STUDY: EVALUATION OF CITIZENS' UNDERSTANDING PERCEPTIONS ON EUROPEAN INTEGRATION


 
 
The Attitudes and Alternatives Association is currently undertaking an  evaluation of citizens’ understanding perception on European Integration.
 The results of the study will function as a starting point in drafting an analysis of  socioeconomic convergence/ divergence of Member States in Central and Eastern Europe after EU integration.
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Regards,
Team Attitudes and Alternatives
 

There are 20 questions in this survey.

Public perception

1

What do you think about your country being a member state of the European Union?

A good thing
A bad thing
Neither good nor bad
2

Looking at the situation as a whole, do you think that by accession to the EU, your country has achieved:

Only advantages
More advantages than disadvantages
Neither advantages nor disadvantages
More disadvantages than advantages
Only disadvantages
I do not respond
3

What are the domains that have benefited as a result of EU accession (within 3 possible answers)?

Economics
Health
Education
Infrastructure
Social
Public Administration
Other:
4

What, in your opinion, are the domains with the lowest benefits as a result of EU accession? (within 3 possible answers)

Economics
Health
Education
Infrastructure
Social
Public Administration
Other:
5

What comes to your mind when you think of The European Union (within 3 possible answers)?

Freedom to travel, study and work anywhere in the EU
Peace
Cultural diversity
Democracy
Bureaucracy
Unemployment
Social protection
Waste of money
Economic prosperity
Insufficient border control
More offenses
Loss of national identity
6

To what extent did the EU integration influenced the reducing disparities between states and economic growth?

Significantly
A lot
Little
Very little
Not at all
7

What measures should your country have been undertaken to achieve more benefits from the EU integration?

8

To what extent do you consider that the EU support had a positive impact on the development of your community?

Importantly
A lot
Little
Very little
Not at all
9

What is your attitude towards your country's future in the EU?

Very optimistic
Fairly optimistic
Fairly pessimistic
Very pessimistic
Neither optimistic nor pessimistic
10

How informed do you consider to be about the EU?

11

Before the EU accession which was your main source of information about the EU?

Newspapers
Leading journals
Internet
TV
Other: 
12

At this time, which is your main source of information about the EU?

Newspapers
Leading journals
Internet
TV
Other: 
13

Define the EU domains for which you are looking for information!

Tourism
Education
Jobs
News
European founding
Other: 
14

Give at least 3 examples of websites, newspapers, magazines etc. relevant for your area of interest on EU region!

Socio-demographic data

15

Sex:

Female
Male
16 Age: 
17

What is your latest educational diploma/certificate?

No formal education
Primary school (1-4 grades)
Middle School (grades 5-9)
Vocational School
High school (10-12 classes)
Full time four year program
Short time four year program
Master
Ph.D.
18

What is your current occupation?

Manager
Employee
Unemployed person
Retired
Pupil / Student
Other: 
19

Residency:

Urban
Rural
20

Country:

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
United Kingdom