Eurobarometer Data Service

Expectations for the next Year

Eurobarometer 34 to 42 (1990-1994)

And over the next 12 months, how do you think the general economic situation in this country will be? Would you say it will ... ?

And over the next 12 months, do you expect that the financial situation of your household will ... ?

 

Eurobarometer 84.1 (new)

And would you say that in the coming two years the financial situation of your household will improve a lot, improve somewhat, get somewhat worse or get a lot worse?

 

Eurobarometer 40 to 42 (1993-1994) in addition

And over the next 12 months, do you think that the employment situation in this country will ... ?

And over the next 12 months, do you think that your job situation will ... ?

  1. get a lot better
  2. get a little better
  3. stay the same
  4. get a little worse
  5. get a lot worse


Eurobarometer 44 ff. (1995-):

What are your expectations for the year to come (the next twelve months): will (...) be better, worse or the same, when it comes to ... ?

  • life in general
  • economic situation in (our country)
  • economic situation in the world [starting with EB 70.1]
  • financial situation of your household
  • employment situation in (our country)
  • your personal job situation situation
  • economic situation in the EU  [starting with EB 67.2]
  • The quality of lif in (OUR COUNTRY) [starting with EB 84.3]
  • The quality of lif in the EU [starting with EB 84.3]

    Additional items:
  • health care system in (our country) [EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • situation of the environment in (our country) [EB 70.1]
  • area you live in [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • provisions of pensions [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • unemployment benefits [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • cost of living [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • relations between people from different cultural or religious backgrounds or nationalities [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • way inequalities which might lead to poverty are addressed [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • affordability of energy [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • affordability of housing [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  • way public administration runs [EB 71.2, EB 73.5, 75.4, 77.4]
  1. better
  2. worse
  3. same


See also related trends:

ZA Study NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name (1)
196034.010-111990Q.4/Q.6V20/V22
20813610-111991Q.36/Q.38V98/V100
229538.1111992Q.5/Q.7V20/V22
24594010-111993Q.6/Q.8/Q.10/Q.12V23/V25/V27/V29
25634211-121994Q.6a-dV41-V44
269044.111-121995Q.2a-eV36-V40
289846.010-111996Q.4a-eV37-V41
295948.010-111997Q.4a-eV39-V43
308550.010-111998Q.5a-eV75-V79
320452.010-111999Q.8a-e 
320552.111-121999Q.14b_1 (2) 
338754.111-122000Q.5a-e 
362756.210-112001Q.5a-e 
364057.24-62002Q.5_1 (2) 
369358.110-112002Q.5 
393860.110-112003Q.5 
4056612-32004Q.4 (3) 
422962.010-112004Q.4 (3) 
441163.45-62005QA4 (3) 
441464.210-112005QA4 (3) 
450665.23-52006QA4 (3) 
452666.19-102006QA4 
452866.311-122006QA12 
453067.24-52007QA4 (4) 
456568.19-112007QA5 (4) 
474469.23-52008QA4 (4) 
481970.110-11 2008QA6 (4) 
497171.11-22009QA4 (4) 
497271.25-62009QA3(4) 
497371.36-72009QA3 (4) 
497572.18-92009QA38 (5) 
499472.410-112009QA4 (4) 
523473.452010QA6 (4) 
523573.562010QA3(4) 
544974.211-122010QA5 (4) 
548175.352011QA6 (6) 
556475.462011QB3 
556776.3112011QA5 
561277.352012QA5 
561377.462012QB3 
568578.1112012QA4 
568979.352013QA4 
585279.45-62013QA4 (7) 
587680.1112013QA3 (7) 
591381.232014QA3 (7) 
592881.45-62014QA3 (7) 
592981.562014QA3 (7) 
593282.3112014QA2 (7) 
599883.352015QA2 (7) 
659684.192015QP28 
664384.3112015QA2 (7) 
669485.252016QA2 
678886.2112016QA2 
686387.352017QA2 
692888.3112017QA2 
696389.132018QA2 
748990.3112018QA2 

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

(2) Different question wording and context: And, in two years time, do you think you will be more satisfied, less satisfied or as satisfied as you are today with ...? 1. Your life in general 

(3) Followed by questions about the respondent's present situation compared with five years ago  and in the course of the next five years (improve / same / worse).

(4) For Northern Cyprus the reference to the respective country (OUR COUNTRY) is replaced by "... in the Turkish Cypriote Community".

(5) Single question: "What are your expectations for the next twelve months: will the next twelve months be … when it comes to the financial situation of your household?"

(6) Skips standard items "world economy" and "EU economy".

(7) Skips standard item "world economy".