On behalf of Századvég, Millward Brown conducted a telephone opinion poll in the 28 countries of the European Union between 10 April and 31 May 2017. A total of 28,039 adult respondents were randomly selected by the CATI method. As a result of the sample, the data presented may differ by +/- one per cent from that gained if the entire population of Europe had been asked. The error limits for certain countries are +/- 3.2 per cent. The total results for the EU28 are population-weighted averages.
The aims of the study
One thousand adult citizens from each of the 28 EU countries were asked the questions. The poll was conducted in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.
|Country||Sample – numbers|
|Country||Sample – numbers|
Q1. Generally speaking, do you think that things in your country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things are going in the wrong direction, or only that they are somewhat going in the right or wrong direction?
Q2.Looking forward to next year, do you think the economy throughout the European Union will be stronger or weaker than it is now?
Q3. How would you vote in a referendum about your country to stay in or to leave the EU?
Rate the job that the EU is doing in each of the following!
|Q4.||Improving the economy||1||2||3||9|
|Q5.||Handling the immigration crisis||1||2||3||9|
|Q6.||Fighting terrorism and preventing more terrorist attacks in Europe||1||2||3||9|
Do you approve or disapprove of each of the following actions?
|Q7.||The European Union quota plan to distribute recent immigrants throughout Europe||1||2||9|
|Q8.||The migration handling agreement between the EU and Turkey||1||2||9|
|Q9.||Your nation should have fences to protect its borders against immigrants||1||2||9|
Q10. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The EU should protect its outer European borders more effectively
Q11. When Britain leaves the EU, will the Union be…?
Q12. In your view, will the European Union still exist in 10 years?
Q13. How likely do you expect that a terrorist attack like what happened in Paris, in Brussels or in Berlin could happen in your country?
Q14. How serious a problem do you believe it is that illegal immigrants are coming into your country?
Q15. How serious a problem do you believe is income inequality in your country?
For each of the following please tell me if you find the statement to be true or untrue!
|Q16.||The influx of immigrants into your country will increase crime||1||2||9|
|Q17.||The influx of immigrants to your country will increase the threat of terrorism||1||2||9|
|Q18.||The influx of immigrants to your country will decrease jobs available for the citizens||1||2||9|
|Q19.||The influx of immigrants to your country will change the culture of your country||1||2||9|
Q20. Which of the following statement describes the current situation better?
Q21. How serious a threat to Europe is the rapid population growth of Muslims?
Q22. How serious a threat do you believe ISIS will be in Europe over the next 5 years?
Q23. Do you think your children or the next generations will live…?
Q24. Do you rather agree or rather disagree that foreign political or economic forces should be allowed to influence the internal affairs of your country through NGOs?
Q25. Which of the following statement is closest to your opinion?
Which of the following should mostly be the responsibility of individual nations and which should be mostly the responsibility of the European Union?
|Stronger European integrity||Stronger national sovereignty||DK/REF|
|Q28||Set energy and utility cost prices||1||2||9|
Q29. Which one of the following four countries or institutions, do you believe is the most influential in the world today?
How much do you trust the following institutions?
|1. Very much||2. Somewhat||3. Not at all||9. DK/REF|
|Q30||Your own government||1||2||3||9|
|Q31||Mass media (TV, radio, newspaper)||1||2||3||9|
|Q32||Social media (Facebook, Twitter)||1||2||3||9|
Q33. Would you say altogether globalization, the rise of global economy is rather good or rather bad to your country?
Q34. Do you agree or disagree that companies in your country should move their production to a country where they find the cheapest labor force even if it causes job losses in your country?
Q35. Would you support the EU accession of Turkey?