NOTE TO READERS
The summary topline report shows results for each of the 14 countries surveyed. In 2011Sweden was also included:
FR = France
GER = Germany
UK= The United Kingdom
IT = Italy
NL = The Netherlands
PL = Poland
PT = Portugal
SP = Spain
SK = Slovakia
TR = Turkey
BG = Bulgaria
RO = Romania
SE=SwedenResults for Europe as a whole are also indicated. In order to compare with the previousresults, we have processed 4 separate totals for the results of Europe:
Europe 7 (EU 7)
: Results for “Europe” based on seven European countries: UnitedKingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Portugal..
Europe 9 (EU 9)
: Results for “Europe” based on 9 European countries – France,Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and UnitedKingdom.
Europe 11 (EU 11)
: Results for “Europe” based on 11 European countries – Europe9 plus Bulgaria, Romania.
Europe 12 (EU 12)
: Results for “Europe” based on 12 European countries surveyed– Europe 11 plus Sweden.The figures given for Europe are weighted on the basis of the adult population in each of theEuropean countries. In addition, for all countries, all new questions since 2010 are weightedusing specified country demographic weights.
Stage 1 – selection probability weight applied to all countries
Stage 2 – Correction for dual frame countries Spain, Italia, Portugal
Stage 3 – Socio-demographic weights for all countries (gender, education,region) and for the US also on race
Based on weight w3 but capped to 0.3 and 3.5
Socio-demographic weight for the US, race not included
Socio-demographic weight for the US, race not included,capped at 0.3 and 3.5
Where available, data from the “Transatlantic Trends 2009”, “Transatlantic Trends 2008”, “Transatlantic Trends 2007”, “Transatlantic Trends 2006”, “Transatlantic Trends 2005”, “Transatlantic Trends 2004”, “Transatlantic Trends 2003” surveys and the “Worldviews 2002” survey are provided. For purposes of comparison, figures are shown below the 2010corresponding figure, in italic. The results of Worldviews 2002 are based on the 6 Europeancountries surveyed (United Kingdom, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy and Poland).In order to simplify the presentation of the results, they have been included in the columnEurope 7.All figures are expressed in percentage terms. In questions where [Europe\the UnitedStates] or [European Union\the United States] figures, the former item is asked in Europeand the latter in the United States.