Eurobarometer Data Service

Personal Importance of Religion

(If belonging to a religion) Do you personally feel, irrespective of how often you go to church, that your religion is of great importance, some importance, or only of little importance in your life?

  • 1. Great importance
  • 2. Some importance
  • 3. Only of little importance
  • 4. Don't know / No answer
ZA Study NumberEurobarometerFieldwork MonthFieldwork YearQuestion NumberVariable Name (1)
09884 10 1975 Q.258 V141
09895 5-6 1976 Q.239b V149
09906 11 1976 Q.236 V158
09917 4-5 1977 Q.171 V95
09928 10-11 1977 Q.226 V120
099510a 10-11 1978 Q.242 V69
103611 4 1979 Q.242 V116
103712 10 1979 Q.135 V36
132021 3-4 1984 Q.423 V231
154426 10-11 1986 Q.359 V200
234639.0 3-4 1993 Q.92(2) V646

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

(2) Different question asked in Eurobarometer 39.0: For each of the following could you tell me if they are something generally important, or generally not important, to you? RELIGION mentioned among other issues.