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Eurobarometer 46.1     October-November 1996     ZA No.  2899

Modern Biotechnology, Privacy on Computer Networks, and the Common European Currency

Special Topics:

  • New Technologies: attitudes towards biotechnology 
  • Next general elections issues
  • The European Currency
  • Information technology use and data privacy 

Documents and Data:


  • Questions on attitudes towards the Single European Currency (Q.23 to Q.42) are repeated from Eurobarometer 46.0 (Q.24 to Q.43) and should be analyzed in combination.
  • Conducted not long after Eurobarometer 46.1 the United States Biotechnology Study (Jon D. Miller, 1997-1998) posed some questions similar to those asked of European respondents (ICPSR Study 3030).
  • The parallel survey conducted in NORWAY is not part of the official Eurobarometer 46.1.
  • Current archive dataset version / update: v1.1.0 (2012)


  • European Commission, Directorate General XII: The Europeans and modern biotechnology. Brussels, 1997 (also available in French).

  • INRA (Europe) for the European Commission, Directorate General "Internal Market and finacial services": Information Technology and Data Privacy. Brussels, January 1997.