Eurobarometer Data Service

Religious Denomination

Do you regard (consider) yourself as belonging to a (particular) religion? (IF YES) Which of them? (Which one?)

Standardized answer categories only starting with Eurobarometer 30

  • (Roman) Catholic 
  • Protestant
    • GB-GBN: EB32 to EB36: Protestant (incl. Non-conformist)
    • GB-GBN: EB30 to EB31A: Church of England, Scotland or Wales
    • GB-GBN: up to EB27: Church of England
    • GB-GBN: up to EB27: Church of Scotland
    • GB-GBN: up to EB31A: Free Church / Non-conformist
    • GB-NIR: up to EB27: Church of Ireland
    • NL: EB63 ff: Protestants / Gereformeerd / Nederlands Hervormd
  • Orthodox
    • NL: up to EB50 : Gereformeerd
  • other Christian (starting with EB 63.1)
  • Jewish 
  • Muslim 
  • Buddhist 
  • Sikh (starting with EB 63.1) 
  • Hindu 
  • Atheist (starting with EB 63.1) 
  • Non-believer, agnostic (starting with EB 63.1) 
  • Other  (spontaneous)
  • None  (up to EB 50)
     
ZA Study NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name (1)
0626ECS702-31970Q.51b (2)V112
0627ECS7171971Q.45 (2)V68
0628ECS739-101973Q.238 (3)V104
09884101975Q.257V140
098955-61976Q.239aV148
09906111976Q.235V157
099174-51977Q.170V94
0992810-111977Q.225V119
099395-61978Q.169V67
09941010-111978Q.176V86
10381341980Q.151V82
12071610-111981Q.258V73
120918101982(4)V75
131920101983(4)V464
1320213-41984Q.358V230
1541233-41985(5)V167
1543253-41986(5)V307
15442610-111986Q.358V198/V199
17122741987Q.359V390/V391
17153010-111988Q.559V715
1750313-41989Q.559V509
175131A71989Q.459V682
17523210-111989D.28 (6)V1330
1753333-41990D.28V255
196034.010-111990D.28V315
196134.110-111990D.28V272
196234.210-111990D.28V487
203135.031991D.28V268
203235.131991D.28V302
203335.A31991D.28V168
20813610-111991D.28V426
214137.03-41992D.26V646
229438.09-101992D.26V748
229538.1111992D.26V383
234639.03-41993D.26V725
234839.A3-41993D.26V102
24594010-111993D.26V594
249041.04-51994D.26V460
249141.16-71994D.26V349
25634211-121994D.26V496
263643.03-41995D.26V147
268944.010-111995D.26V610
293647.13-41997D.26V463
293747.24-61997D.26V264
293847.2OVR4-61997D.26V338
308550.010-111998D.26V379
423363.11-22005D.44 
441163.45-62005D.44 
441464.210-112005D.44 
441564.311-122005D.44 
450665.23-52006D.44 
450765.35-62006D.44 
450865.46-72006D.44 
452666.19-102006D.44 
474369.12-32008D.44 
497271.25-62009D.44 
500073.1 1-2 2010QB33  
561377.462012SD3 (7) 
659583.45-62015SD3 (7) 
755690.4122018SD3 (7) 


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

(2) Question: Do you belong to a religion, (and if so) Which one?

(3) Question: Do you belong to some religous denomination?

(4) only asked in Belgium

(5) only asked in Germany

(6) only Questionnaire A (Split A)

(7) Modified question wording: Do you consider yourself to be ...?