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
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 NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name
0628ECS739-101973Q.66_1v60
0986210-111974Q.36v32
0987351975Q.36v35
098955-61976Q.133v26
09906111976Q.144v57
099174-51977Q.142v38
0992810-111977Q.122v19
099395-61978Q.122v19
09941010-111978Q.152v50
0998410-111975Q.30v28
10361141979Q.222v94
103712101979Q.128v29
1038134-51980Q.144v46
10391410-111980Q.129v23
1206153-41981Q.127v15
12071610-111981Q.250v65
1208173-51982Q.180v128
120918101982Q.248v49
1318193-41983Q.251v165
1319209-111983Q.242v419
1320213-41984Q.341v189
13212210-111984Q.247v152
1541233-41985Q.242v113
15422410-111985Q.176v45
1543253-41986Q.246v265
1544269-111986Q.332v172
1712273-51987Q.261v266
17132810-111987Q.328v404
1714293-41988Q.324v346
17153010-111988Q.379v521
1750313-41989Q.374v273
175131A6-71989Q.268v440
17523210-111990Q.15v48
1753333-41991Q.9v20
196034.010-111990Q.22v80
196234.2121990Q.20v123
203135.031991Q.18v36
203235.13-41991Q.6v23
203335A3-41991Q.6v21
204128.110-111987Q.341v359
20813610-111991Q.17v64
214137.03-41992Q.25v208
229438.09-101992Q.17v183
229538.1111992Q.13v30
234639.03-41993Q.16v104
24594010-111993Q.29v64
249041.03-51994Q.19v61
249141.16-71994Q.6v50
25634211-121994Q.25v64
263643.03-41995Q.6v40
263743.14-51995Q.8v50
263943.1bis5-61995Q.5v40
268944.010-111995Q.6v61
269044.111-121995Q.6v67
282844.2bis1-31996Q.12v95
283145.14-51996Q.4v39
289846.010-111996Q.8v47
289946.110-111996Q.4v37
293547.01-21997Q.4v39
293647.13-41997Q.15v116
293747.24-61997Q.4v41
295948.010-111997Q.13v99
3052494-51998Q.15v121
308550.010-111998Q.14v130
317151.03-41999Q.10v104
320452.010-111999Q.20v465
329653.04-52000Q.12v55
338754.111-122000Q.17v94
350755.14-52001Q.17v146
362756.210-112001Q.18v93
363957.13-52002Q.13v112
369358.110-112002Q.12v92
390459.13-42003Q.9v109
393860.110-112003Q.7v59
4056612-32004Q.8v60
422962.010-112004Q.11v98
423162.211-122004Q.A1v66
441163.45-62005Q.A8Av83
441464.210-112005Q.A8Av98
450565.12-32006Q.A7v110
450665.23-52006Q.A11Av93
452666.19-102006Q.A7Av98
453067.24-52007Q.A9Av123
456568.19-112007Q.A12Av175
474469.23-52008Q.A7Av143
481970.110-112008Q.A9Av215
497171.11-22009Q.A6Av181
497371.36-72009Q.A6Av205
499472.410-112009Q.A7Av195
523473.452010Q.A9Av206
544974.211-122010Q.A10Cv284
548175.352011QA10Cv302
561377.462012QP23 
587579.562013QP22 
587680.1112013QA7A 
593382.411-122014QP13 
659684.192015Q20 
667986.19-102016QA12 
692588.19-102017QA10 
748289.242018QA23 
748490.192018QA15 
756191.12-32019QA11 

 

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 NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name
1541234-51985Q.252_1v135
196034.010-111990Q.22_D-Ev81
196234.2121990Q.20av124
20813610-111991Q.17_EGEv65
214137.03-41992Q.25v208
229438.09-101992Q.17v183
229538.1111992Q.13v30
234639.03-41993Q.16v104
25634211-121994Q.25v64
269044.111-121995Q.6v67
422962.010-112004Q.11_AC/CCv100
423162.211-122004Q.A1_ACv67
441163.45-62005Q.A8B_AC/CCv85
441464.210-112005Q.A8Bv107
450665.23-52006Q.A11Bv95
452666.19-102006Q.A7Bv106
453067.24-52007Q.A9Bv125
456568.19-112007Q.A12Bv177
474469.23-52008Q.A7Bv145
481970.110-112008Q.A9Bv217
497171.11-22009Q.A6Bv183
497371.36-72009Q.A6Bv207
499472.410-112009Q.A7Bv197
523473.452010Q.A9Bv208
544974.211-122010Q.A9Av280
548175.352011QA10Av298
561277.352012QA10A 
568578.1112012QA8A 
568979.352013QA9A 
587680.1112013QA7A 
592881.45-62014QA7a 
593282.3112014QA6a 
599883.352015QA6a 
664384.3112015QA6a 
678886.2112016QA6a 
686387.352017QA6a 
692888.3112017QA6a 
696389.132018QA6a 
748990.3112018QA6a 

 

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
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 NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name
422962.010-112004Q.11_AC/CCv100
441163.45-62005Q.A8B_AC/CCv85
441464.210-112005Q.A8Bv107
450665.23-52006Q.A11Bv95
452666.19-102006Q.A7Bv106
453067.24-52007Q.A9Cv127
456568.19-112007Q.A12Cv179
474469.23-52008Q.A7Cv147
481970.110-112008Q.A9Cv219
497171.11-22009Q.A6Cv185
497371.36-72009Q.A6Cv209
499472.410-112009Q.A7Cv199
523473.452010Q.A9Cv210
544974.211-122010Q.A9Bv282
548175.352011QA10Bv300
561277.352012QA10B 
568578.1112012QA8B 
568979.352013QA9B 
587680.1112013QA7B 
592881.45-62014QA7b 
593282.3112014QA6b 
599883.352015QA6b 
664384.3112015QA6b 
669785.252016QA7b 
678886.1112016QA6b 
686187.132017QA9 
686387.352017QA6b 
692888.3112017QA6b 
696389.132018QA6b 
748990.3112018QA6b