Eurobarometer Data Service

Political Discussion

When you get together with friends, would you say you discuss political matters frequently, occasionally, or never?

 

ZA Study NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name (1)
0987351975Q.41V40
09884101975Q.64V36
098955-61976Q.231V107
09906111976Q.216V122
099174-51977Q.174V98
0992810-111977Q.133V30
099395-61978Q.118V15
09941010-111978Q.114V11
10361141979Q.154V64
103712101979Q.132V33
10381341980Q.148V55
10391410-111980Q.158V48
12061541981Q.144V32
12071610-111981Q.252V68
1208173-41982Q.213V131
120918101982Q.239V40
1318193-41983Q.246V160
131920101983Q.254V431
1320213-41984Q.217V16
13212210-111984Q.231V129
1541233-41985Q.137V16
15422410-111985Q.161V23
1543253-41986Q.215V14
15442610-111986Q.148V20
17122741987Q.234V14
17132810-111987Q.138V20
1714293-41988Q.128V14
17153010-111988Q.122V21
1750313-41989Q.127V14
175131A71989Q.130V19
17523210-111989Q.6V15
1753333-41990Q.5V15
196034.010-111990Q.13V70
196234.210-111990Q.5V25
203135.031991Q.5V21
203235.131991Q.3V19
20813610-111991Q.5V22
214137.03-41992Q.5V21
224137.14-51992Q.4V20
229438.09-101992Q.5V21
229538.1111992Q.9V24
234639.03-41993Q.5V23
24594010-111993Q.14V31
249041.04-51994Q.4V38
263643.03-41995Q.2V37
263743.14-51995Q.3V39
263943.1bis5-61995Q.2V37
268944.010-111995Q.2V34
269044.111-121995Q.4V65
282844.2bis21996Q.5V74
282944.32-41996Q.2V37 
283145.14-51996Q.2V37
289846.010-111996Q.2V35
289946.110-111996Q.2V35
293547.01-21997Q.2V37
293647.13-41997Q.2V37
293747.24-61997Q.2V39
295948.010-111997Q.2V37
3052494-51998Q.2  V39
308550.010-111998Q.3 V73
317151.03-41999Q.2 
320452.010-111999Q.5 
3296534-52000Q.2 
338754.111-122000Q.2 
350755.14-52001Q.5 
362756.210-112001Q.2 
363957.13-52002Q.2 
369358.110-112002Q.2 
390459.13-42003Q.2 
393860.110-112003Q.2 
4056612-32004Q.2 
422962.010-112004Q.2 
423162.211-122004QD14 (3) 
441163.45-62005QA1 
441464.210-112005QA1 
441564.311-122005QB2_3 (2) 
450565.12-32006QA6 (4) 
450665.23-52006QA1 
452666.19-102006QA1  
453067.24-52007QA1  
456568.19-112007QA1  
474469.23-52008QA1 
481970.110-112008QA1 
497171.11-22009QA1 (4) 
523473.452010QA2 (4) 
544974.211-122010QA2 (4) 
548175.352011QA2 (4) 
556776.3112011QA2 (4) 
561277.352012QA2 (4) 
568578.1112012QA2 (4) 
568979.352012QA2 (4) 
587780.211-122013D71 (4) 
587881.112014D71 (4) 
591381.232014D71 (4) 
591481.34-52014D71 (4) 
592881.45-62014D71 (4) 
593082.192014D71 (4) 
593182.2102014D71 (4) 
593282.3112014D71 (4) 
593382.411-122014D71 (4) 
599883.352015D71 (4) 
659583.45-62015D71 (4) 
659684.192015D71 (4) 
664284.2102015D71 (4) 
664384.3112015D71 (4) 
664484.411-122015D71 (4) 
669385.142016D71 (4) 
669685.1OVR42016D71 (4) 
669485.252016D71 (4) 
669585.362016D71 (4) 
669786.19-102016D71 (4) 
678886.2112016D71 (4) 
679186.311-122016D71 (4) 
686187.132017D71 (4) 
686287.242017D71 (4) 
686387.352017D71 (4) 
692487.462017D71 (4) 
692588.19-102017D71 (4) 
692788.2102017D71 (4) 
692888.3112017D71 (4) 
696389.132018D71 (4) 
748289.242018D71 (4) 
748389.36-72018D71 (4) 
748490.192018D71 (4) 
748890.210-112018D71 (4) 
748990.3112018D71 (4) 
755690.4122018D71 (4) 
756191.12-32019D71 (4) 
756291.232019D71 (4) 
757291.342019D71 (4) 

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

(2)  Different question context with 4-point answer scale: For each of the following statements, please tell mi if it applies to you often, sometimes, rarely or never. (1)  I am interested in what is going on in politics; (2) I keep up to date on what is going on in politics; ;  (4) I am interested in science and technology; (5) I keep up to date on what is going on in science and technology; (6) I discuss science and technology with other people. 

(3) Question: In general how often do you discuss politics and current affairs? Answer scale: -Never -Less than once a month -Once a month -Several times a month -Once a week -Several times a week -Every day

(4) Question: When you get together with friends or relatives, would you say you discuss frequently, occasionally or never about...? 1) National political matters; 2) European political matters; EB 71.1: 3) World political matters; starting with EB 74.3: 3) Local political matters.