys 1994 and 1995, alternating regarding R's own country.

ZA Study Number Eurobarometer Fieldwork Month Fieldwork Year Question Number Variable Name (1)
1751 31A 7 1989 Q.128 (2) V17
2346 39.0 3-4 1993 Q.11 V89
2459 40 10-11 1993 Q.37 V89
2490 41.0 4-5 1994 Q.25 V84
2491 41.1 6-7 1994 Q.11 V55
2563 42 11-12 1994 Q.21b V59
2637 43.1 4-5 1995 Q.6b V45
2959 48.0 10-11 1997 Q.5b V45
3052 49 4-5 1998 Q.6b V44
3171 51.0 3-4 1999 Q.12b  
3204 52.0 10-11 1999 Q.12  
3296 53 4-5 2000 Q.18  
3387 54.1 11-12 2000 Q.10  
3627 56.2 10-11 2001 Q.10  
3693 58.1 10-11 2002 Q.22b  
3904 59.1 3-4 2003 Q.20b  
3938 60.1 10-11 2003 Q.23b  
4056 61 3-4 2004 Q.39b  
4229 62.0 10-11 2004 Q.44b  
4231 62.2 11-12 2004 QA3  
4411 63.4 5-6 2005 QA34b  
4506 65.2 3-5 2006 QA34b  
4565 68.1 9-11 2007 QA11b  
4994 72.4 10-11 2009 QA18b  
5234 73.4 5 2010 QA24b  
5567 76.3 11 2011 QA18b  
5612 77.3 5 2012 QA20b  
5685 78.1 11 2012 QA19b  
5689 79.3 5 2013 QA21b  
5875 79.5 6 2013 Q30b  
5876 80.1 11 2013 QA18b  
5913 81.2 3 2014 QA12b  
5928 81.4 6 2014 QA18b  
5932 82.3 11 2014 QA20b  
5998 83.3  5 2015 QA20b  
6643 84.3 11 2015 QA20b  
6694 85.2 5 2016 QA18b  
6788 86.2 11 2016 QA18b  
6861 87.1 3 2017 QA14b  
6863 87.3 5 2017 QA17b  
6928 88.3 11 2017 QA17b  
6963 89.1 3 2018 QA17b  
7484 90.1 9 2018 D80b  
7562 91.2 3 2019 QA6b  
7576 91.5 6-7 2019 QA17b  
7580 92.2 10 2019 QB13b  
7601 92.3 11-12 2019 QA17b  
7649 93.1 7-8 2020 SD18b  


(1) Please note that the variable names refer to the final ICPSR/ZA codebook editions, if available.

(2) Notice different question wording!