Eurobarometer Data Service

EU Membership: Good/Bad

Member states:

European Communities Study 1973,  Eurobarometer 2 to 16
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the Common Market is a good thing, a bad thing, or neither bad nor good?

Eurobarometer 17-34.0, 34.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the European Community (Common Market) is…

Eurobarometer 26
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the European Community, the Common Market, is…

Eurobarometer 28.1
Generally speaking, do you think that (your country's) membership of the European Community (Common Market) is ...

Eurobarometer 35.0, 35.1, 35A, 38.1, 36, 37.0, 38.0, 38.1, 39.0, 40.0
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the European Community is...?

Eurobarometer 41.0
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the ( EC & EU (EC) ) is ... ?

Eurobarometer 41.1
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the European Union (European Community) is … ?

Eurobarometer 42, 43.0, 43.1
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of European Union is ...?

Eurobarometer 44.0, 44.1, 44.2bis, 45.1, 46.0, 46.1, 47.0, 47.1, 47.2, 48.0, 49, 50.0, 51.0, 52.0, 53.0, 54.1, 55.1, 56.2, 57.1, 58.1, 59.1, 60.1, 61, 62.0, 62.2, 63.4, 64.2, 65.1, 65.2, 66.1, 67.2, 68.1, 69.2, 70.1, 71.1, 71.3, 72.4, 73.4, 75.3
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of the European Union is ...?

Eurobarometer 77.4, 79.5, 82.4, 84.1, 86.1, 88.1, 89.2, 90.1, 91.1, 91.5, 92.2, 94.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the EU is...?

Answer variants:

1 "Good thing" 2 "Bad thing" 3 "Neither good nor bad" 0 "Don't know"; no reply
1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither good nor bad" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "Good thing" 2 "Bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "Good thing" 2 "Neither good nor bad" 3 "Bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither good nor bad" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither a good thing nor a bad thing" 4 "DK"

Variable may be recoded to ordinal (2=3 & 3=2) in dataset

 

ZA Study Number Eurobarometer Fieldwork Month Fieldwork Year Question Number Variable Name
0628 ECS73 9-10 1973 Q.66_1 v60
0986 2 10-11 1974 Q.36 v32
0987 3 5 1975 Q.36 v35
0989 5 5-6 1976 Q.133 v26
0990 6 11 1976 Q.144 v57
0991 7 4-5 1977 Q.142 v38
0992 8 10-11 1977 Q.122 v19
0993 9 5-6 1978 Q.122 v19
0994 10 10-11 1978 Q.152 v50
0998 4 10-11 1975 Q.30 v28
1036 11 4 1979 Q.222 v94
1037 12 10 1979 Q.128 v29
1038 13 4-5 1980 Q.144 v46
1039 14 10-11 1980 Q.129 v23
1206 15 3-4 1981 Q.127 v15
1207 16 10-11 1981 Q.250 v65
1208 17 3-5 1982 Q.180 v128
1209 18 10 1982 Q.248 v49
1318 19 3-4 1983 Q.251 v165
1319 20 9-11 1983 Q.242 v419
1320 21 3-4 1984 Q.341 v189
1321 22 10-11 1984 Q.247 v152
1541 23 3-4 1985 Q.242 v113
1542 24 10-11 1985 Q.176 v45
1543 25 3-4 1986 Q.246 v265
1544 26 9-11 1986 Q.332 v172
1712 27 3-5 1987 Q.261 v266
1713 28 10-11 1987 Q.328 v404
1714 29 3-4 1988 Q.324 v346
1715 30 10-11 1988 Q.379 v521
1750 31 3-4 1989 Q.374 v273
1751 31A 6-7 1989 Q.268 v440
1752 32 10-11 1990 Q.15 v48
1753 33 3-4 1991 Q.9 v20
1960 34.0 10-11 1990 Q.22 v80
1962 34.2 12 1990 Q.20 v123
2031 35.0 3 1991 Q.18 v36
2032 35.1 3-4 1991 Q.6 v23
2033 35A 3-4 1991 Q.6 v21
2041 28.1 10-11 1987 Q.341 v359
2081 36 10-11 1991 Q.17 v64
2141 37.0 3-4 1992 Q.25 v208
2294 38.0 9-10 1992 Q.17 v183
2295 38.1 11 1992 Q.13 v30
2346 39.0 3-4 1993 Q.16 v104
2459 40 10-11 1993 Q.29 v64
2490 41.0 3-5 1994 Q.19 v61
2491 41.1 6-7 1994 Q.6 v50
2563 42 11-12 1994 Q.25 v64
2636 43.0 3-4 1995 Q.6 v40
2637 43.1 4-5 1995 Q.8 v50
2639 43.1bis 5-6 1995 Q.5 v40
2689 44.0 10-11 1995 Q.6 v61
2690 44.1 11-12 1995 Q.6 v67
2828 44.2bis 1-3 1996 Q.12 v95
2831 45.1 4-5 1996 Q.4 v39
2898 46.0 10-11 1996 Q.8 v47
2899 46.1 10-11 1996 Q.4 v37
2935 47.0 1-2 1997 Q.4 v39
2936 47.1 3-4 1997 Q.15 v116
2937 47.2 4-6 1997 Q.4 v41
2959 48.0 10-11 1997 Q.13 v99
3052 49 4-5 1998 Q.15 v121
3085 50.0 10-11 1998 Q.14 v130
3171 51.0 3-4 1999 Q.10 v104
3204 52.0 10-11 1999 Q.20 v465
3296 53.0 4-5 2000 Q.12 v55
3387 54.1 11-12 2000 Q.17 v94
3507 55.1 4-5 2001 Q.17 v146
3627 56.2 10-11 2001 Q.18 v93
3639 57.1 3-5 2002 Q.13 v112
3693 58.1 10-11 2002 Q.12 v92
3904 59.1 3-4 2003 Q.9 v109
3938 60.1 10-11 2003 Q.7 v59
4056 61 2-3 2004 Q.8 v60
4229 62.0 10-11 2004 Q.11 v98
4231 62.2 11-12 2004 Q.A1 v66
4411 63.4 5-6 2005 Q.A8A v83
4414 64.2 10-11 2005 Q.A8A v98
4505 65.1 2-3 2006 Q.A7 v110
4506 65.2 3-5 2006 Q.A11A v93
4526 66.1 9-10 2006 Q.A7A v98
4530 67.2 4-5 2007 Q.A9A v123
4565 68.1 9-11 2007 Q.A12A v175
4744 69.2 3-5 2008 Q.A7A v143
4819 70.1 10-11 2008 Q.A9A v215
4971 71.1 1-2 2009 Q.A6A v181
4973 71.3 6-7 2009 Q.A6A v205
4994 72.4 10-11 2009 Q.A7A v195
5234 73.4 5 2010 Q.A9A v206
5449 74.2 11-12 2010 Q.A10C v284
5481 75.3 5 2011 QA10C v302
5613 77.4 6 2012 QP23  
5875 79.5 6 2013 QP22  
5876 80.1 11 2013 QA7A  
5933 82.4 11-12 2014 QP13  
6596 84.1 9 2015 Q20  
6679 86.1 9-10 2016 QA12  
6925 88.1 9-10 2017 QA10  
7482 89.2 4 2018 QA23  
7484 90.1 9 2018 QA15  
7561 91.1 2-3 2019 QA11  
7576 91.5 6-7 2019 QF1  
7580 92.2 10 2019 QB12  
7750 94.2 11-12 2020 QA9  

 

Candidate countries/Others/GDR:

Eurobarometer 23
Let us talk a bit more about Spain. If Spain joins the European Community…do you think this would be a good thing, for Spain's future, a bad thing or neither good nor bad?

Eurobarometer 34.0, 34.2
Mit dem Beitritt der DDR ist das vereinte Deutschland Mitglied der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Ist allgemein gesehen die Mitgliedschaft Deutschlands in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft Ihrer Meinung nach eine gute Sache, eine schlechte Sache oder weder gut noch schlecht?

Eurobarometer 36.0
Ist allgemein gesehen die Mitgliedschaft Deutschlands (einschliesslich der fuenf neuen Laender) in der Europaeischen Gemeinschaft Ihrer Meinung nach...?

Eurobarometer 37.0
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) including the five new federal units ("fünf neue Länder") membership of the European Community is ...?

Eurobarometer 38.0
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S - including the five new federal units ("fünf neue Länder")) membership of the European Community is ...?

Eurobarometer 38.1
Generally speaking, do you think that Germany's (including the five new federal units) membership of the European Community is ... ?

Eurobarometer 39.0
Ist allgemein gesehen die Mitgliedschaft Deutschlands (einschliesslich der funf neuen Lander) in der Europaischen Gemeinschaft Ihrer Meinung nach...?

Eurobarometer 42.0
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY'S) membership of European Union will be ...?

Eurobarometer 44.1
Generally speaking, do you think that a future Norwegian membership of the European Union is ...?

Eurobarometer 62.0, 62.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the European Union will be...?

Eurobarometer 63.4, 64.2, 65.2, 66.1, 67.2, 68.1, 69.2, 70.1, 71.1, 71.3, 72.4, 73.4, 74.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the European Union would be...?

Eurobarometer 75.3, 77.3, 78.1, 79.3, 80.1, 81.4, 82.3, 83.3, 84.3, 85.2, 86.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the EU would be...?

Answer variants:

0 "DK" 1 "Good thing" 2 "Bad thing" 3 "Neither good nor bad"
1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither good nor bad" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "Good thing" 2 "Bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "Good thing" 2 "Neither good nor bad" 3 "Bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither good nor bad" 4 "DK"

Variable may be recoded to ordinal (2=3 & 3=2) in dataset

 

ZA Study Number Eurobarometer Fieldwork Month Fieldwork Year Question Number Variable Name
1541 23 4-5 1985 Q.252_1 v135
1960 34.0 10-11 1990 Q.22_D-E v81
1962 34.2 12 1990 Q.20a v124
2081 36 10-11 1991 Q.17_EGE v65
2141 37.0 3-4 1992 Q.25 v208
2294 38.0 9-10 1992 Q.17 v183
2295 38.1 11 1992 Q.13 v30
2346 39.0 3-4 1993 Q.16 v104
2563 42 11-12 1994 Q.25 v64
2690 44.1 11-12 1995 Q.6 v67
4229 62.0 10-11 2004 Q.11_AC/CC v100
4231 62.2 11-12 2004 Q.A1_AC v67
4411 63.4 5-6 2005 Q.A8B_AC/CC v85
4414 64.2 10-11 2005 Q.A8B v107
4506 65.2 3-5 2006 Q.A11B v95
4526 66.1 9-10 2006 Q.A7B v106
4530 67.2 4-5 2007 Q.A9B v125
4565 68.1 9-11 2007 Q.A12B v177
4744 69.2 3-5 2008 Q.A7B v145
4819 70.1 10-11 2008 Q.A9B v217
4971 71.1 1-2 2009 Q.A6B v183
4973 71.3 6-7 2009 Q.A6B v207
4994 72.4 10-11 2009 Q.A7B v197
5234 73.4 5 2010 Q.A9B v208
5449 74.2 11-12 2010 Q.A9A v280
5481 75.3 5 2011 QA10A v298
5612 77.3 5 2012 QA10A  
5685 78.1 11 2012 QA8A  
5689 79.3 5 2013 QA9A  
5876 80.1 11 2013 QA7A  
5928 81.4 5-6 2014 QA7a  
5932 82.3 11 2014 QA6a  
5998 83.3 5 2015 QA6a  
6643 84.3 11 2015 QA6a  
6788 86.2 11 2016 QA6a  
6863 87.3 5 2017 QA6a  
6928 88.3 11 2017 QA6a  
6963 89.1 3 2018 QA6a  
7489 90.3 11 2018 QA6a  
7576 91.5 6-7 2019 QA11a  
7601 92.3 11-12 2019 QA9a  
7649 93.1 7-8 2020 QA9a  

 

Turkish Cypriot Community:

Eurobarometer 62.0,
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the European Union will be...?

Eurobarometer 63.4, 64.2, 65.2
Generally speaking, do you think that (OUR COUNTRY)'s membership of the European Union would be...?

Eurobarometer 67.2, 68.1, 69.2, 70.1
Generally speaking, do you think that for the Turkish Cypriot Community the full application of EU legislation would be...?

Eurobarometer 71.1, 71.3, 72.4, 73.4, 74.2
Generally speaking, do you think that for the Turkish Cypriot Community the full application of European Union legislation would be…?

Eurobarometer 75.3, 77.3, 78.1, 79.3, 80.1, 81.4, 82.3, 83.3, 84.3, 86.1 ff.
Generally speaking, do you think that for the Turkish Cypriot Community the full application of EU legislation would be…?

Answer variants:

1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither good nor bad" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "Good thing" 2 "Bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing" 2 "Neither" 3 "A bad thing" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither nor" 4 "DK"
1 "A good thing 2 "A bad thing" 3 "Neither good nor bad" 4 "DK"

Variable may be recoded to ordinal (2=3 & 3=2) in dataset

 

ZA Study Number Eurobarometer Fieldwork Month Fieldwork Year Question Number Variable Name
4229 62.0 10-11 2004 Q.11_AC/CC v100
4411 63.4 5-6 2005 Q.A8B_AC/CC v85
4414 64.2 10-11 2005 Q.A8B v107
4506 65.2 3-5 2006 Q.A11B v95
4526 66.1 9-10 2006 Q.A7B v106
4530 67.2 4-5 2007 Q.A9C v127
4565 68.1 9-11 2007 Q.A12C v179
4744 69.2 3-5 2008 Q.A7C v147
4819 70.1 10-11 2008 Q.A9C v219
4971 71.1 1-2 2009 Q.A6C v185
4973 71.3 6-7 2009 Q.A6C v209
4994 72.4 10-11 2009 Q.A7C v199
5234 73.4 5 2010 Q.A9C v210
5449 74.2 11-12 2010 Q.A9B v282
5481 75.3 5 2011 QA10B v300
5612 77.3 5 2012 QA10B  
5685 78.1 11 2012 QA8B  
5689 79.3 5 2013 QA9B  
5876 80.1 11 2013 QA7B  
5928 81.4 5-6 2014 QA7b  
5932 82.3 11 2014 QA6b  
5998 83.3 5 2015 QA6b  
6643 84.3 11 2015 QA6b  
6697 85.2 5 2016 QA7b  
6788 86.1 11 2016 QA6b  
6861 87.1 3 2017 QA9  
6863 87.3 5 2017 QA6b  
6928 88.3 11 2017 QA6b  
6963 89.1 3 2018 QA6b  
7489 90.3 11 2018 QA6b  
7576 91.5 6-7 2019 QA11b  
7580 92.2 10 2019 QB12  
7601 92.3 11-12 2019 QA9b  
7649 93.1 7-8 2020 QA9b