Eurobarometer Data Service

Party Attachment - Which Party?

European Communities Study 1973, Eurobarometer 16 to 29:

Generally speaking, do you feel closer to any of the parties on this list than to the others? If so, which one?

Eurobarometer 7 to 9:

Apart from the party you have just mentioned (i.e. vote intention), is there another one which you feel rather close to?

Eurobarometer 30 ff:

[To Those who say they feel very close to a party, fairly close or sympathizer] To which party do you feel close to?

Eurobarometer 69.2:

To which of the following political parties do you feel the closest to or the least furthest from?

ZA Study NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name (1)
0628ECS739-101973Q.36V102
099174-51977Q.264(2)V103
0992810-111977Q.264(2)V126
099395-61978Q.264(2)V73
12071610-111981Q.254(3)V70
1541233-41985Q.265(4)V149
1543253-41986(4)V289
15442610-111986(4)V207
17122741987(4)V371
17132810-111987(4)V468
1714293-41988Q.62(4)V425
17153010-111988Q.479V678
1750313-41989Q.479V477
175131A71989Q.379V652
17523210-111989D.3V1295
1753333-41990D.3V217
196034.010-111990D.3V282
203135.031991D.3V234
20813610-111991D.3V396
214137.03-41992D.3V605
249141.16-71994D.3V301
282844.2bis21996D.3V548
474469.23-52008D.2
497171.11-22009QA26(5)
500073.11-22010D.2no data
592881.45-62014D.2no data


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

(2) Is follow-up question to Vote Intention.

(3) Asked before Strength of Party Attachment not after as from Eurobarometer No. 30 onwards.

(4) Only asked in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

(5) Follow up question: "On EUROPEAN ISSUES, to which of the following political parties do you feel the closest to or the least furthest from?"

© GESIS Meinhard Moschner 24.06.2010