Special Eurobarometer

European
Commission

Social values, Science and Technology
Fieldwork : January - February 2005

Special Eurobarometer 225 / Wave 63.1 – TNS Opinion & Social

Publication : June 2005

This survey was requested by Directorate General Research and coordinated by
Directorate General Press and Communication
This document does not represent the point of view of the European Commission.
The interpretations and opinions contained in it are solely those of the authors.

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Table of contents
PRESENTATION ...............................................................................................2
1.

Social Values / Ethics in Europe today ...............................................4

1.1.

Satisfaction with life ..........................................................................4

1.2.

Religious and spiritual beliefs ..............................................................7

1.3.

Attitudes towards politics and current affairs....................................... 12

1.3.1 Interest ......................................................................................... 12
1.3.2 Level of information ........................................................................ 14
1.3.3 Involvement................................................................................... 17
1.4.

Views on the environment ................................................................ 20

1.4.1 Human progress and the environment ............................................... 20
1.4.2 Protection of animal rights................................................................ 26
1.5.

Gender equality .............................................................................. 27

1.6.

Children’s upbringing....................................................................... 32

2.

Actors and decision-making in Science and Technology ...................37

2.1.

Decision-making procedure .............................................................. 37

2.2.

Influence of different groups............................................................. 43

2.2.1 The media...................................................................................... 44
2.2.2 Interest groups............................................................................... 47
2.2.3 Researchers ................................................................................... 49
2.2.4 Public authorities ............................................................................ 51
3.

Ethics, Science and Technology: their role in the future of society ...54

3.1.

Quality of life.................................................................................. 54

3.2.

Social values .................................................................................. 60

3.2.1 Participation in decision-making process............................................. 60
3.2.2 Protection of privacy and freedom of information ................................. 63
3.2.3 Equality and integration ................................................................... 66
3.2.4 Protection of the environment........................................................... 69
3.2.5 Protection of the unborn .................................................................. 71
3.3.

Impact of new technologies .............................................................. 73

3.4.

Future applications of science ........................................................... 81

3.4.1 Cloning.......................................................................................... 82
3.4.2 Use of genetics ............................................................................... 88
3.4.3 Genetically modified organisms ......................................................... 92
CONCLUSION .................................................................................................98
ANNEXES
Technical note
Questionnaire and Tables
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PRESENTATION
European society is a rich cultural tapestry, made up of heterogeneous ethical,
religious, historical and philosophical backgrounds, which can often lead to divergent
positions on ethical issues in science. The rapid pace of scientific and technological
advance has evoked ethical concern among people in Europe. Examples of such
developments include cloning human embryos, transgenic animals and development of
new kinds of genetic testing.1 These questions may have potential implications for
future generations.
In the case of research and science, ethical principles include the need to ensure
freedom of research as one of the key aspects of freedom of expression, and the need
to work in the interests of the physical and moral integrity of individuals. These
principles can conflict with one another when applied to the process of decisionmaking.
While respecting cultural differences within Europe, the European Commission is
aiming to promote science and research which respects fundamental ethical principles.
The main activities of the Directorate-General for Research in promoting responsible
research in Europe are:
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Pursuing the part of the Science and Society Action Plan dealing with the
ethical dimension in science and the new technologies (the Action Plan was
adopted by the European Commission in December 2001);
Applying the ethical rules for the Research Framework programmes;
Performing an ethical assessment of research projects funded by the European
Commission i.e. analyse whether the principles established by the Charter of
European Fundamental Human Rights are respected;
Supporting, through the European Union's 6th Framework Programme for
Research, research on ethical and social issues raised by developments in
science and technology;
Making known International Rules and Conventions relating to ethics.

Since the early 1990s, the European Group on Ethics has been helping to find common
European positions, while respecting national identities.2
In this context, the Directorate-General Research wished to commission a poll on
Europeans views on ethics in science and technology. Interviews were conducted faceto-face in people’s homes in their national language between January 3rd and February
15th 2005. The countries surveyed include the twenty-five Member States, the
candidate countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia and Turkey) and three of the EFTA3
countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland). The methodology used is that of the
Standard Eurobarometer polls managed by the Directorate-General Press and
Communication (unit “Opinion polls, press reviews, Europe Direct”). In the annex, a
technical note details the interview techniques used by the institutes of the TNS
Opinion & Social network as well as levels of confidence.
The underlying objective of this analysis is to assess Europeans’ views on social
values and ethics as well as citizens’ perceptions of actors involved in science
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and technology as well as the decision-making procedure. The final objective is
to assess the perceived influence of ethics on science and technology in the
future.
For each theme addressed, our analysis4 looks at the:
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European Union as a whole;
Individual countries;
Socio-demographic variables;
Other variables which we systematically cross-tabulated with the results for
each question include: reflection on the meaning of life (results for Q1),
religious/spiritual beliefs (results for Q2), strictness of upbringing (results for
Q3), tendency to trust others (results for Q8), views on gender equality in
politics, in the job market and in university education (results for Q10.1,
Q10.2 and Q10.35) and finally, perceptions on what decisions about science
and technology should be primarily based upon (results for Q11).

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In some cases, due to the rounding of figures, displayed sums can show a difference of one point with the
sum of the individual cells. Also, note that the total percentages shown in the tables of this report may
exceed 100% where the respondent is allowed to give several answers to a particular question.
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It is important to take note of the wording of the actual items here as the title “agree” in our tables refers
to agreement with the corresponding statement: 10.1 On the whole, men make better political leaders than
women, 10.2 If jobs are scarce, women have as much right to a job as men, 10.3 A university education is
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Social Values / Ethics in Europe today

Before examining citizens’ views on scientific and technological advance, we will first
assess the values and ethical principles of European citizens. The themes we will
address include citizen’s overall satisfaction with life, their religious and spiritual
beliefs, their attitudes towards politics and the environment, gender equality and
finally children’s upbringing.
1.1.

Satisfaction with life

A question which recurs throughout Eurobarometer surveys is how satisfied are
citizens with their life. Respondents were asked to position themselves on a scale from
1 “not at all satisfied” to 10 “absolutely satisfied”. In order to facilitate our analysis, we
created the following categories: 1-2 not at all satisfied, 3-5 not very satisfied, 6-8
fairly satisfied and 9-10 very satisfied.
Source questionnaire: Q6
- More than four in five European citizens are satisfied with their life European citizens have a positive outlook on their life. The vast majority are satisfied
with their life in general (82%).
Although the general perception of life is positive in the European Union as a whole,
there are strong differences between the surveyed countries. The Dutch are most
positive with a staggering 97% indicating that they are satisfied with their life.
Following next is two of the Nordic Member States, Denmark and Finland, with each
revealing an overall satisfied score of 93%.
The only exception is found in the candidate countries, as many as 57% of Bulgarians
are dissatisfied with the life they lead (only 37% declare being content with their life).

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Q6 On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
Answers: Overall satisfied (Answers 6 to 10 on a 1-10 satisfaction scale)

Member States Results
The Netherlands 97%
Denmark

93%

Finland

93%

Spain

90%

Iceland

94%

Sweden

90%

Switzerland

91%

Cyprus

90%

Norway

91%

Belgium

89%

Croatia

75%

Luxembourg

89%

Turkey

66%

Ireland

88%

Romania

64%

United Kingdom

86%

Bulgaria

37%

Malta

86%

Germany

85%

Slovenia

83%

EU25

82%

France

80%

91% - 100%

Italy

80%

81% - 90%

Greece

79%

71% - 80%

Austria

78%

Czech Republic

77%

Poland

75%

Portugal

72%

Slovakia

67%

Latvia

66%

Estonia

65%

Hungary

62%

Lithuania

60%

Other Countries Results

Legend

61% - 70%
0% - 60%

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From a socio-demographic point of view, the respondents most satisfied with their life
tend to be still studying (92%) compared to the average result for the EU (82%).
As indicated in the introduction we cross-analysed the results of the question on trust
in others (q8). Those who indicated that they “almost always” or “often” trust others
were classified in the category “tend to trust”. Those who “only sometimes” trust
others make up their own category and those who “rarely or almost never” trust were
classified in the group “tend not to trust”. As we might expect, those who tend to trust
others stand out for the relatively higher proportion of respondents who are satisfied
with their lives.

Q6 On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
Response: overall satisfied

82%

EU 25
EDUCA TION (End o f)
15

77%
8 1%

16-19

87%

20+

92%

Still Studying
TRUST IN OTHERS

87%

Tend to trust
So me-times trust
Tend no t to trust

79%
70%

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Religious and spiritual beliefs

Europeans share common religious and philosophical roots in the various forms of
Christianity, although this does not automatically translate into a European religious
identity. In fact, European society is rich in its religious and philosophical diversity.
Here our analysis will examine how often European citizens reflect on the fundamental
philosophical question - the meaning and purpose of life. We will also assess the extent
to which religious and spiritual beliefs are present in European society. Since these
questions could bear an influence on individuals’ social values and ethical principles,
we cross-tabulated these results for each question in our survey.
Source questionnaire: Q1 & Q2
- Highly diverse religious and spiritual beliefs across Europe When citizens were asked how frequently they think about the meaning and purpose of
life, three in four confirmed that they do (35% “often” think about this and 39%
“sometimes” do). Only 8% declare that they never have such philosophical reflections.
In each country surveyed, at least three in five citizens confirm that they ponder on
the meaning and purpose of life. In order to better distinguish between countries, our
analysis focuses on those who “often” ask themselves such philosophical questions.
Q1. How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning and
purpose of life?
Often

So metimes

Rarely

12 %

12 %

NL

4 1%

38%

15 %

PL
DK

4 1%
40%

39%
39%

14 %
16 %

BE
SI
SK
ES
IT
FR
IE
PT

34%
32%

34%

UK

32%

37%

2 1%

45%
40%

20%

HU
AT
TR
RO
BG
HR

IS
NW

2 1%

9%
12 %

15 %
22%

9%
12 %

30%

5 1%

18 %
15 %

36%
32%

34%

50%

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40%
43%

6%
3%
7%

16 %

40%

35%

5%
10 %

22%

43%

4 1%
44%

4%
10 %

20%

35%

27%

40%
34%

10 %
7%

5 1%

26%

CH

10 %

17 %
22%

DE

30%
29%

4%
8%

15 %

40%
38%
37%

34%
34%

SE
CZ

5%

2 1%
17 %

39%
4 1%

34%

5%
7%

14 %

44%

36%
35%
34%

2%

17 %
18 %

4 1%
37%

37%
37%

6%
4%

15 %

44%

39%

FI
EE

4%
9%

10 %

38%
3 1%

47%
47%

2%
5%

9%
8%

36%
35%

52%
52%

MT

5%

23%
28%

56%

EL
LT

8%

18 %

69%

CY

LV
LU

DK

39%

35%

EU25

Never

8%
12 %

13 %
18 %

4%
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Cypriots emerge with, by far, the highest proportion confirming that they “often” think
about the meaning and purpose of life (69%). Following next are their Greek
neighbours at 56%.
On the contrary, fewer Austrians (26%) and Hungarians (27%) declare that they often
reflect on the meaning and purpose of life compared to citizens in all other European
countries surveyed.
From a socio-demographic point of view, we will assess the overall results for those
who think about the meaning of life i.e. those who answered “often” or “sometimes”.
Q1 How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning and purpose of life?
Response: Think about it
74%

EU25
SEX

69%

M ale
Female

78%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
7 1%

15

73%

16-19

79%

20+

72%

Still Studying
RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d

78%

B elieve in spirit/life fo rce

77%

No religio us beliefs

6 1%

Females (78%) are more inclined than males (69%) to contemplate this question. The
more highly educated respondents (those who pursued their studies until at least the
age of 20) have a greater tendency to ask themselves this question (79%) compared
to those who left school by the age of 15 (71%).
As stated above, we cross-tabulated the results to the question on religious or spiritual
beliefs. Here, each answer item forms a category in itself in our cross-tabulation. In
this instance, the more religious or spiritual respondents i.e. those who believe in a
God (78%) or in a spirit or life force (77%) are considerably more inclined to think
about the meaning of life than those who declare that they do not have religious or
spiritual beliefs (61%).

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Four in five EU citizens have religious or spiritual beliefs. In fact, over one in two EU
citizens believe there is a God (52%) and over one in four (27%) believe there is some
sort of spirit or life force. Only 18% declares that they don’t believe that is any sort of
spirit, God or life force.
Q2 Which of these statements comes closest to your beliefs?
I believe there is a Go d

I believe there is so me so rt o f spirit o r life fo rce

I do n’ t believe there is any so rt o f spirit, Go d o r life fo rce

DK

MT
CY
EL
PT
PL
IT
IE
SK
ES
AT
LT
DE
LU
HU
BE
FI
UK
LV
SI
FR
NL
DK
SE
CZ
EE
TR
RO
HR
BG
CH
IS
NW

3%

18%

27%

52%

EU25

3%

95%
90%

7%

61%
59%
54%
49%
47%
44%
44%
43%
41%
38%
37%
37%
34%
34%
31%
23%
19%
16%

3%
6%

16%
12%
15%

81%
81%
80%
74%
73%
26%
21%
34%
36%

18%
8%
12%
25%
22%
19%
27%

25%
28%
31%
29%
41%
40%
49%
46%

16%
20%
10%
16%

19%
23%
30%
26%

50%
54%
95%
90%

3%

6%

13%

40%

9%
11%

39%

48%

4%

8%
7%

25%

67%

48%
47%

3%
3%
6%
6%

27%

37%
49%
53%

40%

4%

5%

33%

27%

38%
32%

3%

6% 3 %
4%
11%

16%
22%

17%

4%
3%
4%

The graph above is representative of the diverse nature of Europe’s religious and
spiritual composition. The average results mask considerable differences in the beliefs
of the various nationalities.
Roman Catholicism is the official religion of Malta and 95% of Maltese respondents
confirm that they believe in a God. The majority of the population of Cyprus is Greek
Cypriot and Christian Orthodox6 and the results show that nine in ten declare that they
believe in a God. Four in five respondents in Greece (81%), Portugal (81%) and Poland
(80%) declare that they believe in a God and are followed by Italy and Ireland where
respectively 74% and 73% confirm their religious beliefs. These are all countries where
the Church as an institution has, historically, always been present and strong.

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Of the candidate countries, Turkey, where the vast majority of the population is
Muslim, ranks highest with 95% declaring their belief in a God. In Romania, where the
vast majority of the population is Eastern Orthodox, 90% state that they believe in a
God.
In contrast, in Estonia and the Czech Republic less than one in five declare that they
believe in a God. In these countries, at least one in two believes there is some sort of
spirit or life force: Estonia (54%) and the Czech Republic (50%). In Sweden also a
majority share similar spiritual beliefs (53%).
The socio-demographic breakdown of results reveals some striking tendencies with
regard to the profile of respondents who believe in a God.

Q2 Which of these statements comes closest to your beliefs?
Response: I believe there is a God
52%

EU25
SEX

45%

M ale

58%

Female
A GE
44%

15-24

46%

25-39

49%

40-54

63%

55 +
EDUCA TION (End o f)

65%

15
49%

16-19
20+

45%

Still Studying

45%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
4 1%

(1-4) Left

50%

(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right

57%

REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE
55%

Yes

44%

No
UP B RINGING

54%

Strict
39%

No t strict
DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis

47%
55%

M o ral and ethical issues

A similar tendency to that observed for the question on the meaning and purpose of
life in the gender category occurs here: more females (58%) declare that they believe
in a God than males (45%). As we might expect, the 55+ group stand out in the age
category with a relatively higher proportion declaring that they believe in a God (63%)
while less than one in two confirm this in the younger age groups. While the more
highly educated stood out for the frequency of their philosophical meditation, those
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who left school by the age of 15 can be distinguished for their tendency to believe in a
God (65%).
Those positioning themselves on the right of the political scale are more inclined to
believe in a God (57%).
In parallel to our observation above, those who meditate on the meaning and purpose
of life (55%) have a greater inclination to declare that they believe in a God than those
who do not have such philosophical reflections (44%).
Later on in the survey, respondents were asked whether decisions on science and
technology should be based primarily on an analysis of the risks and benefits or on the
moral and ethical issues involved. As indicated in our introduction, this question was
also systematically cross-tabulated with the results to all questions. In this regard, the
tendency emerging here is that those who believe that such decisions should be based
primarily on moral and ethical issues (55%) are more inclined to confirm that they
believe in a God compared to those giving more importance to a risks-benefits analysis
(47%) in science and technology decision-making.
Respondents were also asked later on in the questionnaire about the strictness of their
own upbringing: whether their parents were generally in charge and made the rules,
classified as strict or whether their parents generally let everyone do what they
wished, classified as not strict. Here too an interesting tendency emerges in that those
who declare that their upbringing was strict (54%) are more likely to believe in a God
than those brought up in a household without rules (39%).
The results reveal some principal tendencies. The first being that there is seemingly a
move away from religion in its traditional form - “I believe there is a God” - which
seems to affect the Protestant countries, such as the Netherlands, Denmark and
Sweden, as well as countries with a strong secular tradition such as France and
Belgium. At the same time there is an affirmation of traditional religious beliefs in
countries where the Church or Religious Institutions have been historically strong,
notably, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Ireland. In certain Eastern European countries,
in spite of 40 or 50 years of communism, a strong attachment to religion emerges in
Catholic countries such as Poland, Croatia and Slovakia. The third tendency is the
development of a new kind of religion characterised by the belief that “there is some
sort of spirit or life force”. This new religion or spirituality is more marked in certain
Protestant countries, such as Sweden or Denmark as well as in the Czech Republic and
Estonia.

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Attitudes towards politics and current affairs

How do Europeans feel about politics and current affairs? Are they interested in or
informed on such matters? How do they feel about their personal role in politics?
Source questionnaire: Q9
- Strong sense of civic duty among European citizens with regard to
involvement in politics but only one in three know how to get their
voice heard in the political arena 1.3.1 Interest
Two in three European Union citizens declare that they are interested in politics and
current affairs. The graph below shows the overall results for those who agree and
disagree.
In each Member State, a majority confirms their interest. The highest levels of
agreement occur in the Netherlands (86%) and Denmark (85%). Interest in politics
and current affairs is even higher in Norway with 89% concurring. In contrast, the
highest level of apathy towards politics is apparent in Portugal (45%).
Q9.3 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree.
I am interested in what is going on in politics and current
affairs
A gree

Disagree

DK

67%

EU25

32%
86%

NL

13 %

85%

DK

15 %

83%

SE

17 %

79%

LU

2 1%

CY

78%

2 1%

DE

77%

22%

EE

76%

EL

75%

22%
25%

74%

CZ

25%

74%

LV

23%

7 1%

AT

26%

70%

FI

30%

67%

FR

32%

67%

LT

24%

IE

64%

SK

64%

35%

UK

63%

36%

BE

62%

SI

62%

PL
ES

6 1%

HU

59%
59%

IT

38%
39%
40%
40%

58%

40%

53%

RO

58%

HR

58%

BG

57%

TR

38%
38%

59%

MT
PT

34%

45%

40%
4 1%
39%

54%

37%
8 9-%12

NW

-

10 %

IS

79%

20%

CH

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From a socio-demographic point of view, which groups confirm their interest in politics
and current affairs?
Q9.3 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree
I am interested in what is going on in politics and current
affairs Response: Agree
67%

EU25
SEX

73%

M ale
Female

6 1%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
57%

15

67%

16-19

8 1%

20+
Still Studying

60%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
76%

(1-4) Left

67%

(5-6) Centre

77%

(7-10) Right
REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE

70%

Yes
57%

No
TRUST IN OTHERS

73%

Tend to trust
So me-times trust

62%
57%

Tend no t to trust

Males (73%) are more likely than females (61%) to declare that they are interested in
following happenings in politics and current affairs. The more highly educated
respondents also stand out with 81% of this group concurring.
The more philosophical are also more inclined to be interested in current affairs and
politics (70%) compared to those who do not reflect on the meaning of life (57%).
Those positioning themselves on the left or right of the political scale are more inclined
to express their interest in politics than those in the centre.
Finally, the more trusting types have a greater tendency to express their interest in
politics and current affairs (73%).

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1.3.2 Level of information
Having looked at those who are interested in following politics and current affairs, we
will now look at how well informed citizens feel on the matter.
Q9.4 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree.
I feel well informed about what is going on in politics and
current affairs
A gree

Disagree

DK
4 1%

58%

EU25

22%

78%

DK

23%

76%

NL

24%

76%

SE
DE

3 1%

68%

AT

67%

LU

66%

CY

30%
33%
33%

65%

34%

65%

SI

37%

63%

BE

36%

63%

EL

37%

6 1%

LV
CZ

60%

IE

59%

LT

59%

EE

58%

MT

38%
38%
30%
39%
40%

57%

42%

56%

FR

45%

55%

FI
UK

54%

PL

53%

44%
44%
46%

52%

SK
IT

48%

5 1%

PT

50%

48%

ES

49%

49%

HU

NW
IS
CH

46%

5 1%

RO
TR

42%

56%

HR
BG

57%

43%

5 1%

45%

49%

42%

23%

75%

25%

74%

27%

7 1%

The same three countries which ranked highest for their level of interest in following
politics and current affairs once again emerge at the top for feelings of being well
informed: Denmark (78%), the Netherlands and Sweden (both 76%). It would seem
that in these three countries those who are interested in politics and current affairs
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The only country where a majority confirm that they are not up-to-date with what is
going on in politics and current affairs is Hungary being confirmed by 57%.
Q9.4 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree
I feel well informed about what is going on in politics and
current affairs Response: Agree
58%

EU25
SEX

64%

M ale
52%

Female
EDUCA TION (End o f)

49%

15
16-19

58%
70%

20+
Still Studying

53%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left

65%
59%

(5-6) Centre

67%

(7-10) Right
REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE

60%

Yes
No

52%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust

63%
53%

So me-times trust
Tend no t to trust

48%

With regard to the socio-demographic profile of those declaring that they feel well
informed the same tendencies as those observed for interest in politics emerge
suggesting that the two tend to go hand in hand.
In order to asses the relationship between interest in politics and current affairs and
the feeling of being well informed on such matters, we carried out a cross-analysis of
the results of both questions.

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At the EU level, those who confirm that they are interested in what is going on in
politics and current affairs are more inclined to declare that they are well informed
about what is going in politics and current affairs (76%) compared to the average EU
citizen (58%). Conversely, those who are informed about what is going on in politics
and current affairs are more inclined to declare that they are interested in such
matters (88%) compared to the average EU citizen (67%). These results would tend to
confirm our hypothesis regarding a positive relationship between interest in politics
and current affairs and the feeling of being well informed.
Interested in politics
and current affairs
Feel well
informed on
politics and
current affairs

EU25

Agree

Disagree

Agree

58%

76%

21%

Disagree

41%

23%

77%

Feel well informed
on politics and
current affairs

Interest in
politics and
current affairs

EU25

Agree

Disagree

Agree

67%

88%

38%

Disagree

32%

12%

61%

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1.3.3 Involvement

Q9. For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to
agree or disagree. Response: OVERALL AGREE
I know how to
People should
People like me
get my voice
involve
have too little
heard when it
themselves more
influence in what
comes to
in politics and
the Government
politics and
current affairs
does
public affairs
issues
EU25
75%
81%
34%
SE

91%

74%

54%

DE

87%

85%

36%

LU

81%

79%

34%

FI

80%

71%

58%

CZ

80%

89%

26%

DK

79%

60%

52%

IT

75%

77%

34%

FR

74%

88%

33%

EE

74%

86%

25%

UK

73%

77%

31%

CY

73%

77%

38%
17%

PL

73%

89%

EL

72%

80%

36%

AT

72%

82%

36%

NL

70%

71%

67%

LV

69%

86%

28%

SI

69%

83%

29%

ES

68%

74%

33%

MT

68%

71%

34%

BE

67%

81%

35%

IE

67%

72%

31%

LT

64%

88%

21%

SK

63%

86%

29%

PT

57%

80%

27%

HU

53%

87%

26%

TR

72%

61%

46%

RO

66%

78%

24%

BG

65%

87%

13%

HR

65%

84%

20%

NW

93%

71%

48%

IS

86%

77%

45%

CH

79%

65%

46%

Three in four EU citizens believe that people should involve themselves more in politics
and current affairs. In each country surveyed a majority of citizens are of this opinion
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than in any other Member State. 93% of their Nordic neighbours in Norway share the
same view.
Supposing citizens involve themselves more in politics and current affairs, what is the
perception of the actual influence they have on Government action? Four in five EU
citizens declare that they have too little influence. In each surveyed country, the vast
majority feel that people like themselves have too little influence on what the
Government does with close to nine in ten of this view in the Czech Republic (89%),
Poland (89%) and Lithuania (88%). Turkish respondents are comparatively more
pessimistic than their counterparts surveyed in the rest of Europe with 61% believing
that they have too little influence on what the government does.
In order to exert an influence on what the Government does citizens need to know how
to get their voice heard. Only one in three EU citizens affirms that they know the
channels through which they can voice their views. The only European countries where
a majority are aware of how they can be heard on matters related to politics and public
affairs are the Nordic Member States (Finland: 58%, Sweden: 54%, and Denmark:
52%) as well as the Netherlands (67%).

From a socio-demographic perspective, a greater sense of civic duty with regard to
involvement in politics and current affairs is felt among those who pursued their
studies until at least the age of 20 (82%) and/or managers (84%). The more
philosophical and those who tend to trust others can also be distinguished for their
perception that citizens should involve themselves in politics and current affairs.

Q9.6 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree
People should involve themselves more in politics and
current affairs Response: Agree
EU25

75%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15

68%

16-19

75%
82%

20+
Still Studying

76%

RESP ONDA NT OCCUP A TION SCA LE
75%

Self- emplo yed
M anagers

84%

Other white co llars

78%

M anual wo rkers

72%

Ho use perso ns

68%

Unem-plo yed

73%

Retired

74%

Students

76%

REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE
Yes

77%

No

67%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust

78%

So me-times trust

72%

Tend no t to trust

70%

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Although only one in three know how to get their voice heard, the characteristics of
those who tend to be more aware of the mechanisms by which the can be heard by
policy-makers is that they are male, have pursued their studies until at least the age of
20 and/or in a managerial position. They also have a greater tendency to be left-wing
and to trust others.
Q9.8 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what
extent you tend to agree or disagree
I know how to get my voice heard when it comes to
politics and public affairs issues
Response: Agree
EU25

34%

SEX
M ale
Female

38%
30%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15
16-19

27%
32%

20+
Still Studying

45%
3 1%

RESP ONDA NT OCCUP A TION SCA LE
Self- emplo yed

40%

M anagers

50%

Other white co llars
M anual wo rkers
Ho use perso ns
Unem-plo yed
Retired
Students

37%
29%
26%
29%
33%
3 1%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre

42%
32%

(7-10) Right

38%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust

39%

So me-times trust

28%

Tend no t to trust

28%

Once again the results reveal significant differences within the European Union. On the
one side we observe traditionally Catholic countries (Spain, Italy, Ireland, Poland and
Slovakia), where citizens seem comparatively less interested in and well informed on
politics or they have greater difficulty accessing political structures. While on the other
hand, the study shows that in Northern Europe (Denmark, the Netherlands and
Germany), marked by their Protestant culture are the more politicised societies.
Citizens in these countries had been literate for a long time (individual’s access to the
Bible required that people learn to read) and they became familiar with forms of local
democracy through the management of religious assemblies.

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Views on the environment

Respect for the environment is one of the main ethical principles guiding human
behaviour and governing decision-making at its various levels.
1.4.1 Human progress and the environment
Source questionnaire: Q16 items 1, 2, 3 and 4
- Conflicting views on our duty to protect nature in spite of limiting
human progress and our right to exploit it for the sake of human wellbeing Nine in ten European Union citizens (89%) declare that we have a duty to protect
nature even if this means limiting human progress. However, that said 43% of EU
citizens believe that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being
while 51% believe that exploiting nature may be unavoidable if humankind is to
progress. Only 37% believe that nature will be able to survive human actions.
Q16 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to
nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
Agree

Disagree

We have a duty to pro tect
nature, even if this means
limiting human pro gress

89%

Explo iting nature may be
unavo idable if humankind is to
pro gress

We have a right to explo it
nature fo r the sake o f human
well being

Nature will be able to survive
human actio ns

DK

8%

5 1%

43%

43%

7%

53%

37%

55%

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Q16.2 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature,
please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
Option: We have a duty to protect nature, even if this means limiting human progress
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Sweden

98%

Denmark

96%

Slovenia

95%

Germany

94%

Norway

96%

Cyprus

94%

Switzerland

93%

Greece

93%

Romania

91%

France

93%

Croatia

87%

Finland

93%

Iceland

85%

Luxembourg

91%

Turkey

82%

Austria

91%

Bulgaria

81%

Hungary

91%

Other Countries Results

The Netherlands 90%
Czech Republic

90%

Lithuania

90%

Poland

90%

EU25

89%

91% - 95%

Latvia

88%

86% - 90%

Italy

87%

Belgium

86%

Portugal

86%

Slovakia

85%

Spain

83%

Estonia

84%

United Kingdom

80%

Ireland

78%

Malta

78%

Legend
96% - 100%

81% - 85%
0% - 80%

More citizens in Sweden (98%) and Denmark (96%) are of the opinion that we have a
duty to protect nature, even if this means limiting human progress compared to all
other surveyed countries. Once again, we see that public opinion in Norway is similar
to their neighbours with an equally high proportion concurring (96%).
In contrast, the lowest results observed here are in Ireland and Malta where in both
countries 78% of respondents agree.

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Q16.1 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to
what extent you agree or disagree.
Option: We have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Slovakia

77%

Poland

70%

France

67%

Finland

63%

Iceland

74%

Sweden

62%

Romania

71%

Belgium

61%

Norway

60%

Portugal

60%

Croatia

50%

Lithuania

60%

Bulgaria

39%

Switzerland

25%

Turkey

21%

The Netherlands 56%

Other Countries Results

Slovenia

55%

Latvia

54%

Cyprus

53%

Denmark

50%

Czech Republic

49%

Italy

47%

61% - 100%

Spain

45%

41% - 60%

EU25

43%

21% - 40%

Greece

42%

United Kingdom

32%

Estonia

32%

Malta

31%

Ireland

26%

Luxembourg

24%

Germany

12%

Austria

12%

Hungary

10%

Legend

0% - 20%

As we have just seen, European citizens are very much convinced that we have a duty
to protect nature. However, opinion on the right to exploit nature for the sake of
human well-being is less clear-cut. The average level of agreement of 43% at the
European Union level masks considerable differences at the national level.
It would seem that in some countries while citizens recognise their duty to protect
nature many believe that we nevertheless have a right to exploit nature for the sake of
human well being. For example in Slovakia, 85% acknowledge this duty yet 77%
consider that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being. A
similar tendency is observed in Poland, 90% acknowledge our duty to protect nature
and yet 70% believe that we have a right to exploit it for the sake of being happy and
healthy.
In contrast a different scenario is observed in Hungary where 91% consider that we
have a duty to protect nature, yet only 10% believe that we have a right to exploit
nature for the sake of human well being. The Germans and Austrians tend to be of the
same opinion with over nine in ten in both countries believing that we have a duty to
protect nature and 12% in both believing that we have a right to exploit it for the sake
of human well being.

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The distinction between “human progress” and “human well being” is important here.
“Human progress” connotes science, technology or innovation whereas “human well
being” connotes the state of being happy and healthy. When it comes to the
environment it would seem that individuals are more willing to exploit nature for the
sake of human well being, whereas for matters which are “closer to home” so to speak
they would rather limit its exploitation for “human progress” from which they may feel
further removed.

Duty to protect nature even if this means limiting
human progress

In order to assess the relationship between these two points of view, a scatter-plot is
shown below. The X-axis represents the agreement rate with the statement “we have
a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being”. The Y-axis represents the
agreement rate with the statement “we have a duty to protect nature, even if this
means limiting progress” (it should be noted that the y-axis does not begin at 0%).
Q16. For each of the following regarding humanity's relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or
disagree. Responses: AGREE
100%

EU25 = 43%

SE

DK
DE
HU

90%

CH

AT

HR

IT

TR
80%

UK
IE

FI
NL

CZ

EE

70%
0%

CY

EL
LU

EU25 = 89%

NW

SI

LT

FR
RO
PL

LV
PT

BE

IS

SK

ES
BG

MT

Right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being
10%

20%

30%

40%

50%

60%

70%

80%

90%

According to Pearson’s correlation (0.200327), the relationship between these two
statements is positive, although, relatively low.

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Do we really have a choice on whether or not to exploit nature if humankind is to
progress? For 51% of EU citizens its exploitation is inevitable for this reason. Once
again, the diversity of perceptions across countries is striking. In Lithuania and
Slovenia 76% of citizens believe that exploiting nature may be unavoidable if
humankind is to progress. In contrast, citizens in Germany and Austria are of the
opposite opinion with respectively 70% and 73% conveying their disagreement.
Taking the EFTA countries, in Iceland, as many as 70% believe that exploiting nature
may be unavoidable if humankind is to progress.

Q16.4 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to
what extent you agree or disagree.
Option: Exploiting nature may be unavoidable if humankind is to progress
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Lithuania

76%

Slovenia

76%

Poland

73%

Latvia

69%

Iceland

70%

Greece

65%

Croatia

64%

Portugal

65%

Romania

59%

Finland

64%

Norway

57%

Denmark

63%

Turkey

55%

The Netherlands 62%

Bulgaria

52%

Cyprus

62%

Switzerland

49%

Slovakia

59%

France

57%

Czech Republic

57%

Belgium

56%

Estonia

56%

71% - 100%

Spain

53%

61% - 70%

United Kingdom

53%

51% - 60%

EU25

51%

Italy

51%

Malta

45%

Ireland

43%

Luxembourg

41%

Sweden

37%

Hungary

30%

Germany

27%

Austria

22%

Other Countries Results

Legend

41% - 50%
0% - 40%

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At the socio-demographic level, there is across-the-board agreement that we have a
duty to protect nature even if it means limiting human progress.
Where opinion is less clear-cut the socio-demographic profile of respondents often
bears an influence on results. Males (47%) are more likely than females (40%) to
believe that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being. A
similar difference in opinion is observed between genders regarding the belief that
exploiting nature may be inevitable if humankind is to progress: males (53%) and
females (48%).
Those positioning themselves on the right politically-speaking (50%) are more likely to
declare that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well-being
compared to those more to the left or centre (respectively 40% and 41%). This group
also stand out when it comes to their views on whether exploiting nature may be
unavoidable if humankind is to progress.
Q16.1 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship
to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
We have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human
well being Response: Agree

EU25

43%

SEX
M ale
Female

47%
40%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left

40%

(5-6) Centre

4 1%

(7-10) Right

50%

Q16.4 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship
to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
Exploiting nature may be unavoidable if humankind is to
progress Response: Agree

EU25

5 1%

SEX
M ale
Female

53%
48%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right

47%
5 1%
56%

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1.4.2 Protection of animal rights
Source questionnaire: Q16 item 5
- Over four in five EU citizens declare that we have a duty to protect
animal rights regardless the cost 82% of EU citizens uphold our duty to protect the rights of animals whatever the cost.
Support for the protection of animal rights is strongest in Greece (91%) and Slovenia
(90%). However, in twenty-seven of the surveyed countries at least three in four share
this point-of-view.
The lowest level of support for this statement was observed in Bulgaria, although even
here a comfortable majority are still in agreement (58%).

Q16.5 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to
what extent you agree or disagree.
Option: We have a duty to protect the rights of animals whatever the cost\
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Greece

91%

Slovenia

90%

Luxembourg

89%

Cyprus

89%

Croatia

85%

France

88%

Romania

81%

Portugal

88%

Turkey

80%

Malta

88%

Switzerland

79%

Italy

87%

Norway

77%

Austria

86%

Iceland

60%

Sweden

86%

Bulgaria

58%

Latvia

85%

Germany

84%

Estonia

83%

EU25

82%

Denmark

82%

91% - 100%

Poland

82%

81% - 90%

The Netherlands 81%

71% - 80%

Spain

81%

Hungary

80%

Belgium

78%

Ireland

77%

Lithuania

76%

Finland

75%

Czech Republic

70%

United Kingdom

68%

Slovakia

68%

Other Countries Results

Legend

0% - 70%

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Gender equality

The respect for equality without discrimination is another of the fundamental ethical
principles guiding human behaviour. From a gender point of view, how do Europeans
view the role of women in society?
Source questionnaire: Q10
- When it comes to university education and right to jobs in a difficult
economic climate, Europeans agree that gender equality should prevail Starting with third-level education, what are Europeans’ views on women’s rights to a
university education? Four in five EU citizens disagree that a university education is
more important for a boy than a girl.
Q10.3 For each of the following statements please tell me to what
extent you agree or disagree.
A university education is more important for a boy than
for a girl
Disagree

A gree

EU25

DK
17 %

8 1%

DK

5%

95%

NL

6 %1%

93%

SE

92%

FR

9 1%

6%
8%
10 %

89%

MT
BE

88%

12 %

FI

88%

11% 1%

UK

9%

88%

SI

86%

14 %

LU

86%

13 %

EE

85%

ES

82%

IE

8 1%

LT

80%

DE

79%

PT

79%

EL

77%

CZ

77%

PL

12 %
19 %
17 %
22%

17 %
20%
30%
3 1%

66%

AT

32%

64%

39%

58%

SK

HR

18 %

79%

BG

5%

26%

69%

5%

46%

49%

3%

95%

IS
NW

7%

93%
82%

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3%
9%

18 %

73%

RO

1%

20%

69%

HU

3%

14 %

77%

IT

CH

15 %

76%

LV

TR

15 %

84%

CY

1%

13 %

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Views on this matter vary from country to country. In Slovakia as many as 39%
believe that a university education is more important for a boy than a girl. Relatively
important agreement levels are also observed in Austria (32%), Hungary (31%) and
Italy (30%).
Looking at the candidate countries, even more citizens in Turkey, amounting to 46%,
are of the opinion that a university education is more important for a boy than a girl.
Gender equality in university education is supported by at least nine in ten citizens in
Iceland (95%), Denmark (95%), Norway (93%), the Netherlands (93%) and Sweden
(92%).
Does the respondent’s gender bear an influence here? Relatively more males (19%)
than females (15%) believe that a university education is more important for a boy
than for a girl. As we might expect, the 55+ group (22%) have a greater tendency to
agree that it is more important for a boy than for a girl to receive a university
education. Also, those who left school by the age of 15 are more inclined to believe
that a university education is more important for a boy than for a girl.

Q10.3 For each of the following statements please tell me to what
extent you agree or disagree.
A university education is more important for a boy than
for a girl Response: Agree
17 %

EU25
SEX

19 %

M ale
15 %

Female
A GE
15-24
25-39

13 %
14 %
15 %

40-54
55 +

22%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
24%

15
16 %

16-19
20+
Still Studying

11%
13 %

RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d
B elieve in spirit/life fo rce
No religio us beliefs

20%
14 %
12 %

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Moving on now to the labour market, how do European citizens feel about women in
the work-place when jobs are scarce? 86% consider that if jobs are scarce, women
have as much right to a job as men. In fact, in every Member State, at least three in
five are in favour of gender equality when it comes to jobs even if these are scarce.
Even in Slovakia where we saw earlier that 39% agree that university education is
more important for a boy than for a girl, 60% nevertheless believe that if jobs are
scarce, women should have equal rights here.
Q10.2 For each of the following statements please tell me to what
extent you agree or disagree.
If jobs are scarce, women have as much right to a job as
men
A gree

Disagree

EU25

DK

86%

12 %

DK

95%

5%

FR

95%

4%

95%

FI

5%

93%

SE

6%

BE

92%

UK

9 1%

6%

8%

NL

90%

8%

PT

90%

8%

HU

90%

9%

MT

90%

8%

DE

86%

12 %

LU

86%

12 %

EE

86%

13 %

LV

86%

12 %

ES

85%

11%

IE

85%

12 %

AT

85%

LT

85%
83%

PL

IT

SI
SK

17 %

70%

29%

67%

30%

65%

35%

60%

38%

90%

BG
RO

79%

HR

78%

TR

78%

6% 4%
17 %

4%

2 1%
17 %

5%

98%

NW
79%

CH
IS

18 %

79%

CZ

7%

15 %

8 1%

CY

EL

13 %
8%

19 %

62%

35%

Across all socio-demographic categories, there is a general consensus that if jobs are
scare women have as much right to a job as men.
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Before completing this section we will look at the prospects for females in the world of
politics. What are Europeans feelings towards women as political leaders? Although,
two in three EU citizens disagree that on the whole men make better political leaders
than women nevertheless as many as 27% favour men in such top-decision-making
roles.
Q10.1 For each of the following statements please tell me to what
extent you agree or disagree.
On the whole, men make better political leaders than
women
Disagree

A gree

DK

66%

EU25

27%

7%

85%

SE

12 %

83%

DK

78%

FI

3%

14 %

2%

2 1%

NL

75%

20%

1%
5%

FR

74%

2 1%

5%

MT

74%

2 1%

4%

ES

74%

20%

6%

DE

74%

19 %

7%

BE

73%

LU

73%

25%
22%

7 1%

UK

19 %

69%

IE
SI

58%

EL

57%

11%

2 1%

10 %

40%

3%

40%

IT

55%

37%

8%

PT

55%

37%

8%

CY

52%

LV

5 1%

HU

50%

EE

50%

LT

46%
45%

4 1%

54%
45%

4%

45%

37%

12 %

58%

32%

5%

63%

5%

85%

NW

13 %

76%

IS
CH

13 %

50%

43%

BG

9%
11%

4 1%

5 1%

HR

5%
7%

43%

4 1%

SK

TR

45%
42%

46%

CZ

6%

35%

50%

PL
AT

RO

42%

20%

65%

2%
4%

30%

Eight of the ten new Member States rank at the upper end of the scale with at least
two in five citizens in these countries considering that on the whole men make better
political leaders than women. In Slovakia (54%) and the Czech Republic (50%), at
least one in two is of this opinion. It is also worth noting the high level of agreement in
Austria, 43% and Greece, 40%.

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Safeguarding the principles of gender equality seem to be most widespread in the
Nordic countries: in Sweden and Norway 85% disagree with the statement that on the
whole men make better political leaders than women and in Denmark 83% disagree.
There is a more marked difference in opinion between males (32%) and females
(23%) on this issue with a greater tendency among the male population to believe that
on the whole their gender equivalents make better political leaders than women.
Women in more right-wing parties may stand less of a chance of being elected
compared to their counterparts in left-wing parties as right-wing followers (34%) have
a greater tendency to favour men as political leaders compared to those on the left
(24%). Those believing in God (31%) are also more inclined to esteem that men make
better political leaders than women compared to those who rather believe in a spirit or
life force or without religious beliefs (23% for both).
Q10.1 For each of the following statements please tell me to what
extent you agree or disagree.
On the whole, men make better political leaders
than women Response: Agree
EU25

27%

SEX
M ale
Female

32%
23%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre

24%
26%

(7-10) Right

34%

RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d

3 1%

B elieve in spirit/life fo rce

23%

No religio us beliefs

23%

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Children’s upbringing

We will first take a glimpse at respondents own upbringing before turning to their
views on values which children should be encouraged to learn at home.
Source questionnaire: Q4, Q5
- Tolerance and respect for others as well as a sense of responsibility are
the values EU citizens attach most importance to Four in five EU citizens confirm that in the family in which they grew up all children
were treated more or less equally.
Q4 And which of the following statements best describes the
family you grew up in?
A ll children were treated mo re o r less equally
No t applicable (SP ONTA NEOUS)

EU25

IT
EL
FR
CZ
LV
BE
SE
SI
LU
EE
DK
AT

7%
9%
12%
14%
11%
3%
14%

90%
88%
84%
84%
84%
83%

6%
8%
9%
8%
7%
7%
11%

14%
23%
20%

74%
72%
68%

NW
CH
IS

80%
76%

5%

14%
14%
13%
14%
14%
16%
16%

79%
79%
78%
77%
77%
77%
76%

BG

7%
6%
4%
3%
4%
5%
3%

10%
10%
15%
15%
15%
13%
15%
18%
16%

82%
82%
81%
81%
81%
81%
80%
80%
79%

82%
81%
79%
73%

RO
HR
TR

4%

14%

81%

MT
SK
IE
CY
PL
UK
DE
HU
NL
PT
FI
LT
ES

So me children tended to have mo re privileges
DK

13%

5%
11%

13%
12%
17%
7%

5%

4%

12%

84%

5%

15%
15%

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In Malta (90%) and Slovakia (88%) more respondents declared that, in the home
where they grew up, all children were given more or less the same treatment
compared to other countries surveyed.
The high results in Slovakia may come as somewhat of a surprise given our earlier
observations in relation to gender equality. Slovakia is the country where the highest
proportion of citizens believes that university education is more important for a boy
than for a girl (39%) and it is also the country with the highest proportion believing
that men make better political leaders than women (54%). The results here would
tend to suggest that views on gender equality are not rooted in respondents’
upbringing.
In Denmark (23%) and Austria (20%) most respondents declare that some children
tended to have more privileges, being cited by at least one in five.
Due to the overall high results for the item “all children were treated more or less
equally”, the socio-demographic categories do not seem to bear a strong influence on
results. The only point worth noting here is related to one of the questions
systematically cross-tabulated with all results, the question on the strictness of
respondent’s upbringing. It would seem that those who had a strict upbringing (82%)
are more inclined to agree that all children were treated more or less equally compared
to those brought up in an environment where everyone could do what they wished
(75%).
Q4 And which of the following statements best describes the family you
grew up in?
A ll children were treated mo re o r less equally

So me children tended to have mo re privileges

No t applicable (SP ONTA NEOUS)

DK

EU25

8 1%

14 %

82%

13 %

4%

UP B RINGING

Strict

No t strict

75%

19 %

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Respondents were then asked to indicate the extent to which they believed that each
of a series of qualities was important. There is such a widespread consensus among EU
citizens regarding the overall importance of these values that our analysis focuses on
the results for those declaring that it is “very important”.
We should bear in mind that respondents are generally reluctant to position
themselves on the extreme end of an answer scale. However, in this case, it would
seem that EU citizens attach a particularly high level of importance to the qualities
covered. In seven of the eight qualities, a majority of EU citizens declares that it is
“very important” that they are taught to children at home.
Q5. Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged
to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how
important you consider it to be.
%EU
Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

No t very impo rtant

To lerance and respect fo r o ther peo ple

82%

Determinatio n, perseverance

Thrift, eco no mising and avo iding waste

35%

56%

37%

54%
53%

Imaginatio n

52%

Hard wo rk

19 %

6 1%

Independence

47%

DK

17 %

80%

Sense o f respo nsibility

Obedience

No t at all impo rtant

40%

5%

40%

6%

39%
33%

8%
15 %

At the EU level, “tolerance and respect for other people” and “sense of responsibility”
rank highest as the two most important qualities that children should learn at home
with at least four in five declaring that these are “very important”. The only value
which less than one in two sees as being “very important” is “hard work”.

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Q5. Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how
important you consider it to be. Response: VERY IMPORTANT
Tolerance
and
respect
for other
people

Sense of
responsibility

Determination,
perseverance

Obedience

Thrift,
economising
and
avoiding
waste

Independence

Imagination

Hard work

EU25

82%

80%

61%

56%

54%

53%

52%

47%

SE
UK
MT
NL
DK
FR
LU
FI
PL
IE
SI
BE
ES
CY
LT
DE
EL
AT
HU
LV
EE
PT
IT
CZ
SK

94%
93%
92%
90%
89%
89%
88%
86%
86%
85%
84%
83%
82%
81%
79%
77%
77%
77%
77%
77%
75%
73%
70%
69%
67%

84%
89%
86%
88%
82%
75%
83%
85%
81%
80%
87%
83%
81%
90%
80%
77%
90%
71%
86%
83%
84%
76%
68%
83%
82%

47%
76%
72%
61%
45%
64%
72%
52%
61%
63%
81%
68%
66%
75%
60%
43%
83%
51%
77%
69%
64%
64%
59%
63%
64%

36%
73%
85%
50%
40%
68%
60%
44%
62%
67%
52%
63%
65%
81%
44%
31%
73%
39%
60%
53%
45%
66%
59%
42%
56%

33%
61%
55%
36%
30%
48%
60%
37%
72%
56%
65%
52%
61%
70%
60%
42%
62%
51%
73%
52%
49%
69%
57%
57%
57%

81%
74%
69%
66%
49%
34%
66%
65%
50%
72%
67%
56%
52%
41%
41%
50%
59%
54%
49%
38%
69%
51%
49%
46%
42%

74%
69%
52%
31%
58%
47%
60%
44%
56%
62%
47%
41%
56%
33%
37%
43%
47%
46%
50%
34%
36%
54%
56%
36%
30%

12%
70%
20%
38%
10%
73%
69%
53%
27%
61%
82%
59%
76%
31%
22%
13%
87%
23%
82%
76%
75%
75%
25%
75%
72%

TR
HR
BG
RO

88%
80%
78%
72%

92%
80%
88%
81%

89%
79%
82%
75%

82%
57%
55%
42%

87%
60%
70%
73%

71%
79%
53%
49%

65%
40%
49%
60%

92%
24%
90%
81%

NW
CH
IS

93%
89%
83%

82%
83%
78%

47%
60%
65%

49%
42%
61%

33%
48%
49%

47%
57%
85%

58%
58%
58%

15%
23%
65%

In all countries, either “tolerance and respect for other people” or “sense of
responsibility” rank highest. In all countries surveyed the vast majority of respondents
consider that these are “very important”.
Turkey stands out for the high proportion of respondents who consider that many of
these values are “very important”: “determination, perseverance” (89%), “thrift,
economising and avoiding waste” (87%) and “hard work” (92%).
Compared to other countries surveyed, the Maltese seem to attach a considerable level
of importance to “obedience” with 85% confirming that they consider that it is “very
important” that children learn this value. For Icelandic citizens, “independence” is
considered to be a “very important” value by 85% of citizens.
The Swedes (74%), more than any other nationality, esteem that encouraging children
to develop their “imagination” is very important.
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Looking at the socio-demographic profile of respondents, it seems that for “obedience”,
“hard work” and “thrift, economising and avoiding waste”, the 55+ group and/or those
who left school by the age of 15 are generally more inclined to declare that teaching
such values to children in the home is “very important”.
Those who had a strict upbringing are more inclined to consider that “obedience”,
“sense of responsibility” and “thrift, economising and avoiding waste” are “very
important” qualities which children should learn in the home.
The more highly educated respondents have a greater tendency to value the
encouragement of children’s imagination.
It would therefore seem that, in the Europe of 25, there is a general tendency to
encourage children to be sociable. The results show that the values or qualities of hard
work, thrift and obedience result in lower scores compared to the more people values.
Finally, significant scores are observed for individualistic values such as independence,
imagination and determination. We could therefore conclude that there is a greater
tendency for post-materialism to mark family values at the start of the 21st century.

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Actors and decision-making in Science and Technology

We will first look at European citizens general attitudes towards science and technology
before examining the future role of ethics in this domain. More specifically, here we will
examine citizens’ views on the decision-making procedure and their opinions on the
impact of different groups in the world of science and technology.
2.1.

Decision-making procedure

Source questionnaire: Q117 & Q12
- One in two EU citizens believes that science and technology decisions
should be based primarily on a risk-benefit analysis and two in three
believe that experts rather than the general public should be listened to For 53% of EU citizens, decisions about science and technology should be based
primarily on an analysis of the risks and benefits involved. For one in three, moral and
ethical issues should be prioritised in such decision-making.
Q11 Which of the two following views is closest to your own?
Decisions about science and technology should be based
primarily…
o n an analysis o f the risks and benefits invo lved

EL
IT

62%
6 1%

SE

DE

5 1%

FR

5 1%

SK

5 1%

NL

50%

PT

50%
47%

AT

47%

CZ

47%

FI

46%

LU

45%

EE

43%

LV

42%

9%
29%

2 1%

9%

4 1%

12 %

4 1%

15 %

39%

9%

44%

5%

50%
18 %

37%

24%

33%

27%

30%

20%

39%

MT

4 1%

30%

PL

4 1%

IS

13 %

4 1%

29%

CH

14 %

36%

4 1%

3 1%
29%
16 %

43%

13 %

19 %

68%

3 1%

22%

47%

15 %

40%

45%
3 1%

38%

TR

10 %

38%
35%

4 1%

HR

11%
26%

22%

IE

BG

14 %

3 1%
35%

LT

RO

9%

32%

50%

SI
DK

5%

34%

56%
52%

13 %

25%

54%

ES

13 %

2 1%

59%

CY

11%

19 %

70%

BE

NW

14 %

67%

HU

UK

DK

33%

53%

EU25

7

o n the mo ral and ethical issues invo lved

62%

26%

60%

24%

64%

22%

3 1%
12 %
16 %
14 %

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Within the EU, the Greeks and Hungarians are most convinced that science and
technology decisions should be mainly based on a risks-benefits analysis, with
respective results of 70% and 67%. Looking at the candidate countries, an equally
high proportion of Romanians share this perspective (68%).
Citizens in the EFTA countries appear to share a common point-of-view with at least
three in five in all three giving most importance to the moral and ethical issues
involved: Iceland (64%), Norway (62%) and Switzerland (60%). In fact in these
countries more citizens declare that decisions about science and technology should be
based primarily on the moral and ethical issues involved compared to all other
countries surveyed. The only other European country where at least a relative majority
believes that decisions about science and technology should be based primarily on the
moral and ethical issues is Finland (50%).
Opinion is split between both approaches in Poland, Ireland and the Czech Republic.

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All respondents were then asked whether the views of experts or those of the general
public should serve as the main basis for science and technology decision-making. At
the European Union level, two in three citizens believe that science and technology
decisions should be based primarily on the advice of experts on the risks and benefits
involved while 23% believe that these decisions should be based primarily on the
general public’s views of the risks and benefits.
Q12 And which of the two following views is closest to your own?
Decisions about science and technology should be based
primarily…
o n the advice o f experts abo ut risks and benefits invo lved
o n the general public’ s views o f risks and benefits
DK
66%

EU25

23%

FI

83%

76%

HU

76%

SI

75%

SK

74%

LU

7 1%

UK

7 1%

IT

70%

BE

68%

DK

67%

ES
IE

55%
54%

AT

52%

LV

52%

7%

20%

10 %

28%

4%

24%

9%

26%

9%

29%

10 %

20%

19 %

30%

13 %
24%

26%

19 %

22%

24%

33%

15 %

24%

25%

27%

50%

23%

23%

29%

69%

19 %

65%

14 %

17 %

43%

30%

27%

30%

73%

IS

12 %

2 1%

53%

BG

12 %

22%

48%

HR

6%
9%

17 %

20%

RO

CH

19 %

56%

LT

8%
10 %

17 %

57%

PL

9%

14 %

6 1%

EE

NW

13 %

6 1%

FR

5%

16 %

65%

DE

5%

17 %

78%

EL
SE

7%

15 %

79%

NL

TR

12 %

80%

CZ

PT

14 %

82%

CY

MT

11%

15 %
3 1%

58%
54%

29%

12 %
11%
17 %

In each European country surveyed the general public would rather that science and
technology decision-making be based on the advice of experts about the risks and
benefits involved over and above the views of the general public on the matter. The
countries where most citizens are of this perspective are Finland (83%), Cyprus (82%)
and the Czech Republic (80%). The only Member State where less than one in two
believes this is Portugal (48%), however, the no-response rate was high here at 29%.

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In the candidate countries, more citizens in Romania (69%) consider that the advice of
experts on the risks and benefits involved should be the primary basis for decisions
about science and technology. More citizens in Iceland (73%) share this view-point
than the other two EFTA countries.
From a gender perspective, males (58%) are more likely than females (49%) to
consider that science and technology decisions should be based primarily on a risksbenefits analysis. Those who declare that they do not have religious beliefs are more
inclined to favour an analysis of the risks and benefits involved (63%).
Q11 Which of the two following views is closest to your own?
Decisions about science and technology should be based
primarily…
o n an analysis o f the risks and benefits invo lved
o n the mo ral and ethical issues invo lved
DK
EU25

53%

33%

14 %

SEX
M ale
Female

58%
49%

3 1%
34%

11%
17 %

REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE
Yes

53%

No

54%

35%
28%

12 %
18 %

RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d

48%

B elieve in spirit/life fo rce

35%

57%

No religio us beliefs

17 %
34%

63%

27%

9%
9%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN JOB M A RKET
A gree
Disagree

54%

33%

13 %

49%

33%

18 %

50%

32%

19 %

GENDER EQUA LITY IN UNIVERSITY EDUCA TION
A gree
Disagree

55%

33%

12 %

Respondents who reflect on the meaning of life are more likely to consider that moral
and ethical should be the primary basis for science and technology decision-making
(35%) compared to 28% who declared that they do not reflect on the meaning of life.
Respondents upholding the principles of gender equality i.e. those who agree that
women have as much right to a job as men and/or those who disagree with the
statement that university education is more important for a boy than for a girl are
more inclined to favour a risks-benefits analysis in science and technology decisionmaking over the moral and ethical issues involved compared to those who have
opposite view-points on gender equality.
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We saw above that males have a greater tendency to favour a risks-benefits analysis
over consideration to moral and ethical issues compared to females. Here also, we see
that males (69%) are more inclined to believe that science and technology decisionmaking should be primarily based on the advice of experts about the risks and benefits
involved compared to females (63%). The more highly educated tend to be of the
same view (75%) compared to those who left school at an earlier age.
Q12 And which of the two following views is closest to your own?
Decisions about science and technology should be based primarily…
o n the advice o f experts abo ut risks and benefits invo lved
o n the general public’ s views o f risks and benefits
DK
EU25

66%

23%

11%

SEX
M ale

69%

23%

63%

Female

9%

24%

13%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15

54%

16-19

25%

20%

67%

24%

75%

20+

69%

Still Studying

9%

19%

6%

23%

8%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust

70%

So me-times trust

63%
56%

Tend no t to trust

21%
25%
28%

9%
12%
15%

DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis

81%

M o ral and ethical issues

57%

16%
39%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN JOB M A RKET

67%

A gree
Disagree

23%

10%

59%

26%

15%

59%

27%

14%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN UNIVERSITY EDUCA TION
A gree

68%

Disagree

22%

10%

Those who tend to trust others stand out in their category for the relatively higher
proportion which favours the advice of experts about the risks and benefits involved
over the views of the general public.
There is a marked difference in the results between those who previously declared that
science and technology decision-making should be primarily based on a risks-benefits
analysis and those who would rather prioritise the moral and ethical issues in these
decisions. The former group has a greater tendency to favour the advice of experts in
this analysis.
Finally, respondents who believe in gender equality i.e. those who agree that women
have as much right to a job as men and/or those who disagree that a university
education is more important for a boy than for a girl, have a greater inclination to
favour the advice of experts over that of the general public.
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Before closing this section, we will first look at the relationship between a risks and
benefits analysis and consultation with experts in science and technology decisionmaking. In the scatter-plot below the X-axis represents the response rate for those
favouring a risks and benefits analysis over moral and ethical issues. The Y-axis
represents the results for those favouring the advice of experts over the general
publics’ views of the risks and benefits.

Science and Technology Decision-making

Science & technology decisions should be based primarily on
the advice of experts about the risks & benefits

90%

EU25 = 53%

FI

CY
CZ

80%

NL
SI

IS

EL
SE

SK

LU

70%
EU25 = 66%

UK
DK

EE
NW
CH

LT

PL
IE
LV
MT

50%

IT
BE

RO

DE

HR
60%

HU

FR
ES

BG
AT
PT

TR
40%
20%

30%
40%
50%
60%
70%
Science & technology decisions should be based primarily on a risks & benefits analysis

80%

According to Pearson’s correlation (0.43799), the relationship between these two
variables is positive, although not very high. Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, situated
in the left quadrants of the scatter-plot, can be distinguished for the relatively low
proportion of respondents favouring a risks and benefits analysis over the moral and
ethical issues involved.

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Influence of different groups

A number of different groups including the media, researchers, interest groups and
public authorities are involved in science and technology. How do European citizens
perceive their impact on society?
We will first carry out a brief comparative assessment of European Union citizens’
perceptions of the effect on society of groups involved in science and technology,
before examining these in detail in the following sub-sections.
Q14 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and
technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on
society? %EU25
Response: POSITIVE EFFECT

88%

Scientists in university

Television and radio reporting on science and technology

86%

Consumer organisations testing new products

86%

Scientists in industry doing research

85%

83%

Newspapers and magazines reporting on science and technology

Industry developing new products

81%

Environmental groups campaigning on issues related to science and
technology

80%

Citizens who get involved in debates about science and technology

78%

Public authorities assessing the risks that may come from new
technologies

78%

Animal rights groups campaigning about the treatment of animals

77%

The European Commission regulating on science and technology for
all European Union countries

75%

73%

Public authorities regulating science and technology

An overwhelming majority support the work of each of the groups involved in science
and technology. The average EU results are mostly similar. Scientists in university
receive the highest level of approval with 88% of EU citizens believing the effect of
their work on society to be positive. Ranking at the lower end, although still very high,
73% of EU citizens consider that public authorities regulating science and technology
have a positive effect on society.
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2.2.1 The media
Source questionnaire: Q14a8 items 1 and 2
- More than four in five EU citizens believe that the printed press as
well as television and radio reporting on science and technology have a
positive effect on society 83% of EU citizens perceive the effect of newspapers and magazines reporting on
science and technology as positive. The results show that in all countries surveyed the
vast majority of citizens believe that the printed press reporting on this domain has a
positive effect on society with the highest level of support observed in Finland, Sweden
and Slovenia (all three 93%) as well as Cyprus (91%) while the lowest level is
observed in Turkey (71%).
Q14a.1For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do
you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?
Newspapers & magazines reporting on science and technology.
Response: P OSITIVE EFFECT

EU25

83%

FI

93%

SE

93%
93%

SI
CY

9 1%

NL

90%

PL

89%

DK

88%

DE

88%

SK

88%

LT

87%

EL

86%

EE

86%

LU

85%
85%

CZ
BE

83%

MT

83%

LV

82%

IT

80%

PT

79%

UK

79%

IE

78%

ES

77%

HU

77%

FR

76%

AT

76%

HR

87%

RO

84%

BG

72%

TR

7 1%

IS

90%

NW

89%

CH

86%

8
This is one of the split ballot questions which means that half the respondents were randomly selected to
respond to either part a or b of this question.

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Television and radio reporting on science and technology is viewed as having a positive
effect on society by 86% of EU citizens.
The Member States which ranked highest for their positive perceptions of the effect of
the printed press reporting on science and technology once again come out on top for
their positive opinions regarding the effect of television and radio reporting on this
domain: Cyprus (96%), Sweden (95%) as well as Finland and Slovenia (both 94%).
Turkey (75%) once again ranks lowest for the proportion of its citizens believing that
the media, in this instance television and radio, has a positive effect on society for its
reporting on this area.

Q14a.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do
you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?
Television and radio reporting on science and technology
Response: P OSITIVE EFFECT
EU25

86%

CY

96%

SE

95%

FI

94%
94%

SI

92%

DK
MT

92%

LT

9 1%

PL

9 1%

DE

90%

BE

89%

NL

89%

CZ

89%

EE

89%

SK

88%

UK

87%

LU

86%

PT
IT

86%
84%

LV

84%

EL

83%

IE
FR

83%
8 1%

AT

8 1%

HU

80%

ES

78%
90%

HR
RO
BG
TR
IS
NW
CH

87%
79%
75%
92%
92%
87%

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There is widespread consensus across the various socio-demographic groups that
newspapers and magazines as well as television and radio reporting on science and
technology have a positive effect on society.
The only category which seems to bear a significant influence is “reflection on the
meaning of life”. Respondents who declare that they reflect on the meaning of life are
relatively more inclined to declare that the effect of the printed press as well as the
television and radio reporting on science and technology is positive.
Q14a.1 For each of these different people and groups involved in
science and technology, do you think that what they do has a
positive or a negative effect on society?
Newspapers and magazines reporting on science and
technology
Response: Positive effect
EU25

83%

REFLECTION ON THE
MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

84%

No

78%

Q14a.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in
science and technology, do you think that what they do has a
positive or a negative effect on society?
Television and radio reporting on science and technology
Response: Positive effect

EU25

86%

REFLECTION ON THE
MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

88%

No

81%

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2.2.2 Interest groups
In this section we will look at the perceived effect on society of various groups involved
in science and technology which represent their members’ interests.
Source questionnaire: Q14a items 5 and 6, Q14b item 1
- High levels of support for consumer organisations testing new
products as well as environmental and animal rights groups 86% of EU citizens declare that consumer organisations testing new products have a
positive effect on society. In most Member States, the three EFTA countries surveyed
as well as in Croatia, at least four in five citizens believe that the impact of these
organisations is positive. Two of the candidate countries, Bulgaria and Turkey (both
63%) rank lowest.
Q14. For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology,
do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?
Response : POSITIVE EFFECT
Environmental groups
Animal rights groups
Consumer organisations campaigning on issues
campaigning about the
testing new products related to science and
treatment of animals
technology
EU25

86%

80%

77%

SE
DK
NL
MT
CY
DE
FI
SI
BE
AT
FR
LU
CZ
EE
UK
ES
PL
IE
SK
IT
EL
PT
LT
LV
HU

94%
93%
93%
93%
92%
91%
90%
90%
89%
89%
88%
87%
86%
86%
85%
84%
83%
82%
82%
81%
80%
80%
78%
75%
74%

81%
77%
66%
89%
93%
85%
77%
90%
79%
85%
78%
83%
77%
78%
71%
85%
86%
71%
76%
82%
87%
80%
81%
75%
68%

83%
83%
66%
92%
78%
74%
75%
84%
76%
81%
82%
87%
77%
82%
58%
82%
85%
63%
79%
86%
88%
86%
72%
74%
74%

HR
RO
BG
TR

81%
77%
63%
63%

86%
79%
69%
63%

81%
74%
49%
69%

NW
IS
CH

93%
88%
88%

83%
66%
82%

76%
77%
86%

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At the European level, four in five citizens believe that environmental groups
campaigning on issues related to science and technology have a positive effect on
society. The Cypriots (93%) and Slovenians (90%) are most convinced of this while
within the EU such positive support is lowest in the Netherlands (66%) and Hungary
(68%).
Turning now to perceptions on animal rights groups campaigning about the treatment
of animals, 77% of EU citizens believe that they have a positive effect on society.
Here, Malta ranks highest with 92% declaring their impact to be positive compared to
Britain, the lowest ranking Member State, at 58%. The only country surveyed where a
minority view the impact as positive is Bulgaria, although this is still the point of view
of a comfortable relative majority of 49%.
Before moving on to our next group, it is worth pointing out that the tendency with
regard to the category “reflection on the meaning of life” once again emerges here: in
all three instances, those who tend to reflect on the meaning of life are more inclined
to view the impact of these interest groups as positive.
Q14a.5 For each of these different people and groups involved in
science and technology, do you think that what they do has a
positive or a negative effect on society?
Consumer organisations testing new products
Response: Positive effect

EU25

86%

REFLECTION ON THE
MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

No

88%

81%

Q14a.6 For each of these different people and groups …, do you
think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on
society? Environmental groups campaigning on issues
related to science and technology
Response: Positive effect

EU25

80%

REFLECTION ON THE
MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

No

83%

72%

Q14a.6 For each of these different people and groups …, do you
think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on
society? Animal rights groups campaigning about the
treatment of animals
Response: Positive effect

EU25

77%

REFLECTION ON THE
MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

No

79%

70%

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2.2.3 Researchers
Source questionnaire: Q14a items 3 and 4, Q14b item 4
-EU citizens have a positive perception of the effect on society of the
work of scientists in university and industry as well as industry
developing new products The results show high levels of support at the European Union level for the work of
scientists/researchers in university and industry.
In twelve of the twenty-five Member States, at least nine in ten consider that scientists
in university have a positive effect on society. In Croatia and Norway, the results are
also high with 91% considering that scientific research in universities has a positive
effect on society.
Q14. For each of these different people and groups involved
in science and technology, do you think that what they do
has a positive or a negative effect on society?
Response : POSITIVE EFFECT

Scientists in
university

Scientists in
industry
doing
research

Industry
developing
new products

EU25

88%

85%

81%

CY
DK
SE
BE
FI
SI
EL
LT
UK
EE
NL
LU
PL
CZ
DE
ES
FR
IT
SK
HU
MT
AT
IE
LV
PT

96%
94%
94%
94%
94%
94%
92%
91%
90%
90%
90%
90%
89%
89%
89%
87%
87%
86%
86%
86%
85%
85%
84%
83%
80%

91%
90%
88%
86%
91%
89%
86%
83%
93%
82%
91%
79%
92%
87%
80%
78%
79%
86%
88%
83%
80%
77%
82%
75%
78%

87%
90%
90%
88%
87%
83%
75%
82%
86%
85%
84%
77%
86%
82%
78%
82%
74%
83%
82%
81%
89%
76%
78%
78%
77%

HR
RO
BG
TR

91%
85%
73%
68%

86%
88%
70%
71%

84%
84%
75%
69%

NW
IS
CH

91%
89%
87%

90%
94%
79%

86%
87%
80%

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What is the perception of Europeans of the effect on society of scientists in industry
doing research? At the EU level, 85% declare that scientists in industry doing research
have a positive effect on society. In most countries, a slightly higher proportion of
citizens believe that scientists in university have a positive effect on society compared
to scientists in industry doing research. We could therefore say that there is a more
positive vision of academic research than that in production.
At the European Union level, 81% declare that industry developing new products has a
positive effect on society. Ranking highest for their positive views here are Sweden
and Denmark (both 90%). As was the case for their views on scientists in university or
in industry doing research, Turkey ranks among the lowest, in this case with a result of
69%.
From a socio-demographic perspective, males (84%) are more inclined to recognise
the positive effect on society of industry developing new products compared to females
(79%).
Q14a.3 For each of these different people and groups involved in
science and technology, do you think that what they do has a
positive or a negative effect on society?
Industry developing new products
Response: Positive effect

EU25

81%

SEX
Male

84%
79%

Female
REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF LIFE
Yes

83%

No

78%

Those who declare that they reflect on the meaning of life are more inclined to
consider that industry developing new products (83%) and scientists in university
(90%) have a positive effect on society compared to those who do not have such
meditative thoughts.
Q14a.4 For each of these different people and groups involved in
science and technology, do you think that what they do has a
positive or a negative effect on society?
Scientists in university
Response: Positive effect

EU25

88%

REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE
Yes

90%

No

84%

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2.2.4 Public authorities
Source questionnaire: Q14b items 2, 5 and 6
- Positive appraisal of the roles of public authorities and the European
Commission specifically in regulating science and technology How do citizens perceive the role of the European Commission on regulating on science
and technology for all European Union countries? Three in four consider that the effect
of their work in this domain is positive.
The most widespread conviction of the Commission’s work in the area of regulation is
in Cyprus (90%) and Greece (86%). In each Member State, a majority declares that
the effect of the European Commission’s regulations on science and technology for all
Member States is positive. The lowest level of results for “positive effect” occurs in
Sweden (54%).
Now turning to countries outside the borders of the European Union, the results show
that the perceptions of the Commission’s work in this domain are positive. The level of
support in Romania (77%) and Croatia (73%) is close to the EU average. Public
opinion in Norway is also notably positive with 71% believing the effect of the
Commission’s regulations on science and technology to be positive for Member States.
Citizens were also asked for their opinion on public authorities in general with regard to
regulating on science and technology and more specifically in relation to assessing the
risks that may come from new technologies.
At the European Union level, the level of positive perceptions is almost identical for
public authorities in general (73%) as that observed for the European Commission. As
was the case for their positive views regarding the Commission’s regulatory role in
science and technology, the Cypriots (83%) and the Greeks (82%) rank highest,
although this time along with the Finns (82%). The Bulgarians (50%) are least
confident of the positive effect of public authorities regulating on science and
technology with one in two declaring that the effect on society is positive.
Focusing more specifically on public authorities assessing the risks that may come from
new technologies, once again the Cypriots (88%), the Greeks (88%), the Finns (83%)
and this time the Italians (83%) are at the top end of the scale for the high
proportions perceiving their role here as positive.

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Q14. For each of these different people and groups involved in science and
technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect
on society? Response : POSITIVE EFFECT
The European
Commission
regulating on
science and
technology for all
European Union
countries

Public authorities
assessing the risks
that may come
from new
technologies

Public authorities
regulating science
and technology

EU25

75%

78%

73%

CY
EL
IT
SI
ES
BE
FR
SK
PL
PT
IE
LU
NL
HU
CZ
MT
DE
FI
LV
LT
UK
EE
AT
DK
SE

90%
86%
83%
83%
81%
79%
79%
79%
78%
77%
74%
74%
74%
74%
73%
73%
72%
71%
70%
70%
68%
67%
65%
61%
54%

88%
88%
83%
71%
81%
80%
78%
75%
82%
76%
72%
75%
79%
71%
74%
76%
74%
83%
69%
68%
77%
67%
73%
78%
74%

83%
82%
76%
74%
80%
72%
78%
71%
80%
72%
68%
75%
71%
68%
74%
75%
63%
82%
64%
66%
71%
65%
71%
70%
65%

RO
HR
TR
BG

77%
73%
64%
61%

81%
72%
64%
61%

77%
68%
68%
50%

NW
IS
CH

71%
65%
64%

77%
77%
66%

71%
70%
74%

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From a socio-demographic perspective, the respondent’s profile does not generally
have an impact on their perceptions of public authorities. The only point worth
mentioning here is that those who are still studying stand out in the “education
category” for the relatively higher proportion claiming that the Commission’s regulation
in the area of science and technology has a positive impact on society (83%).

Q14b.6 For each of these different people and groups …, do you
think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on
society? The EU Commission regulating on science and
technology for all European Union countries
Response: Positive effect
75%

EU25
EDUCATION (End of)
15

69%

16-19

77%

20+

77%

Still Studying

83%

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Ethics, Science and Technology: their role in the future of
society

The aim of this section is to draw the link between ethics and science and technology
as well as to visualize their evolution and their influence in the future of European
societies. We will first take a brief glimpse at the situation with regard to ethics and
science and technology at the level of the European Union today.
3.1.

Quality of life

Source questionnaire: Q7
- High levels of optimism regarding the contribution of science and
technology to improving the quality of life of the next generation Q7. For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please
indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
A gree

Disagree

DK

Fo r mo st peo ple to day, their quality o f life is better than it
was fo r their parents’ generatio n

The next generatio n will enjo y a better quality o f life than
we do no w

Develo pments in science and techno lo gy have impro ved
the quality o f life fo r yo ur generatio n

Science and techno lo gy will impro ve the quality o f life o f
future generatio ns

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85%

58%

14 %

34%

8%

10 %

87%

77%

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What does the future hold in terms of quality of life? According to 58% of EU citizens
the next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now. This result is
encouraging however positive perceptions of an improvement in quality of life are even
more widespread when comparing this for our generation with that of our parents:
85% of EU citizens consider that for most people today, their quality of life is better
than it was for their parents’ generation.
Regarding the impact of science and technology on the quality of life, 77% of EU
citizens are confident that science and technology will improve the quality of life of
future generations. Once again, comparing this perception with the impact of
developments in science and technology on the quality of life of our generation, 87%
declare that such developments have improved the quality of life for our generation.
Taking a closer look at the results for perceptions of the quality of life for future
generations, the average result of 58% at the EU level masks considerable differences
between Member States.
Q7.2 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please
indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
The next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than
we do now
A gree

Disagree

EU25

DK
8%

34%

58%

LT

4%

87%

EE
LV

75%

PL

75%

SK

7 1%

19 %

IT

70%

22%

IE

69%

26%

67%

26%

42%

46%

SE

5 1%

LU
FR

34%

10 %

53%

11%

54%

8%

58%

TR

IS

8%

30%

63%

17 %

76%

NW

16 %

11%

73%

HR

49%

46%
63%

26%

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9%

13 %

78%

BG

6%

12 %

82%

RO

CH

4%
4%

53%

37%
35%

4%

5 1%
5 1%

42%

NL

5%

46%

48%

45%

12 %

35%

46%

SI

9%

37%

55%
53%

DK

10 %

3 1%

59%
56%

BE

7%
9%

28%

63%

DE

8%
7%

67%

EL

10 %
10 %

CZ

AT

10 %

22%

MT

FI

6%

20%

ES

UK

11%

19%

72%

CY

6%

19 %
14%

74%

PT

7%
10 %

12 %

78%

HU

8%

12 %

82%

7%
5%
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Q7.2 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you
agree or disagree.
Option: The next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Lithuania

87%

Estonia

82%

Latvia

78%

Hungary

75%

Turkey

82%

Poland

75%

Romania

78%

Slovakia

74%

Iceland

76%

Portugal

72%

Bulgaria

73%

Spain

71%

Croatia

63%

Italy

70%

Norway

46%

Ireland

69%

Switzerland

26%

Czech Republic

67%

Malta

67%

Cyprus

63%

United Kingdom

59%

EU25

58%

81% - 100%

Finland

56%

71% - 80%

Greece

55%

61% - 70%

Austria

53%

Germany

48%

Belgium

46%

Denmark

46%

Slovenia

45%

Sweden

42%

Luxembourg

37%

Other Countries Results

Legend

51% - 60%
41% - 50%
0% - 40%

The Netherlands 35%
France

34%

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The Baltic countries are most optimistic with close to or over four in five declaring that
the next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now. Following next
are three more of the new Member States. It would seem that perhaps the emergence
of these countries from a communist regime to their recent status as Member States of
the European Union, has led to a positive outlook in terms of quality of life for future
generations. However, the exception to this is Slovenia where a majority (51%)
disagrees that the next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now.
Other countries where respondents appear more pessimistic for the prospects of the
next generation, with a majority disagreeing, are France (58%), Netherlands (54%),
Luxembourg (53%), Sweden (53%), as well as Denmark and Belgium (both 51%).
In each of the candidate countries, a majority declares that the next generation will
enjoy a better quality of life than we do now.
The prevailing pessimism in Switzerland is noteworthy with 63% of the opinion that
the quality of life of the next generation will not improve.
What role does science and technology play in improving the quality of life of future
generations?
Q7.4 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please
indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.
Science and technology will improve the quality of life of
future generations
A gree

Disagree

DK
7%

15 %

77%

EU25
EE

92%

5% 4%

PL

9 1%

4% 5%
8%

90%

LT

SK

83%

UK

82%

FI

80%

ES

79%

CZ

79%

IE

78%

IT

78%

PT

78%

DK

69%

FR

69%

10 %

11%

8%

14 %

11%

11%

8%

14 %

6%

19 %
25%

5%

2 1%

8%

21%

72%

NL

4%

17 %

74%

SE

10 %

11%

74%

BE

5%

18 %

75%

DE

8%

13 %

78%

CY

6%

11%
10 %

82%

HU

8%

9%

83%

MT

7%

7%

87%

LV

28 %
9%

22%

68%

22%

10 %

EL

67%

23%

10 %

SI

66%

LU

AT

13 %

25%

62%

6%

89%

IS

3 1%

55%

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5%
6%

20%

74%

NW

7%

18 %

76%

HR

17 %

5%

78%

BG

7%

12 %

8 1%

TR

8%

8%

83%

RO

CH

4%

30%

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Q7.4 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you
agree or disagree.
Option: Science and technology will improve the quality of life of future generations
Answers: Agree

Member States Results
Estonia

92%

Poland

91%

Lithuania

90%

Latvia

87%

Iceland

89%

Malta

83%

Romania

83%

Slovakia

83%

Turkey

81%

United Kingdom

82%

Bulgaria

78%

Hungary

82%

Croatia

76%

Finland

80%

Norway

74%

Spain

79%

Switzerland

55%

Czech Republic

79%

Ireland

78%

Italy

78%

Portugal

78%

Cyprus

78%

91% - 100%

EU25

77%

81% - 90%

Germany

75%

71% - 80%

Belgium

74%

Sweden

74%

Other Countries Results

Legend

0% - 70%

The Netherlands 72%
Denmark

69%

France

69%

Luxembourg

68%

Greece

67%

Slovenia

66%

Austria

62%

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At the European Union level, 77% of EU citizens believe that science and technology
will improve the quality of life of future generations.
While above we observed a considerable diversity in opinion across Member States, it
would seem that there is more of a consensus in public opinion regarding the impact of
science and technology on the quality of life of future generations. In each country
surveyed, a majority agrees that science and technology will improve the quality of life
of future generations.
Ranking at the upper end of the scale are six of the new Member States with the
highest levels of agreement in Estonia (92%), Poland (91%) and Lithuania (90%)
while the lowest result on this scale occurs in Austria (62%).
Of the EFTA countries, Iceland stands out with close to nine in ten respondents (89%)
agreeing that science and technology will improve the quality of life of future
generations.
In the candidate countries, close to or over four in five are optimistic with regard to the
impact of science and technology on improving the quality of life of future generations.
From a socio-demographic perspective, the respondent’s profile seems to bear an
influence on the results for agreement that the next generation will enjoy a better
quality of life than we do now. More specifically, it would seem that males, the 15-24
age group and/or those who are still studying tend to be most optimistic that the next
generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now. Also, those who believe in
a God have a greater tendency to be optimistic about the quality of life of the next
generation.
Q7.2 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please
indicate to what extent you agree or disagree
The next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than
we do now Response: agree
58%

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SEX

60%

M ale
Female

55%

A GE
67%

15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +

60%
56%
53%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15

56%
58%

16-19
20+

54%
67%

Still Studying
RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d

6 1%

B elieve in spirit/life fo rce

55%

No religio us beliefs

54%

There is a general level of consensus across all socio-demographic categories with
regard to the role of science and technology in improving the quality of life of future
generations.
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Social values

Citizens were asked for their views on the importance of a number of values for our
society in ten years time. These values deal with participative decision-making, privacy
issues as well as freedom of information, equality, the environment and protection of
the unborn.
3.2.1 Participation in decision-making process
Source questionnaire: Q15a9 items 1 and 6
- Over two in five EU citizens believe that increased autonomy at work
and at home as well as more opportunities for participation in
Government decisions will be “very important” for our society in ten
years time Q15a.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Giving people more say about how things are done both at
work and where they live

Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

MT
SI
LU

63%
62%

26%
32%
34%

PT
UK

36%
35%

4%

5 1%
50%

40%
46%

7%

PL
FR

49%
47%

42%
42%

45%
44%

45%
47%

4%

43%
48%
45%

LT
LV

40%
36%

9%
6%
6%
7%

43%
47%

TR

13 %

47%

CH
IS

46%
42%

3%

30%
38%

6%
3% 7%
5%

16 %
23%

60%

NW

10 %
8%

11%

74%
69%
48%

4%

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6%
10 %
3%

47%
42%
5 1%

This was a split ballot question

4%
8%

6%
5%
8%

52%
48%

HR
RO

6%

12 %

50%
5 1%

34%
33%

BG

4%
6%

43%

40%
40%

5%
4% 4%

4 1%
42%

42%
4 1%

IT

4%

43%

50%
49%

NL
SK

6%
4%

5 1%

AT

ES
DE

3%

3 1%
3 1%

59%
59%

BE
CY

9

5%

70%
64%
64%

IE
CZ

DK

44%

EL
SE

FI
HU

No t at all impo rtant

46%

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EE
DK

No t very impo rtant

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Nine in ten EU citizens believe that giving people more say about how things are done
both at work and where they live will be important for society in ten years time. In
fact, 46% of respondents consider that this will be “very important” for our society.
It is worth noting the high proportion of respondents in many countries which believes
that giving people greater autonomy at work and where they live will be “very
important”, notably, the Greeks (70%), the Swedes (64%), the Maltese (64%), the
Slovenians (63%) and respondents from Luxembourg (62%).
In the candidate countries, Turkey (74%) and Croatia (69%) can be distinguished for
the relatively high proportions believing that this will be “very important” for our
society.
Q15a.6 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Giving people more say in important Government
decisions
Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

PL

LU
SI
ES
AT
PT

5 1%
50%

39%
37%

50%
49%
48%

36%
4 1%
44%

IS
CH
NW

7%

4%
5%

11%
4%
4%
5%
6%
11%
4%
9%

47%
46%

8%
7%
4%
11%
9%

14 %

45%

15 %
4%

5%

18 %
29%

68%
63%

4%

33%

54%

6%

38%

44%

3%
10 %

4 1%
49%

8%
4%
7%
11%
5%

43%

48%
42%
37%

11%
6%

19 %
24%

5 1%
47%

27%
26%

7%
9%

5%
10 %

47%
47%

34%
32%
28%

5%
3%

7%

43%
45%

40%
38%

TR
HR
RO

4%

5%
6% 4%
6%

45%
45%
40%

4 1%
40%
40%

FR
LV
LT

7%

40%
38%
43%

44%
43%

BE
SK
IT

DK

35%
38%
4 1%

48%
46%
45%

CY
DE

BG

38%
34%

53%
5 1%
5 1%

UK
CZ
MT

DK

42%

55%
53%

EL
IE

SE
HU
FI

No t at all impo rtant

45%

EU25

EE
NL

No t very impo rtant

12 %
9%

4%

45% of EU citizens believe that giving people more say in important Government
decisions will be “very important” for our society in ten years time and 42% consider
that this will be “fairly important”.

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As was the case for opinions on giving people more autonomy, the vast majority in all
countries surveyed believes that citizen participation in Government decision-making
will be important for society.
At the Member State level, in Poland, Greece, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Czech
Republic and Malta a majority believes that this will be “very important” for our
society. In this context, we should recall that four of these countries (Poland, Ireland,
the UK and the Czech Republic) are planning to organise a referendum on the
Constitutional Treaty. Evidence of participative democracy, through the use of an
instrument such as a referendum, is a clear sign for citizens that they are being given
a say in Government decisions.
Respondents in Turkey (68%) and Croatia (63%) are particularly optimistic about the
prospects for participative democracy with over three in five believing that giving
people more say in important Government decisions will be “very important” for our
society in ten years time.

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3.2.2 Protection of privacy and freedom of information
Source questionnaire: Q15a item 3 and Q15b item 1
- Over two in three citizens believe that protecting our personal privacy
while protecting the freedom of speech and information will be very
important for our society in ten years time Article 8 of the Charter of European Fundamental Rights provides that “Everyone
has the right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her. Such data must
be processed fairly for specified purposes and on the basis of the consent of the person
concerned of some other legitimate basis laid down by law. Everyone has the right of
access to data which has been collected concerning him or her, and the right to have it
rectified”.
With the fast pace of technological developments, the challenge of protecting
information about the private life of individuals has become increasingly difficult. For
example, purchasing goods over the Internet often requires that a considerable
amount of personal information is disclosed by the buyer. The potential value of this
information from a marketing perspective presents a challenge to society to avoid its
misuse and exploitation.
Q15a.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Protecting information about our private life from misuse
and exploitation

Very impo rtant

EU25
CZ
EL
UK
AT
SE
CY
SI
DK
BE
IE
FI
NL
DE
LU
MT
PL
FR
ES
SK
EE
LV
PT
LT
IT
HU
HR
TR
BG
RO
IS
NW
CH

Fairly impo rtant

No t very impo rtant

No t at all impo rtant

8 1%
78%
77%
76%
76%
76%
76%
75%
74%
74%
74%
73%
69%
69%
69%
67%
64%
63%
63%
60%
59%
56%
55%
54%
52%

16 %
18 %
19 %
20%
4%
19 %
5%
17 %
2 1%
3%
2 1%
23%
22%
2%
24%
4%
22%
4%
26%
3%
23%
2%
28%
2%
26%
3%
32%
4%
30%
3%
3 1%
34%
7%
6%
27%
4%
38%
8%
3%
33%
6%
37%
5% 5%
38%
23%

7 1%
65%
58%
58%

20%
27%
23%

6%
3%
4%
11%
16 %

83%
- 63 8 1%
7 1%

3%

27%

67%

DK

22%

3%
8%
11%
14 %
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94% of EU citizens believe that protecting information about our private life from
misuse and exploitation will be important for our society in ten years time. In fact, two
in three believe this will be “very important”.
In all countries surveyed, a majority believes that protecting information about our
private life from misuse and exploitation is “very important”. The highest results here
are observed in the Czech Republic (81%), Greece (78%) and the United Kingdom
(77%).
More than four in five Icelandic respondents (83%) and Norwegians (81%) are of this
opinion.
Turning now to protecting freedom of speech and information, Article 11 of the
Charter of European Fundamental Rights states that “Everyone has the right to
freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive
and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and
regardless of frontiers. The freedom and pluralism of the media shall be respected”.
Some countries have introduced Freedom of Information Acts granting citizens legal
rights to access information held by public bodies.
Q15b.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Protecting freedom of speech and information
Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

EU25

No t very impo rtant

No t at all impo rtant

DK

27%

68%

NL

13 %

84%

EL

16 %

82%

LU

8 1%

16 %

DK

80%

18 %

UK

75%

DE

74%

SI

73%

20%
23%

IE

72%

24%

BE

7 1%

26%

FR

7 1%

AT

70%

ES

69%

FI

68%

SE

68%

IT

52%

LT

52%

PL

5 1%

LV

49%

SK

49%

EE

3%
5%

29%

7%

32%
43%

43%
40%

5%

5%

45%

4%

4 1%

46%

4%

8%

3% 5%

13 %

77%

2 1%

72%

7%

6%

46%

RO

6%

5%

36%

TR

IS

28%

42%

HR

BG

5%

30%

57%

PT

3%

28%
26%

62%

MT

4%

26%

64%

CZ

HU

26%
22%

67%

CY

3%

23%

4%
5%

26%

68%
30%

53%

78%

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3%

20%

CH

75%

22%

NW

74%

24%

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95% of EU citizens believe that protecting these rights will be important for our society
in ten years time. 68% consider that this will be “very important”.
Once again in all countries a majority consider that this will important overall.
However, taking the results for those who consider that it will be “very important”, at
least four in five are of this opinion in the Netherlands (84%), Greece (82%),
Luxembourg (81%) and Denmark (80%). A high proportion of citizens in the three
EFTA countries are also of this opinion: Iceland (78%), Switzerland (75%) and Norway
(74%). The result in Turkey is also notably high (77%).
Those who pursued their studies until at least the age of 20 (76%) and/or managers
(75%) stand out in their categories for the relatively high proportions predicting that
protecting freedom of speech and information will be very important for our society in
ten years time.

Q15b.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Protecting freedom of speech and information
Response: Very Important
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16-19
20+
Still Studying
RESPONDANT OCCUPATION SCALE
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unem-ployed
Retired
Students
REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF LIFE
Yes
No

68%
65%
67%
76%
66%
70%
75%
67%
67%
67%
66%
67%
66%
70%
64%

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3.2.3 Equality and integration
Source questionnaire: Q15a items 4, 5 and 7
- One in two EU citizens predicts that reducing economic inequalities
across Europe will be very important for our society in ten years time 53% of EU citizens foresee that ensuring that third world countries benefit from
science and technology will be very important for our society in ten years time.
Q15a. For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in
ten years time? Response: VERY IMPORTANT

EU25

Making sure third
World countries benefit
from science and
technology

Reducing economic
inequalities among
people living in the
European Union

Integrating minorities
and other cultures into
our society

53%

50%

37%

IE

72%

58%

48%

NL

70%

41%

45%

ES

64%

64%

55%

UK

63%

42%

39%

SE

61%

39%

50%

MT

61%

59%

45%

BE

60%

54%

33%

LU

60%

54%

41%

SI

60%

65%

35%

PT

58%

65%

43%

DK

56%

29%

44%

IT

52%

51%

39%

FI

52%

47%

34%

PL

52%

60%

24%

EL

50%

73%

34%

FR

48%

47%

35%

AT

48%

47%

36%

CY

48%

63%

27%

DE

45%

37%

34%

CZ

45%

65%

31%

LV

42%

48%

33%

LT

39%

54%

21%

HU

35%

48%

23%

EE

34%

45%

24%

SK

32%

65%

23%

TR

64%

70%

63%

HR

58%

64%

45%

RO

46%

63%

43%

BG

30%

60%

32%

IS

74%

58%

44%

NW

72%

45%

38%

CH

53%

41%

45%

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Science and technology may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we think
of developing countries, yet for 72% of the Irish and 70% of Dutch respondents it will
be very important for our society to ensure that these poorer countries share in its
benefits. An equally high result for “very important” is apparent in Iceland (74%) and
Norway (72%).
Countries and regions need assistance in overcoming structural deficiencies and in
developing their comparative advantages in order to be able to compete both in the
internal market and outside. EU cohesion policy was strengthened some 15 years ago
at the time the single market project was initiated precisely to meet these parallel
needs. Such assistance is even more important now in the face of the widening of
disparities which enlargement entails10. One in two EU citizens is of the opinion that
reducing economic inequalities among people living in the EU will be very important for
society in the future. Greece (73%), one of the Cohesion countries, stands out for the
proportion of its citizens believing that reducing inequalities among people living in the
European Union will be very important for our society in ten years time. The candidate
countries also believe in its future prioritisation with at least three in five of the opinion
that the reduction of economic disparities among EU citizens will be very important for
our society in ten years time.
37% of EU citizens consider that integrating minorities and other cultures into our
society will be very important. Turkey (63%) and Spain (55%) are the only countries
where a majority is of the opinion that integrating minorities and other cultures into
our society will be very important in ten years time. The result in Ireland, a country
where the tides of migration have recently turned with the growth of the economy, is
also notably high, where 48% foresee that integrating minorities and other cultures
into our society will be very important.

Q15a.7 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Integrating minorities and other cultures into our society
Response: Very Important
37%

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33%

16-19

35%

20+
Still Studying
PLACE OF BIRTH

36%

45%

Surveyed country
EU

36%
47%
39%

Europe outside EU

54%

Outside Europe
REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF LIFE
Yes
No
TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust

39%
31%
41%
33%
31%

10
“A new partnership for cohesion convergence competitiveness cooperation”, Third Report on Economic and
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Those who pursued their studies until at least the age of 20 are more inclined to
consider that integrating minorities and other cultures into our society will be very
important in ten years time. Those born outside Europe also stand out in their category
for the relatively higher proportion which foresees that the integration of minorities will
be very important for society. Finally, respondents who claim to reflect on the meaning
of life and those who tend to trust others also stand out in their categories.

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3.2.4 Protection of the environment
Source questionnaire: Q15b item 3
- According to four in five EU citizens passing on a sound environment
to the next generation will be very important for society in ten years
time 79% of EU citizens believe that passing on a sound environment to the next generation
will be very important for our society in ten years time. In all countries surveyed the
vast majority of respondents are of this opinion with “very important” results ranging
from 91% in the Netherlands to 64% in Italy.
Q15b.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Passing on a sound environment to the next generation
Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

No t very impo rtant

No t at all impo rtant
18 %

79%

EU25

DK

NL

9 1%

EL

90%

8%
9%

LU

90%

8%

SE

89%

10 %
9%

89%

SI
DK

88%

10 %

DE
CZ

87%

12 %

87%
85%

12 %
13 %

FR
UK

84%

MT

84%

BE

80%

IE

79%

PL

75%

PT

74%

LT

74%

SK

72%

ES

7 1%

FI

7 1%

LV

7 1%

IT

TR
BG
NW
CH
IS

17 %
2 1%
24%
22%
24%
24%
25%
4%

23%

68%
68%

26%

3%

26%

3%

3 1%

64%

13 %

83%

HR
RO

18 %
17 %

77%

AT

HU

16 %
14 %

82%

CY

EE

13 %

17 %

80%

6%

14 %

76%

8%

19 %

72%

9%

9 1%
10 %

87%

13 %

85%

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From a socio-demographic perspective, respondents who pursued their studies until at
least the age of 20 and managers once again stand out for their tendency to believe
that passing on a sound environment to the next generation will be very important in
ten years time.

Q15b.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Passing on a sound environment to the next generation
Response: Very Important
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79%
73%

15
16-19
20+

80%
86%

Still Studying
RESPONDANT OCCUPATION SCALE

78%

Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars

78%
89%
80%
80%

Manual workers
House persons
Unem-ployed
Retired

74%
77%
79%
78%

Students

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3.2.5 Protection of the unborn
Source questionnaire: Q15a item 2
- Range of perceptions across European countries with regard to
protecting the dignity of any human unborn life According to 53% of EU citizens protecting the dignity of any human unborn life will be
very important for our society in ten years time.
The results in Malta, Greece and Ireland stand out with over seven in ten respondents
foreseeing that this will be very important. Within the European Union, Malta is the
only Member State where abortion is illegal in all circumstances. In Ireland, abortion is
permitted to save the woman’s life. In Greece, abortion is permitted on request
provided it is within the authorized period11. In this context, it is also worth recalling
our earlier observations whereby Malta, Greece and Ireland ranked at the upper end of
the scale for the proportion of citizens believing that there is a God.
Q15a.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Protecting the dignity of any human unborn life
Very impo rtant

Fairly impo rtant

No t at all impo rtant

53%

EU25
MT

74%

EL

73%

7%
22%
20%

73%

IE

20%

68%

CY

67%

LU

66%

25%
27%

54%

33%

PL

53%

35%

49%

BE

48%

ES

48%

7%
5%

33%

9%

36%

11%

33%

48%

FI

7%
9%

35%

UK
FR

3%

33%
3 1%

56%

IT

9%

35%

57%
56%

DE

3%

22%

58%

PT
SI

9%

32%

14 %

NL

47%

SE

46%

30%

13 %

46%

3 1%

10 %

CZ
SK
EE
LV
DK

32%

44%
40%
37%
37%

38%
46%

IS
CH
NW

6%
6%

63%

18 %
24%

56%
37%

30%
54%
48%

35%

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7%

9%

5%
9%

6%

26%

33%

9%
14 %

28%

30%

50%

12 %

17 %

58%

HR
BG

8%

42%

TR

4%

9%

35%

RO

5%

7%
11%

38%

39%

LT

12 %

39%

4 1%

HU

DK

33%

AT

11

No t very impo rtant

7%
8%
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From a socio-demographic perspective females (55%) are more inclined to consider
that protecting the dignity of any human unborn life is very important. Those who
declare that they reflect on the meaning of life (55%) and those who believe in a God
have a greater tendency to be of this opinion. Citizens who say that they have had a
strict upbringing are more inclined to predict that protecting the dignity of any human
unborn life will be very important for our society in ten years time. Finally, those who
believe that decisions on science and technology should be based on moral and ethical
issues are more inclined to believe that this issue will be very important for society in
the future.
Q15a.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it
will be for our society in ten years time?
Protecting the dignity of any human unborn life
Response: Very Important

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53%

SEX
Male

50%

Female

55%

REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF LIFE
Yes
No

55%
45%

RELIGIOUS/ SPIRITUAL BELIEFS
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs

59%
49%
43%

UPBRINGING
Strict
Not strict

54%
49%

DECISIONS ABOUT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral and ethical issues

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Impact of new technologies

New technologies are currently being developed in a number of areas. Respondents
were asked for their opinion on the effect of these on our way of life in the next 20
years.
Source questionnaire: Q13
- European citizens are on the whole open to the advances of new
technologies and are confident of their positive effect on our way of life
in the next 20 years On the whole it would seem that European citizens are receptive to the advances of
new technologies. In all of the areas covered in this question (with the exception of
nanotechnology where the no-response rate was high in all countries), a majority of
respondents at the EU level declared their belief that the development of new
technologies will have a positive effect on society in the next 20 years.
We will first briefly looking at some of the results where particularly high levels of
optimism are observed. 94% of EU citizens believe that medicines and new medical
technologies will have a positive effect on our way of life in the next 20 years (the
table shows the results for those who responded “very positive” or “fairly positive”). In
almost all countries surveyed at least nine in ten are of this opinion. It would therefore
seem that citizens are confident that such developments can only improve the well
being of humankind.
Once again we see an overall consensus among European citizens with regard to the
effect of green energy sources or energy saving measures. At the European Union
level, 91% believe that solar energy will have a positive effect on society and 92%
declare that energy saving measures in the home will impact society in a positive way.
Still on the environment, citizens appear confident of the advantages of new energy
sources to power cars, with 90% declaring that this will have a positive effect on our
way of life.
Regarding computers and information technology as well as the Internet, 87% of EU
citizens consider that the former and 78% believe that the latter will have a positive
effect on society in 20 years time.
Below we will examine in more detail some of the potentially more controversial areas
including biotechnology and genetic engineering, high-tech agriculture as well as
nuclear energy for electricity production.

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94%

94%

91%

77%

92%

81%

87%

FI

SE

UK

CY

CZ

EE

HU

92%

82%

PT

84%

93%

AT

SI

95%

NL

SK

89%

LU

89%

87%

IT

80%

82%

IE

PL

92%

FR

MT

92%

ES

80%

74%

EL

73%

95%

DE

LT

94%

LV

90%

96%

BE

DK

91%

88%

92%

92%

86%

76%

87%

84%

86%

84%

92%

88%

87%

84%

79%

90%

89%

84%

90%

86%

85%

74%

89%

90%

87%

91%

EU25

Solar
Energy

Computers
and
Information
Technology

64%

66%

63%

53%

61%

54%

74%

71%

71%

68%

65%

70%

64%

62%

43%

63%

69%

70%

61%

64%

72%

53%

65%

72%

57%

65%

Biotechnology
and genetic
engineering

57%

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76%

73%

74%
86%

83%

86%

83%

83%

71%

61%
69%

78%

81%

83%

76%

81%

78%

75%

77%

71%

82%

77%

79%

81%

73%

79%

61%

75%

87%

83%

78%

The
Internet

75%

64%

78%

73%

65%

58%

64%

63%

57%

51%

63%

77%

60%

63%

70%

67%

64%

65%

68%

67%

Space
exploration

45%

58%

55%

53%

58%

39%

55%

45%

57%

56%

62%

56%

54%

51%

26%

40%

37%

64%

53%

52%

50%

42%

44%

37%

53%

52%

Nuclear
energy for
electricity
production

49%

43%

45%

15%

30%

22%

45%

39%

56%

54%

42%

44%

53%

40%

35%

44%

57%

57%

36%

41%

54%

35%

53%

66%

61%

48%

Nanotechnology

69%

63%

80%

82%

78%

67%

67%

67%

65%

66%

61%

64%

80%

74%

71%

61%

65%

80%

71%

55%

73%

48%

57%

64%

74%

66%

Mobile
phones

92%

88%

88%

86%

80%

78%

81%

84%

89%

91%

90%

96%

94%

84%

86%

95%

93%

90%

77%

92%

89%

84%

92%

94%

93%

90%

New
energy
sources
to
power
cars

81%

80%

88%

87%

79%

70%

75%

75%

74%

87%

80%

76%

75%

84%

70%

71%

82%

85%

82%

76%

89%

87%

72%

76%

80%

80%

Air
transport

43%

46%

70%

60%

58%

48%

48%

51%

38%

52%

64%

39%

46%

63%

48%

46%

47%

64%

55%

51%

52%

55%

33%

44%

50%

52%

Military
and
security
equipment

70%

78%

81%

50%

76%

64%

74%

56%

80%

61%

71%

66%

63%

83%

69%

61%

87%

81%

72%

85%

89%

87%

59%

62%

81%

75%

High
speed
trains

94%

94%

94%

92%

90%

87%

92%

88%

96%

95%

97%

96%

96%

89%

91%

98%

96%

92%

93%

93%

92%

97%

96%

95%

96%

94%

Medicines
and new
medical
technologies

75%

84%

80%

70%

81%

71%

81%

74%

80%

80%

71%

66%

61%

67%

60%

78%

62%

65%

75%

36%

75%

74%

66%

68%

60%

66%

High-tech
agriculture
(Agriculture
using new
technologies)

92%

92%

94%

91%

85%

72%

86%

88%

91%

94%

95%

93%

92%

81%

90%

95%

95%

89%

90%

91%

91%

90%

93%

95%

96%

92%

Energy
saving
measures
in the
home

Q13. I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the
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94%

76%

Solar
Energy

75%

78%

86%

79%

81%

95%

93%

BG

RO

HR

TR

IS

CH

NW

90%

82%

88%

86%

Computers
and
Information
Technology

81%

58%

86%

62%

58%

65%

59%

Biotechnology
and genetic
engineering

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47%

45%

73%

73%

72%

68%

Space
exploration

77%

66%

87%

76%

79%

82%

73%

The
Internet

33%

32%

20%

68%

43%

73%

70%

Nuclear
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46%

37%

27%

44%

42%

34%

Nanotechnology

57%

46%

68%

76%

70%

75%

79%

Mobile
phones

91%

94%

92%

77%

89%

84%

78%

New
energy
sources
to
power
cars

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71%

57%

76%

78%

86%

85%

75%

Air
transport

50%

31%

20%

75%

50%

68%

56%

Military
and
security
equipment

70%

70%

50%

73%

73%

82%

75%

High
speed
trains

96%

92%

95%

82%

94%

90%

88%

Medicines
and new
medical
technologies

57%

52%

72%

72%

79%

73%

79%

High-tech
agriculture
(Agriculture
using new
technologies)

92%

96%

90%

77%

92%

80%

86%

Energy
saving
measures
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Biotechnology and genetic engineering
In just a few decades, our understanding of the ways in which living things function
has progressed greatly. This progress has stimulated, and in turn has been stimulated
and made possible by, the development of new technologies allowing us to use and
modify living systems and organisms with ever increasing precision, as well as to
control them more effectively. The media have responded rapidly to the scientific
revolution that biotechnology represents with some praising its innovations and others
denouncing the risks it poses12. Before looking to Europeans views on the prospects of
biotechnology and genetic engineering, the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines
biotechnology as “the biological science when applied especially in genetic engineering
and recombinant DNA technology” and genetic engineering as “the directed alteration
of genetic material by intervention in genetic processes.”
At the EU level 65% of citizens believe that biotechnology and genetic engineering will
have a positive effect on our way of life in the next 20 years. In all countries surveyed
with the exception of Austria, a majority is of the opinion that new technologies in
biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a positive effect on our society. Two of
the EFTA countries surveyed (Iceland: 86% and Norway: 81%) stand out with at least
four in five of the opinion that such developments will have a positive effect on our
society. Within the EU, the highest ranking countries for their positive perceptions are:
Hungary 74%, Spain and Denmark (both 72%), the Czech Republic and Estonia (both
71%), followed by Sweden and Italy (both 70%). The countries where least
respondents believe that the effect of the development of such technologies will be
advantageous for our way of life in the coming 20 years are: Austria (43%), Greece
(53%) and Latvia (54%).
Q13.3 For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a
negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?
Biotechnology and genetic engineering
Response: Positive effect
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65%

SEX
M ale
Female

69%
62%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15
16-19

54%
66%

20+

73%

Still Studying

74%

REFLECTION ON THE M EA NING OF LIFE
Yes
No

67%
62%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust
So me-times trust
Tend no t to trust

68%
63%
60%

DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis
M o ral and ethical issues

72%
63%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN JOB M A RKET
A gree
Disagree

12

66%
6 1%

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The socio-demographic breakdown of results reveals some interesting differences.
Males (69%) are more likely than females (62%) to convey their belief that advances
in biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a positive effect on our way of life
in 20 years time. Students and those who pursued their studies until at least the age
of 20 are more likely to stand out for their greater inclination to declare their positive
perceptions. Those who claim that they reflect on the meaning of life and/or those who
tend to trust others are more likely to confirm their belief that advances in this area
will have a positive effect on society. Also, respondents who declare that decisions
about science and technology should be primarily based on a risks and benefits
analysis (72%) have a greater tendency to believe that the effect of biotechnology and
genetic engineering will be positive for society compared to those who believe such
decisions should be primarily based on the moral and ethical issues (63%). Finally,
those who believe that women have as much right to a job as men even if jobs are
scarce are more inclined to consider that biotechnology and genetic engineering will
have a positive effect on society in the next 20 years (66%) compared to those who
disagree (61%).
Citizens’ perceptions of the environment, in particular our duty to protect nature or our
right to exploit it, could well have an impact on opinions on biotechnology and genetic
engineering. The table below shows the cross-tabulation of results for the
biotechnology and genetic engineering variable and opinions on our right to exploit
nature for the sake of human well being (q16.1). At the EU level, those who believe
that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being are more
inclined to be of the opinion that biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a
positive effect on our way of life in the next 20 years (70%) compared to those of the
opposite opinion (63%). It is also worth noting that one in four of the latter group
believe that biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a negative effect on our
way of life in the next 20 years.
Right to exploit nature for
sake of human well being
Biotechnology
and genetic
engineering

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Agree

Disagree

Positive effect

65%

70%

63%

Negative effect

19%

14%

24%

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High-tech agriculture
Governments and the European Commission have begun to address the question of
the applications of biotechnology, in particular in the areas of agriculture, food,
pharmaceuticals and health care. Respondents were asked for their views on high-tech
agriculture in particular. High-tech agriculture would not of course be limited to
biotechnology - this is referring to advanced technologies in the broad sense of the
term. At the EU level, a similar result to that observed for biotechnology and genetic
engineering emerges here: 66% of EU citizens believe that this will have a positive
effect on our way of life in the next 20 years. Once again, in all countries surveyed,
this time however with the exception of France, a majority declare that the effects of
new technologies in this domain will be positive on our way of life in the coming 20
years. It is interesting to note that ranking at the upper end of the scale are many of
the new Member States: Slovakia (84%), Lithuania and Hungary (both 81%) as well
as Cyprus, the Czech Republic and Poland (80% in all three). Public opinion in France
is notably different compared to that in other European countries: only 36% believe
that advances in high-tech agriculture will have a positive effect on society in 20 years
time. It is important to bear in mind that the meaning of “high-tech agriculture” is
based on respondents own perceptions. For example for some this could be associated
with biotechnology whereas for others it may be the replacement of manual labour
with machinery.
From a socio-demographic perspective, a similar tendency to that revealed above
arises with regard to gender: males (70%) are more likely than females (63%) to
believe in the positive effect of high-tech agriculture and decisions about science and
technology: those who believe that such decisions should be primarily based on a
risks-benefits analysis (72%) compared to those favouring accounting for the moral
and ethical issues (65%). Finally, respondents who do not uphold gender equality
when it comes to political leadership (agree that on the whole men make better
political leaders than women) and university education (agree that a university
education is more important for a boy than for a girl) are more inclined to believe that
high-tech agriculture will have a positive effect on our way of life in the next 20 years
compared to those in favour of gender equality.
Q13.14 For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a
negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?
High-tech agriculture (Agriculture using new technologies)
Response: Positive effect
EU25

66%

SEX
Male

70%

Female

63%

DECISIONS ABOUT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis

72%
65%

Moral and ethical issues
GENDER EQUALITY IN POLITICS
Agree

71%
65%

Disagree
GENDER EQUALITY IN UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
Agree

71%

Disagree

66%

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Nuclear energy for electricity production
Focusing now on perceptions of the effect of nuclear energy for electricity production,
the results show that 52% of EU citizens consider that nuclear energy for electricity
production will have a positive effect on society. The detail by country reflects the
range of opinions across Europe on this subject. Respondents in the three of the
candidate countries are most convinced of its positive effect for society in 20 years
time: Romania (73%), Bulgaria (70%) and Turkey (68%). Public opinion in the three
EFTA countries is the polar opposite of this with less than one three declaring that the
effect of nuclear energy for electricity production will be positive for our society:
Norway (33%), Switzerland (32%) and Iceland (20%). Opinion in individual Member
States is situated between both extremes.
Q13.6 For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a
negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?
Nuclear energy for electricity production
Response: Positive effect
EU25

52%

SEX
M ale
Female

55%
49%

LEFT-RIGHT SCA LE
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right

47%
53%
6 1%

DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis
M o ral and ethical issues

56%
5 1%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN P OLITICS
A gree
Disagree

59%
50%

GENDER EQUA LITY IN UNIVERSITY EDUCA TION
A gree
Disagree

60%
5 1%

From a socio-demographic perspective, males, those positioning
right of the political scale and/or those favouring a risks-benefits
and technology decision-making stand out for the relatively
declaring that advances in nuclear energy for electricity production
effect on our way of life in 20 years time.

themselves on the
analysis in science
higher proportions
will have a positive

As was observed above for high-tech agriculture, respondents who do not
gender equality when it comes to political leadership and university education
greater tendency to consider that nuclear energy for electricity production will
positive effect on life in the next 20 years compared to those in favour of
equality in these spheres of life.

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The table below shows the results of a cross-tabulation of results for nuclear energy for
electricity production and our right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being
(q16.1).
Right to exploit nature for
sake of human well being
Nuclear energy
for electricity
production

EU 25

Agree

Disagree

Positive effect

52%

61%

47%

Negative effect

35%

28%

41%

As we observed for a similar cross-tabulation for the variable biotechnology and
genetic engineering, at the EU level, those who believe that we have a right to exploit
nature for the sake of human well being are more inclined to be of the opinion that
nuclear energy for electricity production will have a positive effect on our way of life in
the next 20 years (61%) compared to those who believe the contrary (47%). In fact,
41% of those who disagree that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of
human well being believe that nuclear energy for electricity production will have a
negative effect on our way of life in the next 20 years compared to 28% who agree
that we have such a right.

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Future applications of science

Now that we have covered some of the areas in which science and technology is
advancing, what do European citizens think of its possible applications?
Q17 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology
over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve
of its use. %EU
In all circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Protecting and re-introducing in their natural environment wild animals t hat are now nearly
ext inct

Never

33%

46%

Developing new materials for " intelligent clothing" to prot ect people from extreme
weather condit ions

Developing new bullet-proof materials f or military unif orms

36%

Introducing satellite surveillance systems into cars to monit or stolen vehicles and t raff ic
violat ions

35%

Implant ing int o the brain a t iny comput er chip t hat can give hearing back t o deaf people
Developing large land-based fish tanks t o breed species free f rom pollut ion and t o
replenish f ish stocks in t he seas

36%

15 %

3 1%

39%

12 %

20%

St oring all t he genet ic data of our population in dat a banks in order to study t he genet ic
causes of human diseases

20%

Developing genetic t reat ments to get rid of people’s bad habits like smoking or
alcoholism

15 %

Developing for everybody a genetic t est that would t ell us about diseases we might get,
even if we cannot do anything about them

14 %

Developing a genetic t reat ment t hat would prolong our expected life span by 25 years

12 %

Cloning human stem cells f rom embryos t o make cells and organs that can be t ransplanted
int o people wit h diseases

11%

Using genetic t esting to produce a child that could act as a bone-marrow donor f or a
brot her or sist er who has a lif e threat ening disease

11%

Cloning animals such as monkeys or pigs for research into human diseases

8%

Developing genetically modif ied crops to increase t he variet y of regionally grown f oods

8%

20%
14 %

25%

Developing for children a genetic t est t hat would identif y their t alent s and weaknesses

6%

19 %

Growing meat f rom cell cult ures so that we do not have t o slaughter f arm animals

6%

18 %
15 %

12 %
16 %

6%
8%
6%

34%

6%
6%

22%
3 1%

6%

3 1%

17 %

16 %

5%

5%

22%

18 %

4%

33%

20%

35%

17 %

17 %

42%

4 1%

6%

Cloning human beings so that couples can have a baby even when one partner has a
4%
genetic disease

17 %

27%

Implanting into our brain a tiny comput er chip that would improve our memory

19 %

15 %

29%

3 1%

12 %
2 1%

16 %

4 1%

28%

12 %

15 %

37%

26%

14 %

12 %

32%

Developing genetically modif ied bact eria that could clean up t he environment after
environment al catast rophes

7%

17 %

14 %

34%

33%

7%

10 %

12 %

25%

26%

Storing everyone’s genetic dat a so that criminals can be caught easily

13 %

12 %

35%

37%

7%

11%

8%

26%

42%

Developing large biodiversit y parks in (OUR COUNTRY) t o prot ect and re-introduce
animal and plant species

10 %

29%

44%

Developing comput erized smart houses which use less energy and improve security

DK

37%

7%

54%
54%
54%
59%

5%
9%
5%

EU citizens are most receptive to measures being taken to protect and re-introduce
wild animals in danger of extinction in their natural environment: 46% are in favour “in
all circumstances” and 33% are in favour “only if it is highly regulated and controlled”.
On the same theme, a relatively high proportion is in favour of developing large
biodiversity national parks to protect and re-introduce animal and plant species.

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On a more materialistic level, the results show that European citizens are receptive to
science and technology advances being applied to the development of computerized
smart houses which use less energy and improve security (44% responded in all
circumstances), new materials for “intelligent clothing” (42% responded in all
circumstances) and developing new bullet-proof materials for military uniforms (36%
responded in all circumstances).
Many of the items deal with cloning, use of genetics and GMOs which we will analyse in
detail in the subsections below.
3.4.1 Cloning
Source questionnaire: Q17a13 items 1 and 2, q17b item 1
- While Europeans seem somewhat prepared to accept cloning animals
and cloning human stem cells from embryos (in exceptional
circumstances or under strict control) for the sake of human health, the
majority clearly draws the limit to cloning human beingsQ17a.1 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its
use. Cloning animals such as monkeys or pigs for research
into human diseases
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
3 1%

EU25

22%
49%

LU
AT
FR
SI

24%
23%

PT

22%

SK
ES

22%
19 %

HU

18 %

CZ
EE

18 %

13

26%
34%

24%
32%
36%

9%
46%
36%

9%
12 %

32%

27%

10 %

13 %
9%

37%

10 %

44%

24%

7%

43%

2 1%
13 %

24%
13 %

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12 %
22%

22%
27%
36%

5%

15 %
13 %

29%
37%

50%

8%

10 %

29%
18 %

18 %

4%

10 %

40%

35%

6%

8%

38%

2 1%

5%
8%

14 %

47%
3 1%

27%
26%

8%
5%

35%

23%

16 %

9%
39%

2 1%
26%

27%

6%

36%

17 %

12 %

6%
11%

16 %

28%

30%

9%

35%

23%

HR
TR

30%

17 %

12 %

7%
3%

4%
3 1%

18 %

18 %
15 %

12 %

33%

23%

26%

LV
BE
PL

4%
5%

28%

24%

28%
27%

NL

5%

6%

29%
34%

30%

3 1%

6%

24%

19 %

28%

IT
DK

25%

20%

32%
3 1%

FI

NW

22%
22%

34%

EL
DE
MT

CH
IS

42%
39%
35%
35%

SE

RO
BG

22%

38%

CY
IE

23%

23%

42%

4%

8%

25%

44%

UK

LT

35%

23%
37%
33%

3%
5% 4%
2%
3%

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Dolly the sheep, born in 1996, may have been the world's most famous clone, but she
was not the first. Cloning creates a genetically identical copy of an animal or plant.
Many animals, including frogs, mice, sheep, and cows, had been cloned before Dolly.
So Dolly was not the first clone, and she looked like any other sheep, but the reason
she caused so much excitement and concern was that she was the first mammal to be
cloned from an adult cell, rather than an embryo. This was a major scientific
achievement, but also raised ethical concerns14.
European citizens were asked for their views on cloning animals when this is for
research into human diseases. At the EU level public opinion on this issue is split
across the answer options: 31% condemn this practice, 22% could accept it in
exceptional circumstances and 35% only if it is highly regulated and controlled. Could
this suggest a certain level willingness among EU citizens regarding the approval of
cloning animals for the sake of human health? However, in this context we should bear
in mind our earlier observation where we saw that in each country surveyed a majority
of respondents believe that we have a duty to protect the rights of animals whatever
the cost.
More citizens in Switzerland (50%), Luxembourg (49%) and the United Kingdom
(44%) would condemn this practice compared to any other country surveyed. On the
other hand, Spain (47%), Belgium (46%), Hungary (44%) and Estonia (43%) stand
out for the relatively higher proportions declaring that they would approve of cloning
animals for the sake of medical research for humans if this was highly regulated and
controlled.

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Numerous couples today are faced with the issue of being unable to have a baby. How
would European citizens feel about cloning as an answer to this? The vast majority of
EU citizens (59%) would draw the line when it comes to cloning human beings so that
couples can have a baby even when one partner has a genetic disease.
Citizens in Switzerland (86%), Luxembourg (83%), Iceland (81%) and France (80%
never) are strongest in their stance against cloning human beings so that couples have
a baby even when one partner has a genetic disease.
Q17a.2 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its
use. Cloning human beings so that couples can have a
baby even when one partner has a genetic disease
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK

UK
EE
IT
HU

44%
42%

ES
LT

42%

14 %

35%
27%

2 1%

22%
19 %

15 %

15 %
5%

28%
8%

8 1%

8%
27%

57%

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3% 5%
13 %

11%
6%

86%

CH
IS
NW

13 %
12 %

13 %

5%
10 %

9%
5%

27%
22%

68%
57%

8%
7%

20%

11%
25%

HR

9%
11%

7%

25%

15 %
25%

33%

4% 6%
5% 4%

20%
15 %

9%

3%

15 %
19 %

23%
22%

5%
15 %
12 %

8%

17 %

24%
22%

46%
45%

PT

12 %
7%

17 %

50%
49%

6%
3% 6%

14 %
16 %

15 %
17 %

55%

IE
CZ

3%
3%
13 %

12 %
13 %

20%
20%

57%
56%

LV
MT

BG

17 %
16 %

60%
59%

SK
CY

11%

15 %
20%

62%
6 1%

PL

9%

23%

65%
63%

DK
EL

15 %
10 %

16 %
22%

65%

SE
AT

8%
15 %

17 %
13 %

67%
66%

BE
FI

9%

13 %

7 1%
70%

NL
SI

5%

11%

80%
73%

DE

3%

13 %

83%

LU
FR

RO
TR

4% 5%

15 %

16 %

59%

EU25

7%
12 %

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It would seem that at the EU level while Europeans are strong in their stance against
cloning human beings, they are more receptive to the possibility of cloning human
stem cells from embryos to make cells and organs that can be transplanted into people
with diseases. 41% of EU citizens would approve of this if it is highly regulated and
controlled.
A majority of citizens in Sweden and Iceland would approve of cloning human cells
from embryos to make cells and organs that can be transplanted into people with
diseases only if it is highly regulated and controlled, with respective results of 55% and
52%. It is worth recalling our previous results where we saw that 64% of Icelandic
respondents believe that science and technology decisions should be primarily based
on moral and ethical issues.
More respondents in Greece, Switzerland, Slovenia and Cyprus stand would condemn
cloning human cells from embryos more than any other country surveyed. It is worth
recalling that Greece stood out earlier with 74% declaring that protecting the dignity of
any human unborn life will be very important for our society in 10 years time.
Q17b.1 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its
use.
Cloning human stem cells from embryos to make cells and
organs that can be transplanted into people with diseases
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK

CY
AT

34%

IE

33%

MT
NL

22%

FR

22%

IT
PT

22%

ES

19 %
18 %

14 %

2 1%

CH
IS

9%

23%
9%

29%
14 %

4 1%

27%
52%

22%

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7%

15 %
20%
26%

35%

20%

39%

15 %
8%

3 1%
20%

3 1%

13 %

12 %

39%

19 %

22%
16 %

10 %

43%

20%

9%

10 %

20%

23%

RO

NW

45%

12 %

30%

TR

9%
16 %

55%

34%

HR

BG

47%

23%

12 %

9%

46%

23%

5%
8%

16 %
50%

23%
18 %

EE

10 %
11%

43%

2 1%

20%

15 %
15 %

6%

46%

13 %

15 %

9%

37%

27%

SE
LT

14 %

3 1%
34%

19 %

4%

8%

44%
4 1%

22%
24%

17 %

CZ

6%
6%

47%

22%

18 %
17 %

UK

14 %

29%

15 %

19 %

BE
DK

23%

22%

23%

2 1%

SK
HU

9%
15 %

40%

26%

22%
22%

LV

1%
5%

35%

32%

24%

PL

9%

38%

22%
15 %

7%

5%

33%

2 1%

26%
26%

7%

29%

2 1%

27%

FI
DE

15 %

28%

26%

30%

LU

6%
6%

36%

19 %
16 %

38%
38%

9%

25%

2 1%

39%

EL
SI

5%

11%

4 1%

20%

22%

EU25

4%
6% 3%
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Females (37%) are more likely not to approve under any circumstances of cloning
animals for research into human diseases compared to males (25%). Males on the
other have a greater tendency to accept this only if it is highly regulated and controlled
(39%) compared to their female counterparts (31%).
Those who left school by the age of 15 are more inclined to never approve of animal
cloning for this reason compared to students and those who pursued their studies to a
later age whereas these latter groups have a greater tendency to approve of its use
only if it is highly regulated and controlled.
Respondents who declare that they believe in a God, those who had a strict upbringing
and/or those who believe that science and technology decision-making should be
primarily based upon moral and ethical issues have a greater tendency to disapprove
of animal cloning for research into human diseases regardless the circumstances.
Q17a.1 For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you
approve of its use.
Cloning animals such as monkeys or pigs for research
into human diseases
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
EU25

3 1%

35%

22%

8%

SEX
M ale

25%

Female

39%

22%
37%

22%

38%

18 %

11%
5%

3 1%

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15
16-19
20+
Still Studying

32%

23%

24%

24%

22%

25%

8%

27%
34%

10 %
7%

4 1%

9%

42%

9%

RELIGIOUS/ SP IRITUA L B ELIEFS
B elieve in Go d

34%

B elieve in spirit/life fo rce

28%

No religio us beliefs

28%

20%
25%

7% 6%

33%
38%
36%

23%

8%
11%

UP B RINGING
Strict
No t strict
DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE
A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis
M o ral and ethical issues

22%

32%
25%

2 1%

22%

26%
36%

25%

8%

34%
4 1%

9%

39%

10 %
32%

6%

It is worth noting that similar tendencies with regard to gender, upbringing and the
category “decisions about science and technology” emerge for the socio-demographic
results for cloning human beings and cloning human stem cells.

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Citizens’ views on nature would seem to be a factor which could influence perceptions
of the use of cloning. The cross-tabulation of results for the “cloning animals such as
monkeys or pigs for research into human diseases” and opinions on our “right to
exploit nature for the sake of human well being” (q16.1) reveal some differences here.
At the EU level, those who believe that we have a right to exploit nature have a
somewhat greater tendency to approve of this kind of cloning in all circumstances
(12%) compared to those who disagree (5%) whereas those who disagree that we
have this right are more inclined to never approve of this kind of cloning (36%) in
comparison to those who agree (25%).
Right to exploit nature for
sake of human well being
In all circumstances
Cloning animals
such as
monkeys or pigs
for research into
human diseases

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
Only in exceptional
circumstances
Never

EU 25

Agree

Disagree

8%

12%

5%

35%

38%

32%

22%

21%

23%

31%

25%

36%

A similar tendency is observed for the item “cloning human beings so that couples can
have a baby even when one partner has a genetic disease”.
Right to exploit nature for sake
of human well being

Cloning human
beings so that
couples can have
a baby even one
partner has a
genetic disease

In all circumstances
Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
Only in exceptional
circumstances
Never

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EU 25

Agree

Disagree

4%

7%

2%

15%

18%

14%

16%

17%

16%

59%

53%

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3.4.2 Use of genetics
Source questionnaire: Q17a items 4, 5 and 9, q17b items 2, 4, 5 and 9
- The creation of data banks in order to study the genetic causes of
human diseases would be accepted by 41% of EU citizens provided it
would be highly regulated and controlled A number of applications of science and technology in the area of genetics were put to
respondents who once again indicated to what extent they approve of their use over
the next 20 years. We will look at the responses for those who answered that they
would “never” approve of their use and those who would approve of their use “only if it
is highly regulated and controlled”.
54% of EU citizens are against developing a genetic test for children that would
identify their talents and weaknesses and 19% would only approve of this if it is highly
regulated and controlled. This is the only use of genetics for which a majority declares
their opposition. 42% would never approve of developing a genetic test that would
prolong our expected life span by 25 years.
Turning now to health-related issues, a matter which we have seen citizens feel closely
attached to, the results show that one in three EU citizens would never approve of
developing a genetic test that would tell us about diseases we might get even if we
cannot do anything about them. However, 27% of respondents in the EU would
approve of this if it is highly regulated and controlled. We saw earlier that the vast
majority of EU citizens expressed their opposition to cloning human beings when
natural reproduction is not possible due to a genetic disease. Here we see that 31% of
EU citizens would never approve of genetic testing to produce a child that could act as
a bone-marrow donor for a brother or sister who has a life threatening disease.
Human genetic data, gathered through biological samples (blood, tissue, saliva, sperm,
etc.) play an increasingly important role in our lives. They are already providing
answers to questions asked by judges and police: proof of paternity, identity of a sex
criminal or an accident victim. In varying degrees, they also answer medical questions:
genetic tests can already predict certain diseases and other, less conclusive tests,
indicating a predisposition, provide invaluable information for prevention. Research
based on human genetic data is extremely promising: we can expect more tests of
increasing reliability as well as new approaches for understanding and treating
innumerable diseases. As a result, human genetic data banks are multiplying. Given
that today even the smallest hospitals possess, if not processed genetic data, at least a
collection of DNA samples ready for processing, it is difficult to know how many banks
exist. The largest, of them have already gone beyond the mark of one million data.
The trend is irreversible and entire countries, Iceland and Estonia soon, followed by
Latvia, have decided to undertake a genetic census of their entire population. Yet, like
many other aspects of the ongoing genetic revolution, they pose as many problems as
they resolve.15
What are the perceptions of Europeans with regarding to such genetic data? 41%
approve of the storing of genetic data of our population in data banks in order to study
the genetic causes of human diseases. The proportion which would never approve of
this is considerably lower when compared to observations made above with regard to
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other uses of genetic data. 33% would be in favour of storing everyone’s genetic data
so that criminals can be caught easily while 21% would never approve of a genetic
data bank for the purposes of catching criminals. It would seem however that it is
important for some that the use of such data banks is clearly understood. For example
in Iceland, 43% would never approve of storing everyone’s data so that criminals can
be caught easily yet only 8% would never approve of the storage of this data in order
to study the causes of human diseases.
Q17 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years.
For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use. Response: NEVER
Developing for
children a
genetic test that
would identify
their talents and
weaknesses

Developing a
genetic
treatment that
would prolong
our expected life
span by 25 years

Developing for
everybody a
genetic test that
would tell us
about diseases
we might get,
even if we
cannot do
anything about
them

Developing
genetic
treatments to get
rid of people’s
bad habits like
smoking or
alcoholism

Using genetic
testing to
produce a child
that could act as
a bone-marrow
donor for a
brother or sister
who has a life
threatening
disease

Storing
everyone’s
genetic data so
that criminals
can be caught
easily

Storing all the
genetic data of
our population in
data banks in
order to study
the genetic
causes of human
diseases

EU25

54%

42%

34%

33%

31%

21%

17%

FR

78%

45%

44%

43%

30%

25%

14%

SE

76%

66%

43%

46%

40%

15%

13%

LU

72%

61%

52%

50%

41%

34%

29%
16%

DK

67%

57%

45%

40%

26%

12%

SI

63%

47%

53%

47%

39%

45%

25%

DE

60%

60%

43%

38%

45%

16%

31%

BE

59%

47%

44%

37%

31%

25%

16%

NL

58%

60%

47%

57%

40%

21%

17%

UK

55%

35%

23%

29%

15%

13%

7%

AT

52%

48%

36%

40%

50%

25%

27%

IE

51%

38%

34%

31%

35%

19%

13%

EL

50%

37%

40%

25%

48%

48%

38%

FI

49%

48%

41%

36%

30%

27%

22%

CZ

49%

30%

15%

21%

38%

15%

13%

PL

49%

31%

26%

22%

36%

10%

12%

CY

47%

46%

32%

16%

23%

29%

15%

SK

47%

24%

25%

22%

34%

14%

15%

IT

45%

32%

31%

32%

20%

28%

12%

ES

43%

34%

26%

28%

25%

28%

19%

PT

36%

21%

30%

18%

23%

18%

13%

MT

35%

36%

28%

12%

27%

9%

13%

HU

33%

32%

28%

27%

43%

29%

23%

EE

32%

27%

20%

17%

26%

14%

6%

LV

32%

27%

17%

19%

33%

11%

8%

LT

25%

21%

11%

14%

18%

7%

4%

HR

56%

45%

39%

30%

41%

27%

19%

RO

34%

14%

20%

23%

42%

11%

6%

BG

21%

9%

11%

11%

27%

7%

4%

TR

9%

17%

9%

4%

22%

9%

10%

NW

76%

62%

40%

63%

20%

13%

18%

CH

73%

80%

61%

57%

56%

35%

43%

IS

52%

53%

45%

27%

40%

43%

8%

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Q17 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years.
For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.
Response: ONLY IF IT IS HIGHLY REGULATED AND CONTROLLED
Developing for
children a
genetic test that
would identify
their talents and
weaknesses

Developing a
genetic
treatment that
would prolong
our expected life
span by 25 years

Developing for
everybody a
genetic test that
would tell us
about diseases
we might get,
even if we
cannot do
anything about
them

Developing
genetic
treatments to get
rid of people’s
bad habits like
smoking or
alcoholism

Using genetic
testing to
produce a child
that could act as
a bone-marrow
donor for a
brother or sister
who has a life
threatening
disease

Storing
everyone’s
genetic data so
that criminals
can be caught
easily

Storing all the
genetic data of
our population in
data banks in
order to study
the genetic
causes of human
diseases

EU25

19%

26%

27%

29%

28%

33%

41%

EE

34%

28%

36%

38%

27%

38%

46%

HU

28%

29%

34%

32%

23%

32%

34%

LT

28%

26%

28%

29%

29%

33%

34%

ES

27%

36%

41%

37%

36%

34%

42%

IT

23%

32%

32%

34%

37%

30%

49%

CY

23%

20%

23%

38%

30%

24%

33%

LV

23%

28%

29%

28%

22%

31%

44%

PT

22%

29%

24%

30%

29%

27%

32%

CZ

22%

29%

39%

36%

24%

38%

47%

FI

21%

19%

20%

29%

26%

33%

38%

MT

21%

18%

22%

20%

18%

19%

25%

BE

20%

26%

24%

28%

32%

30%

47%

EL

20%

23%

23%

30%

17%

16%

22%

IE

18%

22%

25%

33%

30%

33%

43%

AT

18%

23%

25%

24%

20%

31%

37%

UK

18%

30%

30%

30%

37%

35%

48%

PL

18%

28%

25%

29%

17%

36%

40%

SK

18%

32%

29%

28%

25%

32%

40%

DE

17%

16%

22%

26%

19%

36%

34%

NL

15%

17%

16%

18%

24%

36%

49%

SI

14%

25%

22%

24%

31%

25%

42%

DK

10%

15%

14%

23%

27%

37%

43%

SE

9%

12%

18%

24%

22%

37%

52%

FR

8%

24%

18%

25%

28%

28%

40%

LU

8%

12%

16%

19%

29%

18%

25%

BG

28%

29%

29%

34%

18%

35%

33%

RO

26%

32%

31%

30%

18%

29%

38%

TR

24%

21%

21%

17%

26%

18%

22%

HR

17%

21%

25%

29%

20%

25%

38%

IS

26%

14%

20%

31%

25%

32%

51%

CH

10%

5%

12%

20%

15%

25%

24%

NW

6%

10%

22%

13%

33%

42%

43%

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From a socio-demographic perspective, it would seem that the key factors influencing
results when it comes to uses of genetic data are gender as well as views on the
primary basis for decisions about science and technology.
First on gender, females are generally more inclined to convey their total opposition to
the various uses of genetics covered in this question compared to males. Males on the
other hand have a greater tendency to approve of these uses if they are subject to
high regulation and control.
Respondents who declare that they would rather if decisions about science and
technology were primarily based upon moral and ethical issues tend to be more likely
to convey their total opposition to these uses of genetics. Yet, those who would rather
if science and technology decisions were based primarily on a risks-benefits analysis
have a greater inclination to convey their approval if high regulation and control is
imposed.
In the previous section on the impact of new technologies, we saw that 65% of EU
citizens declared that biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a positive effect
on our way of life in the next 20 years. We cross-tabulated the results to this question
with the various uses of genetics analysed above. As we might expect, in each
instance, those who believe that biotechnology and genetic engineering will have a
negative impact on our way of life in the next 20 years systematically stood out for
their greater inclination to respond that that they would never approve of genetics
being used for the purposes identified in this question. Conversely, those who believe
that the effect of biotechnology and genetic engineering will be positive for our way of
life in the coming 20 years have a greater inclination to approve of the application of
genetics in the identified situations if it is highly regulated and controlled. From this we
could assume that an overall positive perception of biotechnology and genetic
engineering implies acceptance of its application while an overall negative impression
of biotechnology and genetic engineering tends to lead to a rejection of its application
regardless the use.

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3.4.3 Genetically modified organisms
Source questionnaire: Q17a items 7 and 8, q17b item 7
- Large diversity in public opinion at the national level on the use of
genetically modified organisms for meat products or crops The World Health Organisation defines genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as
organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not
occur naturally. The technology is often called “modern biotechnology” or “gene
technology”, sometimes also “recombinant DNA technology” or “genetic engineering”.
It allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another,
also between non-related species.16 What are European citizens’ views on GMOs?
When asked specifically to what extent they would approve of growing meat from cell
cultures so that we do not have to slaughter farm animals, more than one in two
conveys their opposition.
Q17a.7 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its
use.
Growing meat from cell cultures so that we do not have to
slaughter farm animals
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
EU25

54%

CY
DK
LU
EL
NL
FR
SE
FI
HU
BE
SI
DE
PL
IE
LV
MT
CZ
UK
AT
EE
SK
PT
LT
IT
ES
RO
HR
TR
BG
CH
IS
NW

16

12 %

18 %

6%

9%

88%
75%
74%
74%
69%
68%
66%
65%
65%
60%
60%
58%
58%
55%
55%
55%
53%
50%
50%
46%
44%
43%
42%
4 1%
39%

4% 4% 3%
12 %
4%
7%
11%
8%
5 %2 %
6%
8% 4% 7%
9%
11%
5% 6%
8%
13 %
5% 6%
11%
14 %
4% 4%
17 %
12 %
5%
2%
10 %
12 %
3 % 10 %
12 %
22%
4 %1%
17 %
4%
10 %
9%
7%
13 %
15 %
7%
5%
14 %
11%
9%
3%
15 %
17 %
7%
16 %
9%
14 %
8%
25%
7% 5%
9%
13 %
19 %
5%
14 %
9%
22%
6%
11%
16 %
17 %
7%
11%
8%
19 %
16 %
5%
23%
16 %
5%
14 %
17 %
20%
16 %
8%
19 %
14 %
14 %
13 %
8%
24%
7%
11%
13 %
30%

58%
57%
42%
23%

11%
18 %

13 %

8%
11%
16 %
10 %

14 %
15 %
14 %

10 %

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12 %
10 %
17 %

37%

75%
7 1%
62%

8%
7%

7%
8%
7%
9%
8%
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The range of opposition varies across countries with as many as 88% responding
“never” in Cyprus to 23% of this opinion in Bulgaria. Although in nineteen of the
Member States, at least one in two declares that they would never approve of this
practice. Opposition is also strong in the three EFTA countries surveyed as well as in
Romania and Croatia.
Citizens were asked whether they would approve of developing genetically modified
crops in order to increase the variety of regionally grown food. 37% declare that they
would never approve of this while 31% would approve of this provided it was highly
regulated and controlled. The national results show that respondents are less
condemning of GMOs for this purpose. In six of the countries surveyed a majority
respond “never”: Croatia (60%), Switzerland (58%), Cyprus (56%), Greece (54%),
Slovenia (53%) and France (52%).
Q17b.7 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of
its use.
Developing genetically modified crops to increase the
variety of regionally grown food
Never
Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled
DK
37%

EU25
CY
EL
SI
FR
LU
AT
DE
LV
BE
IT
DK
HU
PL
IE
FI
NL
SK
SE
CZ
ES
UK
PT
EE
LT
MT

HR
RO
TR
BG
CH
NW
IS

Only in exceptio nal circumstances
In all circumstances

17 %

56%
54%
53%
52%
48%
45%
43%
4 1%
40%
36%
35%
35%
35%
35%
34%
34%
32%
3 1%
29%
27%
26%
26%
23%
19 %
10 %
14 %

3 1%
10 %
13 %
18 %
16 %

13 %
23%
24%
23%
16 %
27%
22%
26%
32%
19 %
11%
16 %
2 1%
19 %
15 %

25%
23%

19 %
2 1%

22%

8% 3%
10 %
3 1%
6% 5%
8%
27%
7%
10 %
24%
7%
14 %
29%
6% 3%
30%
5%
34%
8%
28%
6%
28%
4% 5%
9%
33%
10 %
14 %
9%
39%
9%
6%
43%
11%
16 %
27%
12 %
14 %
32%
20%
2 1%
23%
30%
34%

14 %

15 %
17 %
11%
29%

13 %

28%

8%

16 %
12 %

25%

16 %
14 %

58%
22%
37%

19 %

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3% 7%
15 %
19 %

30%

17 %

45%
19 %

24%
28%
6%

33%

60%
29%
29%

8%
7%

25%

15 %

7%

6%
7%
6% 3%
4% 6%
12 %
6% 4%
7% 4%
17 %

19 %
19 %

10 %
2 1%
19 %
16 %

8%

18 %

2 %4 %

19 %

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Looking now at the environment, a comparatively low proportion of EU citizens (19%)
declare that they would “never” approve of developing genetically modified bacteria
that could clean up the environment after environmental catastrophes. An equal
proportion, 20%, respond that they would approve of this “only in all circumstances”
while 37% say that they would approve of this “only if it is highly regulated and
controlled”.
Malta stands out for the considerably high proportion (47%) saying that they would
approve of developing genetically modified bacteria to clean up after environmental
catastrophes.
Q17a.8 …please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its
use.
Developing genetically modified bacteria that could clean
up the environment after environmental catastrophes
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
19 %

EU25
LU
SI

PT
PL
EE
SK
DK
CZ
LT
UK
MT

15 %

12 %

34%

9%
18 %
11%

4 1%
37%

13 %
12 %
11%
11%

28%

42%

13 %
15 %
13 %

37%
3 1%
36%

19 %
25%
19 %
17 %
14 %
12 %
10 %

19 %

2 1%
19 %
22%

36%
4 1%

9%

5%
17 %

29%

6%

26%
12 %

47%
20%

26%
28%

22%

36%

20%
36%
43%

18 %

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15 %
20%
25%

30%

14 %

11%

15 %
20%

3 1%
42%

9%

23%
24%

47%

25%

15 %

17 %
24%

2 1%

10 %

14 %
14 %
10 %

20%
25%
28%

30%

19 %

2%
12 %

2 1%

35%
30%
45%
43%

29%

8%
7%
11%

18 %
40%

19 %
16 %

4%
3%
10 %
9%

12 %
9% 3%
4%
17 %
9%
19 %

33%
27%

16 %
14 %
13 %

16 %

19 %
28%

35%
37%

13 %
22%
18 %

17 %
RO
12 %
TR
BG 3%
11%
CH
IS
NW

16 %
17 %

8%
17 %
16 %

23%

2 1%

20%
19 %
17 %
16 %

HR

25%
28%

19 %
23%

22%
2 1%
20%
20%

10 %
9%
9%

20%

17 %
2 1%

27%
24%
24%

DE
AT
IT
FI

NL
BE
ES
IE

37%

37%
32%
29%
28%

CY
EL
FR

SE
HU
LV

16 %

2 1%

10 %
18 %
15 %

7%
7%
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From a socio-demographic perspective females (57%) are more likely than males
(52%) to voice their disapproval of growing meat from cell culture so that we do not
have to slaughter farm animals. This same tendency is observed with regard to the
development of genetically modified crops.
Students have a greater tendency to express their approval of both of these practices
only if it is highly regulated and controlled.
Also, in both instances, those who express their preference for science and technology
decision-making being based primarily on the moral and ethical issues involved are
more inclined to respond “never” compared to those who favour a risks-benefits
analysis.
Those from rural areas or villages have a greater inclination to express their
disapproval of growing meat from cell cultures so that we do not have to slaughter
farm animals.

Q17a.7 For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you
approve of its use.
Growing meat from cell cultures so that we do not have to
slaughter farm animals
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
EU25

54%

12 %

18 %

52%

14 %

19 %

6% 9%

SEX
M ale
Female

57%

11%

7%

17 %

5 % 11%

A GE
15-24

44%

15 %

53%

25-39

8%

27%

8%

19 %

14 %

40-54

57%

12 %

55 +

58%

10 %

5%

17 %

13 % 5 % 14 %

EDUCA TION (End o f)
53%

15
16-19

58%

20+
Still Studying

42%

6%

16 %

11%

57%

13 %

17 %

11%

18 %

7%
9%

25%

16 %

14 %
5%

SUB JECTIVE URB A NISA TION
6 1%

Rural village
Small/
mid size to wn
Large to wn

52%
50%

11%
13 %
14 %

15 % 4 %
19 %

7%

20%

7% 8%

UP B RINGING
Strict

56%
49%

No t strict

12 %

17 %
22%

15 %

6% 9%
7% 7%

DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE A ND TECHNOLOGY
53%

Risks and benefits analysis

59%

M o ral and ethical issues

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12 %

2 1%
16 %

7%
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Q17b.7 For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you
approve of its use.
Developing genetically modified crops to increase the
variety of regionally grown foods
Never

Only in exceptio nal circumstances

Only if it is highly regulated and co ntro lled

In all circumstances

DK
37%

EU25

3 1%

17 %

7%

8%

SEX
33%

M ale
Female

34%

19 %

4 1%

16 %

6%

8%

27%

7%

8%

EDUCA TION (End o f)
15

40%

14 %

16-19

39%

17 %

20+
Still Studying

36%

28%

11%
9%

3 1%

2 1%

25%

7%

3 1%

37%

2 1%

7%
11%

6%

TRUST IN OTHERS
Tend to trust

36%

18 %

So me-times trust

36%

18 %

Tend no t to trust
DECISIONS A B OUT SCIENCE
A ND TECHNOLOGY
Risks and benefits analysis

14 %

46%

18 %

33%

M o ral and ethical issues

33%
30%
23%

8%

8%

9%

9%

35%
19 %

43%

8%
8%

27%

7%

The cross-tabulation of the results to this question with the responses to those on
humanity’s relationship to nature reveals certain differences in opinion. A majority of
those who agree that we have a duty to protect nature even if this means limiting
human progress never approve of growing meat from cell cultures so that we do not
have to slaughter farm animals (55%) compared to those who disagree with the
statement on our duty to protect nature (47%). The latter group are more inclined to
cite “only in exceptional circumstances” (19%) compared to those feeling a sense of
duty regarding environmental protection (12%).
Duty to protect nature, even
if this means limiting human
progress

Growing meat
from cell
cultures so that
we do not have
to slaughter
farm animals

In all circumstances
Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
Only in exceptional
circumstances
Never

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Agree

Disagree

6%

6%

6%

18%

18%

20%

12%

12%

19%

54%

55%

47%

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Respondents who believe that we have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human
well being are more inclined to state that they would approve of developing genetically
modified crops to increase the variety of regionally grown food “in all circumstances” or
“only if it is highly regulated and controlled” compared to those who, on the contrary,
disagree with this statement. Conversely, this latter group have a greater inclination to
never approve of developing genetically modified crops for such purposes.
Right to exploit nature for
the sake of human well
being

Developing
genetically
modified crops
to increase the
variety of
regionally
grown foods

In all circumstances
Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled
Only in exceptional
circumstances
Never

Duty to protect nature,
even if this means limiting
human progress

EU 25

Agree

Disagree

Agree

Disagree

8%

11%

6%

8%

11%

31%

35%

28%

30%

38%

17%

17%

18%

18%

18%

37%

31%

42%

38%

29%

Looking at the other side of the coin, respondents who disagree that we have a duty to
protect nature even if this means limiting human progress are more inclined to
approve of developing genetically modified crops to increase the variety of regionally
grown foods “only if it is highly regulated and controlled”, (38%) compared to those
who agree that we have such a duty (30%). This latter group (38%) have a greater
tendency to cite “never” compared to those who, on the contrary disagree (29%).

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CONCLUSION
Science and Technology is a fast moving field. Its development and new discoveries
push individuals to face more and more challenges often concerning the conflict
between the benefits implied and societies’ values and cultural heritage.
Looking at the results of the survey we have firstly seen that in Europe religion and
spirituality are still important: four in five EU citizens have religious or spiritual beliefs
and only 18% declare that they don’t believe that there is any sort of spirit, God or life
force. Nevertheless this spirituality is heterogeneous and is felt with different intensity
across Europe: there is seemingly a move away from religion in its traditional form - “I
believe there is a God” - which seems to affect the Protestant countries as well as
countries with a strong secular tradition. At the same time, there is an affirmation of
traditional religious beliefs in countries where the Church or Religious Institutions have
been historically strong, as well as in some Eastern European countries. The third
tendency is the development of a new kind of religion characterised by the belief that
“there is some sort of spirit or life force”. This new religion or spirituality is more
marked in certain Protestant countries, such as Sweden or Denmark as well as in the
Czech Republic and Estonia.
From the point of view of the public sphere, there is a strong sense of civic duty felt
among European citizens with regard to involvement in politics (75% believe that
people should involve themselves in politics and current affairs) but a certain sense of
defeatism is observed with four in five declaring that they have too little influence in
the Government’s actions. This issue is compounded by the fact that only one in three
know how to get their voice heard in the political arena.
When it comes to university education and right to jobs in a difficult economic climate,
Europeans are strong in their stance on gender equality. However, in the Czech
Republic and Slovakia at least one in two believes that men make better political
leaders than women
What values do Europeans want to pass on to their children? In the Europe of 25,
there is a general tendency to encourage children to be sociable: tolerance and respect
for others as well as a sense of responsibility are the values EU citizens attach most
importance to.
Respect for the environment has become an increasingly important social value in this
post-materialism time. Nevertheless, the results show conflicting views on citizens’
sense of duty to protect nature in spite of limiting human progress (89% at the EU
level) and the right to exploit it for the sake of human well-being (43% at the EU
level).
A first view on the interaction between ethics and science shows a European society
which appears to give priority to objectivity as far as science and technology decisionmaking process is concerned: a majority favours a risks-benefits analysis (53%) over
the moral and ethical issues (33%). Such a view is also closely linked in the public
sphere with a strong perception of the authority of scientists and experts: when asked
with whom science and technology decision-makers should consult, two in three favour
the advice of experts about the risks and benefits involved over the general public’s
views (23%).

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In effect, there is an overwhelming recognition of what science and technology have
done for society until now, as well as a positive consensus when it comes to visualizing
their effects on the future quality of life. This is the case even for the more
controversial areas of research such as biotechnology, genetic engineering and hightech agriculture, which a majority of citizens believes will have a positive effect on our
way of life.
Yet, when directly confronted with specific technological and scientific applications,
Europeans still prove to be highly influenced by moral considerations, proving that
science is not completely value-free: while EU citizens seem somewhat prepared to
accept cloning animals (35%: only if it is highly regulated and controlled and 22% only
in exceptional circumstances) and cloning human stem cells from embryos (41%: only
if it is highly regulated and controlled and 20% only in exceptional circumstances) for
the sake of human health, the majority clearly draws the limit when it comes to cloning
human beings (59% respond “never”).
These results show that in cases of potential conflict between a scientific application
and the individuals’ ethic system, public authorities’ regulation and control are
essential. From this perspective, the European Commission could play an extremely
important role as three in four citizens believe that its work in regulating on science
and technology for all EU countries has a positive effect on society.
Europeans’ strong attachment to social values and ethics shows up clearly in the
results. Citizens predict that consideration of our value system, including for example
the protection of personal data, freedom of expression and information, equality and
integration as well as the environment will continue to remain very important for our
society in ten years time. Perceptions of some of the latest advances in science and
technology including cloning, genetically modified organisms and the application of
genetics are heavily influenced by the social values and ethics of citizens. The
challenge of science and technology decision-makers is to pursue the pace of
developments made while accounting for the ethical aspects which Europeans feel so
strongly attached to.

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ANNEXES

Technical specifications

SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER N°225
« Social values, science and technology »
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Between 3rd January and 15th February 2005, the TNS Opinion & Social, a consortium created
between Taylor Nelson Sofres and EOS Gallup Europe, carried out wave 63.1 of the
EUROBAROMETER, on request of the EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Directorate-General Press and
Communication, Opinion Polls.
The SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER N°225 is part of wave 63.1 and covers the population of the
respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the Member
States and aged 15 years and over. The EUROBAROMETER 63.1 has also been conducted in the
candidate countries (Bulgaria, Romania Croatia and Turkey) and in three EFTA countries (Iceland,
Norway and Switzerland). In these countries, the survey covers the national population of citizens of
the respective nationalities and the population of citizens of all the EU Member States that are
residents in those countries and have a sufficient command of one of the respective national
language(s) to answer the questionnaire. The basic sample design applied in all states is a multistage, random (probability) one. In each country, a number of sampling points was drawn with
probability proportional to population size (for a total coverage of the country) and to population
density.
In order to do so, the sampling points were drawn systematically from each of the "administrative
regional units", after stratification by individual unit and type of area. They thus represent the whole
territory of the countries surveyed according to the EUROSTAT NUTS II (or equivalent) and according
to the distribution of the resident population of the respective nationalities in terms of metropolitan,
urban and rural areas. In each of the selected sampling points, a starting address was drawn, at
random. Further addresses were selected as every Nth address by standard "random route"
procedures, from the initial address. In each household, the respondent was drawn, at random
(following the "closest birthday rule"). All interviews have been conducted face-to-face in people's
home and in the appropriate national language. As far as the data capture is concerned, CAPI
(Computer Assisted Personal Interview) was used in those countries where this technique was
available.

ABREVIATIONS
AT
BE
DK
FR
FI
DE
EL
UK
IE
IT
LU
NL
PT
ES
SE
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

COUNTRIES
Austria
Belgium
Denmark
France
Finland
Germany
Greece
United Kingdom
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
The Netherlands
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Rep. Of Cyprus
Czech Rep.
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Poland
Slovakia
Slovenia
Bulgaria
Romania
Croatia
Turkey
Iceland
Switzerland
Norway

INSTITUTES
Österreichisches Gallup-Institute
TNS Dimarso
TNS Gallup DK
TNS Sofres
TNS Gallup OY
TNS Infratest
TNS ICAP
TNS UK
TNS MRBI
TNS Abacus
TNS ILReS
TNS NIPO
TNS EUROTESTE
TNS Demoscopia
TNS GALLUP
Synovate
TNS Aisa
Emor
TNS Hungary
TNS Baltic Data House
TNS Gallup Lithuania
MISCO
TNS OBOP
TNS AISA SK
RM PLUS
TNS BBSS
TNS CSOP
Puls
TNS PIAR
Gallup Island
ISOPUBLIC
TNS Gallup Norway

TOTAL

N° INTERVIEWS
1.034
1.024
1.013
1.021
1.007
1.507
1.000
1.307
1.008
1.006
518
1.005
1.009
1.036
1.023
504
1.037
1.000
1.000
1.034
1.003
500
999
1.241
1.060
1.008
1.005
1.000
1.005
500
1.000
976
32.897

FIELDWORK DATES
19-01 / 10-02-2005
11-01 / 05-02-2005
11-01 / 06-02-2005
14-01 / 09-02-2005
11-01 / 09-02-2005
14-01 / 03-02-2005
13-01 / 07-02-2005
10-01 / 13-02-2005
11-01 / 13-02-2005
19-01 / 09-02-2005
10-01 / 02-02-2005
10-01 / 26-01-2005
10-01 / 05-02-2005
12-01 / 08-02-2005
13-01 / 07-02-2005
14-01 / 09-02-2005
14-01 / 31-01-2005
03-01 / 31-01-2005
16-01 / 31-01-2005
14-01 / 09-02-2005
27-01 / 08-02-2005
12-01 / 04-02-2005
15-01 / 08-02-2005
17-01 / 01-02-2005
13-01 / 09-02-2005
10-01 / 01-02-2005
08-01 / 29-01-2005
17-01 / 06-02-2005
15-01 / 07-02-2005
10-01 / 08-02-2005
12-01 / 12-02-2005
03-01 / 15-02-2005
03-01 / 15-02-2005

POPULATION 15+
6.679.444
8.598.982
4.380.063
44.010.619
4.279.286
64.174.295
8.674.230
47.685.578
3.089.775
49.208.000
367.199
13.242.328
8.080.915
35.882.820
7.376.680
552.213
8.571.710
887.094
8.503.379
1.394.351
2.803.661
322.917
31.610.437
4.316.438
1.663.869
6.695.512
18.145.036
3.682.826
47.583.830
219.312
6.080.000
3.666.921
452.429.720

For each country a comparison between the sample and the universe was carried out. The Universe
description was derived from Eurostat population data or from national statistics offices. For all
countries surveyed, a national weighting procedure, using marginal and intercellular weighting, was
carried out based on this Universe description. As such in all countries, gender, age, region and size
of locality were introduced in the iteration procedure. For international weighting (i.e. EU averages),
TNS Opinion & Social applies the official population figures as provided by EUROSTAT or national
statistic offices. The total population figures for input in this post-weighting procedure are listed
above.
Readers are reminded that survey results are estimations, the accuracy of which, everything being
equal, rests upon the sample size and upon the observed percentage. With samples of about 1,000
interviews, the real percentages vary within the following confidence limits:

Observed percentages

10% or 90%

20% or 80%

30% or 70%

40% or 60%

50%

Confidence limits

± 1.9 points

± 2.5 points

± 2.7 points

± 3.0 points

± 3.1 points

Questionnaire

A

Your survey number

EB62.2 A
B

country code

EB62.2 B
C

our survey number

EB62.2 C
D

Interview number

EB62.2 D
E

Split ballot
A
B
EB62.1 E

1
2

ASK ITEM 26 ONLY IN BULGARIA
ASK ITEM 27 ONLY IN ROMENIA
ASK ITEM 28 ONLY IN TURKEY
ASK ITEM 29 ONLY IN CROATIA
ASK ITEM 30 ONLY IN ICELAND
ASK ITEM 31 ONLY IN NORWAY
ASK ITEM 32 ONLY IN SWITZERLAND
Q1

What is your nationality? Please tell me the country(ies) that applies(y).
(MULTIPLE ANSWERS POSSIBLE)
Belgium
Denmark
Germany
Greece
Spain
France
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Portugal
United Kingdom (Great Britain, Northern Ireland)
Austria
Sweden
Finland
Cyprus (South)
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Poland
Slovakia
Slovenia
Bulgaria
Romania
Turkey
Croatia
Iceland
Norway
Switzerland

1,
2,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7,
8,
9,
10,
11,
12,
13,
14,
15,
16,
17,
18,
19,
20,
21,
22,
23,
24,
25,
26,
27,
28,
29,
30,
31,
32,

Now, moving on another topic: Social values, science and technology
QB1

How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning and purpose of life?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
Often
Sometimes
Rarely
Never
DK

1
2
3
4
5

EB63.1 NEW
QB2

Which of these statements comes closest to your beliefs?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
I believe there is a God
I believe there is some sort of spirit or life force
I don’t believe there is any sort of spirit, God or life force
DK

1
2
3
4

EB63.1 NEW
QB3

Which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?
(READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
My parents were generally in charge and made the rules
My parents generally let everyone do what they wished
DK

1
2
3

EB63.1 NEW
QB4

And which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?
(READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
All children were treated more or less equally
Some children tended to have more privileges
Not applicable (SPONTANEOUS)
DK
EB63.1 NEW

1
2
3
4

QB5

Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate
for each of them how important you consider it to be.
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Independence
Obedience
Hard work
Sense of responsibility
Imagination
Tolerance and respect for
other people
Thrift, economising and
avoiding waste
Determination,
perseverance

Very
important

Fairly
important

Not very
important

Not at all
important

DK

1
1
1
1
1
1

2
2
2
2
2
2

3
3
3
3
3
3

4
4
4
4
4
4

5
5
5
5
5
5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

EB63.1 NEW
QB6

On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
1 Not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 Absolutely satisfied
DK
EB63.1 NEW

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11

QB7

For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree
or disagree.
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1

2

3

4

Strongly
agree

Tend to
agree

Tend to
disagree

Strongly
disagree

DK

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

For most people today their
quality of life is better than it
was for their parents’
generation
The next generation will
enjoy a better quality of life
than we do now
Developments in science
and technology have
improved the quality of life
for your generation
Science and technology will
improve the quality of life of
future generations

EB63.1 NEW
QB8

In general, would you say that you trust other people almost always, often, only sometimes,
rarely or almost never?
(READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
Almost always
Often
Only sometimes
Rarely or almost never
DK
EB63.1 NEW

1
2
3
4
5

QB9

For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or
disagree.
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

When I make plans, I am
certain that I can make them
work
I feel that I have little
influence over things that
happen to me
I am interested in what is
going on in politics and
current affairs
I feel well informed about
what is going on in politics
and current affairs
People like me have too little
influence in what the
Government does
People should involve
themselves more in politics
and current affairs
I think I have something to
offer in decisions about
politics and current affairs
I know how to get my voice
heard when it comes to
politics and public affairs
issues

EB63.1 NEW

Strongly
agree

Tend to
agree

Tend to
disagree

Strongly
disagree

DK

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

QB10

For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
(READ OUT)

1

2

3

Strongly
agree

Tend to
agree

Tend to
disagree

Strongly
disagree

DK

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

On the whole, men make
better political leaders than
women
If jobs are scarce, women
have as much right to a job
as men
A university education is
more important for a boy
than for a girl

EB63.1 NEW
Moving on to another topic.
QB11

Which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and
technology should be based primarily…
(READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
on an analysis of the risks and benefits involved
on the moral and ethical issues involved
DK

1
2
3

EB63.1 NEW
QB12

And which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and
technology should be based primarily…
(READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
on the advice of experts about risks and benefits involved
on the general public’s views of risks and benefits
DK
EB63.1 NEW

1
2
3

QB13

I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For
each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in
the next 20 years?
(SHOW CARD - ROTATE - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Solar Energy
Computers and Information Technology
Biotechnology and genetic engineering
Space exploration
The Internet
Nuclear energy for electricity production
Nanotechnology
Mobile phones
New energy sources to power cars
Air transport
Military and security equipment
High speed trains
Medicines and new medical technologies
High-tech agriculture (Agriculture using new
technologies)
15 Energy saving measures in the home
EB63.1 NEW

No DK
effec
t
(SP
ONT
ANE
OUS
)

Very
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
nega
tive
effec
t

Very
nega
tive
effec
t

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5

6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6

1

2

3

4

5

6

SPLIT BALLOT A
QB14a

For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you
think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1
2
3
4
5
6

Newspapers and magazines reporting on science
and technology
Television and radio reporting on science and
technology
Industry developing new products
Scientists in university
Consumer organisations testing new products
Environmental groups campaigning on issues
related to science and technology

EB63.1 NEW

No DK
effec
t
(SP
ONT
ANE
OUS
)

Very
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
nega
tive
effec
t

Very
nega
tive
effec
t

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

2

3

4

5

6

1
1
1
1

2
2
2
2

3
3
3
3

4
4
4
4

5
5
5
5

6
6
6
6

SPLIT BALLOT B
QB14b

For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you
think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1
2
3
4
5
6

No DK
effec
t
(SP
ONT
ANE
OUS
)

Very
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
posit
ive
effec
t

Fairl
y
nega
tive
effec
t

Very
nega
tive
effec
t

Animal rights groups campaigning about the
treatment of animals
Public authorities regulating science and technology

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

2

3

4

5

6

Citizens who get involved in debates about science
and technology
Scientists in industry doing research
Public authorities assessing the risks that may come
from new technologies
The European Commission regulating on science
and technology for all European Union countries

1

2

3

4

5

6

1
1

2
2

3
3

4
4

5
5

6
6

1

2

3

4

5

6

EB63.1 NEW

SPLIT BALLOT A
QB15a

For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years
time?
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1

2
3

4

5

6

7

Very
important

Fairly
important

Not very
important

Not at all
important

DK

Giving people more say
about how things are done
both at work and where they
live
Protecting the dignity of any
human unborn life
Protecting information about
our private life from misuse
and exploitation
Reducing economic
inequalities among people
living in the European Union

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

Making sure third World
countries benefit from
science and technology
Giving people more say in
important Government
decisions
Integrating minorities and
other cultures into our
society

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

EB63.1 NEW

SPLIT BALLOT B
QB15b

For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years
time?
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1
2

3

4

5

6
7

Protecting freedom of
speech and information
Protecting consumers’
choice against big
companies and
multinationals
Passing on a sound
environment to the next
generation
Preserving the natural
environment of all living
creatures
Ensuring that people can
achieve their full creative
potential
Encouraging economic
development
Giving individuals freedom
to choose whether or not to
make use of new
technologies

EB63.1 NEW

Very
important

Fairly
important

Not very
important

Not at all
important

DK

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

ASK ALL
QB16

For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what
extent you agree or disagree.
(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1

2

3
4

5

We have a right to exploit
nature for the sake of human
well being
We have a duty to protect
nature, even if this means
limiting human progress
Nature will be able to survive
human actions
Exploiting nature may be
unavoidable if humankind is
to progress
We have a duty to protect
the rights of animals
whatever the cost

EB63.1 NEW

Strongly
agree

Tend to
agree

Tend to
disagree

Strongly
disagree

DK

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

SPLIT BALLOT A
QB17a

I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the
next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

In all
Only if it is Only in
circumstan
highly
exceptiona
ces
regulated
l
circumstan
and
controlled
ces

Never

DK

Cloning animals such as
monkeys or pigs for
research into human
diseases
Cloning human beings so
that couples can have a
baby even when one partner
has a genetic disease

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

3

Implanting into our brain a
tiny computer chip that
would improve our memory

1

2

3

4

5

4

Developing for children a
genetic test that would
identify their talents and
weaknesses
Developing genetic
treatments to get rid of
people’s bad habits like
smoking or alcoholism
Developing large biodiversity
parks in (OUR COUNTRY)
to protect and re-introduce
animal and plant species

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

Growing meat from cell
cultures so that we do not
have to slaughter farm
animals
Developing genetically
modified bacteria that could
clean up the environment
after environmental
catastrophes

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

5

6

7

8

9

Storing everyone’s genetic
data so that criminals can be
caught easily
10 Developing computerized
smart houses which use less
energy and improve security

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

11 Developing new materials
for "intelligent clothing" to
protect people from extreme
weather conditions

1

2

3

4

5

EB63.1 NEW

SPLIT BALLOT B
QB17b

I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the
next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

(SHOW CARD - ONE ANSWER PER LINE)
(READ OUT)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

In all
Only if it is Only in
circumstan
highly
exceptiona
ces
regulated
l
and
circumstan
controlled
ces

Never

DK

Cloning human stem cells
from embryos to make cells
and organs that can be
transplanted into people with
diseases
Using genetic testing to
produce a child that could
act as a bone-marrow donor
for a brother or sister who
has a life threatening
disease
Implanting into the brain a
tiny computer chip that can
give hearing back to deaf
people
Developing for everybody a
genetic test that would tell
us about diseases we might
get, even if we cannot do
anything about them

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

Developing a genetic
treatment that would prolong
our expected life span by 25
years
Protecting and reintroducing in their natural
environment wild animals
that are now nearly extinct
Developing genetically
modified crops to increase
the variety of regionally
grown foods

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

Developing large land-based
fish tanks to breed species
free from pollution and to
replenish fish stocks in the
seas
9 Storing all the genetic data
of our population in data
banks in order to study the
genetic causes of human
diseases
10 Developing new bullet-proof
materials for military
uniforms
11 Introducing satellite
surveillance systems into
cars to monitor stolen
vehicles and traffic violations
8

EB63.1 NEW

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

4

5

DEMOGRAPHICS
ASK ALL
D1

In political matters people talk of "the left" and "the right". How would you place your views on
this scale?
(SHOW CARD) - (INT.: DO NOT PROMPT - IF CONTACT HESITATES, TRY AGAIN)
LEFT
1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

RIGHT
10

Refusal

11

DK

12

EB62.2 D1
NO QUESTIONS D2 TO D6
D7

Could you give me the letter which corresponds best to your own current situation?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
Married
Remarried
Unmarried currently living with partner
Unmarried having never lived with a partner
Unmarried having previously lived with a partner, but now on my own
Divorced
Separated
Widowed
Other (SPONTANEOUS)
Refusal (SPONTANEOUS)

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

EB62.2 D7
D8

How old were you when you stopped full-time education?
(INT.: IF "STILL STUDYING", CODE '00' - IF "NO FULL-TIME EDUCATION", CODE '98' - IF
"DK", CODE '99')

EB62.2 D8

NO QUESTION D9
D10

Gender.
Male
Female
EB62.2 D10

D11

How old are you?

EB62.2 D11

1
2

NO QUESTION D12 TO D14
ASK D15b ONLY IF NOT DOING ANY PAID WORK CURRENTLY - CODE 1 TO 4 IN D15a

D15a

What is your current occupation?

D15b

Did you do any paid work in the past? What was your last occupation?
D15a
CURRENT
OCCUPATION
NON-ACTIVE
Responsible for ordinary shopping and looking after the
home, or without any current occupation, not working

1

Student
Unemployed or temporarily not working
Retired or unable to work through illness
SELF EMPLOYED
Farmer
Fisherman
Professional (lawyer, medical practitioner, accountant,
architect, etc.)
Owner of a shop, craftsmen, other self-employed person

2
3
4

Business proprietors, owner (full or partner) of a company
EMPLOYED
Employed professional (employed doctor, lawyer,
accountant, architect)
General management, director or top management
(managing directors, director general, other director)
Middle management, other management (department
head, junior manager, teacher, technician)
Employed position, working mainly at a desk
Employed position, not at a desk but travelling (salesmen,
driver, etc.)
Employed position, not at a desk, but in a service job
(hospital, restaurant, police, fireman, etc.)
Supervisor
Skilled manual worker
Other (unskilled) manual worker, servant
NEVER DID ANY PAID WORK
EB62.2 D15a D15b
NO QUESTIONS D16 TO D24

D15b
LAST
OCCUPATION

5
6
7

5
6
7

8

8

9

9

10

10

11

11

12

12

13
14

13
14

15

15

16
17
18

16
17
18
19

D25

Would you say you live in a...?
(READ OUT)
rural area or village
small or middle sized town
large town
DK

1
2
3
4

EB62.2 D25
NO QUESTIONS D26 TO D39
D40a

Could you tell me how many people aged 15 years or more live in your household, yourself
included?
INT.: READ OUT - WRITE DOWN)

EB62.1 D40a
D40b

Could you tell me how many children less than 10 years old live in your household
(INT.: READ OUT - WRITE DOWN - IF "NONE" PLEASE CODE '00')

EB62.2 D40b
D40c

Could you tell me how many children aged 10 to 14 years old live in your household?
(INT.: READ OUT - WRITE DOWN - IF "NONE", PLEASE CODE '00')

EB62.2 D40c

D41

You personally, were you born…?
SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
1
2
3
4
5
6

in (OUR COUNTRY)
in another member State of the European Union
in Europe, but not in a member State of the European Union
in Asia, in Africa or in Latin America
in Northern America, in Japan or in Oceania
Refusal (SPONTANEOUS)
EB62.2 D41
DO NOT ASK ITEM 4 in BG, RO, TR, IS, NW and CH
D42

Which of these proposals corresponds to your situation?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
Your mother and your father were born in (OUR COUNTRY)
One of your parents was born in (OUR COUNTRY) and the other was born
in another Member State of the European Union
Your mother and your father were born in another Member State of the
European Union
At least one of your parents was born outside of the European Union
DK/Refusal (SPONTANEOUS)

1
2
3
4
5

EB62.2 D42
D43a

Fixed telephone available in the household?

D43b

Mobile telephone available in the household?

Yes
No
EB62.2 D43a D43b

D43a
Fixed
1
2

D43b
Mobile
1
2

D44

Do you consider yourself to be…?
(DO NOT READ - SHOW CARD - PRECODED LIST- ONE ANSWER ONLY)
Catholic
Orthodox
Protestant
Other Christian
Jewish
Muslim
Sikh
Buddhist
Hindu
Atheist
Non believer/Agnostic
Other (SPONTANEOUS)
DK

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13

EB63.1 NEW
D45

Apart from weddings or funerals, about how often do you attend religious services?
(SHOW CARD - READ OUT - ONE ANSWER ONLY)
More than once a week
Once a week
About once a month
About each 2 or 3 month
Only on special holy days
About once a year
Less often
Never
DK
EB63.1 NEW

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

INTERVIEW PROTOCOLE
P1

DATE OF INTERVIEW
DAY

MONTH

EB62.2 P1
P2

TIME OF THE BEGINNING OF THE INTERVIEW
(INT.:USE 24 HOUR CLOCK)
HOUR

MINUTES

EB62.2 P2
P3

NUMBER OF MINUTES THE INTERVIEW LASTED
MINUTES
EB62.2 P3

P4

Number of persons present during the interview, including interviewer
Two (interviewer and respondent)
Three
Four
Five or more

1
2
3
4

EB62.2 P4
P5

Respondent cooperation
Excellent
Fair
Average
Bad
EB62.2 P5

P6

Size of locality
(LOCAL CODES)

EB62.2 P6

1
2
3
4

P7

Region
(LOCAL CODES)

EB62.2 P7
P8

Postal code

EB62.2 P8
P9

Sample point number

EB62.2 P9
P10

Interviewer number

EB62.2 P10
P11

Weighting factor

EB62.2 P11
ASK ONLY in LU, BE, ES, FI, EE, LV, MT, TR and CH
P13

Language of interview
Language 1
Language 2
Language 3
EB62.2 P13

1
2
3

Tables

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

QB1 How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning and purpose of life?

35%
37%
40%
35%
34%
31%
56%
34%
34%
34%
34%
47%
41%
26%
32%
39%
30%
32%
69%
29%
37%
27%
47%
52%
52%
41%
35%
36%
44%
41%
35%
51%
40%
50%
34%

Often

QB1 Tous les combiens, si vous le faites, pensez-vous à la signification et au sens de la vie ?

39%
37%
39%
36%
37%
39%
28%
41%
38%
34%
40%
31%
38%
43%
51%
44%
45%
37%
23%
40%
41%
35%
38%
36%
35%
39%
39%
44%
32%
36%
40%
30%
40%
34%
43%

Sometimes
18%
18%
16%
21%
22%
25%
12%
17%
17%
21%
15%
12%
15%
22%
12%
15%
20%
21%
5%
20%
17%
22%
10%
9%
8%
14%
21%
14%
15%
18%
16%
12%
13%
12%
18%

Rarely
8%
7%
4%
7%
7%
5%
4%
8%
10%
9%
10%
9%
6%
9%
4%
2%
5%
10%
3%
10%
5%
15%
4%
2%
5%
6%
4%
5%
7%
3%
8%
6%
5%
4%
4%

Never

DK
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
3%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%

74%
75%
79%
72%
71%
70%
84%
75%
72%
69%
74%
78%
79%
69%
83%
83%
75%
69%
92%
69%
78%
62%
85%
88%
87%
79%
74%
80%
76%
78%
75%
81%
81%
84%
77%

Think about it
26%
25%
20%
28%
28%
30%
16%
25%
27%
30%
25%
21%
21%
30%
16%
17%
25%
30%
8%
30%
22%
38%
14%
11%
13%
20%
25%
20%
22%
21%
24%
18%
19%
16%
22%

Do not think about it

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

QB2 Which of these statements comes closest to your beliefs?

QB2 Laquelle des ces affirmations se rapproche le plus de vos croyances ?

52%
43%
31%
54%
47%
19%
81%
59%
34%
73%
74%
44%
34%
54%
81%
41%
23%
38%
90%
19%
16%
44%
37%
49%
95%
80%
61%
37%
40%
90%
67%
95%
38%
48%
32%

I believe there is a God

I believe there is some sort of spirit
or life force
27%
29%
49%
26%
25%
20%
16%
21%
27%
22%
16%
28%
37%
34%
12%
41%
53%
40%
7%
50%
54%
31%
49%
36%
3%
15%
26%
46%
40%
8%
25%
2%
48%
39%
47%

I don’t believe there is any sort of
spirit, God or life force
18%
27%
19%
16%
25%
57%
3%
18%
33%
4%
6%
22%
27%
8%
6%
16%
23%
20%
2%
30%
26%
19%
10%
12%
1%
1%
11%
16%
13%
1%
7%
1%
11%
9%
17%
DK
3%
2%
1%
3%
3%
4%
1%
2%
5%
2%
3%
6%
2%
4%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
4%
6%
3%
3%
0%
3%
2%
2%
6%
1%
1%
1%
3%
4%
4%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

QB3 Which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?
My parents were generally in charge and
made the rules
84%
81%
84%
87%
87%
91%
86%
82%
84%
93%
80%
74%
82%
85%
92%
85%
83%
89%
90%
70%
60%
74%
78%
69%
96%
82%
84%
75%
71%
78%
78%
80%
83%
87%
89%

QB3 Laquelle des deux affirmations suivantes décrit le mieux la famille dans laquelle vous avez grandi ?
My parents generally let everyone do what
they wished
14%
15%
14%
10%
9%
8%
12%
17%
14%
5%
17%
20%
16%
12%
6%
14%
14%
10%
9%
29%
35%
23%
17%
26%
1%
13%
13%
21%
22%
20%
17%
15%
13%
11%
9%
DK
3%
3%
2%
4%
3%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
3%
6%
2%
3%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
5%
3%
5%
5%
3%
5%
3%
4%
7%
2%
5%
5%
3%
3%
2%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

QB4 And which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?
All children were treated more or
less equally
81%
77%
72%
81%
82%
84%
79%
80%
79%
84%
80%
76%
81%
68%
81%
81%
77%
83%
84%
79%
74%
82%
78%
81%
90%
84%
88%
77%
73%
82%
81%
79%
76%
80%
84%

QB4 Et laquelle des propositions suivantes décrit le mieux la famille dans laquelle vous avez grandi ?
Some children tended to have more
privileges
14%
14%
23%
11%
10%
9%
16%
15%
14%
12%
18%
16%
15%
20%
15%
15%
14%
14%
14%
14%
14%
10%
13%
13%
7%
11%
9%
16%
13%
13%
12%
17%
15%
15%
12%
4%
9%
5%
7%
7%
6%
5%
3%
6%
2%
7%
4%
11%
3%
4%
8%
3%
2%
6%
11%
6%
8%
5%
2%
4%
2%
7%
7%
2%
5%
1%
7%
5%
4%

Not applicable (SPONTANEOUS)

DK
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
7%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Independence

L’indépendance

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
53%
56%
49%
49%
50%
54%
59%
52%
34%
72%
49%
66%
66%
54%
51%
65%
81%
74%
41%
46%
69%
49%
38%
41%
69%
50%
42%
67%
53%
49%
79%
71%
85%
57%
47%

Very important
40%
39%
46%
43%
42%
39%
32%
38%
53%
25%
44%
29%
32%
40%
42%
33%
19%
24%
36%
47%
30%
42%
49%
46%
25%
45%
46%
29%
37%
36%
19%
17%
14%
38%
51%

Fairly important
6%
4%
4%
7%
7%
6%
8%
8%
10%
2%
5%
4%
2%
4%
5%
2%
1%
2%
20%
5%
1%
7%
9%
8%
5%
3%
9%
3%
6%
10%
1%
6%
0%
4%
1%

Not very important
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
3%
1%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
3%
0%
5%
0%
0%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.1 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
2%
4%
0%
2%
1%
0%
3%
2%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%

DK
93%
94%
95%
92%
92%
93%
91%
90%
87%
97%
93%
95%
98%
94%
93%
98%
99%
98%
78%
93%
99%
91%
87%
87%
95%
95%
88%
96%
90%
85%
98%
87%
99%
95%
98%

Important

QB5.1 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

6%
5%
4%
8%
8%
7%
8%
9%
12%
3%
6%
4%
2%
5%
6%
2%
1%
2%
22%
6%
1%
8%
11%
9%
5%
4%
11%
3%
6%
13%
1%
11%
1%
4%
1%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Obedience

L’obéissance

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1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
56%
63%
40%
29%
31%
38%
73%
65%
68%
67%
59%
60%
50%
39%
66%
44%
36%
73%
81%
42%
45%
60%
53%
44%
85%
62%
56%
52%
55%
42%
57%
82%
61%
42%
49%

Very important
37%
31%
48%
53%
51%
46%
23%
31%
28%
29%
38%
33%
45%
43%
33%
50%
53%
25%
17%
45%
48%
34%
40%
46%
14%
36%
36%
38%
33%
32%
33%
12%
34%
46%
46%

Fairly important
6%
5%
10%
18%
17%
15%
3%
4%
3%
3%
3%
6%
5%
15%
1%
6%
10%
2%
2%
10%
6%
5%
5%
8%
1%
2%
7%
9%
10%
18%
9%
3%
4%
10%
5%

Not very important
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
2%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
7%
0%
2%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.2 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%

DK
93%
94%
89%
82%
82%
84%
96%
96%
96%
96%
96%
93%
95%
83%
99%
94%
89%
97%
98%
87%
94%
95%
94%
90%
99%
98%
92%
90%
87%
75%
90%
94%
95%
87%
95%

Important

QB5.2 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

7%
5%
11%
18%
18%
16%
4%
4%
3%
3%
4%
7%
5%
16%
1%
6%
11%
2%
2%
12%
6%
5%
6%
9%
1%
2%
8%
10%
12%
25%
9%
5%
5%
12%
5%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Hard work

Être travailleur

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1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
47%
59%
10%
12%
13%
17%
87%
76%
73%
61%
25%
69%
38%
23%
75%
53%
12%
70%
31%
75%
75%
82%
76%
22%
20%
27%
72%
82%
90%
81%
24%
92%
65%
23%
15%

Very important
33%
35%
45%
35%
36%
38%
12%
21%
25%
34%
37%
28%
54%
38%
24%
44%
53%
29%
38%
23%
25%
17%
23%
39%
29%
50%
25%
17%
9%
17%
37%
6%
33%
40%
65%

Fairly important
15%
5%
37%
41%
40%
37%
1%
3%
1%
4%
24%
2%
7%
27%
0%
3%
29%
1%
27%
2%
0%
0%
1%
31%
31%
19%
1%
1%
0%
2%
31%
1%
3%
29%
17%

Not very important
4%
0%
8%
11%
10%
8%
0%
0%
0%
13%
0%
0%
7%
5%
0%
4%
0%
0%
5%
19%
2%
1%
0%
0%
0%
6%
7%
2%

Not at all important

QB5.3 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
4%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
2%
1%
3%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%

DK
80%
94%
55%
47%
49%
55%
99%
97%
99%
96%
61%
98%
92%
62%
99%
97%
65%
98%
70%
98%
99%
99%
99%
61%
50%
77%
98%
99%
99%
98%
61%
98%
97%
63%
80%

Important

QB5.3 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

19%
6%
45%
52%
51%
45%
1%
3%
1%
4%
37%
2%
8%
34%
0%
3%
34%
1%
30%
2%
0%
0%
1%
37%
50%
21%
2%
1%
0%
2%
38%
1%
3%
35%
19%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Sense of responsibility

Le sens des responsabilités

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1507
504
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1036
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1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
80%
83%
82%
76%
77%
83%
90%
81%
75%
80%
68%
83%
88%
71%
76%
85%
84%
89%
90%
83%
84%
86%
83%
80%
86%
81%
82%
87%
88%
81%
80%
92%
78%
83%
82%

Very important
19%
16%
17%
23%
21%
16%
9%
18%
24%
18%
29%
16%
11%
26%
24%
14%
15%
10%
10%
16%
16%
14%
16%
19%
14%
18%
16%
12%
10%
19%
18%
5%
20%
15%
18%

Fairly important
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
2%
1%
-

Not very important
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.4 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%

DK
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
97%
99%
99%
97%
99%
99%
100%
100%
99%
99%
100%
100%
99%
98%
100%
99%
98%
100%
98%
100%
98%
97%
98%
98%
100%

Important

QB5.4 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
1%
3%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
2%
2%
1%
0%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Imagination

L’imagination

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1036
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1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
52%
41%
58%
41%
43%
50%
47%
56%
47%
62%
56%
60%
31%
46%
54%
44%
74%
69%
33%
36%
36%
50%
34%
37%
52%
56%
30%
47%
49%
60%
40%
65%
58%
58%
58%

Very important
39%
38%
35%
49%
47%
42%
34%
33%
43%
31%
37%
29%
50%
41%
39%
46%
23%
27%
41%
50%
49%
36%
43%
42%
32%
41%
48%
36%
34%
30%
35%
16%
34%
33%
37%

Fairly important
8%
17%
6%
10%
9%
7%
15%
9%
9%
5%
5%
10%
17%
10%
6%
9%
3%
3%
21%
13%
13%
10%
18%
16%
11%
3%
18%
15%
10%
7%
19%
10%
6%
7%
5%

Not very important
1%
3%
0%
0%
0%
0%
4%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
4%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
3%
0%
3%
2%
2%
1%
5%
6%
0%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.5 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%
1%
1%
0%
5%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%

DK
91%
79%
93%
90%
90%
92%
80%
90%
90%
93%
93%
89%
81%
88%
93%
90%
97%
96%
74%
86%
85%
87%
77%
79%
84%
96%
78%
83%
83%
90%
75%
82%
93%
91%
94%

Important

QB5.5 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

9%
20%
7%
10%
10%
7%
19%
10%
9%
6%
5%
11%
19%
11%
6%
9%
3%
3%
25%
14%
14%
12%
20%
18%
13%
3%
21%
17%
12%
8%
24%
16%
6%
8%
5%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Tolerance and respect for other people

La tolérance et le respect des autres

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1003
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504
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1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
82%
83%
89%
77%
77%
77%
77%
82%
89%
85%
70%
88%
90%
77%
73%
86%
94%
93%
81%
69%
75%
77%
77%
79%
92%
86%
67%
84%
78%
72%
80%
88%
83%
89%
93%

Very important
17%
16%
11%
21%
21%
21%
20%
16%
11%
14%
28%
12%
10%
21%
26%
14%
6%
6%
18%
29%
24%
21%
21%
19%
8%
13%
29%
15%
18%
25%
18%
9%
16%
10%
7%

Fairly important
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
2%
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
3%
0%
2%
2%
1%
2%
0%
1%
-

Not very important
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
-

Not at all important

QB5.6 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%

DK
99%
99%
100%
98%
98%
98%
97%
98%
100%
99%
98%
100%
100%
98%
99%
100%
99%
100%
100%
98%
99%
98%
99%
98%
100%
99%
96%
100%
97%
97%
98%
97%
99%
99%
100%

Important

QB5.6 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

1%
1%
0%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
1%
2%
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
3%
0%
2%
2%
2%
2%
0%
1%
-

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Thrift, economising and avoiding waste

L’épargne, le sens de l’économie, ne pas gaspiller

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1003
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1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
54%
52%
30%
38%
42%
58%
62%
61%
48%
56%
57%
60%
36%
51%
69%
37%
33%
61%
70%
57%
49%
73%
52%
60%
55%
72%
57%
65%
70%
73%
60%
87%
49%
48%
33%

Very important
40%
42%
59%
53%
50%
38%
30%
33%
43%
37%
38%
36%
54%
42%
31%
56%
58%
35%
25%
39%
47%
25%
41%
36%
34%
27%
38%
30%
26%
24%
32%
10%
42%
45%
61%

Fairly important
5%
6%
10%
9%
8%
4%
7%
5%
8%
6%
4%
4%
10%
6%
0%
6%
9%
4%
5%
4%
4%
2%
6%
3%
9%
1%
4%
5%
3%
3%
7%
1%
7%
5%
6%

Not very important
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.7 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

DK
94%
94%
89%
90%
91%
96%
92%
94%
91%
93%
95%
96%
90%
93%
100%
93%
91%
95%
95%
96%
96%
98%
92%
96%
89%
99%
95%
95%
96%
97%
92%
97%
91%
93%
94%

Important

QB5.7 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

6%
6%
11%
10%
8%
4%
8%
6%
8%
6%
5%
4%
10%
7%
0%
7%
9%
4%
5%
4%
4%
2%
7%
3%
11%
1%
4%
5%
3%
3%
7%
2%
8%
6%
6%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Determination, perseverance

La détermination, la persévérance

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1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
61%
68%
45%
39%
43%
61%
83%
66%
64%
63%
59%
72%
61%
51%
64%
52%
47%
76%
75%
63%
64%
77%
69%
60%
72%
61%
64%
81%
82%
75%
79%
89%
65%
60%
47%

Very important
35%
29%
49%
52%
49%
36%
16%
30%
33%
32%
37%
24%
36%
42%
33%
44%
49%
22%
24%
34%
35%
22%
28%
35%
25%
37%
32%
18%
15%
21%
19%
8%
31%
36%
51%

Fairly important
3%
2%
6%
8%
7%
3%
1%
3%
2%
3%
2%
3%
2%
6%
2%
4%
3%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
1%
3%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%

Not very important
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Not at all important

QB5.8 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

DK
96%
97%
94%
91%
92%
97%
98%
96%
97%
95%
96%
96%
98%
93%
97%
96%
96%
98%
99%
97%
99%
99%
97%
96%
97%
98%
96%
99%
97%
96%
98%
97%
96%
96%
97%

Important

QB5.8 Voici une liste de valeurs que les enfants peuvent être encouragés à apprendre à la maison. Pourriez-vous indiquer, pour chacune d’elles, dans quelle mesure vous la considérez importante ou pas importante.

3%
2%
6%
9%
8%
3%
1%
3%
2%
3%
3%
3%
2%
7%
2%
4%
3%
1%
1%
3%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
1%
4%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

QB6 On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?

2%
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
3%
1%
1%
0%
5%
0%
0%
3%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
3%
4%
1%
2%
2%
1%
10%
3%
2%
7%
1%
0%
0%

Not at all
satisfied

QB6 D’une façon générale, dans quelle mesure êtes-vous satisfait(e) de la
vie que vous menez ?

1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
4%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
3%
1%
2%
0%
1%
3%
1%
6%
3%
2%
2%
1%
0%
1%

2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
4%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
0%
2%
4%
1%
2%
1%
0%
3%
5%
6%
4%
5%
2%
3%
6%
2%
10%
5%
3%
4%
0%
1%
1%

3%
2%
1%
3%
3%
4%
3%
1%
3%
4%
3%
2%
0%
4%
8%
2%
1%
2%
1%
5%
8%
6%
5%
7%
1%
3%
7%
2%
12%
8%
3%
5%
1%
1%
0%

9%
6%
4%
6%
8%
12%
11%
6%
12%
5%
6%
6%
2%
6%
14%
4%
6%
8%
7%
12%
19%
19%
19%
21%
10%
15%
15%
11%
18%
16%
13%
17%
3%
5%
5%

10%
5%
3%
7%
8%
13%
9%
12%
10%
9%
12%
6%
5%
8%
16%
4%
5%
9%
6%
10%
16%
15%
17%
12%
6%
11%
12%
9%
16%
12%
12%
13%
3%
6%
5%

20%
21%
9%
17%
17%
16%
20%
26%
22%
19%
25%
12%
23%
15%
25%
13%
15%
20%
12%
17%
21%
14%
23%
15%
14%
20%
18%
18%
10%
20%
15%
13%
11%
12%
13%

28%
32%
28%
33%
32%
29%
28%
30%
27%
26%
27%
22%
42%
18%
20%
36%
29%
32%
26%
28%
17%
18%
15%
17%
22%
21%
20%
26%
6%
18%
22%
13%
28%
32%
30%

13%
14%
22%
16%
15%
13%
14%
12%
10%
18%
9%
15%
16%
10%
6%
29%
19%
15%
20%
13%
6%
6%
5%
7%
15%
13%
12%
15%
2%
9%
12%
5%
30%
21%
22%

11%
16%
31%
14%
12%
6%
9%
10%
10%
16%
7%
34%
11%
27%
4%
10%
22%
10%
26%
9%
5%
9%
5%
9%
28%
11%
6%
15%
3%
5%
14%
21%
21%
20%
20%

Absolutely
satisfied
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
6%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
6%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%

DK

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
47%
42%
35%
63%
64%
65%
59%
58%
27%
54%
39%
60%
42%
51%
47%
44%
31%
54%
61%
33%
43%
33%
26%
47%
51%
42%
33%
44%
30%
46%
43%
61%
61%
35%
36%

For most people today, their quality of life is better than it was for their parents’ generation
Tend to agree
38%
35%
38%
30%
29%
27%
28%
32%
41%
38%
49%
25%
37%
39%
47%
41%
48%
35%
27%
41%
41%
47%
40%
36%
36%
41%
47%
35%
33%
37%
35%
21%
33%
45%
40%

La qualité de vie de la plupart des gens aujourd’hui est meilleure que celle de la génération de leurs parents

QB7.1 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
10%
15%
21%
5%
5%
5%
7%
7%
21%
5%
7%
8%
15%
6%
3%
12%
17%
7%
8%
20%
12%
14%
22%
10%
8%
10%
14%
16%
20%
10%
15%
7%
3%
14%
16%

QB7.1 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la qualité de la vie, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
4%
7%
5%
1%
1%
0%
5%
2%
10%
2%
3%
5%
5%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
3%
5%
3%
5%
8%
2%
4%
5%
3%
4%
12%
5%
7%
6%
2%
3%
6%

DK
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
4%
5%
1%
3%
2%
0%
5%
2%
1%
4%
1%
3%
2%

Agree
85%
77%
72%
93%
93%
93%
88%
90%
68%
91%
89%
85%
79%
90%
95%
86%
80%
89%
89%
74%
84%
80%
66%
83%
87%
83%
80%
79%
63%
83%
78%
83%
94%
80%
76%

Disagree
14%
22%
27%
6%
6%
6%
12%
8%
31%
7%
10%
14%
20%
7%
4%
14%
19%
9%
11%
25%
15%
19%
30%
12%
12%
14%
18%
20%
32%
15%
21%
14%
5%
17%
22%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

The next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now
Strongly agree
21%
13%
9%
13%
15%
21%
23%
36%
7%
29%
24%
12%
9%
21%
30%
15%
4%
21%
32%
26%
34%
32%
34%
44%
28%
31%
27%
12%
32%
45%
28%
63%
21%
4%
7%

Tend to agree
37%
34%
37%
31%
34%
43%
32%
35%
27%
40%
46%
24%
26%
32%
41%
41%
39%
39%
31%
41%
47%
43%
44%
43%
39%
44%
47%
33%
42%
33%
35%
20%
55%
22%
39%

La génération suivante profitera d’une qualité de vie meilleure que celle que nous connaissons actuellement

QB7.2 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
27%
40%
42%
39%
36%
25%
25%
14%
44%
17%
17%
35%
44%
31%
16%
38%
46%
24%
21%
20%
11%
15%
11%
4%
18%
12%
15%
40%
7%
10%
22%
7%
16%
50%
39%

QB7.2 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la qualité de la vie, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
7%
11%
8%
11%
10%
7%
11%
5%
14%
5%
5%
18%
10%
4%
3%
5%
7%
7%
7%
6%
1%
4%
2%
0%
8%
2%
4%
11%
4%
3%
8%
5%
1%
13%
10%

DK
8%
3%
4%
5%
5%
4%
9%
10%
8%
10%
8%
10%
11%
12%
10%
2%
4%
10%
9%
7%
7%
6%
10%
8%
7%
11%
6%
4%
16%
9%
8%
6%
7%
11%
5%

Agree
58%
46%
46%
45%
48%
64%
55%
71%
34%
69%
70%
37%
35%
53%
72%
56%
42%
59%
63%
67%
82%
75%
78%
87%
67%
75%
74%
45%
73%
78%
63%
82%
76%
26%
46%

Disagree
34%
51%
51%
50%
46%
32%
37%
19%
58%
22%
22%
53%
54%
35%
19%
42%
53%
31%
28%
26%
12%
19%
12%
4%
26%
14%
20%
51%
11%
13%
30%
12%
17%
63%
49%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
39%
42%
34%
42%
44%
50%
39%
45%
30%
41%
32%
52%
44%
31%
33%
38%
28%
43%
53%
26%
48%
34%
35%
42%
47%
45%
27%
35%
29%
48%
33%
59%
52%
27%
41%

Developments in science and technology have improved the quality of life for your generation
Tend to agree
48%
45%
44%
47%
46%
42%
44%
41%
58%
49%
53%
38%
45%
53%
51%
49%
57%
45%
39%
57%
44%
48%
46%
49%
40%
45%
54%
48%
39%
36%
46%
20%
42%
54%
42%

Les développements de la science et des technologies ont amélioré la qualité de vie de votre génération

QB7.3 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
8%
8%
17%
7%
7%
4%
12%
9%
8%
5%
10%
6%
8%
10%
6%
10%
11%
5%
6%
12%
5%
12%
10%
3%
7%
6%
13%
14%
14%
8%
14%
8%
3%
11%
11%

QB7.3 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la qualité de la vie, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
2%
4%
4%
1%
2%
2%
3%
1%
2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
3%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
3%
1%
3%
4%
0%
2%
2%
2%
3%
6%
2%
4%
6%
1%
3%
3%

DK
3%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
4%
1%
4%
4%
2%
1%
4%
8%
1%
2%
4%
1%
1%
2%
3%
6%
6%
5%
2%
4%
1%
12%
6%
3%
6%
1%
4%
2%

Agree
87%
88%
78%
89%
90%
92%
83%
86%
88%
90%
84%
90%
89%
83%
84%
87%
85%
89%
92%
83%
92%
82%
81%
91%
87%
90%
81%
82%
68%
84%
79%
80%
95%
81%
83%

Disagree
10%
12%
20%
9%
8%
6%
15%
10%
10%
6%
12%
8%
9%
12%
8%
12%
14%
7%
7%
15%
6%
16%
14%
3%
9%
8%
15%
17%
20%
10%
18%
14%
4%
14%
15%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
29%
26%
24%
25%
28%
40%
26%
38%
15%
32%
28%
27%
25%
23%
29%
25%
15%
33%
42%
29%
46%
37%
41%
42%
41%
45%
30%
22%
36%
51%
36%
62%
33%
11%
19%

Science and technology will improve the quality of life of future generations

La science et les technologies amélioreront la qualité de vie des générations futures
Tend to agree
48%
48%
46%
48%
48%
45%
41%
42%
53%
46%
50%
41%
47%
39%
49%
54%
59%
49%
36%
50%
45%
45%
45%
48%
41%
47%
53%
44%
43%
33%
40%
19%
56%
43%
55%

QB7.4 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
13%
20%
23%
17%
15%
8%
17%
8%
19%
10%
13%
15%
18%
21%
9%
16%
19%
8%
10%
13%
4%
10%
5%
2%
8%
3%
10%
26%
3%
7%
14%
8%
5%
27%
16%

QB7.4 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la qualité de la vie, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
3%
5%
5%
4%
3%
2%
6%
3%
3%
1%
2%
7%
3%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
4%
3%
0%
2%
2%
0%
2%
1%
1%
4%
2%
1%
4%
4%
1%
4%
4%

DK
7%
2%
3%
6%
6%
5%
10%
10%
9%
10%
8%
10%
8%
13%
11%
2%
5%
8%
8%
4%
4%
5%
7%
8%
8%
5%
6%
4%
17%
8%
7%
7%
5%
14%
6%

Agree
77%
74%
69%
73%
75%
85%
67%
79%
69%
78%
78%
68%
72%
62%
78%
80%
74%
82%
78%
79%
92%
82%
87%
90%
83%
91%
83%
66%
78%
83%
76%
81%
89%
55%
74%

Disagree
15%
25%
28%
21%
19%
11%
23%
11%
22%
11%
14%
22%
21%
25%
11%
18%
21%
10%
14%
17%
5%
13%
7%
2%
9%
4%
11%
30%
5%
8%
18%
12%
6%
31%
20%

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
17%
13%
45%
14%
13%
8%
8%
28%
14%
20%
11%
18%
30%
15%
11%
25%
38%
20%
6%
11%
12%
20%
11%
11%
10%
10%
11%
9%
6%
17%
8%
10%
31%
26%
34%

Almost always
38%
44%
39%
42%
42%
44%
29%
34%
39%
40%
39%
38%
50%
41%
35%
49%
46%
34%
17%
34%
45%
39%
36%
37%
24%
29%
34%
36%
23%
23%
35%
22%
48%
42%
53%

Often

QB8 In general, would you say that you trust other people almost always, often, only sometimes, rarely or almost never?

34%
31%
13%
30%
32%
37%
43%
31%
36%
33%
34%
25%
17%
31%
42%
22%
13%
36%
54%
44%
29%
30%
38%
42%
38%
44%
42%
41%
41%
44%
45%
45%
17%
24%
10%

Only sometimes

Rarely or almost
never
11%
12%
3%
13%
13%
11%
21%
7%
12%
6%
14%
18%
3%
11%
12%
4%
3%
9%
22%
10%
13%
11%
14%
10%
28%
16%
12%
14%
25%
15%
10%
22%
3%
7%
2%

QB8 D’une manière générale, diriez-vous que vous faites confiance aux gens presque toujours, souvent, parfois seulement, rarement ou presque jamais ?

DK
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
4%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%

54%
57%
84%
56%
55%
52%
37%
62%
52%
60%
51%
56%
80%
56%
45%
74%
84%
55%
23%
45%
57%
59%
47%
47%
34%
39%
46%
45%
30%
40%
43%
33%
80%
68%
87%

Trust
45%
43%
16%
44%
45%
48%
63%
38%
48%
39%
48%
43%
20%
42%
54%
26%
16%
45%
76%
55%
42%
41%
52%
52%
66%
61%
54%
55%
66%
59%
54%
67%
20%
31%
12%

Do not trust

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

When I make plans, I am certain that I can make them work
Strongly agree
24%
24%
30%
36%
36%
36%
21%
21%
23%
17%
14%
26%
21%
29%
16%
19%
30%
25%
31%
24%
24%
27%
24%
17%
16%
22%
21%
39%
17%
22%
26%
41%
15%
23%
26%

Quand je fais des plans, je suis certain(e) que je peux faire en sorte qu’ils aboutissent
Tend to agree
56%
57%
52%
55%
55%
56%
52%
52%
56%
56%
56%
52%
57%
57%
63%
54%
58%
61%
55%
58%
60%
53%
51%
52%
48%
54%
63%
50%
45%
51%
56%
32%
68%
62%
53%

QB9.1 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
15%
16%
15%
8%
8%
8%
23%
19%
15%
16%
21%
17%
17%
9%
16%
23%
10%
11%
11%
16%
13%
17%
18%
16%
28%
18%
13%
10%
26%
19%
14%
12%
14%
12%
15%

QB9.1 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
3%
3%
2%
1%
1%
0%
3%
5%
3%
5%
3%
4%
4%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
3%
3%
7%
3%
1%
1%
5%
6%
3%
8%
2%
1%
6%

DK
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
3%
3%
5%
6%
1%
1%
5%
2%
1%
0%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
4%
13%
2%
3%
2%
1%
7%
3%
2%
8%
1%
2%
1%

Agree
80%
81%
83%
91%
91%
92%
73%
73%
79%
73%
70%
78%
78%
86%
79%
74%
88%
85%
86%
82%
84%
79%
75%
68%
64%
76%
84%
89%
62%
73%
81%
73%
83%
85%
78%

Disagree
17%
19%
17%
9%
8%
8%
26%
23%
18%
22%
25%
21%
21%
9%
19%
26%
12%
13%
12%
17%
14%
20%
21%
19%
35%
21%
14%
11%
31%
25%
17%
20%
16%
13%
21%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

I feel that I have little influence over things that happen to me

J’ai le sentiment que j’ai peu d’influence sur les choses qui m’arrivent
Strongly agree
12%
13%
6%
10%
10%
10%
19%
12%
11%
8%
15%
15%
10%
13%
17%
10%
15%
9%
13%
12%
13%
11%
17%
13%
14%
13%
12%
6%
14%
18%
16%
45%
6%
14%
3%

Tend to agree
35%
33%
21%
26%
28%
32%
42%
37%
36%
30%
43%
35%
25%
33%
43%
38%
38%
30%
49%
37%
38%
27%
40%
46%
43%
47%
45%
33%
45%
40%
43%
33%
23%
34%
20%

QB9.2 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
34%
40%
41%
38%
38%
35%
27%
30%
36%
38%
28%
33%
42%
36%
28%
33%
24%
39%
25%
39%
34%
35%
30%
24%
25%
30%
36%
39%
28%
29%
30%
7%
44%
33%
27%

QB9.2 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
17%
14%
31%
25%
24%
22%
11%
17%
15%
21%
11%
14%
21%
15%
9%
19%
21%
21%
8%
10%
11%
26%
9%
5%
15%
8%
5%
22%
7%
9%
9%
6%
26%
16%
49%

DK
2%
1%
2%
1%
0%
0%
1%
4%
2%
4%
4%
3%
2%
3%
3%
1%
1%
2%
5%
1%
4%
1%
4%
12%
3%
3%
3%
1%
6%
4%
2%
9%
2%
3%
1%

Agree
47%
46%
27%
36%
38%
43%
61%
49%
47%
38%
57%
50%
35%
46%
60%
47%
54%
39%
63%
49%
51%
38%
57%
59%
56%
60%
57%
39%
59%
58%
59%
78%
28%
49%
23%

Disagree
51%
54%
71%
63%
62%
57%
38%
47%
51%
58%
39%
48%
64%
51%
37%
52%
46%
59%
33%
49%
45%
61%
39%
29%
40%
38%
40%
60%
35%
38%
39%
13%
70%
49%
75%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

I am interested in what is going on in politics and current affairs

Je suis intéressé(e) par ce qui se passe en politique et dans l’actualité
Strongly agree
22%
22%
44%
32%
32%
34%
26%
18%
20%
17%
12%
37%
44%
18%
14%
21%
36%
19%
32%
26%
26%
20%
30%
23%
19%
18%
20%
22%
15%
20%
17%
26%
32%
31%
48%

Tend to agree
45%
40%
41%
46%
45%
42%
49%
41%
47%
47%
46%
42%
43%
53%
39%
49%
47%
44%
46%
48%
49%
39%
44%
45%
40%
43%
45%
39%
42%
37%
41%
28%
47%
47%
41%

QB9.3 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
19%
23%
10%
14%
15%
18%
16%
21%
19%
19%
24%
12%
10%
20%
24%
20%
11%
19%
14%
19%
14%
25%
16%
18%
19%
24%
26%
24%
22%
17%
24%
16%
13%
12%
8%

QB9.3 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
13%
15%
5%
7%
7%
7%
9%
17%
13%
14%
16%
9%
4%
7%
21%
10%
6%
17%
7%
6%
9%
15%
7%
7%
21%
14%
9%
14%
17%
23%
17%
21%
6%
9%
2%

DK
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
2%
0%
3%
2%
0%
0%
2%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
2%
8%
1%
1%
1%
1%
4%
2%
1%
9%
2%
1%
1%

Agree
67%
62%
85%
78%
77%
75%
75%
59%
67%
64%
58%
79%
86%
71%
53%
70%
83%
63%
78%
74%
76%
59%
74%
67%
59%
61%
64%
62%
57%
58%
58%
54%
79%
78%
89%

Disagree
32%
38%
15%
21%
22%
25%
25%
39%
32%
34%
40%
21%
13%
26%
45%
30%
17%
36%
21%
25%
22%
40%
23%
24%
40%
38%
35%
38%
39%
40%
41%
37%
20%
21%
10%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

I feel well informed about what is going on in politics and current affairs
Strongly agree
14%
16%
29%
22%
23%
25%
15%
11%
9%
14%
9%
21%
29%
13%
8%
11%
21%
12%
20%
11%
13%
9%
14%
14%
13%
9%
11%
17%
10%
12%
13%
17%
21%
22%
31%

Je me sens bien informé(e) sur ce qui se passe en politique et dans l’actualité
Tend to agree
44%
47%
48%
45%
45%
44%
48%
38%
47%
45%
41%
45%
47%
54%
42%
44%
55%
42%
45%
49%
45%
34%
46%
46%
44%
44%
41%
48%
35%
39%
44%
25%
54%
50%
44%

QB9.4 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
27%
25%
17%
23%
23%
22%
26%
28%
31%
25%
29%
23%
17%
24%
28%
32%
19%
28%
27%
30%
28%
38%
27%
24%
22%
32%
37%
24%
32%
24%
27%
23%
17%
17%
18%

QB9.4 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
13%
12%
6%
8%
8%
8%
10%
21%
12%
14%
18%
10%
6%
6%
20%
13%
5%
16%
7%
8%
11%
19%
10%
6%
18%
12%
10%
10%
19%
22%
15%
26%
8%
9%
5%

DK
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
3%
2%
0%
1%
3%
2%
0%
0%
2%
2%
2%
2%
0%
2%
11%
3%
3%
2%
1%
4%
3%
2%
9%
1%
2%
2%

Agree
58%
63%
78%
68%
68%
69%
63%
49%
56%
59%
51%
66%
76%
67%
50%
55%
76%
54%
65%
60%
58%
43%
61%
59%
57%
53%
52%
65%
45%
51%
56%
42%
74%
71%
75%

Disagree
41%
37%
22%
31%
31%
30%
36%
49%
42%
38%
48%
33%
23%
30%
48%
45%
24%
44%
33%
38%
39%
57%
37%
30%
40%
44%
46%
34%
51%
46%
42%
49%
25%
27%
23%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

People like me have too little influence in what the Government does
Strongly agree
46%
48%
26%
47%
50%
64%
43%
36%
53%
27%
38%
44%
37%
40%
47%
31%
36%
39%
43%
62%
56%
55%
62%
58%
26%
63%
54%
51%
53%
57%
49%
34%
42%
27%
34%

Les gens comme moi ont trop peu d’influence sur ce que fait le Gouvernement
Tend to agree
35%
34%
34%
37%
35%
28%
38%
38%
35%
45%
39%
35%
34%
42%
34%
40%
39%
38%
35%
27%
30%
32%
24%
30%
45%
26%
31%
32%
34%
21%
36%
28%
36%
38%
36%

QB9.5 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
12%
12%
29%
12%
10%
4%
14%
16%
8%
16%
14%
14%
21%
12%
12%
23%
19%
14%
10%
5%
8%
9%
6%
5%
19%
4%
9%
12%
5%
10%
8%
14%
14%
25%
19%

QB9.5 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
5%
6%
10%
4%
4%
3%
5%
7%
2%
7%
7%
6%
7%
3%
6%
5%
5%
6%
9%
5%
4%
4%
5%
3%
7%
6%
4%
4%
4%
9%
6%
13%
8%
8%
8%

DK
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
5%
2%
2%
2%
3%
2%
1%
2%
3%
3%
1%
2%
1%
2%
3%
3%
1%
1%
1%
4%
3%
2%
12%
1%
3%
2%

Agree
81%
81%
60%
83%
85%
93%
80%
74%
88%
72%
77%
79%
71%
82%
80%
71%
74%
77%
77%
89%
86%
87%
86%
88%
71%
89%
86%
83%
87%
78%
84%
61%
77%
65%
71%

Disagree
17%
18%
39%
16%
14%
7%
19%
23%
10%
22%
21%
19%
27%
15%
18%
28%
24%
20%
19%
10%
12%
12%
11%
8%
25%
10%
13%
15%
9%
19%
14%
27%
21%
32%
27%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

People should involve themselves more in politics and current affairs
Strongly agree
25%
24%
31%
33%
35%
42%
26%
21%
22%
16%
21%
38%
26%
25%
14%
20%
39%
21%
22%
28%
26%
13%
26%
20%
21%
25%
15%
23%
23%
28%
24%
48%
29%
27%
46%

Les gens devraient s’investir davantage en politique et dans les questions d’actualité
Tend to agree
50%
43%
48%
53%
52%
47%
46%
47%
52%
51%
54%
43%
44%
47%
43%
61%
53%
52%
52%
52%
48%
39%
43%
44%
47%
48%
48%
46%
42%
39%
41%
24%
56%
52%
47%

QB9.6 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
15%
25%
17%
9%
9%
7%
19%
18%
15%
17%
14%
11%
22%
15%
23%
15%
6%
15%
18%
14%
17%
31%
17%
20%
13%
15%
26%
20%
15%
18%
20%
9%
9%
12%
3%

QB9.6 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
5%
7%
2%
1%
1%
1%
7%
6%
5%
4%
6%
5%
4%
4%
9%
4%
1%
5%
6%
3%
3%
11%
6%
5%
9%
5%
5%
8%
6%
8%
8%
9%
1%
3%
1%

DK
5%
1%
2%
4%
3%
2%
1%
9%
5%
12%
5%
3%
4%
9%
10%
1%
2%
7%
3%
3%
6%
5%
8%
11%
10%
7%
6%
3%
14%
8%
7%
10%
5%
6%
2%

Agree
75%
67%
79%
87%
87%
90%
72%
68%
74%
67%
75%
81%
70%
72%
57%
80%
91%
73%
73%
80%
74%
53%
69%
64%
68%
73%
63%
69%
65%
66%
65%
72%
86%
79%
93%

Disagree
20%
31%
19%
10%
9%
8%
26%
23%
20%
21%
20%
16%
26%
19%
33%
18%
7%
20%
23%
17%
20%
43%
23%
25%
22%
20%
31%
28%
21%
26%
28%
18%
9%
15%
5%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
10%
9%
12%
11%
11%
11%
6%
12%
7%
8%
9%
15%
10%
9%
8%
9%
13%
11%
5%
19%
6%
28%
8%
9%
12%
6%
6%
9%
9%
8%
8%
27%
20%
12%
22%

I think I have something to offer in decisions about politics and current affairs
Tend to agree
31%
23%
39%
31%
31%
30%
31%
36%
29%
38%
34%
24%
33%
30%
29%
39%
43%
34%
24%
40%
24%
46%
22%
27%
26%
19%
22%
25%
17%
23%
23%
26%
48%
42%
39%

Je pense que je peux apporter quelque chose en matière de décisions politiques et de questions d’actualité

QB9.7 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
32%
40%
32%
39%
37%
31%
33%
25%
35%
27%
29%
39%
35%
31%
33%
33%
29%
29%
32%
29%
36%
16%
30%
29%
25%
35%
42%
34%
31%
26%
35%
14%
20%
26%
18%

QB9.7 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
22%
28%
14%
17%
19%
27%
28%
22%
26%
18%
22%
21%
20%
18%
25%
18%
13%
21%
34%
8%
28%
9%
31%
24%
30%
35%
23%
29%
26%
34%
28%
19%
8%
14%
15%

DK
4%
1%
3%
3%
3%
2%
2%
5%
3%
10%
5%
1%
3%
12%
5%
1%
2%
5%
6%
4%
5%
1%
10%
10%
7%
4%
8%
2%
16%
9%
6%
13%
5%
5%
6%

Agree
42%
32%
51%
41%
41%
41%
37%
48%
35%
46%
43%
39%
43%
39%
37%
48%
56%
45%
29%
59%
30%
74%
30%
36%
38%
25%
28%
35%
26%
31%
30%
54%
67%
55%
61%

Disagree
54%
68%
46%
55%
56%
58%
61%
47%
61%
45%
52%
60%
54%
49%
58%
51%
41%
49%
66%
37%
65%
25%
61%
54%
55%
70%
65%
63%
58%
60%
63%
33%
28%
40%
33%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
8%
11%
19%
9%
9%
9%
10%
6%
8%
5%
7%
12%
26%
9%
5%
15%
17%
7%
10%
7%
6%
8%
6%
5%
10%
4%
5%
8%
4%
5%
5%
21%
11%
13%
15%

I know how to get my voice heard when it comes to politics and public affairs issues

Je sais comment faire entendre ma voix lorsqu’il s’agit de politique et d’affaires publiques
Tend to agree
25%
24%
32%
26%
27%
29%
26%
28%
25%
26%
26%
21%
42%
27%
21%
43%
38%
24%
28%
20%
19%
18%
22%
16%
25%
14%
24%
21%
9%
18%
15%
25%
34%
33%
34%

QB9.8 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

Tend to disagree
34%
35%
28%
40%
39%
35%
33%
27%
32%
34%
32%
38%
21%
33%
33%
27%
27%
35%
27%
44%
33%
32%
28%
35%
23%
36%
42%
36%
34%
25%
33%
16%
35%
30%
30%

QB9.8 Je vais vous lire une série d’affirmations. Pour chacune d’elles, dites-moi dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
28%
30%
18%
20%
21%
23%
28%
33%
32%
26%
29%
25%
10%
20%
35%
14%
17%
29%
30%
25%
35%
35%
33%
30%
37%
40%
22%
31%
35%
41%
36%
22%
15%
15%
20%

DK
5%
1%
3%
4%
4%
5%
2%
6%
3%
8%
5%
4%
2%
11%
6%
1%
2%
5%
6%
5%
7%
6%
10%
13%
5%
6%
7%
4%
18%
10%
10%
16%
4%
9%
2%

Agree
34%
35%
52%
36%
36%
38%
36%
33%
33%
31%
34%
34%
67%
36%
27%
58%
54%
31%
38%
26%
25%
26%
28%
21%
34%
17%
29%
29%
13%
24%
20%
46%
45%
46%
48%

Disagree
62%
65%
45%
60%
59%
58%
62%
61%
64%
61%
61%
63%
31%
53%
68%
41%
44%
65%
57%
69%
68%
67%
62%
65%
61%
76%
64%
67%
68%
66%
69%
38%
50%
45%
49%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

On the whole, men make better political leaders than women
Strongly agree
8%
8%
5%
6%
6%
5%
14%
4%
4%
5%
11%
9%
4%
16%
9%
5%
3%
6%
17%
15%
16%
19%
13%
13%
4%
14%
15%
13%
19%
31%
19%
41%
6%
10%
4%

Globalement, les hommes font de meilleurs leaders politiques que les femmes

QB10.1 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to agree
19%
17%
10%
13%
14%
16%
26%
15%
17%
16%
26%
13%
16%
27%
29%
16%
9%
13%
25%
36%
26%
27%
23%
28%
17%
27%
40%
27%
26%
32%
26%
16%
14%
21%
9%

Tend to disagree
32%
36%
24%
37%
36%
33%
31%
21%
38%
32%
30%
37%
31%
27%
28%
33%
22%
35%
30%
30%
34%
29%
33%
31%
35%
29%
28%
32%
33%
17%
28%
10%
33%
33%
24%

QB10.1 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
34%
37%
60%
37%
37%
40%
26%
53%
36%
37%
25%
37%
43%
19%
27%
45%
63%
35%
22%
15%
16%
21%
18%
15%
39%
21%
12%
26%
10%
15%
23%
27%
43%
32%
61%

DK
7%
2%
2%
7%
7%
5%
3%
6%
5%
10%
8%
5%
5%
11%
8%
1%
3%
11%
6%
5%
7%
5%
14%
13%
4%
9%
5%
3%
12%
5%
4%
5%
4%
5%
2%

Agree
27%
25%
14%
19%
19%
22%
40%
20%
21%
21%
37%
22%
20%
43%
37%
21%
12%
19%
42%
50%
42%
45%
35%
41%
21%
41%
54%
40%
45%
63%
45%
58%
20%
30%
13%

Disagree
66%
73%
83%
74%
74%
73%
57%
74%
74%
69%
55%
73%
75%
46%
55%
78%
85%
71%
52%
45%
50%
50%
51%
46%
74%
50%
41%
58%
43%
32%
51%
37%
76%
65%
85%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

If jobs are scarce, women have as much right to a job as men
Strongly agree
59%
71%
85%
57%
58%
64%
41%
67%
69%
51%
44%
70%
75%
54%
66%
78%
85%
62%
59%
43%
61%
57%
61%
58%
55%
54%
28%
43%
47%
55%
51%
60%
44%
54%
90%

Si les emplois se font rares, les femmes ont autant le droit à un emploi que les hommes

QB10.2 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to agree
27%
20%
10%
30%
28%
22%
26%
19%
26%
34%
35%
16%
16%
31%
24%
18%
8%
29%
22%
27%
25%
33%
25%
27%
35%
29%
32%
22%
43%
24%
27%
18%
18%
25%
9%

Tend to disagree
8%
6%
2%
9%
9%
8%
20%
7%
3%
7%
12%
8%
5%
10%
5%
3%
3%
5%
10%
18%
10%
6%
9%
6%
6%
10%
29%
20%
4%
10%
13%
9%
20%
13%
1%

QB10.2 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
4%
2%
3%
2%
3%
5%
9%
4%
1%
5%
5%
4%
3%
3%
2%
1%
3%
2%
8%
11%
4%
3%
3%
2%
2%
6%
9%
15%
1%
6%
8%
8%
15%
6%
0%

DK
2%
0%
0%
2%
2%
0%
3%
3%
1%
4%
3%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
7%
2%
2%
2%
1%
4%
4%
1%
5%
3%
2%
0%

Agree
86%
92%
95%
86%
86%
86%
67%
85%
95%
85%
79%
86%
90%
85%
90%
95%
93%
91%
81%
70%
86%
90%
86%
85%
90%
83%
60%
65%
90%
79%
78%
78%
62%
79%
98%

Disagree
12%
8%
5%
12%
12%
14%
30%
11%
4%
12%
17%
12%
8%
13%
8%
5%
6%
6%
18%
29%
13%
9%
12%
8%
8%
15%
38%
35%
6%
17%
21%
17%
35%
19%
1%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

A university education is more important for a boy than for a girl
Strongly agree
6%
4%
2%
7%
7%
4%
10%
7%
2%
4%
10%
6%
2%
12%
6%
3%
1%
3%
9%
7%
4%
11%
8%
4%
3%
5%
19%
5%
6%
11%
8%
32%
1%
5%
2%

Un enseignement universitaire est plus important pour un garçon que pour une fille

QB10.3 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

Tend to agree
11%
7%
3%
13%
12%
10%
12%
8%
6%
10%
19%
7%
4%
20%
12%
8%
4%
6%
6%
13%
8%
19%
13%
8%
7%
12%
20%
9%
12%
15%
10%
14%
2%
10%
5%

Tend to disagree
23%
20%
11%
26%
26%
26%
29%
14%
25%
29%
20%
21%
12%
30%
20%
22%
12%
24%
22%
34%
38%
27%
28%
34%
27%
32%
29%
20%
40%
21%
25%
12%
17%
23%
10%

QB10.3 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

Strongly disagree
57%
68%
84%
52%
54%
59%
47%
68%
65%
52%
48%
65%
81%
34%
59%
66%
80%
64%
62%
43%
48%
40%
47%
46%
62%
45%
29%
66%
33%
48%
54%
37%
78%
59%
83%

DK
3%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
5%
1%
1%
1%
5%
4%
1%
2%
2%
0%
3%
2%
3%
4%
8%
1%
6%
3%
1%
9%
5%
3%
5%
2%
3%
1%

Agree
17%
12%
5%
20%
19%
14%
22%
15%
8%
14%
30%
13%
6%
32%
17%
11%
6%
9%
15%
20%
13%
31%
20%
12%
10%
17%
39%
14%
18%
26%
18%
46%
3%
15%
7%

Disagree
81%
88%
95%
78%
79%
85%
77%
82%
91%
81%
69%
86%
93%
64%
79%
88%
92%
88%
84%
77%
85%
66%
76%
80%
89%
77%
58%
86%
73%
69%
79%
49%
95%
82%
93%

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
53%
61%
47%
49%
51%
60%
70%
52%
51%
41%
62%
45%
50%
47%
50%
46%
56%
59%
54%
47%
43%
67%
42%
41%
41%
41%
51%
50%
47%
68%
45%
38%
22%
24%
26%

on an analysis of the risks and benefits
involved

QB11 Which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and technology should be based primarily…

33%
34%
41%
40%
38%
31%
19%
22%
35%
39%
25%
37%
41%
39%
21%
50%
31%
32%
35%
44%
33%
21%
30%
29%
30%
43%
36%
41%
22%
19%
40%
31%
64%
60%
62%

on the moral and ethical issues involved

QB11 Laquelle des deux opinions suivantes est la plus proche de la vôtre ? Les décisions sur la science et les technologies devraient être basées d’abord …

14%
5%
12%
11%
10%
9%
11%
26%
14%
20%
13%
18%
9%
15%
29%
5%
14%
9%
11%
9%
24%
13%
27%
31%
29%
16%
13%
9%
31%
13%
15%
31%
14%
16%
12%

DK

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

on the advice of experts about risks and
benefits involved
66%
68%
67%
64%
65%
67%
78%
56%
61%
55%
70%
71%
79%
52%
48%
83%
76%
71%
82%
80%
61%
76%
52%
54%
50%
57%
74%
75%
53%
69%
65%
43%
73%
54%
58%

QB12 And which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and technology should be based primarily…
on the general public’s views of risks and
benefits
23%
28%
24%
27%
26%
26%
13%
20%
29%
26%
20%
17%
17%
33%
23%
14%
16%
22%
12%
15%
20%
14%
24%
22%
27%
30%
17%
19%
17%
19%
21%
27%
15%
29%
31%

QB12 Et laquelle des deux opinions suivantes est la plus proche de la vôtre ? Les décisions sur la science et les technologies devraient être basées d’abord …

DK
11%
4%
9%
9%
9%
7%
9%
24%
10%
19%
10%
12%
5%
15%
29%
3%
8%
7%
7%
5%
19%
10%
25%
24%
23%
13%
9%
6%
30%
12%
14%
30%
12%
17%
11%

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Solar Energy

L’énergie solaire

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
53%
60%
58%
57%
58%
61%
50%
56%
49%
42%
48%
56%
61%
67%
40%
54%
51%
58%
44%
57%
41%
56%
46%
33%
47%
49%
37%
63%
38%
43%
53%
60%
37%
60%
53%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
37%
36%
36%
37%
37%
36%
24%
36%
43%
39%
40%
33%
34%
27%
42%
40%
43%
33%
33%
35%
40%
30%
34%
40%
34%
40%
46%
30%
38%
35%
32%
19%
45%
35%
40%

Fairly negative
effect
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
11%
2%
2%
3%
3%
5%
2%
2%
4%
2%
2%
2%
7%
2%
3%
4%
3%
5%
5%
2%
6%
3%
3%
5%
3%
6%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
7%
0%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
5%
0%
1%
1%
2%
2%
3%
0%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%
4%
0%
0%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
5%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
3%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
3%
1%
1%
2%
1%
4%
3%
2%
2%
11%
2%
3%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
7%
4%
3%
11%
6%
2%
1%
3%
13%
1%
1%
4%
9%
4%
12%
7%
13%
17%
11%
7%
6%
2%
17%
13%
8%
9%
4%
2%
2%

DK
91%
96%
94%
94%
95%
96%
74%
92%
92%
82%
87%
89%
95%
93%
82%
94%
94%
91%
77%
92%
81%
87%
80%
73%
80%
89%
84%
92%
75%
78%
86%
79%
81%
95%
93%

Positive effect

QB13.1 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
1%
18%
3%
2%
3%
4%
7%
3%
2%
5%
3%
3%
3%
13%
3%
4%
4%
5%
7%
8%
2%
8%
4%
4%
7%
4%
10%
3%
2%
2%

Negative effect

QB13.1 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Computers and Information Technology

Les ordinateurs et les technologies de l’information

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
42%
43%
43%
36%
39%
54%
37%
44%
30%
47%
41%
44%
38%
36%
41%
29%
28%
55%
45%
44%
38%
51%
34%
43%
55%
47%
42%
46%
39%
53%
47%
64%
48%
24%
38%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
46%
47%
47%
52%
50%
42%
36%
41%
56%
43%
42%
44%
52%
43%
42%
58%
60%
37%
39%
42%
46%
36%
42%
43%
37%
45%
46%
45%
40%
33%
40%
18%
45%
52%
52%

Fairly negative
effect
6%
6%
5%
8%
7%
2%
13%
6%
6%
3%
6%
5%
5%
8%
4%
7%
8%
2%
4%
8%
4%
6%
8%
3%
2%
3%
7%
5%
2%
3%
7%
4%
1%
16%
6%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
7%
2%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
0%
1%
1%
2%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
1%
2%
4%
0%
3%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
8%
0%
1%
2%
3%
1%
1%
4%
1%
3%
3%
3%
1%
6%
4%
4%
6%
6%
4%
2%
7%
11%
2%
2%
3%
7%
3%
9%
6%
11%
8%
6%
4%
3%
2%
10%
10%
4%
9%
1%
4%
3%

DK
87%
90%
90%
87%
89%
96%
74%
85%
86%
90%
84%
89%
90%
79%
84%
87%
88%
92%
84%
86%
84%
87%
76%
86%
92%
92%
88%
91%
79%
86%
88%
82%
94%
76%
90%

Positive effect

QB13.2 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

7%
8%
6%
9%
7%
3%
20%
9%
7%
3%
7%
6%
6%
10%
5%
8%
9%
3%
6%
10%
5%
7%
11%
4%
2%
4%
8%
6%
3%
4%
8%
6%
2%
18%
6%

Negative effect

QB13.2 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Biotechnology and genetic engineering

La biotechnologie et le génie génétique

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
24%
19%
27%
23%
25%
32%
25%
29%
18%
25%
26%
33%
15%
17%
28%
15%
21%
22%
29%
28%
28%
36%
18%
24%
23%
21%
24%
27%
26%
35%
25%
44%
41%
16%
25%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
42%
39%
45%
39%
40%
42%
28%
43%
46%
36%
43%
36%
47%
25%
34%
49%
49%
42%
39%
43%
42%
38%
36%
38%
30%
42%
43%
37%
33%
29%
32%
19%
45%
42%
56%

Fairly negative
effect
14%
23%
16%
21%
20%
16%
12%
9%
13%
13%
9%
15%
21%
24%
7%
21%
18%
11%
6%
13%
7%
11%
11%
7%
7%
13%
17%
18%
5%
8%
19%
8%
2%
25%
9%
5%
9%
4%
6%
6%
4%
8%
4%
5%
5%
4%
5%
8%
21%
2%
5%
5%
6%
2%
5%
1%
5%
6%
2%
2%
4%
4%
11%
1%
2%
9%
2%
1%
7%
3%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
4%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%
3%
2%
2%
2%
0%
5%
1%
3%
1%
1%
3%
1%
3%
3%
0%
2%
2%
2%
8%
1%
2%
3%
7%
1%
1%
13%
6%
5%
8%
7%
5%
25%
13%
15%
20%
14%
8%
6%
10%
28%
5%
6%
15%
22%
9%
18%
9%
27%
26%
38%
19%
11%
6%
27%
24%
13%
24%
4%
9%
7%

DK
65%
57%
72%
63%
65%
74%
53%
72%
64%
61%
70%
69%
63%
43%
62%
64%
70%
65%
68%
71%
71%
74%
54%
61%
53%
63%
66%
64%
59%
65%
58%
62%
86%
58%
81%

Positive effect

QB13.3 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

19%
33%
20%
28%
26%
20%
20%
12%
18%
17%
13%
20%
29%
45%
9%
26%
23%
17%
8%
19%
9%
16%
16%
9%
9%
17%
22%
29%
6%
10%
28%
11%
3%
31%
12%

Negative effect

QB13.3 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Space exploration

L’exploration spatiale

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
23%
23%
19%
17%
19%
26%
28%
30%
16%
21%
29%
22%
10%
22%
27%
12%
13%
25%
34%
31%
22%
35%
19%
23%
21%
26%
24%
31%
29%
36%
30%
53%
12%
8%
13%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
44%
45%
46%
44%
45%
51%
39%
39%
47%
39%
48%
40%
42%
35%
36%
52%
46%
40%
39%
47%
42%
41%
42%
46%
36%
48%
49%
45%
38%
37%
43%
20%
33%
39%
46%

Fairly negative
effect
10%
16%
8%
13%
13%
10%
10%
10%
11%
10%
6%
15%
18%
11%
8%
12%
13%
10%
3%
6%
6%
8%
7%
4%
5%
7%
13%
9%
3%
6%
8%
7%
7%
19%
6%
4%
4%
2%
5%
4%
2%
5%
4%
4%
4%
2%
6%
7%
6%
4%
4%
2%
5%
3%
2%
2%
2%
4%
2%
3%
2%
3%
3%
1%
2%
3%
2%
2%
5%
4%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
11%
10%
19%
15%
14%
7%
6%
9%
13%
10%
7%
10%
18%
15%
4%
18%
21%
13%
7%
9%
9%
6%
9%
7%
7%
5%
6%
9%
10%
2%
7%
3%
38%
21%
24%
8%
3%
5%
6%
5%
3%
12%
8%
9%
16%
7%
6%
5%
11%
21%
2%
5%
7%
13%
5%
19%
8%
19%
17%
28%
11%
6%
3%
19%
18%
9%
14%
8%
7%
7%

DK
67%
68%
65%
61%
64%
78%
67%
70%
63%
60%
77%
63%
51%
57%
63%
64%
58%
65%
73%
78%
64%
75%
61%
69%
57%
74%
73%
76%
68%
72%
73%
73%
45%
47%
59%

Positive effect

QB13.4 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

14%
20%
10%
18%
17%
12%
15%
14%
15%
14%
8%
21%
25%
17%
13%
16%
15%
14%
7%
8%
8%
10%
11%
6%
8%
9%
16%
12%
3%
8%
11%
9%
9%
24%
9%

Negative effect

QB13.4 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

The Internet

Internet

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
34%
36%
39%
27%
29%
37%
28%
37%
24%
41%
34%
34%
31%
29%
36%
20%
24%
43%
40%
41%
38%
40%
31%
43%
46%
40%
39%
45%
35%
49%
38%
59%
37%
21%
28%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
44%
47%
47%
47%
47%
45%
34%
42%
49%
40%
44%
44%
52%
42%
40%
55%
55%
37%
35%
42%
44%
37%
40%
39%
38%
45%
43%
41%
39%
33%
42%
17%
51%
45%
49%

Fairly negative
effect
8%
9%
6%
13%
12%
9%
14%
8%
10%
8%
6%
10%
10%
9%
6%
13%
12%
6%
8%
8%
4%
9%
9%
3%
4%
4%
9%
7%
2%
2%
10%
7%
2%
19%
12%
3%
3%
2%
3%
3%
2%
11%
3%
4%
2%
2%
3%
3%
3%
2%
3%
3%
2%
4%
1%
1%
3%
4%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
6%
2%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%
2%
3%
4%
4%
4%
3%
4%
6%
2%
4%
3%
2%
8%
1%
6%
5%
4%
2%
3%
3%
3%
2%
3%
1%
2%
2%
1%
8%
0%
2%
3%
6%
4%
4%
7%
3%
3%
6%
5%
2%
11%
6%
8%
8%
10%
7%
3%
9%
15%
3%
3%
7%
11%
5%
10%
8%
14%
10%
10%
8%
5%
4%
16%
15%
7%
13%
4%
6%
5%

DK
78%
83%
87%
74%
75%
82%
61%
79%
73%
81%
79%
77%
82%
71%
77%
75%
78%
81%
76%
83%
81%
78%
71%
83%
83%
86%
83%
86%
73%
82%
79%
76%
87%
66%
77%

Positive effect

QB13.5 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

11%
12%
8%
16%
15%
11%
25%
11%
13%
10%
8%
13%
12%
12%
7%
16%
14%
8%
12%
9%
5%
12%
13%
4%
5%
5%
11%
9%
2%
3%
11%
8%
3%
25%
14%

Negative effect

QB13.5 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Nuclear energy for electricity production

L’énergie nucléaire pour la production d’électricité

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
18%
16%
11%
14%
15%
18%
20%
20%
12%
22%
27%
16%
11%
10%
23%
11%
19%
23%
32%
22%
13%
22%
14%
18%
26%
18%
21%
18%
31%
42%
18%
50%
6%
9%
10%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
34%
37%
26%
28%
29%
34%
22%
31%
39%
31%
37%
20%
28%
16%
28%
43%
37%
39%
25%
35%
32%
33%
25%
39%
27%
37%
37%
28%
40%
31%
25%
18%
14%
23%
24%

Fairly negative
effect
21%
29%
23%
30%
29%
25%
19%
21%
26%
14%
14%
27%
25%
22%
12%
27%
21%
17%
17%
23%
23%
18%
20%
13%
8%
17%
24%
23%
7%
7%
25%
9%
26%
35%
27%
13%
12%
23%
17%
16%
13%
22%
16%
11%
17%
9%
26%
25%
37%
11%
12%
10%
9%
11%
9%
9%
9%
16%
5%
10%
11%
10%
24%
2%
3%
20%
5%
21%
23%
27%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%
3%
10%
6%
5%
4%
5%
3%
4%
2%
3%
5%
5%
5%
2%
5%
4%
3%
0%
2%
3%
5%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
3%
4%
1%
2%
3%
25%
3%
6%
9%
3%
7%
5%
5%
6%
12%
9%
8%
14%
10%
5%
5%
11%
24%
3%
10%
9%
15%
8%
21%
12%
23%
22%
26%
15%
6%
4%
17%
16%
10%
16%
8%
7%
7%

DK
52%
53%
37%
42%
44%
53%
42%
50%
52%
53%
64%
37%
40%
26%
51%
54%
56%
62%
56%
57%
45%
55%
39%
58%
53%
55%
58%
45%
70%
73%
43%
68%
20%
32%
33%

Positive effect

QB13.6 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

35%
41%
46%
48%
46%
38%
40%
37%
37%
31%
23%
53%
51%
58%
23%
39%
31%
27%
28%
32%
32%
28%
35%
18%
18%
28%
34%
47%
9%
10%
45%
13%
47%
59%
54%

Negative effect

QB13.6 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Nanotechnology

Les nanotechnologies

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
18%
24%
23%
18%
20%
27%
16%
22%
11%
17%
25%
20%
14%
13%
16%
10%
13%
16%
23%
21%
13%
17%
8%
11%
9%
14%
13%
20%
15%
21%
18%
17%
15%
14%
16%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
30%
37%
43%
33%
34%
34%
19%
32%
30%
19%
32%
37%
30%
21%
24%
43%
30%
26%
31%
35%
26%
28%
14%
19%
6%
31%
29%
29%
19%
21%
26%
10%
22%
32%
36%

Fairly negative
effect
6%
8%
5%
10%
9%
7%
6%
6%
4%
6%
4%
7%
8%
13%
4%
11%
5%
4%
5%
6%
3%
10%
5%
2%
0%
4%
12%
10%
2%
4%
9%
7%
3%
10%
6%
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
4%
3%
9%
1%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
0%
1%
0%
2%
4%
1%
0%
3%
3%
1%
4%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%
7%
5%
4%
4%
2%
1%
8%
4%
2%
4%
3%
5%
7%
1%
10%
4%
4%
3%
4%
3%
3%
2%
3%
1%
2%
4%
4%
5%
3%
3%
3%
14%
5%
3%
40%
21%
24%
33%
32%
28%
54%
31%
49%
53%
33%
29%
40%
37%
53%
22%
46%
49%
35%
33%
55%
40%
69%
65%
83%
50%
39%
34%
58%
51%
41%
60%
45%
36%
37%

DK
48%
61%
66%
51%
53%
62%
35%
54%
41%
36%
57%
57%
44%
35%
40%
53%
44%
42%
54%
56%
39%
45%
22%
30%
15%
45%
43%
49%
34%
42%
44%
27%
37%
46%
52%

Positive effect

QB13.7 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

8%
10%
6%
12%
11%
8%
10%
8%
6%
9%
5%
10%
11%
22%
6%
15%
6%
6%
8%
8%
3%
13%
7%
2%
1%
4%
14%
14%
3%
4%
12%
10%
4%
13%
7%

Negative effect

QB13.7 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Mobile phones

Les téléphones mobiles

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
23%
28%
20%
15%
18%
28%
18%
25%
13%
31%
33%
29%
15%
26%
29%
23%
13%
23%
33%
24%
23%
30%
25%
30%
39%
31%
21%
26%
32%
34%
26%
54%
18%
13%
14%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
43%
47%
44%
40%
40%
39%
30%
48%
43%
40%
47%
36%
47%
45%
45%
57%
50%
38%
33%
41%
45%
38%
43%
48%
44%
49%
43%
43%
46%
41%
43%
22%
50%
32%
43%

Fairly negative
effect
17%
17%
20%
25%
24%
21%
18%
12%
24%
13%
8%
18%
21%
9%
10%
10%
21%
21%
15%
21%
13%
16%
12%
9%
9%
9%
23%
19%
4%
11%
15%
8%
15%
31%
20%
6%
4%
6%
7%
7%
4%
23%
5%
7%
5%
3%
6%
8%
3%
4%
1%
4%
8%
8%
4%
3%
4%
5%
2%
2%
3%
7%
6%
0%
3%
4%
4%
2%
12%
4%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
6%
4%
9%
8%
8%
7%
8%
6%
8%
4%
4%
8%
9%
10%
1%
8%
10%
7%
5%
6%
6%
6%
5%
3%
1%
3%
4%
4%
6%
2%
5%
3%
12%
7%
12%
4%
1%
2%
5%
4%
1%
3%
4%
5%
7%
5%
2%
2%
8%
10%
1%
2%
3%
6%
4%
10%
6%
10%
8%
5%
6%
3%
2%
12%
9%
6%
9%
3%
4%
6%

DK
66%
74%
64%
55%
57%
67%
48%
73%
55%
71%
80%
65%
61%
71%
74%
80%
64%
61%
66%
65%
67%
67%
67%
78%
82%
80%
63%
69%
79%
75%
70%
76%
68%
46%
57%

Positive effect

QB13.8 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

23%
21%
26%
32%
31%
25%
41%
17%
31%
18%
11%
25%
28%
12%
14%
11%
24%
29%
24%
25%
16%
20%
17%
10%
11%
12%
30%
26%
4%
15%
19%
12%
17%
43%
25%

Negative effect

QB13.8 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

New energy sources to power cars

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

Les nouvelles sources d’énergie pour alimenter les voitures

52%
58%
59%
55%
57%
66%
47%
46%
42%
41%
49%
61%
66%
47%
43%
46%
66%
61%
51%
54%
47%
43%
39%
39%
52%
47%
43%
67%
41%
50%
52%
58%
55%
58%
63%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
38%
35%
35%
36%
35%
29%
36%
42%
50%
37%
40%
32%
29%
39%
40%
48%
30%
29%
41%
36%
36%
37%
40%
41%
34%
41%
45%
25%
37%
34%
36%
20%
37%
36%
29%

Fairly negative
effect
3%
4%
2%
4%
3%
2%
5%
4%
3%
6%
3%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
2%
4%
3%
6%
4%
3%
1%
2%
5%
3%
1%
4%
3%
6%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
3%
0%
0%
0%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
4%
2%
0%
1%
3%
0%
2%
2%
2%
0%
1%
1%
3%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
5%
1%
2%
2%
4%
1%
1%
5%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%
9%
5%
4%
11%
5%
4%
1%
7%
12%
1%
1%
4%
5%
5%
12%
10%
14%
14%
11%
8%
5%
3%
15%
11%
6%
12%
3%
2%
5%

DK
90%
93%
94%
92%
92%
95%
84%
89%
92%
77%
90%
93%
95%
86%
84%
94%
96%
90%
91%
89%
84%
81%
78%
80%
86%
88%
88%
92%
78%
84%
89%
77%
92%
94%
91%

Positive effect

QB13.9 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

4%
4%
2%
4%
4%
2%
6%
4%
3%
8%
3%
3%
2%
3%
4%
3%
2%
3%
3%
5%
3%
6%
6%
3%
1%
3%
6%
4%
1%
4%
4%
9%
2%
3%
3%

Negative effect

QB13.9 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Air transport

Le transport aérien

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
31%
27%
23%
22%
25%
35%
50%
44%
20%
35%
37%
39%
24%
30%
36%
19%
22%
36%
40%
26%
23%
33%
26%
33%
46%
30%
29%
33%
33%
46%
40%
56%
30%
17%
21%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
48%
52%
53%
47%
47%
47%
38%
45%
56%
47%
47%
43%
46%
40%
47%
56%
53%
44%
47%
48%
52%
41%
44%
46%
41%
57%
51%
48%
42%
39%
46%
21%
47%
40%
50%

Fairly negative
effect
8%
13%
7%
16%
15%
9%
3%
4%
10%
5%
4%
7%
16%
11%
4%
13%
11%
8%
2%
11%
5%
8%
8%
3%
0%
2%
9%
9%
2%
3%
4%
6%
3%
27%
13%
2%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
4%
6%
3%
1%
3%
2%
2%
0%
2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
0%
0%
2%
2%
0%
0%
1%
3%
0%
5%
2%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%
5%
11%
6%
5%
4%
2%
3%
6%
2%
4%
4%
3%
7%
1%
7%
7%
6%
3%
8%
5%
6%
3%
4%
2%
2%
4%
4%
9%
1%
4%
2%
12%
6%
6%
6%
2%
5%
5%
5%
3%
6%
4%
6%
9%
6%
3%
5%
9%
11%
2%
4%
4%
8%
6%
14%
9%
16%
12%
10%
8%
6%
4%
14%
10%
5%
11%
8%
5%
9%

DK
80%
80%
76%
70%
72%
82%
87%
89%
76%
82%
85%
82%
71%
70%
84%
75%
76%
80%
87%
74%
75%
75%
70%
79%
87%
88%
80%
81%
75%
85%
86%
78%
76%
57%
71%

Positive effect

QB13.10 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

10%
14%
9%
19%
17%
12%
5%
5%
11%
7%
5%
11%
22%
14%
4%
16%
13%
10%
2%
13%
6%
10%
11%
4%
1%
2%
11%
11%
2%
3%
5%
9%
4%
32%
15%

Negative effect

QB13.10 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Military and security equipment

Les équipements militaires et de sécurité

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
17%
12%
11%
8%
7%
5%
26%
19%
10%
21%
23%
19%
8%
17%
24%
9%
7%
26%
25%
10%
14%
21%
17%
18%
25%
23%
13%
12%
23%
37%
22%
55%
6%
8%
14%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
36%
38%
33%
26%
26%
26%
29%
33%
41%
34%
41%
29%
38%
31%
39%
37%
32%
38%
27%
29%
36%
27%
31%
40%
35%
47%
33%
31%
33%
32%
29%
20%
14%
23%
36%

Fairly negative
effect
19%
28%
24%
33%
33%
31%
17%
15%
19%
15%
12%
25%
27%
17%
11%
30%
27%
14%
9%
26%
13%
22%
18%
12%
9%
10%
26%
23%
7%
10%
20%
8%
24%
30%
23%
11%
11%
10%
14%
16%
24%
16%
15%
8%
11%
10%
15%
13%
13%
7%
10%
11%
9%
20%
19%
5%
11%
10%
5%
10%
4%
13%
23%
1%
7%
14%
3%
24%
19%
10%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
7%
7%
15%
9%
8%
8%
4%
8%
9%
4%
4%
6%
7%
9%
4%
10%
14%
4%
5%
7%
12%
8%
4%
7%
4%
3%
3%
7%
13%
2%
6%
2%
21%
10%
9%
10%
4%
7%
11%
10%
7%
8%
10%
13%
16%
10%
7%
7%
14%
16%
3%
8%
8%
15%
9%
20%
10%
19%
18%
18%
12%
11%
4%
22%
13%
9%
11%
11%
10%
8%

DK
52%
50%
44%
34%
33%
31%
55%
52%
51%
55%
64%
47%
46%
48%
63%
46%
39%
64%
52%
38%
51%
48%
48%
58%
60%
70%
46%
43%
56%
68%
50%
75%
20%
31%
50%

Positive effect

QB13.11 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

31%
39%
34%
47%
48%
54%
33%
30%
27%
25%
22%
40%
40%
29%
17%
40%
38%
23%
28%
45%
18%
33%
29%
17%
18%
14%
39%
46%
8%
16%
34%
12%
48%
49%
33%

Negative effect

QB13.11 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

High speed trains

Les trains à grande vitesse

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
26%
28%
14%
14%
15%
19%
49%
41%
24%
24%
32%
41%
12%
26%
37%
11%
14%
25%
24%
30%
13%
33%
19%
28%
19%
29%
25%
21%
31%
42%
28%
54%
13%
17%
16%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
49%
53%
48%
44%
44%
44%
38%
48%
61%
48%
48%
45%
49%
43%
46%
52%
52%
47%
37%
50%
42%
41%
45%
48%
31%
52%
53%
49%
44%
40%
46%
19%
37%
53%
54%

Fairly negative
effect
10%
10%
12%
21%
20%
16%
6%
5%
4%
10%
8%
5%
16%
9%
4%
21%
14%
12%
7%
7%
15%
12%
10%
4%
9%
6%
10%
14%
1%
6%
12%
8%
6%
15%
11%
3%
3%
4%
6%
7%
8%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
9%
3%
1%
5%
4%
3%
5%
1%
4%
2%
4%
1%
6%
1%
2%
4%
0%
1%
3%
4%
2%
4%
3%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
6%
5%
17%
9%
9%
8%
2%
3%
7%
4%
3%
3%
9%
9%
1%
10%
10%
9%
4%
7%
8%
5%
5%
6%
9%
4%
4%
8%
9%
1%
5%
4%
35%
7%
8%
5%
1%
5%
6%
6%
5%
4%
3%
3%
11%
6%
4%
4%
11%
11%
2%
6%
5%
23%
6%
17%
8%
18%
13%
27%
7%
6%
4%
15%
9%
7%
11%
7%
4%
8%

DK
75%
81%
62%
58%
59%
63%
87%
89%
85%
72%
81%
87%
61%
69%
83%
63%
66%
71%
61%
80%
56%
74%
64%
76%
50%
81%
78%
70%
75%
82%
73%
73%
50%
70%
70%

Positive effect

QB13.12 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

13%
13%
16%
27%
26%
24%
7%
6%
5%
13%
10%
7%
25%
11%
5%
26%
18%
15%
12%
8%
19%
13%
14%
5%
14%
7%
13%
18%
1%
7%
15%
13%
8%
18%
14%

Negative effect

QB13.12 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Medicines and new medical technologies

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1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

Les médicaments et les nouvelles technologies médicales

56%
55%
51%
57%
59%
68%
76%
54%
41%
59%
47%
60%
63%
60%
53%
53%
59%
70%
71%
66%
49%
57%
42%
49%
59%
55%
55%
64%
55%
65%
67%
66%
61%
45%
63%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
38%
40%
44%
39%
37%
30%
21%
38%
52%
34%
45%
36%
35%
31%
35%
43%
38%
27%
24%
30%
39%
35%
45%
40%
33%
39%
39%
30%
34%
25%
27%
16%
34%
47%
33%

Fairly negative
effect
2%
3%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%
0%
1%
1%
2%
2%
3%
2%
1%
1%
3%
3%
1%
2%
1%
6%
2%
4%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
2%
0%
2%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
2%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
5%
3%
2%
0%
4%
9%
0%
1%
1%
3%
2%
7%
4%
8%
7%
7%
4%
2%
2%
8%
7%
4%
9%
1%
2%
2%

DK
94%
96%
95%
96%
96%
98%
97%
92%
93%
93%
92%
96%
98%
91%
89%
96%
96%
97%
95%
96%
88%
92%
87%
90%
92%
94%
94%
94%
88%
90%
94%
82%
95%
92%
96%

Positive effect

QB13.13 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

2%
4%
3%
2%
2%
1%
2%
4%
3%
3%
2%
2%
1%
3%
3%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
3%
5%
2%
1%
2%
4%
4%
1%
3%
2%
8%
2%
5%
2%

Negative effect

QB13.13 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

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1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL

High-tech agriculture (Agriculture using new technologies)

24%
16%
22%
20%
22%
31%
37%
31%
6%
34%
22%
26%
27%
22%
29%
9%
16%
27%
42%
32%
27%
41%
25%
32%
39%
30%
35%
32%
42%
45%
44%
52%
27%
14%
17%

Very positive effect

L’agriculture High-tech (agriculture utilisant les nouvelles technologies)
Fairly positive
effect
43%
44%
46%
43%
44%
45%
37%
44%
30%
41%
42%
37%
51%
39%
37%
52%
50%
44%
37%
49%
47%
40%
46%
49%
31%
50%
48%
43%
37%
28%
35%
20%
46%
38%
40%

Fairly negative
effect
15%
21%
19%
24%
22%
14%
11%
9%
26%
8%
12%
18%
11%
19%
8%
24%
20%
13%
6%
10%
8%
10%
10%
3%
4%
9%
9%
14%
2%
7%
10%
9%
7%
26%
23%
5%
10%
5%
5%
5%
6%
8%
5%
9%
2%
4%
9%
3%
7%
3%
8%
3%
4%
4%
4%
2%
2%
3%
1%
1%
2%
2%
5%
1%
2%
6%
4%
1%
11%
8%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
3%
5%
3%
3%
1%
1%
3%
4%
1%
4%
3%
3%
3%
2%
5%
4%
3%
1%
2%
3%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
4%
1%
1%
3%
13%
3%
4%
10%
5%
3%
5%
5%
3%
6%
8%
24%
14%
16%
8%
4%
12%
20%
2%
6%
10%
10%
4%
13%
6%
14%
13%
24%
7%
5%
4%
14%
18%
5%
12%
6%
8%
9%

DK
66%
60%
68%
63%
66%
76%
74%
75%
36%
75%
65%
62%
78%
60%
67%
61%
66%
71%
80%
80%
74%
81%
71%
81%
70%
80%
84%
75%
79%
73%
79%
72%
72%
52%
57%

Positive effect

QB13.14 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

20%
32%
24%
29%
27%
20%
19%
14%
35%
10%
16%
26%
14%
25%
12%
32%
23%
16%
10%
14%
10%
12%
13%
5%
5%
11%
10%
19%
2%
9%
15%
13%
8%
36%
31%

Negative effect

QB13.14 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

Energy saving measures in the home

Les mesures d’économie d’énergie dans la maison

24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

TOTAL
51%
55%
52%
54%
55%
60%
58%
52%
37%
51%
47%
61%
54%
52%
41%
43%
52%
63%
61%
49%
44%
48%
28%
42%
59%
48%
51%
56%
52%
51%
56%
58%
51%
57%
59%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
41%
41%
42%
39%
38%
36%
32%
39%
54%
39%
42%
34%
41%
38%
41%
49%
41%
32%
34%
42%
44%
38%
45%
43%
32%
46%
42%
36%
34%
29%
36%
19%
39%
39%
33%

Fairly negative
effect
2%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
0%
2%
3%
3%
4%
2%
2%
1%
3%
1%
5%
4%
1%
1%
1%
3%
4%
1%
4%
1%
8%
2%
2%
3%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
2%
0%
0%
0%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
1%
2%
2%
1%
3%
3%
1%
1%
3%
2%
2%
8%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
1%
3%
5%
1%
3%
3%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
4%
3%
3%
5%
5%
2%
0%
4%
15%
0%
1%
2%
3%
3%
8%
6%
13%
9%
7%
3%
2%
2%
10%
12%
5%
11%
3%
1%
2%

DK
92%
96%
95%
93%
93%
95%
90%
91%
91%
90%
89%
95%
95%
90%
81%
92%
93%
95%
94%
91%
88%
86%
72%
85%
91%
94%
92%
92%
86%
80%
92%
77%
90%
96%
92%

Positive effect

QB13.15 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

3%
2%
2%
4%
3%
2%
4%
3%
3%
3%
4%
2%
3%
4%
3%
5%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
6%
6%
2%
1%
2%
4%
4%
1%
6%
2%
10%
2%
2%
3%

Negative effect

QB13.15 Je vais vous lire une liste de domaines dans lesquels les nouvelles technologies se développent actuellement. Pour chacun d'eux, pensez-vous qu’il va avoir un effet positif, négatif ou qu’il n’y aura aucun effet sur notre manière de vivre dans les 20
prochaines années ?

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Newspapers and magazines reporting on science and technology

24%
21%
19%
22%
24%
31%
38%
26%
13%
22%
26%
27%
23%
28%
24%
25%
27%
27%
38%
24%
29%
18%
28%
29%
24%
29%
23%
31%
17%
39%
36%
46%
24%
17%
26%

Very positive effect

Les journaux et les magazines lorsqu’ils traitent de la science et des technologies

Fairly positive
effect
58%
62%
70%
65%
64%
60%
48%
51%
63%
56%
55%
57%
67%
48%
56%
69%
67%
53%
53%
61%
57%
59%
55%
58%
59%
60%
65%
62%
56%
44%
51%
25%
65%
69%
62%

Fairly negative
effect
6%
5%
4%
4%
4%
4%
4%
6%
10%
6%
4%
7%
4%
6%
2%
4%
1%
11%
1%
3%
3%
10%
2%
4%
4%
2%
5%
3%
2%
4%
4%
8%
2%
4%
4%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
5%
0%
1%
0%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%
8%
6%
4%
4%
2%
5%
9%
5%
5%
6%
3%
4%
10%
4%
0%
2%
3%
4%
8%
4%
4%
6%
2%
4%
3%
3%
3%
4%
4%
3%
2%
4%
5%
1%

QB14a.1 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.1 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
6%
2%
5%
4%
2%
3%
7%
8%
9%
10%
4%
2%
7%
14%
1%
3%
6%
4%
4%
7%
8%
10%
7%
8%
4%
3%
1%
21%
8%
5%
13%
4%
4%
5%

83%
83%
88%
87%
88%
91%
86%
77%
76%
78%
80%
85%
90%
76%
79%
93%
93%
79%
91%
85%
86%
77%
82%
87%
83%
89%
88%
93%
72%
84%
87%
71%
90%
86%
89%

Positive effect

7%
6%
6%
4%
4%
5%
6%
7%
11%
8%
4%
8%
4%
6%
4%
6%
1%
12%
2%
4%
3%
11%
2%
4%
5%
3%
6%
3%
2%
4%
5%
14%
3%
5%
5%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Television and radio reporting on science and technology

27%
24%
29%
26%
28%
36%
35%
26%
13%
26%
27%
36%
25%
33%
31%
30%
40%
33%
49%
28%
34%
22%
28%
32%
31%
30%
26%
33%
19%
46%
34%
49%
25%
23%
32%

Very positive effect

La télévision et la radio lorsqu’elles traitent de la science et des technologies

Fairly positive
effect
59%
65%
63%
63%
62%
58%
48%
52%
68%
58%
56%
50%
63%
49%
55%
64%
55%
54%
46%
61%
55%
58%
55%
59%
60%
61%
62%
61%
59%
41%
55%
27%
68%
64%
60%

Fairly negative
effect
5%
4%
3%
5%
5%
2%
9%
9%
9%
6%
3%
8%
6%
3%
2%
4%
2%
6%
0%
4%
3%
10%
3%
1%
1%
2%
6%
4%
1%
4%
4%
7%
2%
6%
4%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
4%
1%
0%
0%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%
5%
3%
2%
2%
2%
4%
7%
2%
3%
6%
2%
2%
9%
1%
0%
2%
3%
3%
5%
4%
2%
5%
2%
2%
3%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%
1%
2%
0%

QB14a.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.2 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
4%
1%
3%
3%
1%
2%
5%
6%
7%
6%
4%
2%
6%
10%
1%
1%
3%
1%
2%
5%
6%
8%
5%
5%
3%
3%
1%
17%
6%
4%
12%
4%
4%
3%

86%
89%
92%
89%
90%
94%
83%
78%
81%
83%
84%
86%
89%
81%
86%
94%
95%
87%
96%
89%
89%
80%
84%
91%
92%
91%
88%
94%
79%
87%
90%
75%
92%
87%
92%

Positive effect

6%
5%
4%
6%
5%
3%
11%
9%
11%
7%
4%
9%
8%
4%
3%
5%
2%
7%
0%
4%
3%
11%
3%
2%
1%
2%
7%
4%
1%
4%
4%
11%
3%
6%
4%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

Industry developing new products

L’industrie qui développe de nouveaux produits

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
24%
24%
27%
17%
20%
29%
29%
27%
9%
22%
28%
28%
25%
22%
25%
17%
26%
35%
45%
27%
26%
25%
22%
25%
31%
27%
21%
25%
22%
42%
33%
44%
23%
14%
23%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
57%
64%
63%
58%
58%
59%
45%
55%
65%
55%
55%
50%
58%
54%
52%
70%
64%
51%
42%
55%
59%
56%
56%
57%
58%
59%
61%
58%
53%
42%
51%
24%
64%
66%
63%

Fairly negative
effect
9%
6%
6%
15%
14%
9%
12%
6%
12%
8%
5%
13%
8%
10%
4%
10%
5%
6%
5%
11%
4%
8%
5%
5%
1%
5%
11%
12%
1%
5%
7%
9%
3%
11%
6%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
4%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
4%
1%
1%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
4%
4%
2%
2%
1%
4%
3%
1%
3%
3%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%

QB14a.3 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.3 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
7%
1%
7%
6%
1%
5%
7%
11%
11%
7%
5%
3%
10%
15%
2%
3%
6%
6%
4%
8%
9%
12%
11%
8%
7%
5%
3%
21%
10%
7%
15%
7%
6%
6%

81%
88%
90%
75%
78%
88%
75%
82%
74%
78%
83%
77%
84%
76%
77%
87%
90%
86%
87%
82%
85%
81%
78%
82%
89%
86%
82%
83%
75%
84%
84%
69%
87%
80%
86%

Positive effect

10%
7%
6%
16%
15%
10%
16%
7%
14%
9%
7%
15%
10%
11%
5%
11%
6%
7%
6%
12%
4%
9%
6%
5%
2%
6%
12%
14%
2%
5%
8%
13%
3%
13%
6%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

Scientists in university

Les scientifiques à l’université

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
36%
38%
38%
29%
32%
44%
55%
37%
22%
33%
34%
42%
39%
34%
31%
36%
45%
46%
62%
38%
43%
44%
33%
39%
34%
36%
35%
41%
26%
46%
44%
50%
35%
30%
36%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
53%
56%
57%
59%
57%
51%
37%
50%
65%
51%
52%
48%
51%
51%
49%
58%
49%
44%
33%
50%
47%
42%
50%
52%
51%
53%
51%
53%
48%
39%
46%
18%
55%
57%
54%

Fairly negative
effect
3%
3%
2%
4%
4%
1%
2%
4%
3%
6%
3%
4%
3%
3%
2%
3%
2%
4%
0%
2%
2%
3%
2%
1%
0%
3%
6%
2%
2%
3%
1%
9%
2%
5%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
2%
0%
0%
1%
4%
1%
0%
2%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
1%
4%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
0%
3%
2%
2%
0%
2%
2%
6%
3%
2%
3%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
2%
0%

QB14a.4 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.4 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
6%
1%
5%
4%
2%
4%
6%
8%
7%
7%
5%
5%
9%
14%
2%
2%
5%
4%
2%
6%
8%
11%
7%
13%
6%
4%
1%
22%
10%
5%
16%
5%
6%
6%

88%
94%
94%
88%
89%
94%
92%
87%
87%
84%
86%
90%
90%
85%
80%
94%
94%
90%
96%
89%
90%
86%
83%
91%
85%
89%
86%
94%
73%
85%
91%
68%
89%
87%
91%

Positive effect

4%
3%
2%
5%
4%
1%
3%
5%
4%
7%
4%
5%
3%
4%
4%
3%
2%
4%
0%
3%
2%
4%
3%
1%
1%
3%
8%
2%
2%
4%
2%
13%
3%
5%
3%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

Consumer organisations testing new products

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Les organisations de consommateurs testant les nouveaux produits

35%
36%
40%
44%
45%
51%
38%
31%
35%
27%
33%
45%
44%
48%
32%
30%
44%
31%
58%
30%
30%
23%
23%
22%
37%
24%
29%
39%
16%
39%
32%
42%
37%
39%
42%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
51%
53%
53%
46%
45%
44%
42%
53%
53%
55%
47%
42%
49%
42%
49%
60%
50%
54%
33%
55%
56%
52%
51%
56%
55%
59%
53%
50%
47%
39%
49%
21%
51%
49%
51%

Fairly negative
effect
5%
6%
3%
5%
5%
4%
4%
6%
4%
8%
6%
8%
3%
3%
2%
7%
3%
6%
3%
5%
4%
10%
6%
2%
1%
5%
10%
5%
3%
5%
6%
10%
3%
5%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
0%
2%
5%
0%
2%
-

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
3%
3%
1%
1%
1%
6%
4%
1%
2%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
0%
2%
2%
2%
4%
3%
4%
3%
3%
0%
3%
1%
2%
3%
3%
3%
4%
3%
1%
0%

QB14a.5 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.5 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
6%
1%
4%
3%
8%
6%
5%
7%
8%
4%
1%
4%
13%
2%
1%
6%
3%
4%
6%
10%
14%
16%
6%
8%
5%
2%
31%
14%
8%
17%
5%
3%
4%

86%
89%
93%
89%
91%
95%
80%
84%
88%
82%
81%
87%
93%
89%
80%
90%
94%
85%
92%
86%
86%
74%
75%
78%
93%
83%
82%
90%
63%
77%
81%
63%
88%
88%
93%

Positive effect

6%
7%
4%
6%
5%
4%
5%
6%
5%
9%
7%
9%
4%
4%
4%
8%
3%
7%
3%
6%
4%
12%
8%
3%
1%
5%
12%
5%
3%
6%
8%
15%
4%
7%
3%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
29%
25%
23%
36%
37%
42%
45%
34%
24%
23%
31%
43%
17%
46%
30%
17%
31%
23%
57%
22%
25%
17%
22%
27%
37%
30%
22%
41%
22%
38%
45%
40%
26%
34%
28%

Very positive effect

Environmental groups campaigning on issues related to science and technology

Fairly positive
effect
51%
53%
54%
48%
48%
48%
43%
50%
54%
48%
52%
40%
49%
40%
50%
60%
50%
48%
36%
54%
53%
50%
52%
54%
52%
57%
54%
49%
47%
41%
41%
23%
40%
48%
56%

Les organisations environnementales faisant campagne sur des enjeux liés à la science et aux technologies

Fairly negative
effect
8%
12%
13%
8%
8%
6%
4%
5%
8%
11%
4%
6%
20%
3%
2%
17%
10%
16%
1%
14%
5%
16%
4%
2%
3%
4%
13%
5%
2%
5%
3%
8%
15%
8%
7%
2%
2%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
6%
1%
1%
2%
1%
4%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
6%
3%
3%
6%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
5%
7%
3%
3%
2%
4%
3%
3%
5%
3%
3%
4%
4%
2%
1%
3%
3%
1%
3%
4%
3%
5%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
3%
3%
4%
6%
6%
1%
0%

QB14a.6 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14a.6 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
7%
3%
5%
4%
1%
4%
7%
11%
10%
9%
8%
5%
7%
16%
3%
5%
7%
5%
5%
13%
11%
15%
15%
8%
8%
7%
3%
26%
13%
7%
18%
9%
5%
4%

80%
79%
77%
84%
85%
90%
87%
85%
78%
71%
82%
83%
66%
85%
80%
77%
81%
71%
93%
77%
78%
68%
75%
81%
89%
86%
76%
90%
69%
79%
86%
63%
66%
82%
83%

Positive effect

10%
13%
16%
9%
8%
7%
5%
6%
8%
14%
6%
7%
26%
4%
3%
19%
12%
19%
1%
15%
6%
18%
5%
3%
3%
4%
14%
5%
2%
5%
3%
14%
18%
11%
13%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Animal rights groups campaigning about the treatment of animals

29%
31%
30%
24%
24%
23%
42%
37%
24%
22%
39%
40%
18%
38%
34%
22%
30%
22%
29%
23%
33%
23%
27%
24%
44%
31%
19%
34%
13%
24%
36%
40%
26%
34%
27%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
48%
44%
53%
50%
50%
51%
46%
45%
58%
42%
47%
48%
48%
42%
52%
53%
53%
36%
49%
54%
49%
51%
47%
47%
47%
53%
59%
50%
36%
49%
44%
29%
51%
52%
48%

Les groupes de défense des droits des animaux faisant campagne sur le traitement des animaux

Fairly negative
effect
11%
12%
10%
16%
15%
13%
2%
4%
7%
15%
3%
6%
17%
6%
3%
20%
9%
23%
4%
13%
5%
16%
4%
5%
1%
7%
10%
8%
9%
6%
7%
10%
10%
7%
17%
3%
4%
3%
3%
3%
5%
1%
2%
1%
7%
1%
2%
6%
2%
1%
3%
3%
11%
2%
3%
0%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
1%
1%
6%
3%
2%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%
6%
3%
4%
5%
6%
6%
8%
5%
7%
3%
4%
7%
5%
1%
1%
3%
2%
10%
5%
4%
4%
9%
5%
2%
3%
4%
5%
15%
8%
5%
3%
7%
2%
3%

QB14b.1 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.1 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
5%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
4%
4%
6%
7%
8%
1%
3%
6%
9%
1%
2%
6%
7%
3%
9%
4%
12%
17%
4%
4%
6%
2%
25%
12%
6%
12%
4%
3%
3%

77%
76%
83%
74%
74%
74%
88%
82%
82%
63%
86%
87%
66%
81%
86%
75%
83%
58%
78%
77%
82%
74%
74%
72%
92%
85%
79%
84%
49%
74%
81%
69%
77%
86%
76%

Positive effect

14%
17%
13%
19%
19%
18%
3%
6%
7%
23%
4%
8%
24%
9%
3%
24%
12%
34%
6%
15%
5%
18%
5%
7%
3%
9%
12%
9%
11%
7%
8%
16%
13%
9%
18%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

Public authorities regulating science and technology

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
20%
19%
10%
14%
14%
15%
32%
28%
15%
15%
30%
21%
12%
24%
30%
12%
10%
19%
28%
17%
14%
16%
16%
15%
32%
18%
11%
19%
14%
29%
21%
35%
15%
12%
11%

Very positive effect

Les autorités publiques réglementant le domaine de la science et des technologies

Fairly positive
effect
53%
52%
60%
50%
49%
45%
50%
52%
63%
53%
45%
54%
59%
47%
43%
70%
56%
52%
55%
57%
51%
52%
47%
51%
44%
63%
61%
55%
35%
48%
47%
34%
55%
62%
60%

Fairly negative
effect
12%
16%
18%
23%
23%
25%
6%
8%
6%
9%
8%
10%
17%
8%
5%
12%
21%
15%
2%
10%
9%
17%
7%
6%
3%
6%
14%
14%
4%
4%
16%
9%
11%
14%
17%
2%
3%
2%
4%
3%
2%
1%
2%
1%
3%
2%
3%
3%
3%
1%
1%
2%
3%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
0%
2%
2%
4%
0%
1%
3%
5%
1%
1%
3%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
6%
3%
3%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%
6%
2%
3%
2%
7%
3%
1%
3%
2%
3%
7%
3%
4%
7%
2%
4%
2%
2%
3%
10%
4%
2%
3%
10%
2%
2%

QB14b.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.2 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
9%
4%
8%
6%
6%
8%
8%
6%
12%
14%
12%
9%
7%
11%
18%
3%
9%
9%
9%
8%
22%
9%
20%
24%
18%
10%
10%
5%
36%
14%
11%
15%
8%
8%
7%

73%
72%
70%
64%
63%
60%
82%
80%
78%
68%
76%
75%
71%
71%
72%
82%
65%
71%
83%
74%
65%
68%
64%
66%
75%
80%
71%
74%
50%
77%
68%
68%
70%
74%
71%

Positive effect

15%
19%
20%
27%
27%
27%
6%
10%
7%
12%
10%
13%
19%
11%
6%
13%
23%
18%
4%
12%
10%
19%
9%
8%
3%
8%
16%
18%
4%
5%
18%
14%
12%
15%
20%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Citizens who get involved in debates about science and technology

23%
23%
20%
19%
19%
18%
41%
30%
20%
16%
28%
25%
24%
20%
29%
16%
30%
25%
28%
10%
15%
12%
13%
13%
29%
22%
10%
24%
12%
25%
23%
38%
24%
17%
28%

Very positive effect

Les citoyens s’impliquant dans des débats sur la science et les technologies

Fairly positive
effect
55%
54%
62%
58%
58%
58%
45%
51%
60%
48%
53%
50%
54%
47%
46%
68%
60%
50%
55%
54%
56%
49%
46%
51%
46%
61%
56%
53%
40%
48%
51%
29%
58%
52%
54%

Fairly negative
effect
9%
14%
11%
13%
13%
12%
2%
7%
5%
11%
6%
11%
14%
7%
4%
10%
6%
13%
3%
16%
5%
19%
6%
7%
3%
3%
16%
9%
3%
4%
7%
11%
5%
14%
6%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
2%
4%
1%
3%
1%
0%
3%
0%
1%
1%
3%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
5%
1%
3%
3%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%
6%
2%
5%
5%
7%
7%
5%
6%
10%
4%
3%
4%
14%
5%
3%
1%
3%
7%
15%
4%
7%
12%
7%
5%
5%
9%
8%
14%
8%
10%
4%
7%
7%
4%

QB14b.3 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.3 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
7%
3%
4%
4%
4%
4%
4%
5%
9%
13%
8%
7%
3%
9%
15%
3%
3%
5%
6%
5%
19%
9%
21%
20%
15%
9%
7%
3%
30%
12%
8%
15%
5%
7%
5%

78%
77%
82%
77%
77%
76%
86%
82%
80%
64%
80%
75%
78%
67%
75%
84%
90%
75%
84%
64%
71%
61%
59%
63%
75%
83%
66%
78%
52%
74%
74%
67%
82%
69%
81%

Positive effect

10%
14%
12%
14%
14%
12%
3%
8%
5%
13%
7%
15%
15%
10%
5%
10%
6%
16%
3%
16%
6%
23%
8%
10%
5%
4%
18%
11%
3%
6%
8%
15%
6%
17%
9%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

Scientists in industry doing research

Les scientifiques dans l’industrie

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
30%
29%
29%
20%
21%
27%
43%
30%
16%
29%
35%
23%
35%
29%
30%
27%
27%
44%
43%
28%
32%
31%
23%
32%
41%
34%
25%
35%
22%
40%
32%
46%
34%
22%
38%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
55%
57%
60%
59%
59%
60%
43%
49%
64%
53%
52%
56%
55%
47%
48%
63%
61%
49%
47%
60%
50%
52%
52%
52%
39%
58%
62%
54%
48%
47%
54%
26%
59%
57%
52%

Fairly negative
effect
6%
7%
6%
14%
12%
5%
6%
8%
6%
5%
3%
12%
6%
10%
3%
6%
6%
3%
3%
6%
2%
9%
3%
2%
1%
1%
5%
7%
0%
3%
4%
8%
1%
9%
4%
1%
2%
2%
2%
3%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
3%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
4%
1%
1%
1%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
3%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
5%
2%
2%
0%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
0%

QB14b.4 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.4 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
7%
3%
3%
3%
3%
4%
5%
9%
12%
10%
7%
5%
2%
10%
16%
2%
4%
4%
5%
6%
15%
6%
16%
13%
16%
6%
6%
2%
26%
9%
7%
15%
4%
9%
4%

85%
86%
90%
79%
80%
87%
86%
78%
79%
82%
86%
79%
91%
77%
78%
91%
88%
93%
91%
87%
82%
83%
75%
83%
80%
92%
88%
89%
70%
88%
86%
71%
94%
79%
90%

Positive effect

7%
8%
6%
16%
15%
7%
7%
9%
7%
6%
5%
15%
6%
11%
4%
7%
7%
3%
3%
6%
2%
10%
4%
2%
2%
1%
6%
8%
1%
3%
5%
12%
2%
10%
5%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
24%
28%
22%
17%
18%
21%
51%
32%
21%
26%
32%
24%
26%
23%
29%
23%
18%
24%
48%
16%
17%
21%
19%
19%
36%
21%
17%
17%
20%
38%
24%
38%
24%
17%
29%

Very positive effect

Public authorities assessing the risks that may come from new technologies

Fairly positive
effect
53%
52%
57%
57%
56%
52%
37%
48%
57%
46%
51%
51%
53%
51%
47%
60%
55%
53%
41%
58%
50%
50%
50%
49%
40%
60%
58%
53%
41%
43%
47%
26%
53%
49%
48%

Les autorités publiques évaluant les risques qui peuvent être générés par les nouvelles technologies

Fairly negative
effect
10%
11%
15%
14%
14%
15%
4%
7%
8%
9%
6%
10%
11%
8%
4%
12%
15%
11%
3%
13%
8%
14%
5%
7%
1%
5%
13%
16%
2%
4%
13%
10%
6%
20%
10%
2%
2%
1%
3%
3%
4%
2%
3%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
4%
0%
1%
2%
5%
1%
2%
4%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
3%
1%
3%
3%
4%
2%
3%
3%
4%
2%
4%
2%
5%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
5%
2%
2%
6%
2%
2%
3%
2%
3%
6%
3%
3%
2%
7%
2%
0%

QB14b.5 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.5 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
8%
4%
6%
6%
6%
6%
5%
7%
11%
14%
8%
8%
6%
12%
16%
4%
7%
8%
7%
8%
22%
11%
19%
21%
20%
9%
8%
6%
30%
11%
10%
20%
9%
10%
8%

78%
80%
78%
74%
74%
72%
88%
81%
78%
72%
83%
75%
79%
73%
76%
83%
74%
77%
88%
74%
67%
71%
69%
68%
76%
82%
75%
71%
61%
81%
72%
64%
77%
66%
77%

Positive effect

11%
12%
15%
17%
17%
18%
5%
10%
9%
10%
8%
12%
13%
10%
6%
13%
17%
13%
3%
14%
9%
16%
6%
9%
3%
6%
15%
20%
2%
5%
15%
14%
7%
22%
14%

Negative effect

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
24%
27%
14%
18%
18%
21%
44%
34%
22%
28%
31%
28%
21%
20%
30%
10%
9%
20%
46%
20%
17%
23%
21%
19%
32%
22%
18%
27%
22%
39%
27%
39%
17%
18%
18%

Very positive effect

Fairly positive
effect
52%
52%
47%
54%
54%
55%
42%
47%
58%
47%
51%
46%
53%
45%
47%
61%
45%
48%
44%
53%
50%
50%
49%
51%
41%
56%
61%
57%
40%
37%
46%
25%
48%
47%
53%

The European Commission regulating on science and technology for all European Union countries

Fairly negative
effect
9%
11%
23%
13%
13%
13%
3%
5%
5%
6%
4%
10%
13%
8%
3%
19%
23%
12%
2%
10%
5%
12%
6%
2%
2%
6%
7%
9%
1%
4%
7%
9%
11%
20%
12%

La Commission européenne réglementant le domaine de la science et des technologies pour tous les pays de l’Union européenne

2%
2%
4%
4%
4%
2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
3%
3%
5%
0%
2%
4%
5%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Very negative effect

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%
4%
2%
4%
4%
3%
2%
3%
3%
3%
3%
4%
2%
7%
2%
2%
4%
2%
1%
3%
2%
3%
3%
2%
2%
3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
5%
2%
0%

QB14b.6 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society?

QB14b.6 Pour chacune de ces différentes personnes ou acteurs impliqués dans la science et la technologie, pensez-vous que ce qu’ils font a un effet positif ou négatif sur la société ?

DK
11%
4%
9%
7%
7%
7%
8%
10%
11%
15%
10%
9%
7%
14%
18%
6%
14%
14%
8%
12%
25%
10%
20%
25%
22%
12%
12%
6%
36%
17%
16%
21%
17%
11%
13%

75%
79%
61%
72%
72%
76%
86%
81%
79%
74%
83%
74%
74%
65%
77%
71%
54%
68%
90%
73%
67%
74%
70%
70%
73%
78%
79%
83%
61%
77%
73%
64%
65%
64%
71%

Positive effect

11%
13%
28%
17%
17%
15%
4%
7%
6%
8%
5%
13%
16%
13%
4%
21%
27%
17%
2%
12%
5%
13%
7%
3%
3%
8%
8%
10%
2%
5%
8%
13%
14%
22%
16%

Negative effect

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
46%
51%
40%
41%
44%
54%
70%
45%
47%
59%
40%
62%
43%
49%
50%
34%
64%
50%
51%
59%
41%
33%
36%
40%
64%
49%
42%
63%
48%
60%
69%
74%
42%
46%
47%

Very important

Giving people more say about how things are done both at work and where they live

44%
43%
50%
48%
47%
41%
26%
45%
42%
36%
51%
31%
43%
42%
46%
52%
32%
42%
40%
35%
45%
48%
47%
43%
34%
41%
48%
31%
38%
30%
23%
16%
51%
42%
47%

Fairly important

Faire en sorte que les gens aient plus d’influence sur les choses qui se déroulent sur leur lieu de travail et là où ils vivent

QB15a.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

5%
4%
9%
9%
8%
4%
2%
4%
6%
2%
2%
4%
12%
4%
2%
13%
3%
5%
2%
4%
8%
11%
7%
6%
1%
4%
6%
6%
4%
3%
5%
3%
4%
8%
3%

Not very important
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB15a.1 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
3%
0%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
4%
4%
3%
6%
1%
1%
4%
3%
1%
1%
2%
7%
2%
5%
6%
8%
10%
1%
6%
2%
0%
10%
6%
3%
7%
3%
3%
3%

90%
94%
90%
89%
90%
95%
96%
90%
89%
95%
91%
94%
86%
91%
95%
85%
96%
92%
91%
94%
86%
81%
84%
84%
98%
89%
90%
94%
86%
91%
92%
90%
93%
89%
94%

Important

6%
6%
9%
9%
8%
4%
3%
6%
7%
2%
3%
5%
13%
5%
2%
13%
3%
6%
2%
4%
9%
13%
8%
7%
1%
4%
7%
6%
5%
3%
6%
3%
4%
8%
3%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

Protecting the dignity of any human unborn life

Protéger la dignité de toute vie humaine pré-natale

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
53%
48%
39%
57%
56%
53%
73%
48%
49%
73%
56%
66%
47%
68%
58%
48%
46%
54%
67%
46%
41%
37%
40%
37%
74%
53%
44%
57%
37%
58%
56%
63%
54%
50%
48%

Very important
33%
36%
35%
32%
31%
28%
20%
33%
33%
20%
35%
22%
32%
25%
35%
32%
30%
33%
27%
31%
38%
46%
38%
42%
22%
35%
39%
33%
30%
24%
28%
18%
30%
33%
35%

Fairly important

QB15a.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

7%
11%
17%
7%
9%
15%
2%
9%
9%
3%
2%
9%
12%
3%
3%
14%
13%
7%
3%
10%
9%
6%
8%
6%
2%
5%
11%
7%
6%
5%
9%
7%
7%
8%
9%

Not very important
2%
3%
5%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
3%
1%
4%
1%
2%
2%
4%
1%
5%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
3%
1%
5%
4%

Not at all important

QB15a.2 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
5%
2%
4%
3%
3%
3%
3%
6%
7%
3%
5%
3%
5%
3%
2%
4%
7%
6%
4%
8%
12%
9%
12%
14%
2%
5%
4%
2%
26%
11%
6%
9%
8%
4%
3%

86%
84%
74%
89%
87%
81%
93%
82%
83%
93%
90%
88%
79%
93%
92%
80%
76%
87%
94%
77%
79%
83%
78%
79%
97%
88%
83%
90%
66%
82%
84%
81%
85%
83%
83%

Important

9%
14%
22%
8%
10%
16%
4%
13%
11%
4%
5%
9%
16%
4%
5%
16%
17%
7%
3%
15%
10%
8%
10%
7%
2%
7%
13%
9%
8%
7%
9%
10%
8%
13%
14%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
67%
74%
75%
66%
69%
78%
78%
63%
64%
74%
54%
69%
73%
76%
56%
74%
76%
77%
76%
81%
60%
52%
59%
55%
69%
67%
63%
76%
58%
58%
71%
65%
83%
71%
81%

Very important

Protecting information about our private life from misuse and exploitation

Protéger l’information sur notre vie privée de tout risque d’utilisation malveillante ou abusive

27%
23%
21%
28%
26%
20%
18%
30%
32%
22%
37%
23%
22%
20%
38%
24%
19%
19%
17%
16%
34%
38%
27%
33%
28%
26%
31%
21%
27%
23%
23%
20%
11%
22%
16%

Fairly important

QB15a.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

3%
1%
3%
5%
4%
1%
1%
4%
3%
1%
1%
3%
4%
2%
1%
2%
4%
2%
1%
3%
1%
5%
6%
3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
3%
4%
3%
6%
3%
3%
1%

Not very important
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB15a.3 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
2%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
6%
3%
1%
1%
4%
0%
1%
3%
5%
1%
3%
5%
7%
8%
2%
3%
2%
1%
11%
14%
3%
8%
1%
3%
2%

94%
97%
96%
94%
95%
98%
96%
92%
96%
96%
91%
93%
95%
96%
94%
97%
95%
95%
94%
97%
95%
90%
86%
89%
96%
94%
94%
97%
85%
81%
94%
85%
94%
93%
97%

Important
3%
2%
4%
5%
4%
1%
2%
4%
3%
2%
3%
4%
5%
3%
2%
3%
4%
2%
1%
3%
2%
6%
7%
4%
2%
3%
4%
3%
4%
6%
4%
7%
5%
5%
1%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
50%
54%
29%
34%
37%
48%
73%
64%
47%
58%
51%
54%
41%
47%
65%
47%
39%
42%
63%
65%
45%
48%
48%
54%
59%
60%
65%
65%
60%
63%
64%
70%
58%
41%
45%

Very important

Reducing economic inequalities among people living in the European Union

Réduire les inégalités économiques entre les personnes qui vivent dans l’Union européenne

39%
39%
50%
46%
45%
42%
20%
29%
43%
34%
41%
32%
46%
39%
31%
45%
47%
39%
29%
31%
43%
42%
34%
34%
34%
33%
29%
28%
28%
25%
28%
17%
30%
41%
43%

Fairly important

QB15a.4 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

7%
6%
18%
16%
14%
8%
4%
3%
6%
2%
2%
8%
9%
7%
3%
8%
12%
9%
2%
2%
7%
4%
7%
2%
3%
2%
4%
6%
2%
3%
3%
6%
7%
11%
4%

Not very important
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
3%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB15a.4 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
4%
0%
2%
3%
3%
1%
2%
3%
3%
5%
4%
5%
3%
6%
1%
0%
1%
8%
5%
1%
5%
5%
10%
10%
3%
4%
2%
1%
8%
9%
4%
7%
4%
5%
8%

88%
93%
79%
80%
82%
91%
93%
93%
90%
92%
92%
86%
87%
86%
95%
92%
86%
81%
92%
96%
87%
90%
82%
88%
93%
93%
94%
92%
88%
89%
93%
86%
88%
82%
88%

Important

8%
7%
20%
17%
15%
8%
5%
4%
7%
2%
3%
10%
11%
8%
3%
8%
14%
11%
3%
3%
8%
5%
8%
3%
4%
4%
5%
6%
3%
3%
3%
7%
8%
13%
4%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Making sure third World countries benefit from science and technology

53%
60%
56%
45%
45%
46%
50%
64%
48%
72%
52%
60%
70%
48%
58%
52%
61%
63%
48%
45%
34%
35%
42%
39%
61%
52%
32%
60%
30%
46%
58%
64%
74%
53%
72%

Very important

S’assurer que les pays du Tiers-monde bénéficient de la science et des technologies

38%
36%
36%
46%
46%
48%
34%
29%
43%
22%
37%
31%
26%
37%
35%
41%
32%
28%
44%
43%
45%
50%
40%
45%
27%
41%
48%
32%
34%
35%
32%
18%
21%
35%
25%

Fairly important

QB15a.5 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

4%
2%
6%
7%
6%
5%
10%
3%
5%
2%
2%
4%
3%
7%
1%
6%
5%
4%
2%
5%
10%
6%
6%
4%
4%
3%
12%
5%
13%
6%
3%
6%
3%
8%
1%

Not very important
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

Not at all important

QB15a.5 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
3%
0%
1%
2%
2%
1%
4%
3%
3%
4%
6%
3%
0%
7%
5%
0%
1%
3%
6%
4%
11%
7%
11%
12%
7%
3%
7%
2%
22%
12%
6%
12%
2%
4%
2%

91%
96%
92%
90%
91%
94%
84%
93%
91%
94%
90%
91%
97%
84%
94%
93%
93%
92%
92%
88%
79%
85%
82%
84%
88%
93%
79%
92%
64%
81%
89%
82%
95%
88%
97%

Important

6%
4%
6%
8%
7%
5%
12%
4%
6%
2%
5%
6%
3%
9%
2%
7%
6%
5%
3%
7%
11%
8%
7%
4%
5%
4%
14%
6%
14%
7%
4%
7%
3%
9%
1%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Giving people more say in important Government decisions

45%
44%
26%
41%
45%
63%
53%
49%
40%
53%
41%
50%
34%
48%
48%
27%
32%
51%
46%
51%
38%
28%
40%
40%
51%
55%
43%
50%
44%
54%
63%
68%
48%
42%
37%

Very important
42%
47%
47%
46%
43%
29%
34%
41%
45%
35%
45%
37%
47%
44%
40%
51%
47%
38%
38%
41%
45%
45%
40%
43%
39%
38%
46%
36%
38%
33%
29%
18%
43%
41%
49%

Fairly important

Faire en sorte que les gens puissent davantage influencer les décisions importantes du Gouvernement

QB15a.6 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

7%
8%
24%
10%
9%
6%
7%
5%
11%
5%
4%
7%
15%
3%
5%
19%
15%
6%
11%
6%
10%
14%
9%
5%
3%
3%
7%
11%
6%
4%
4%
5%
5%
12%
9%

Not very important
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
4%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%

Not at all important

QB15a.6 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
4%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
5%
4%
3%
5%
7%
3%
1%
4%
6%
1%
3%
4%
4%
1%
6%
10%
9%
11%
5%
4%
3%
1%
11%
7%
3%
8%
2%
3%
4%

87%
91%
73%
87%
88%
92%
87%
90%
86%
89%
86%
88%
81%
91%
88%
78%
80%
89%
84%
91%
83%
72%
80%
83%
91%
93%
89%
86%
82%
88%
91%
86%
90%
83%
85%

Important

9%
9%
26%
11%
10%
6%
8%
6%
11%
6%
7%
9%
18%
5%
5%
22%
17%
7%
13%
7%
11%
18%
11%
6%
5%
4%
8%
13%
7%
6%
5%
6%
7%
14%
11%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Integrating minorities and other cultures into our society

Intégrer les minorités et les autres cultures dans notre société

37%
33%
44%
36%
34%
25%
34%
55%
35%
48%
39%
41%
45%
36%
43%
34%
50%
39%
27%
31%
24%
23%
33%
21%
45%
24%
23%
35%
32%
43%
45%
63%
44%
45%
38%

Very important
42%
45%
39%
45%
44%
42%
36%
35%
43%
36%
43%
34%
42%
38%
45%
50%
37%
37%
28%
51%
46%
49%
36%
46%
38%
47%
50%
44%
43%
36%
36%
18%
35%
34%
46%

Fairly important

QB15a.7 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

12%
14%
11%
14%
16%
22%
15%
5%
15%
7%
5%
14%
8%
15%
5%
13%
8%
13%
29%
11%
17%
15%
14%
17%
6%
17%
16%
17%
10%
10%
11%
8%
12%
13%
5%

Not very important
4%
8%
5%
3%
4%
9%
9%
1%
3%
2%
3%
6%
4%
5%
0%
2%
2%
7%
8%
5%
3%
4%
3%
3%
1%
2%
5%
2%
3%
4%
2%
2%
3%
4%
5%

Not at all important

QB15a.7 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
5%
0%
2%
2%
2%
2%
6%
4%
3%
8%
9%
5%
1%
6%
8%
1%
2%
5%
8%
2%
9%
10%
14%
13%
10%
10%
5%
2%
13%
8%
6%
10%
5%
4%
6%

79%
78%
83%
80%
78%
67%
70%
90%
78%
84%
83%
75%
87%
74%
87%
84%
87%
76%
55%
82%
71%
71%
69%
67%
83%
71%
73%
79%
74%
79%
81%
80%
80%
79%
84%

Important

16%
22%
15%
17%
20%
31%
24%
6%
18%
8%
8%
20%
13%
20%
5%
15%
11%
19%
37%
16%
20%
19%
17%
20%
7%
19%
21%
19%
13%
13%
13%
10%
15%
18%
10%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

Protecting freedom of speech and information

Protéger la liberté d’expression et d’information

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
68%
71%
80%
75%
74%
69%
82%
69%
71%
72%
62%
81%
84%
70%
52%
68%
68%
75%
67%
64%
46%
42%
49%
52%
57%
51%
49%
73%
53%
68%
72%
77%
78%
75%
74%

Very important
27%
26%
18%
22%
23%
28%
16%
26%
26%
24%
29%
16%
13%
22%
43%
28%
26%
20%
28%
30%
41%
46%
40%
36%
32%
43%
45%
23%
30%
26%
21%
13%
20%
22%
24%

Fairly important

QB15b.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

2%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
0%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
4%
2%
3%
5%
2%
1%
3%
6%
8%
5%
5%
3%
2%
4%
3%
3%
1%
4%
3%
1%
2%
0%

Not very important
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
3%
0%
0%
2%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB15b.1 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
5%
1%
1%
2%
3%
0%
1%
1%
2%
2%
7%
4%
5%
6%
7%
3%
3%
1%
12%
5%
3%
5%
1%
1%
2%

95%
96%
98%
98%
98%
97%
98%
96%
97%
96%
91%
98%
98%
93%
95%
96%
94%
96%
96%
94%
87%
87%
89%
88%
89%
93%
93%
96%
83%
94%
93%
91%
98%
97%
98%

Important
3%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
4%
1%
2%
6%
2%
3%
5%
3%
2%
4%
7%
9%
6%
6%
4%
3%
4%
3%
5%
1%
5%
4%
1%
2%
1%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Protecting consumers’ choice against big companies and multinationals

64%
60%
41%
73%
73%
73%
78%
71%
66%
67%
56%
70%
60%
62%
53%
53%
67%
68%
62%
68%
47%
42%
43%
44%
48%
61%
45%
66%
42%
59%
65%
62%
59%
55%
50%

Very important

Protéger le choix des consommateurs face aux grandes entreprises et multinationales

29%
31%
42%
24%
23%
21%
17%
23%
31%
26%
35%
22%
34%
27%
40%
39%
27%
27%
28%
27%
38%
43%
38%
39%
33%
33%
46%
28%
29%
30%
24%
22%
33%
36%
44%

Fairly important

QB15b.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

3%
7%
11%
2%
2%
3%
1%
3%
2%
2%
2%
3%
4%
5%
1%
7%
5%
2%
2%
3%
6%
9%
7%
3%
4%
2%
4%
4%
4%
2%
4%
5%
4%
3%
3%

Not very important
1%
1%
2%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
4%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

Not at all important

QB15b.2 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
3%
1%
3%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
1%
4%
5%
4%
2%
5%
5%
1%
1%
3%
8%
2%
8%
4%
11%
13%
11%
4%
5%
2%
24%
9%
5%
10%
4%
4%
3%

94%
92%
84%
97%
97%
95%
95%
94%
97%
93%
91%
92%
94%
89%
93%
92%
94%
95%
89%
94%
85%
85%
82%
83%
81%
94%
91%
94%
71%
89%
89%
83%
91%
91%
94%

Important

3%
7%
13%
2%
2%
3%
2%
4%
2%
3%
4%
4%
5%
6%
2%
7%
5%
2%
3%
3%
7%
11%
7%
4%
8%
2%
4%
4%
5%
2%
6%
6%
5%
4%
3%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Passing on a sound environment to the next generation

Transmettre un environnement de qualité à la génération future

79%
80%
88%
87%
87%
87%
90%
71%
85%
79%
64%
90%
91%
77%
74%
71%
89%
84%
82%
87%
68%
68%
71%
74%
84%
75%
72%
89%
72%
80%
83%
76%
85%
87%
91%

Very important
18%
18%
10%
12%
12%
12%
9%
24%
13%
17%
31%
8%
8%
17%
24%
25%
10%
13%
14%
12%
26%
26%
23%
22%
16%
21%
24%
9%
19%
17%
13%
14%
13%
10%
9%

Fairly important

QB15b.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

1%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
3%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
3%
0%
3%
1%
1%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
3%
0%
2%
0%

Not very important
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
-

Not at all important

QB15b.3 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
2%
3%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
1%
4%
2%
4%
3%
1%
2%
2%
1%
8%
2%
2%
6%
1%
1%
1%

97%
98%
99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
95%
98%
96%
94%
98%
99%
95%
98%
96%
99%
97%
96%
99%
93%
94%
94%
96%
99%
96%
96%
98%
91%
96%
96%
91%
98%
97%
99%

Important
2%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
3%
1%
2%
3%
1%
1%
4%
0%
4%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
4%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
3%
0%
2%
0%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Preserving the natural environment of all living creatures

Préserver l’environnement naturel de tous les êtres vivants

76%
75%
81%
81%
82%
85%
90%
73%
83%
76%
63%
86%
71%
78%
73%
67%
68%
83%
82%
79%
65%
64%
66%
65%
84%
72%
72%
88%
71%
78%
78%
76%
69%
81%
79%

Very important
20%
22%
18%
17%
16%
13%
9%
23%
15%
21%
29%
12%
27%
16%
25%
29%
28%
14%
14%
20%
28%
29%
26%
28%
14%
24%
24%
11%
21%
18%
15%
14%
26%
16%
18%

Fairly important

QB15b.4 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
4%
1%
4%
4%
1%
2%
1%
2%
4%
3%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
3%
2%
2%

Not very important
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
-

Not at all important

QB15b.4 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
2%
3%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
5%
2%
4%
4%
1%
3%
2%
0%
7%
4%
3%
6%
1%
1%
1%

96%
97%
98%
98%
98%
99%
99%
95%
98%
97%
92%
98%
98%
94%
98%
95%
96%
97%
96%
98%
93%
93%
92%
92%
98%
96%
96%
99%
91%
95%
94%
91%
95%
97%
97%

Important
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
5%
0%
2%
5%
1%
5%
4%
2%
2%
1%
2%
5%
3%
3%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
4%
2%
2%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL

Ensuring that people can achieve their full creative potential

S’assurer que les gens puissent réaliser pleinement leur potentiel créatif

55%
55%
53%
52%
52%
51%
73%
62%
47%
70%
51%
64%
45%
56%
54%
40%
48%
71%
62%
56%
43%
43%
43%
48%
54%
48%
51%
69%
54%
55%
64%
70%
62%
47%
50%

Very important
37%
38%
37%
38%
38%
41%
21%
31%
45%
27%
40%
28%
45%
34%
40%
50%
42%
26%
32%
38%
41%
44%
42%
39%
31%
43%
42%
26%
27%
31%
27%
15%
33%
40%
41%

Fairly important

QB15b.5 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

4%
4%
7%
8%
7%
7%
1%
4%
5%
1%
3%
5%
9%
5%
2%
9%
7%
1%
2%
3%
7%
8%
6%
4%
3%
3%
4%
4%
2%
4%
3%
5%
2%
9%
5%

Not very important
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Not at all important

QB15b.5 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
3%
2%
3%
1%
1%
1%
3%
3%
2%
2%
5%
2%
0%
3%
4%
1%
2%
2%
4%
2%
9%
4%
8%
8%
11%
5%
2%
1%
16%
10%
5%
9%
2%
3%
4%

92%
93%
91%
90%
91%
91%
95%
93%
92%
97%
91%
91%
90%
90%
94%
89%
90%
97%
94%
95%
84%
87%
85%
87%
86%
91%
93%
95%
81%
86%
91%
85%
95%
87%
91%

Important

5%
5%
7%
8%
8%
7%
2%
4%
6%
1%
5%
7%
9%
6%
2%
10%
8%
1%
2%
3%
7%
9%
7%
5%
3%
3%
4%
4%
3%
4%
3%
6%
2%
10%
6%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

Encouraging economic development

Favoriser le développement économique

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
56%
52%
42%
53%
54%
61%
75%
62%
50%
68%
55%
59%
46%
50%
58%
34%
50%
63%
63%
61%
55%
62%
51%
51%
59%
59%
56%
72%
62%
69%
66%
74%
47%
35%
39%

Very important
38%
41%
47%
42%
40%
35%
20%
34%
43%
28%
37%
33%
48%
42%
36%
55%
44%
33%
35%
35%
37%
34%
38%
37%
30%
37%
39%
26%
27%
24%
29%
14%
44%
52%
51%

Fairly important

QB15b.6 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

3%
5%
8%
4%
4%
3%
1%
1%
5%
1%
3%
4%
6%
4%
2%
11%
4%
2%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
3%
1%
0%
2%
2%
1%
1%
2%
5%
4%
10%
7%

Not very important
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
2%
2%
1%
2%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
1%

Not at all important

QB15b.6 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
0%
3%
3%
2%
2%
3%
2%
0%
3%
3%
0%
2%
3%
2%
1%
5%
2%
6%
9%
9%
2%
2%
0%
9%
5%
3%
7%
4%
3%
3%

94%
93%
89%
94%
95%
96%
96%
96%
93%
96%
93%
92%
93%
92%
94%
88%
93%
95%
97%
97%
92%
96%
89%
88%
90%
96%
95%
98%
89%
93%
95%
88%
91%
87%
90%

Important

3%
6%
9%
4%
4%
3%
2%
1%
5%
1%
4%
6%
6%
6%
2%
11%
4%
2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
4%
3%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
5%
5%
10%
7%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

TOTAL
56%
46%
50%
54%
52%
45%
70%
61%
53%
60%
55%
62%
54%
65%
59%
38%
47%
73%
70%
51%
40%
45%
40%
43%
61%
48%
40%
59%
53%
62%
51%
66%
52%
54%
47%

Very important

Giving individuals freedom to choose whether or not to make use of new technologies

Donner aux individus la liberté de choisir d’utiliser ou non les nouvelles technologies

35%
46%
39%
35%
36%
37%
21%
33%
39%
32%
36%
29%
38%
27%
35%
49%
42%
22%
23%
36%
45%
43%
43%
43%
32%
40%
49%
32%
28%
28%
36%
19%
37%
34%
39%

Fairly important

QB15b.7 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time?

5%
6%
9%
7%
8%
13%
5%
3%
5%
4%
3%
5%
5%
5%
2%
11%
7%
2%
2%
7%
6%
8%
7%
3%
1%
5%
6%
7%
4%
3%
6%
5%
7%
6%
8%

Not very important
1%
0%
1%
1%
2%
4%
1%
1%
0%
1%
3%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%

Not at all important

QB15b.7 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure elle est importante ou pas pour notre société dans dix ans.

DK
3%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
4%
4%
1%
1%
2%
3%
1%
3%
2%
3%
4%
9%
4%
9%
10%
6%
6%
4%
1%
15%
6%
7%
10%
3%
4%
5%

91%
93%
89%
90%
88%
82%
91%
94%
92%
92%
91%
91%
92%
92%
94%
87%
89%
95%
94%
87%
85%
88%
83%
86%
93%
89%
88%
91%
81%
91%
86%
84%
89%
88%
86%

Important

6%
6%
10%
8%
10%
16%
6%
3%
6%
5%
5%
7%
7%
6%
2%
12%
8%
3%
3%
9%
7%
9%
8%
4%
1%
5%
8%
8%
4%
3%
7%
6%
8%
8%
9%

Not important

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

We have a right to exploit nature for the sake of human well being
Strongly agree
14%
23%
19%
3%
2%
1%
15%
12%
27%
5%
16%
10%
20%
3%
19%
17%
21%
10%
21%
16%
8%
3%
20%
23%
12%
23%
28%
16%
7%
33%
16%
12%
30%
7%
21%

Nous avons le droit d’exploiter la nature, si c’est pour le bien-être de l’humanité
Tend to agree
29%
38%
32%
8%
10%
16%
27%
33%
40%
21%
31%
14%
36%
8%
41%
46%
41%
22%
32%
34%
23%
7%
34%
36%
19%
47%
49%
39%
32%
37%
34%
9%
44%
18%
39%

Tend to disagree
27%
27%
33%
25%
26%
30%
29%
23%
21%
32%
31%
26%
32%
22%
23%
28%
23%
33%
24%
30%
39%
25%
29%
24%
32%
20%
17%
30%
38%
16%
29%
12%
18%
25%
24%

QB16.1 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Strongly disagree
27%
10%
15%
63%
60%
51%
27%
27%
9%
33%
18%
48%
11%
64%
9%
8%
13%
29%
22%
19%
27%
63%
11%
9%
31%
5%
3%
14%
13%
10%
17%
62%
6%
49%
15%

QB16.1 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la relation de l’humanité à la nature, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

DK
3%
2%
2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
5%
3%
9%
4%
2%
1%
2%
7%
0%
1%
5%
1%
2%
3%
2%
6%
8%
6%
5%
3%
1%
10%
4%
3%
5%
2%
2%
1%

Agree
43%
61%
50%
11%
12%
18%
42%
45%
67%
26%
47%
24%
56%
12%
60%
63%
62%
32%
53%
49%
32%
10%
54%
60%
31%
70%
77%
55%
39%
71%
50%
21%
74%
25%
60%

Disagree
53%
37%
48%
88%
87%
81%
56%
50%
30%
65%
49%
74%
43%
86%
32%
36%
37%
63%
46%
49%
66%
88%
40%
32%
63%
25%
20%
44%
51%
26%
47%
74%
24%
74%
39%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
49%
44%
58%
57%
58%
62%
57%
44%
55%
32%
44%
58%
55%
60%
46%
50%
70%
38%
59%
50%
38%
51%
51%
46%
33%
47%
42%
59%
32%
63%
48%
57%
45%
60%
70%

We have a duty to protect nature, even if this means limiting human progress

Nous avons le devoir de protéger la nature même si cela signifie limiter le progrès humain
Tend to agree
39%
42%
38%
37%
36%
34%
36%
39%
38%
46%
43%
33%
36%
30%
39%
43%
27%
41%
35%
40%
45%
40%
37%
44%
45%
43%
44%
37%
49%
28%
39%
24%
40%
33%
26%

Tend to disagree
7%
10%
3%
5%
4%
4%
5%
8%
4%
11%
7%
6%
7%
5%
6%
6%
1%
12%
5%
6%
9%
5%
5%
5%
8%
6%
10%
3%
8%
4%
8%
8%
10%
4%
3%

QB16.2 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Strongly disagree
2%
2%
0%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
3%
3%
2%
1%
2%
1%
0%
1%
3%
0%
1%
3%
2%
1%
1%
5%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
4%
2%
1%
0%

QB16.2 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la relation de l’humanité à la nature, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

DK
3%
2%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
6%
2%
9%
3%
1%
1%
2%
7%
0%
0%
5%
1%
2%
5%
2%
5%
5%
9%
4%
3%
0%
10%
4%
4%
6%
2%
2%
1%

Agree
89%
86%
96%
93%
94%
96%
93%
83%
93%
78%
87%
91%
90%
91%
86%
93%
98%
80%
94%
90%
84%
91%
88%
90%
78%
90%
85%
95%
81%
91%
87%
82%
85%
93%
96%

Disagree
8%
12%
4%
6%
5%
4%
6%
11%
5%
14%
10%
8%
8%
7%
7%
7%
2%
15%
5%
8%
12%
7%
6%
5%
13%
6%
11%
4%
9%
6%
10%
12%
12%
5%
3%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

Nature will be able to survive human actions

La nature survivra aux actions de l’homme

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Strongly agree
13%
23%
11%
14%
13%
8%
15%
11%
11%
6%
17%
31%
28%
12%
16%
4%
7%
10%
16%
5%
8%
10%
8%
8%
13%
13%
6%
8%
13%
15%
15%
34%
15%
28%
7%

Tend to agree
24%
31%
22%
19%
18%
13%
24%
21%
21%
20%
33%
23%
28%
24%
29%
20%
20%
25%
33%
10%
24%
28%
20%
20%
26%
34%
29%
23%
27%
25%
23%
24%
34%
25%
32%

Tend to disagree
33%
29%
35%
33%
33%
31%
30%
32%
39%
33%
29%
23%
27%
27%
28%
43%
36%
34%
32%
32%
38%
35%
39%
40%
30%
29%
43%
42%
26%
27%
32%
22%
28%
25%
35%

QB16.3 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Strongly disagree
23%
14%
29%
32%
34%
44%
22%
26%
22%
26%
11%
19%
12%
23%
13%
32%
36%
24%
13%
52%
24%
19%
26%
19%
15%
11%
13%
25%
10%
23%
19%
14%
14%
17%
23%

QB16.3 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la relation de l’humanité à la nature, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

DK
8%
3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
9%
11%
7%
14%
10%
5%
5%
13%
14%
0%
2%
8%
7%
1%
5%
8%
8%
12%
16%
14%
9%
3%
24%
10%
11%
7%
9%
5%
3%

Agree
37%
54%
34%
33%
31%
21%
38%
31%
31%
26%
50%
54%
56%
37%
45%
25%
26%
35%
48%
15%
32%
38%
27%
29%
39%
47%
35%
30%
40%
40%
38%
57%
49%
53%
39%

Disagree
55%
43%
64%
65%
67%
75%
52%
58%
61%
59%
40%
42%
39%
50%
41%
75%
72%
57%
44%
84%
63%
54%
65%
59%
45%
39%
56%
66%
36%
50%
51%
36%
42%
43%
59%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

Exploiting nature may be unavoidable if humankind is to progress

Exploiter la nature peut s’avérer inévitable pour le progrès de l’humanité
Strongly agree
12%
14%
18%
6%
6%
6%
19%
14%
11%
6%
13%
16%
20%
5%
18%
12%
5%
10%
16%
16%
13%
6%
20%
27%
13%
17%
10%
24%
9%
25%
19%
33%
22%
13%
15%

Tend to agree
39%
43%
45%
19%
21%
28%
46%
40%
46%
38%
39%
25%
43%
17%
47%
52%
32%
43%
46%
41%
43%
24%
49%
49%
32%
56%
49%
52%
43%
34%
45%
22%
48%
36%
42%

Tend to disagree
27%
30%
25%
40%
38%
33%
17%
22%
27%
30%
27%
24%
24%
32%
21%
30%
37%
24%
21%
30%
25%
37%
15%
10%
26%
13%
29%
18%
23%
22%
21%
19%
18%
26%
26%

QB16.4 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Strongly disagree
16%
10%
9%
32%
32%
29%
6%
16%
11%
14%
14%
27%
8%
41%
2%
5%
24%
13%
12%
10%
9%
28%
5%
3%
12%
4%
4%
4%
5%
7%
8%
17%
7%
20%
14%

QB16.4 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la relation de l’humanité à la nature, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

DK
7%
3%
3%
3%
3%
4%
12%
9%
5%
13%
8%
9%
5%
5%
11%
2%
2%
9%
5%
3%
9%
4%
12%
11%
18%
10%
8%
3%
20%
12%
7%
9%
5%
5%
3%

Agree
51%
56%
63%
25%
27%
34%
65%
53%
57%
43%
51%
41%
62%
22%
65%
64%
37%
53%
62%
57%
56%
30%
69%
76%
45%
73%
59%
76%
52%
59%
64%
55%
70%
49%
57%

Disagree
43%
41%
34%
72%
70%
62%
23%
37%
38%
44%
41%
50%
33%
73%
24%
35%
61%
38%
33%
40%
35%
65%
20%
12%
38%
17%
33%
21%
28%
29%
29%
35%
25%
46%
40%

UE25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

EU25

TOTAL
24895
1024
1013
1003
1507
504
1000
1036
1021
1008
1006
518
1005
1034
1009
1006
1023
1307
504
1037
1000
1000
1034
1003
500
999
1241
1060
1008
1005
1000
1005
500
1000
976

We have a duty to protect the rights of animals whatever the cost
Strongly agree
38%
36%
45%
40%
42%
49%
48%
37%
43%
29%
35%
55%
40%
46%
47%
28%
41%
31%
49%
26%
33%
30%
45%
28%
50%
36%
21%
50%
16%
40%
51%
57%
23%
42%
36%

Nous avons le devoir de protéger les droits des animaux quel que soit le coût que cela représente
Tend to agree
44%
42%
37%
42%
42%
40%
43%
44%
45%
49%
52%
34%
42%
40%
41%
47%
44%
37%
40%
44%
49%
50%
41%
48%
38%
46%
47%
40%
42%
41%
33%
22%
37%
37%
41%

Tend to disagree
12%
17%
14%
15%
13%
9%
5%
9%
8%
12%
7%
7%
15%
8%
5%
20%
11%
21%
7%
23%
12%
13%
7%
11%
7%
11%
23%
9%
19%
11%
10%
10%
28%
14%
17%

QB16.5 For each of the following regarding humanity’s relationship to nature, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

Strongly disagree
2%
4%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
4%
2%
2%
2%
2%
0%
4%
2%
5%
3%
4%
2%
3%
2%
2%
1%
1%
5%
1%
5%
3%
1%
4%
6%
3%
3%

QB16.5 Pour chacune des propositions suivantes sur la relation de l’humanité à la nature, veuillez indiquer dans quelle mesure vous êtes d’accord ou pas d’accord.

DK
4%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
2%
7%
3%
7%
4%
1%
2%
5%
7%
1%
1%
5%
2%
3%
4%
4%
6%
12%
4%
5%
5%
0%
18%
6%
5%
6%
7%
4%
2%

Agree
82%
78%
82%
82%
84%
90%
91%
81%
88%
77%
87%
89%
81%
86%
88%
75%
86%
68%
89%
70%
83%
80%
85%
76%
88%
82%
68%
90%
58%
81%
85%
80%
60%
79%
77%

Disagree
15%
21%
17%
17%
15%
10%
6%
11%
9%
16%
9%
9%
17%
9%
5%
24%
13%
26%
9%
27%
13%
17%
9%
12%
8%
12%
27%
10%
24%
13%
11%
14%
34%
17%
20%

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Cloning animals such as monkeys or pigs for research into human diseases

8%
9%
8%
5%
6%
10%
9%
14%
4%
4%
9%
3%
5%
6%
13%
6%
3%
6%
12%
8%
7%
10%
9%
10%
16%
12%
9%
5%
13%
13%
10%
24%
5%
3%
2%

In all circumstances

Clôner des animaux comme des singes ou des cochons pour la recherche sur les maladies humaines

35%
46%
39%
35%
35%
38%
30%
47%
29%
33%
36%
23%
35%
24%
32%
34%
31%
25%
28%
38%
43%
44%
36%
40%
26%
36%
37%
34%
37%
29%
29%
18%
37%
23%
33%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled
22%
21%
24%
26%
24%
19%
23%
12%
22%
20%
18%
25%
32%
22%
23%
28%
30%
23%
19%
31%
24%
23%
17%
21%
17%
26%
27%
22%
16%
18%
21%
13%
27%
22%
36%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
31%
24%
28%
31%
32%
33%
34%
19%
42%
35%
28%
49%
27%
42%
22%
31%
35%
44%
38%
18%
18%
18%
26%
15%
31%
23%
22%
39%
12%
27%
35%
30%
27%
50%
26%

Never

QB17a.1 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

4%
0%
1%
4%
3%
1%
3%
8%
3%
7%
9%
1%
1%
5%
10%
1%
1%
2%
2%
4%
8%
6%
12%
14%
11%
3%
5%
1%
22%
12%
5%
15%
4%
1%
3%

DK

65%
76%
71%
65%
65%
67%
62%
73%
55%
57%
63%
51%
72%
53%
68%
68%
64%
54%
60%
78%
74%
77%
63%
71%
59%
74%
73%
60%
66%
60%
60%
55%
69%
49%
71%

Approve

QB17a.1 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
4%
1%
3%
1%
1%
1%
6%
9%
1%
3%
8%
0%
1%
3%
7%
2%
2%
5%
4%
4%
3%
7%
2%
5%
8%
3%
1%
2%
5%
6%
3%
15%
2%
0%
1%

In all circumstances

Cloning human beings so that couples can have a baby even when one partner has a genetic disease

15%
15%
13%
9%
9%
10%
12%
27%
5%
17%
25%
3%
8%
11%
15%
10%
9%
19%
16%
15%
20%
20%
12%
22%
7%
13%
14%
15%
19%
12%
11%
22%
7%
4%
12%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Clôner des êtres humains pour que les couples puissent avoir un bébé, même si un des partenaires a une maladie génétique

16%
16%
20%
12%
13%
16%
17%
11%
11%
17%
15%
13%
17%
15%
22%
22%
23%
22%
20%
24%
23%
25%
15%
25%
17%
16%
20%
13%
21%
13%
13%
14%
8%
8%
27%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
59%
67%
63%
74%
73%
71%
62%
42%
80%
55%
44%
83%
71%
65%
45%
66%
65%
49%
59%
50%
46%
42%
57%
33%
56%
61%
60%
70%
27%
57%
68%
35%
81%
86%
57%

Never

QB17a.2 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

5%
0%
2%
4%
3%
2%
3%
10%
3%
9%
7%
1%
2%
6%
11%
1%
1%
4%
2%
6%
9%
5%
15%
14%
12%
6%
5%
1%
28%
13%
5%
15%
2%
2%
3%

DK

36%
33%
36%
22%
23%
27%
35%
47%
17%
37%
49%
16%
26%
29%
44%
33%
34%
47%
39%
44%
45%
53%
29%
53%
32%
33%
35%
29%
45%
30%
27%
50%
17%
12%
41%

Approve

QB17a.2 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
6%
7%
4%
7%
7%
11%
6%
6%
2%
6%
8%
2%
4%
5%
10%
5%
5%
5%
12%
4%
4%
10%
3%
7%
12%
5%
3%
4%
4%
5%
3%
17%
5%
1%
4%

In all circumstances

Implanting into our brain a tiny computer chip that would improve our memory

Implanter dans notre cerveau une minuscule puce électronique qui pourrait améliorer notre mémoire

17%
15%
11%
17%
17%
19%
11%
26%
12%
20%
24%
6%
13%
16%
20%
16%
13%
14%
9%
15%
13%
20%
11%
18%
10%
15%
13%
14%
20%
14%
9%
21%
15%
8%
14%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled
18%
18%
21%
22%
22%
23%
15%
15%
17%
22%
12%
11%
22%
20%
20%
29%
16%
20%
14%
20%
20%
22%
17%
24%
6%
16%
23%
11%
19%
14%
8%
14%
18%
13%
21%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
54%
60%
62%
50%
49%
46%
63%
43%
68%
44%
48%
80%
60%
51%
40%
49%
64%
57%
61%
59%
56%
41%
57%
38%
62%
58%
55%
69%
28%
54%
77%
33%
58%
76%
58%

Never

QB17a.3 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

5%
0%
1%
4%
4%
2%
4%
9%
2%
9%
8%
1%
1%
7%
10%
1%
1%
3%
4%
2%
8%
7%
13%
14%
10%
6%
5%
2%
29%
12%
4%
15%
4%
2%
3%

DK

41%
39%
37%
45%
47%
52%
33%
48%
30%
48%
44%
19%
39%
41%
50%
50%
34%
40%
35%
39%
37%
52%
31%
48%
27%
36%
39%
29%
43%
33%
20%
52%
39%
22%
39%

Approve

QB17a.3 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
6%
5%
2%
2%
3%
5%
7%
7%
2%
5%
8%
4%
3%
5%
11%
3%
1%
8%
12%
7%
9%
12%
10%
9%
15%
8%
4%
3%
7%
8%
7%
40%
5%
2%
1%

In all circumstances

Developing for children a genetic test that would identify their talents and weaknesses

Développer pour les enfants un test génétique qui identifierait leurs talents et leurs faiblesses

19%
20%
10%
17%
17%
17%
20%
27%
8%
18%
23%
8%
15%
18%
22%
21%
9%
18%
23%
22%
34%
28%
23%
28%
21%
18%
18%
14%
28%
26%
17%
24%
26%
10%
6%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled
16%
15%
20%
17%
17%
18%
16%
14%
9%
15%
16%
15%
22%
19%
21%
26%
14%
15%
12%
19%
17%
21%
19%
21%
15%
17%
26%
17%
15%
16%
14%
12%
13%
14%
14%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
54%
59%
67%
60%
60%
57%
50%
43%
78%
51%
45%
72%
58%
52%
36%
49%
76%
55%
47%
49%
32%
33%
32%
25%
35%
49%
47%
63%
21%
34%
56%
9%
52%
73%
76%

Never

QB17a.4 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

5%
0%
1%
4%
3%
3%
6%
9%
3%
10%
7%
2%
2%
7%
10%
1%
1%
4%
6%
4%
8%
6%
15%
17%
12%
8%
6%
3%
29%
16%
7%
14%
3%
1%
3%

DK

40%
41%
32%
36%
37%
40%
44%
49%
19%
39%
48%
26%
41%
41%
54%
50%
23%
42%
46%
47%
60%
61%
52%
58%
52%
42%
47%
34%
50%
50%
38%
77%
45%
26%
22%

Approve

QB17a.4 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
15%
18%
13%
10%
12%
16%
24%
13%
12%
12%
11%
14%
6%
9%
22%
13%
7%
22%
34%
25%
22%
19%
24%
32%
47%
24%
17%
14%
18%
19%
18%
61%
22%
7%
4%

In all circumstances

Developing genetic treatments to get rid of people’s bad habits like smoking or alcoholism

29%
28%
23%
27%
26%
23%
30%
37%
25%
33%
34%
19%
18%
24%
30%
29%
24%
30%
38%
36%
38%
32%
28%
29%
20%
29%
28%
24%
34%
30%
29%
17%
31%
20%
13%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Développer des traitements génétiques pour se débarrasser des mauvaises habitudes des gens comme fumer ou l’alcoolisme

17%
16%
23%
18%
19%
21%
19%
14%
17%
18%
16%
14%
18%
21%
22%
23%
21%
17%
10%
16%
15%
18%
15%
15%
14%
18%
27%
14%
14%
16%
18%
7%
16%
14%
16%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
33%
37%
40%
39%
38%
37%
25%
28%
43%
31%
32%
50%
57%
40%
18%
36%
46%
29%
16%
21%
17%
27%
19%
14%
12%
22%
22%
47%
11%
23%
30%
4%
27%
57%
63%

Never

QB17a.5 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

5%
0%
1%
6%
5%
3%
2%
7%
3%
7%
6%
3%
1%
7%
8%
1%
3%
3%
2%
3%
8%
4%
14%
10%
6%
7%
6%
2%
23%
12%
5%
10%
3%
2%
3%

DK

62%
63%
59%
56%
56%
60%
73%
65%
54%
62%
61%
47%
41%
54%
74%
64%
52%
68%
82%
76%
75%
69%
67%
76%
81%
71%
73%
51%
66%
65%
65%
86%
70%
41%
33%

Approve

QB17a.5 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
37%
39%
25%
52%
54%
63%
42%
37%
37%
23%
19%
45%
24%
24%
32%
31%
36%
39%
61%
26%
47%
30%
57%
47%
33%
43%
21%
45%
53%
41%
53%
51%
30%
40%
25%

In all circumstances
35%
36%
30%
26%
26%
25%
24%
34%
40%
35%
41%
23%
43%
41%
30%
41%
42%
39%
26%
33%
29%
29%
22%
26%
28%
33%
35%
24%
24%
32%
28%
20%
33%
35%
36%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Developing large biodiversity parks in (OUR COUNTRY) to protect and re-introduce animal and plant species

Développer des parcs à grande biodiversité en (NOTRE PAYS) pour protéger et réintroduire des espèces animales et végétales

12%
11%
27%
10%
9%
6%
14%
8%
11%
12%
13%
13%
14%
16%
16%
19%
14%
11%
5%
19%
8%
18%
6%
8%
9%
11%
24%
12%
3%
8%
7%
9%
22%
10%
16%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
10%
12%
15%
6%
6%
5%
15%
13%
8%
14%
16%
16%
16%
12%
11%
8%
7%
5%
6%
11%
8%
9%
6%
5%
11%
5%
9%
17%
1%
7%
7%
4%
8%
13%
16%

Never

QB17a.6 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

7%
1%
3%
6%
5%
2%
5%
8%
4%
16%
10%
3%
4%
7%
11%
1%
2%
6%
1%
12%
9%
13%
9%
13%
19%
8%
12%
3%
19%
11%
6%
15%
7%
2%
7%

DK

84%
87%
82%
88%
89%
94%
80%
79%
88%
70%
73%
81%
80%
81%
79%
91%
92%
88%
93%
77%
84%
77%
85%
82%
70%
86%
80%
81%
80%
81%
87%
81%
85%
85%
77%

Approve

QB17a.6 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
6%
4%
1%
7%
7%
8%
4%
7%
5%
3%
8%
5%
5%
7%
5%
5%
4%
6%
0%
5%
8%
3%
7%
8%
8%
5%
5%
9%
10%
8%
7%
14%
4%
2%
3%

In all circumstances

Growing meat from cell cultures so that we do not have to slaughter farm animals

Elever de la viande à partir de cultures cellulaires pour que nous n’ayons pas à abattre d’animaux

18%
22%
7%
15%
15%
13%
8%
30%
13%
17%
24%
8%
11%
17%
20%
12%
14%
22%
4%
19%
16%
12%
14%
14%
5%
11%
16%
10%
18%
14%
15%
16%
8%
7%
12%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled
12%
12%
12%
14%
13%
10%
6%
11%
8%
9%
14%
11%
9%
16%
17%
17%
11%
14%
4%
13%
11%
10%
9%
16%
7%
14%
23%
17%
13%
8%
11%
11%
8%
7%
10%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
54%
60%
75%
56%
58%
63%
74%
39%
68%
55%
41%
74%
69%
50%
43%
65%
66%
50%
88%
53%
46%
65%
55%
42%
55%
58%
44%
60%
23%
58%
57%
42%
71%
75%
62%

Never

QB17a.7 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

9%
1%
4%
8%
7%
5%
7%
13%
6%
15%
13%
2%
6%
11%
14%
2%
4%
9%
3%
9%
19%
10%
16%
19%
25%
12%
11%
4%
37%
12%
10%
17%
9%
8%
12%

DK

36%
38%
21%
36%
35%
31%
18%
48%
26%
30%
46%
24%
25%
39%
43%
34%
29%
42%
8%
38%
35%
26%
29%
39%
20%
30%
44%
36%
40%
30%
33%
41%
20%
17%
25%

Approve

QB17a.7 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
20%
22%
23%
15%
18%
29%
12%
21%
9%
20%
18%
17%
19%
11%
25%
9%
17%
26%
19%
24%
17%
19%
21%
29%
47%
28%
24%
16%
30%
20%
15%
36%
18%
10%
15%

In all circumstances
37%
41%
45%
37%
35%
27%
28%
42%
34%
37%
33%
25%
36%
37%
31%
40%
41%
47%
23%
43%
35%
37%
28%
30%
21%
36%
30%
28%
31%
28%
26%
22%
36%
21%
43%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Developing genetically modified bacteria that could clean up the environment after environmental catastrophes

16%
18%
19%
16%
16%
16%
23%
9%
21%
13%
15%
17%
22%
17%
15%
27%
19%
12%
19%
17%
19%
16%
13%
14%
10%
13%
25%
21%
11%
19%
20%
10%
14%
20%
18%

Only in exceptional
circumstances

Développer des bactéries génétiquement modifiées qui pourraient nettoyer l’environnement après des catastrophes environnementales

19%
17%
11%
24%
24%
24%
28%
16%
27%
16%
22%
37%
19%
24%
14%
21%
20%
9%
29%
11%
13%
20%
20%
10%
9%
13%
12%
32%
3%
17%
29%
12%
25%
42%
16%

Never

QB17a.8 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

8%
2%
2%
8%
7%
4%
9%
12%
8%
14%
12%
4%
4%
11%
14%
3%
4%
6%
10%
5%
15%
9%
19%
17%
12%
10%
9%
3%
25%
15%
11%
20%
7%
7%
7%

DK

73%
80%
86%
68%
69%
72%
63%
72%
64%
70%
67%
59%
77%
65%
72%
75%
77%
85%
61%
84%
71%
71%
61%
72%
78%
77%
79%
65%
72%
68%
61%
68%
68%
51%
76%

Approve

QB17a.8 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL

Storing everyone’s genetic data so that criminals can be caught easily

26%
28%
32%
28%
29%
35%
12%
16%
29%
26%
17%
27%
26%
16%
19%
17%
26%
37%
30%
25%
26%
15%
34%
36%
50%
34%
20%
10%
25%
36%
24%
49%
9%
20%
23%

In all circumstances
33%
30%
37%
39%
36%
27%
16%
34%
28%
33%
30%
18%
36%
31%
27%
33%
37%
35%
24%
38%
38%
32%
31%
33%
19%
36%
32%
25%
35%
29%
25%
18%
32%
25%
42%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Stocker les données génétiques de tout le monde afin que les criminels puissent être arrêtés plus facilement

15%
16%
17%
15%
16%
18%
18%
10%
13%
13%
15%
16%
15%
21%
21%
22%
20%
12%
12%
18%
15%
18%
10%
11%
8%
14%
27%
17%
8%
14%
17%
10%
14%
17%
17%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
21%
25%
12%
15%
16%
20%
48%
28%
25%
19%
28%
34%
21%
25%
18%
27%
15%
13%
29%
15%
14%
29%
11%
7%
9%
10%
14%
45%
7%
11%
27%
9%
43%
35%
13%

Never

QB17a.9 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

6%
1%
2%
3%
2%
6%
11%
5%
9%
10%
5%
1%
6%
15%
1%
2%
3%
5%
4%
7%
6%
14%
13%
15%
6%
7%
4%
26%
10%
6%
14%
3%
3%
5%

DK

73%
74%
86%
82%
81%
80%
46%
61%
70%
72%
62%
61%
78%
69%
67%
72%
83%
84%
66%
81%
79%
65%
75%
80%
77%
84%
79%
51%
67%
79%
66%
77%
54%
62%
82%

Approve

QB17a.9 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
44%
48%
45%
68%
69%
72%
36%
35%
37%
40%
26%
51%
38%
28%
49%
29%
51%
54%
51%
55%
30%
36%
35%
52%
63%
36%
24%
52%
31%
28%
30%
55%
34%
29%
45%

In all circumstances

Developing computerized smart houses which use less energy and improve security

29%
30%
26%
16%
16%
19%
24%
37%
31%
34%
37%
23%
32%
32%
21%
31%
29%
29%
23%
30%
26%
29%
27%
21%
20%
34%
39%
19%
29%
30%
36%
17%
33%
29%
26%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Développer des maisons informatisées intelligentes qui utilisent moins d’énergie et améliorent la sécurité

8%
9%
15%
6%
5%
4%
12%
6%
7%
7%
12%
6%
11%
9%
13%
22%
12%
4%
8%
7%
10%
14%
9%
5%
4%
9%
20%
9%
5%
11%
12%
8%
14%
14%
11%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
11%
12%
12%
5%
5%
4%
22%
12%
17%
9%
17%
13%
17%
19%
8%
15%
5%
6%
12%
4%
13%
11%
9%
3%
3%
11%
9%
15%
3%
11%
12%
4%
14%
26%
10%

Never

QB17a.10 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

7%
1%
2%
5%
4%
1%
6%
9%
8%
11%
8%
6%
2%
12%
10%
3%
3%
6%
6%
4%
21%
10%
20%
18%
11%
10%
9%
5%
32%
19%
10%
16%
6%
2%
7%

DK

82%
87%
86%
90%
91%
94%
72%
78%
75%
81%
75%
81%
81%
69%
83%
82%
92%
87%
82%
92%
66%
79%
71%
79%
87%
79%
82%
80%
65%
70%
78%
80%
80%
72%
82%

Approve

QB17a.10 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

(SPLIT BALLOT A)

12369
508
517
493
747
258
495
523
492
511
528
253
486
516
489
510
502
637
255
485
515
497
529
476
251
496
610
514
512
513
505
504
250
493
475

TOTAL
42%
43%
42%
52%
53%
59%
32%
36%
44%
39%
29%
51%
36%
24%
43%
44%
45%
52%
42%
46%
36%
33%
34%
49%
62%
35%
29%
60%
31%
37%
23%
52%
30%
29%
42%

In all circumstances

Developing new materials for "intelligent clothing" to protect people from extreme weather conditions

26%
24%
20%
18%
18%
18%
23%
34%
19%
32%
38%
15%
20%
33%
23%
29%
19%
21%
26%
31%
25%
30%
25%
20%
18%
28%
37%
15%
32%
31%
34%
19%
21%
23%
16%

Only if it is highly
regulated and controlled

Développer de nouveaux matériaux pour des "habits intelligents" qui protégeraient les gens de conditions climatiques extrêmes

12%
16%
22%
14%
13%
9%
15%
8%
16%
10%
10%
12%
17%
13%
16%
18%
18%
10%
9%
12%
15%
13%
10%
12%
10%
14%
20%
9%
5%
12%
13%
7%
11%
14%
14%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
13%
16%
13%
10%
11%
12%
23%
14%
15%
8%
15%
15%
24%
19%
8%
8%
12%
11%
15%
8%
11%
13%
12%
5%
4%
11%
5%
13%
2%
9%
17%
6%
25%
30%
13%

Never

QB17a.11 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one, please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

7%
2%
3%
6%
5%
2%
6%
9%
6%
12%
8%
6%
2%
12%
11%
2%
5%
6%
8%
3%
13%
11%
19%
14%
6%
11%
9%
3%
29%
12%
11%
16%
13%
4%
15%

DK

80%
82%
84%
84%
84%
86%
71%
77%
79%
81%
77%
78%
74%
69%
81%
90%
83%
83%
77%
88%
76%
76%
69%
80%
90%
78%
86%
84%
69%
79%
71%
78%
62%
66%
72%

Approve

QB17a.11 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
11%
9%
9%
9%
9%
10%
9%
16%
8%
5%
14%
9%
6%
7%
9%
5%
10%
16%
15%
10%
9%
11%
6%
12%
23%
14%
10%
6%
14%
9%
8%
23%
7%
4%
6%

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
41%
50%
47%
39%
40%
45%
25%
43%
44%
33%
41%
38%
47%
29%
31%
35%
55%
46%
28%
45%
43%
46%
34%
39%
22%
29%
37%
36%
31%
29%
31%
20%
52%
35%
41%

Cloning human stem cells from embryos to make cells and organs that can be transplanted into people with diseases

Only in exceptional
circumstances
20%
21%
23%
22%
22%
19%
21%
13%
22%
21%
15%
21%
23%
26%
22%
32%
20%
18%
16%
23%
21%
19%
24%
23%
15%
26%
27%
19%
20%
19%
20%
12%
22%
20%
27%
Never
22%
18%
18%
27%
26%
24%
39%
19%
22%
33%
22%
30%
22%
34%
22%
27%
15%
17%
38%
17%
14%
19%
22%
12%
26%
24%
21%
38%
9%
23%
34%
30%
16%
39%
22%

Clôner des cellules "souches" humaines à partir d’embryons, pour fabriquer des cellules et des organes qui pourraient être transplantés dans le corps de personnes malades

QB17b.1 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
5%
1%
2%
4%
4%
2%
6%
8%
4%
7%
9%
2%
2%
4%
15%
1%
1%
4%
3%
6%
13%
6%
15%
15%
15%
6%
5%
2%
26%
20%
7%
15%
3%
2%
3%

Approve
72%
81%
80%
69%
70%
74%
55%
72%
75%
60%
70%
68%
76%
61%
63%
72%
84%
79%
59%
77%
73%
76%
63%
74%
59%
69%
74%
60%
65%
57%
58%
55%
81%
59%
74%

QB17b.1 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
11%
8%
8%
6%
6%
8%
7%
19%
9%
7%
15%
10%
5%
7%
13%
5%
4%
17%
17%
3%
5%
6%
5%
14%
31%
11%
4%
6%
5%
6%
8%
25%
6%
3%
10%

y if it is highly regulated and contro
Only in exceptional circumstances
28%
25%
32%
28%
27%
36%
18%
26%
19%
26%
23%
26%
17%
23%
36%
13%
28%
29%
30%
21%
37%
19%
29%
19%
24%
29%
20%
18%
29%
20%
26%
38%
22%
31%
37%
26%
30%
26%
24%
27%
27%
28%
23%
23%
22%
24%
29%
24%
18%
13%
17%
28%
25%
30%
31%
22%
18%
22%
18%
18%
20%
23%
26%
11%
25%
25%
15%
22%
33%
34%

Using genetic testing to produce a child that could act as a bone-marrow donor for a brother or sister who has a life threatening disease

Utiliser des tests génétiques pour produire un enfant qui pourrait fournir de la moëlle osseuse pour un frère ou une soeur qui aurait une maladie dangereuse pour sa vie

Never
31%
31%
26%
47%
45%
41%
48%
25%
30%
35%
20%
41%
40%
50%
23%
30%
40%
15%
23%
38%
26%
43%
33%
18%
27%
36%
34%
39%
27%
42%
41%
22%
40%
56%
20%

QB17b.2 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
6%
1%
2%
4%
4%
2%
4%
7%
4%
7%
9%
2%
3%
5%
15%
1%
3%
5%
4%
8%
14%
5%
16%
15%
10%
8%
7%
2%
28%
16%
8%
16%
4%
4%
3%

Approve
63%
68%
71%
49%
51%
57%
47%
68%
66%
58%
71%
58%
57%
45%
62%
69%
57%
80%
74%
54%
60%
52%
51%
67%
63%
57%
59%
59%
45%
42%
52%
62%
56%
40%
77%

QB17b.2 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
32%
43%
52%
36%
35%
33%
18%
30%
25%
28%
18%
48%
48%
14%
23%
31%
47%
49%
43%
25%
30%
30%
24%
34%
43%
37%
15%
24%
24%
21%
23%
41%
54%
26%
50%

Implanting into the brain a tiny computer chip that can give hearing back to deaf people

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
36%
36%
34%
25%
27%
34%
32%
37%
44%
37%
48%
25%
38%
33%
28%
43%
37%
36%
32%
43%
41%
40%
32%
30%
18%
26%
42%
41%
37%
32%
30%
22%
33%
32%
29%

Implanter dans le cerveau une minuscule puce électronique qui pourrait redonner l’ouïe aux personnes atteintes de surdité

Only in exceptional
circumstances
15%
10%
10%
19%
19%
18%
19%
10%
16%
15%
14%
11%
10%
24%
18%
20%
10%
8%
11%
19%
14%
16%
19%
18%
13%
19%
26%
11%
12%
20%
17%
9%
10%
20%
8%
Never
12%
10%
4%
15%
15%
14%
28%
18%
11%
14%
14%
15%
3%
25%
20%
5%
4%
5%
11%
10%
8%
10%
12%
8%
13%
12%
11%
21%
6%
14%
25%
11%
2%
18%
9%

QB17b.3 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
4%
1%
1%
4%
4%
1%
3%
5%
3%
6%
6%
1%
1%
5%
11%
1%
2%
3%
2%
3%
8%
4%
13%
11%
13%
6%
6%
2%
21%
13%
6%
17%
2%
3%
4%

Approve
84%
89%
96%
80%
81%
85%
69%
77%
85%
80%
80%
84%
96%
70%
69%
94%
94%
92%
86%
87%
85%
86%
76%
81%
74%
82%
83%
77%
72%
73%
69%
73%
96%
78%
87%

QB17b.3 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
14%
11%
6%
10%
10%
9%
12%
16%
14%
11%
13%
15%
8%
7%
9%
6%
4%
19%
22%
19%
17%
14%
16%
24%
22%
21%
11%
6%
19%
12%
12%
43%
12%
4%
7%

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
27%
24%
14%
22%
22%
24%
23%
41%
18%
25%
32%
16%
16%
25%
24%
20%
18%
30%
23%
39%
36%
34%
29%
28%
22%
25%
29%
22%
29%
31%
25%
21%
20%
12%
22%

Developing for everybody a genetic test that would tell us about diseases we might get, even if we cannot do anything about them

Only in exceptional
circumstances
20%
20%
32%
19%
20%
24%
20%
9%
19%
22%
17%
17%
27%
24%
22%
31%
32%
25%
19%
22%
16%
19%
21%
19%
14%
19%
27%
17%
13%
17%
17%
12%
18%
17%
26%

Développer pour tout le monde un test génétique qui nous dirait quelles maladies on pourrait avoir, même si on ne peut rien faire contre elles

Never
34%
44%
45%
44%
43%
41%
40%
26%
44%
34%
31%
52%
47%
36%
30%
41%
43%
23%
32%
15%
20%
28%
17%
11%
28%
26%
25%
53%
11%
20%
39%
9%
45%
61%
40%

QB17b.4 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
6%
2%
2%
5%
5%
3%
5%
7%
5%
9%
7%
1%
2%
8%
14%
2%
3%
3%
5%
5%
12%
6%
17%
17%
14%
8%
8%
2%
28%
20%
7%
16%
4%
5%
5%

Approve
61%
55%
53%
51%
52%
56%
55%
67%
51%
58%
63%
47%
51%
56%
56%
57%
55%
73%
63%
80%
69%
66%
66%
71%
58%
66%
67%
45%
61%
60%
54%
76%
51%
34%
55%

QB17b.4 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
12%
11%
8%
10%
9%
8%
17%
15%
11%
15%
13%
19%
6%
6%
18%
6%
5%
11%
22%
16%
18%
16%
15%
21%
22%
20%
12%
11%
28%
22%
12%
34%
18%
4%
9%

Developing a genetic treatment that would prolong our expected life span by 25 years

Développer un traitement génétique qui prolongerait notre espérance de vie de 25 ans

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
26%
26%
15%
14%
16%
25%
23%
36%
24%
22%
32%
12%
17%
23%
29%
19%
12%
30%
20%
29%
28%
29%
28%
26%
18%
28%
32%
25%
29%
32%
21%
21%
14%
5%
10%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
14%
14%
17%
10%
10%
10%
17%
8%
15%
13%
14%
5%
13%
14%
19%
26%
13%
20%
8%
17%
15%
17%
15%
15%
11%
13%
22%
14%
9%
15%
16%
11%
10%
9%
14%
Never
42%
47%
57%
61%
60%
54%
37%
34%
45%
38%
32%
61%
60%
48%
21%
48%
66%
35%
46%
30%
27%
32%
27%
21%
36%
31%
24%
47%
9%
14%
45%
17%
53%
80%
62%

QB17b.5 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
6%
2%
3%
5%
4%
4%
5%
7%
4%
12%
9%
3%
3%
9%
13%
2%
4%
4%
4%
8%
12%
7%
15%
17%
13%
8%
11%
3%
25%
17%
6%
17%
5%
2%
5%

Approve
52%
51%
40%
34%
36%
42%
57%
59%
51%
51%
60%
36%
37%
43%
66%
51%
30%
61%
50%
62%
61%
61%
59%
62%
51%
60%
65%
50%
66%
69%
49%
66%
42%
18%
33%

QB17b.5 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
46%
50%
35%
51%
52%
56%
48%
42%
54%
36%
33%
77%
37%
31%
39%
52%
44%
58%
64%
45%
50%
52%
38%
55%
44%
39%
24%
40%
29%
45%
45%
43%
22%
37%
35%

Protecting and re-introducing in their natural environment wild animals that are now nearly extinct

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
33%
31%
30%
30%
30%
34%
27%
37%
31%
34%
45%
15%
38%
35%
26%
34%
34%
31%
19%
34%
25%
29%
26%
21%
17%
27%
40%
23%
32%
31%
28%
21%
26%
38%
29%

Protéger et réintroduire dans leur milieu naturel les animaux sauvages qui sont actuellement presque en voie d’extinction

Only in exceptional
circumstances
10%
11%
24%
8%
8%
7%
12%
5%
8%
13%
8%
5%
16%
19%
13%
10%
15%
6%
10%
12%
8%
9%
11%
10%
12%
16%
21%
13%
10%
10%
9%
9%
24%
13%
15%
Never
7%
6%
10%
9%
7%
3%
11%
11%
4%
8%
7%
2%
7%
11%
10%
4%
7%
2%
6%
4%
8%
6%
13%
2%
15%
10%
10%
22%
3%
4%
12%
11%
21%
10%
12%

QB17b.6 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
4%
1%
1%
3%
3%
0%
3%
4%
3%
9%
7%
1%
2%
5%
11%
0%
1%
2%
2%
5%
8%
4%
12%
12%
12%
7%
6%
2%
25%
10%
6%
17%
8%
2%
9%

Approve
89%
93%
88%
88%
90%
97%
87%
85%
93%
83%
86%
97%
91%
84%
78%
96%
93%
96%
92%
91%
84%
90%
75%
86%
73%
83%
84%
76%
72%
86%
82%
72%
72%
88%
79%

QB17b.6 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
8%
8%
6%
7%
7%
6%
7%
14%
4%
7%
8%
12%
5%
6%
11%
6%
4%
9%
8%
10%
12%
7%
6%
20%
30%
10%
6%
6%
14%
12%
3%
25%
19%
2%
3%

Developing genetically modified crops to increase the variety of regionally grown foods

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
31%
34%
31%
26%
28%
39%
19%
39%
21%
29%
33%
25%
34%
24%
27%
30%
28%
43%
19%
33%
32%
27%
22%
25%
23%
24%
28%
19%
29%
28%
16%
16%
37%
18%
20%

Développer des graines génétiquement modifiées pour augmenter la variété des produits alimentaires cultivés au niveau régional

Only in exceptional
circumstances
17%
16%
23%
19%
19%
19%
13%
11%
16%
16%
13%
10%
22%
21%
21%
27%
32%
16%
10%
19%
19%
24%
15%
15%
10%
23%
26%
18%
13%
17%
15%
11%
19%
17%
22%
Never
37%
40%
35%
45%
43%
33%
54%
27%
52%
35%
36%
48%
34%
45%
26%
34%
31%
26%
56%
29%
23%
35%
41%
19%
14%
35%
32%
53%
14%
29%
60%
29%
19%
58%
45%

QB17b.7 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
7%
3%
5%
4%
4%
3%
7%
9%
6%
14%
10%
5%
4%
4%
16%
3%
5%
6%
6%
9%
14%
8%
17%
21%
23%
8%
8%
3%
30%
15%
7%
19%
6%
4%
10%

Approve
56%
57%
60%
51%
54%
64%
39%
64%
41%
51%
54%
47%
62%
51%
58%
63%
64%
68%
38%
62%
64%
58%
42%
60%
62%
57%
60%
43%
56%
56%
34%
52%
75%
38%
45%

QB17b.7 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
31%
39%
33%
30%
31%
33%
38%
41%
33%
20%
25%
39%
19%
17%
33%
15%
26%
38%
50%
30%
43%
22%
40%
46%
53%
28%
23%
40%
50%
36%
27%
40%
28%
21%
17%

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
39%
37%
38%
35%
35%
34%
29%
38%
43%
42%
47%
33%
40%
40%
33%
39%
47%
43%
28%
35%
33%
35%
29%
27%
26%
33%
46%
26%
27%
27%
36%
22%
37%
31%
39%

Developing large land-based fish tanks to breed species free from pollution and to replenish fish stocks in the seas

Only in exceptional
circumstances
12%
14%
17%
12%
12%
16%
15%
5%
10%
16%
12%
10%
18%
18%
16%
28%
14%
9%
10%
16%
8%
18%
9%
9%
8%
19%
18%
14%
5%
16%
15%
11%
15%
14%
19%

Développer de grands réservoirs terrestres de poissons, pour élever des espèces à l’abri de la pollution et pour reconstituer les stocks de poissons dans les mers

Never
12%
9%
10%
19%
18%
15%
15%
10%
9%
10%
8%
14%
21%
15%
9%
16%
10%
7%
10%
12%
6%
15%
8%
3%
4%
11%
7%
17%
2%
6%
15%
11%
14%
27%
16%

QB17b.8 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
5%
1%
2%
5%
4%
2%
3%
6%
5%
12%
7%
5%
2%
10%
9%
2%
2%
4%
2%
7%
10%
10%
13%
15%
9%
8%
6%
4%
17%
14%
7%
16%
6%
6%
10%

Approve
83%
90%
88%
76%
78%
82%
82%
83%
86%
78%
84%
81%
77%
75%
82%
82%
88%
89%
88%
81%
84%
75%
78%
82%
87%
80%
87%
80%
82%
80%
78%
74%
80%
67%
74%

QB17b.8 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
20%
22%
19%
13%
13%
14%
14%
21%
21%
21%
20%
29%
17%
9%
18%
13%
16%
32%
30%
16%
31%
16%
26%
32%
36%
21%
11%
16%
29%
31%
20%
39%
24%
8%
20%

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
41%
47%
43%
31%
34%
46%
22%
42%
40%
43%
49%
25%
49%
37%
32%
38%
52%
48%
33%
47%
46%
34%
44%
34%
25%
40%
40%
42%
33%
38%
38%
22%
51%
24%
43%

Storing all the genetic data of our population in data banks in order to study the genetic causes of human diseases

Only in exceptional
circumstances
15%
13%
20%
18%
18%
16%
20%
10%
19%
14%
11%
11%
15%
20%
20%
25%
17%
9%
14%
18%
8%
18%
8%
12%
7%
19%
26%
14%
7%
11%
15%
8%
13%
19%
16%

Collecter toutes les données génétiques de notre population et les stocker dans des banques de données, pour étudier les causes génétiques des maladies humaines

Never
17%
16%
16%
32%
31%
23%
38%
19%
14%
13%
12%
29%
17%
27%
13%
22%
13%
7%
15%
13%
6%
23%
8%
4%
13%
12%
15%
25%
4%
6%
19%
10%
8%
43%
18%

QB17b.9 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
6%
2%
3%
5%
4%
2%
7%
9%
6%
9%
8%
5%
2%
6%
17%
2%
3%
4%
7%
6%
10%
9%
14%
18%
18%
8%
9%
3%
27%
14%
8%
21%
4%
6%
3%

Approve
76%
83%
82%
62%
65%
75%
55%
72%
80%
78%
80%
66%
82%
67%
70%
76%
84%
89%
78%
82%
84%
68%
77%
78%
69%
79%
76%
72%
69%
80%
74%
70%
88%
51%
79%

QB17b.9 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

Developing new bullet-proof materials for military uniforms

Développer de nouveaux matériaux pare-balles pour les uniformes militaires

In all circumstances
36%
27%
39%
34%
33%
30%
39%
19%
41%
35%
29%
33%
37%
25%
24%
28%
27%
59%
41%
31%
38%
21%
31%
50%
69%
44%
12%
25%
43%
37%
22%
55%
25%
14%
37%

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
25%
27%
15%
20%
19%
17%
23%
29%
17%
31%
35%
16%
21%
28%
30%
30%
19%
23%
23%
23%
22%
28%
33%
20%
8%
29%
30%
17%
20%
26%
25%
19%
20%
15%
18%

Only in exceptional
circumstances
14%
23%
21%
13%
14%
17%
14%
11%
15%
10%
11%
9%
18%
19%
18%
24%
24%
8%
7%
22%
16%
18%
10%
11%
7%
12%
26%
20%
10%
14%
17%
9%
9%
15%
19%
Never
17%
19%
19%
22%
24%
30%
17%
30%
17%
11%
15%
33%
18%
16%
13%
16%
23%
7%
16%
15%
9%
26%
10%
5%
5%
9%
22%
34%
4%
6%
26%
4%
31%
48%
15%

QB17b.10 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
8%
3%
6%
11%
10%
6%
7%
11%
10%
13%
9%
9%
5%
12%
15%
3%
8%
3%
12%
10%
15%
8%
15%
14%
10%
7%
10%
4%
22%
16%
10%
13%
16%
8%
12%

Approve
74%
77%
75%
67%
66%
64%
76%
59%
72%
76%
75%
58%
77%
72%
73%
81%
70%
90%
72%
76%
76%
67%
74%
82%
84%
84%
68%
62%
73%
78%
64%
83%
53%
44%
73%

QB17b.10 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

UE25 EU25
BE
DK
D-W
DE
D-E
EL
ES
FR
IE
IT
LU
NL
AT
PT
FI
SE
UK
CY
CZ
EE
HU
LV
LT
MT
PL
SK
SI
BG
RO
HR
TR
IS
CH
NW

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

(SPLIT BALLOT B)

TOTAL
12526
516
496
510
760
246
505
513
529
497
478
265
519
518
520
496
521
670
249
552
485
503
505
527
249
502
631
546
496
492
495
501
250
507
501

In all circumstances
35%
34%
23%
31%
32%
36%
25%
23%
29%
35%
29%
37%
32%
29%
30%
38%
19%
42%
46%
51%
49%
45%
46%
53%
64%
57%
34%
38%
58%
42%
35%
57%
20%
15%
13%

Introducing satellite surveillance systems into cars to monitor stolen vehicles and traffic violations

Only if it is highly regulated
and controlled
34%
32%
24%
31%
31%
31%
21%
44%
29%
36%
42%
25%
34%
28%
34%
34%
31%
38%
28%
32%
24%
32%
28%
24%
18%
27%
40%
20%
23%
29%
30%
22%
24%
22%
24%

Introduire des systèmes de contrôle satellite dans nos voitures pour suivre les véhicules volés et les infractions au code de la route

Only in exceptional
circumstances
12%
12%
24%
14%
14%
16%
20%
9%
16%
11%
9%
12%
16%
19%
15%
17%
25%
9%
8%
9%
12%
10%
9%
9%
5%
7%
14%
13%
3%
10%
14%
4%
17%
16%
22%
Never
14%
19%
26%
19%
18%
15%
30%
16%
21%
10%
13%
23%
16%
16%
9%
10%
23%
8%
13%
4%
6%
8%
7%
1%
6%
5%
5%
26%
1%
4%
15%
3%
35%
42%
36%

QB17b.11 I am going to read out a list of possible future applications of science and technology over the next 20 years. For each one please tell me to what extent, if at all, you approve of its use.

DK
5%
3%
3%
6%
5%
2%
4%
7%
5%
8%
6%
2%
2%
7%
12%
2%
2%
3%
5%
4%
9%
4%
11%
12%
8%
5%
6%
3%
15%
14%
6%
14%
4%
6%
4%

Approve
81%
78%
71%
76%
77%
83%
66%
77%
74%
81%
81%
74%
82%
77%
79%
88%
75%
89%
83%
92%
85%
87%
82%
86%
86%
90%
89%
71%
84%
82%
79%
82%
61%
53%
59%

QB17b.11 Je vais vous lire une liste de possibles applications futures, issues de la science et des technologies pour les 20 prochaines années. Pour chacune d’elles, pourriez-vous me dire dans quelle mesure vous approuveriez l’utilisation de cette
technologie.

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

35%
30%
40%
31%
33%
37%
38%
34%
34%
39%
31%
37%
34%
36%
40%
35%
33%
30%
37%
37%
39%
31%
36%
34%
36%
48%
40%
34%
25%
35%
34%
36%
32%
39%
33%
40%
33%
37%
35%
34%
31%
36%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Often

24895

TOTAL

QB1 How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning and purpose of life?

41%
38%

39%
39%

40%
39%

40%
37%

39%
41%
29%

39%
39%

38%
42%
36%

52%
-

37%
40%
39%

36%
41%
43%
40%
39%
38%
35%
41%

39%
40%
39%

37%
39%
40%
41%

38%
41%
39%
37%

39%
38%

39%

Sometimes

18%
18%

18%
17%

18%
17%

19%
15%

17%
18%
18%

18%
18%

15%
17%
25%

69%

18%
18%
17%

18%
19%
18%
20%
14%
17%
16%
21%

17%
18%
18%

18%
18%
16%
21%

22%
18%
17%
16%

21%
15%

18%

Rarely

10%
7%

8%
9%

9%
7%

7%
7%

7%
8%
14%

8%
8%

7%
6%
13%

31%

8%
8%
8%

6%
4%
6%
10%
9%
8%
9%
7%

7%
7%
7%

11%
8%
5%
7%

8%
8%
7%
8%

9%
7%

8%

Never

DK

1%
0%

0%
1%

1%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

-

1%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%

1%
0%

0%

72%
75%

74%
73%

73%
75%

74%
78%

76%
73%
68%

74%
73%

78%
77%
61%

100%
-

73%
74%
75%

76%
76%
76%
70%
77%
74%
74%
72%

76%
74%
75%

71%
73%
79%
72%

69%
74%
75%
75%

69%
78%

74%

Think about it

28%
25%

25%
26%

27%
24%

26%
22%

24%
26%
32%

26%
27%

22%
23%
39%

100%

26%
25%
25%

24%
24%
24%
30%
23%
25%
25%
28%

23%
26%
25%

28%
27%
21%
28%

30%
26%
25%
24%

30%
22%

26%

Do not think about it

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

52%
45%
58%
44%
46%
49%
63%
65%
49%
45%
45%
41%
50%
57%
49%
44%
47%
45%
70%
44%
62%
45%
53%
51%
51%
55%
44%
100%
54%
39%
51%
53%
55%
47%
55%
59%
49%
51%
59%
61%
50%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I believe there is a God

24895

TOTAL

QB2 Which of these statements comes closest to your beliefs?

23%
28%

28%
24%

23%
29%

29%
28%

30%
25%
22%

26%
34%

100%
-

28%
24%

26%
27%
28%

31%
33%
31%
29%
19%
28%
22%
29%

31%
29%
26%

20%
28%
32%
29%

28%
31%
30%
21%

28%
26%

I believe there is some sort of spirit
or life force
27%

13%
19%

19%
14%

16%
19%

22%
15%

18%
19%
19%

17%
23%

100%

15%
27%

18%
19%
17%

16%
22%
19%
23%
9%
25%
13%
23%

25%
18%
14%

13%
20%
20%
23%

24%
21%
19%
13%

24%
13%

I don’t believe there is any sort of
spirit, God or life force
18%
DK

3%
3%

3%
3%

2%
3%

3%
2%

2%
3%
4%

3%
3%

-

2%
5%

3%
3%
3%

3%
2%
3%
3%
2%
4%
3%
4%

2%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
4%

3%
2%
3%
3%

4%
2%

3%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree
83%
85%
75%
81%
85%
89%
89%
85%
82%
73%
81%
85%
86%
82%
83%
81%
84%
88%
81%
89%
73%
86%
83%
82%
84%
83%
87%
80%
79%
100%
83%
85%
83%
83%
84%
84%
84%
84%
83%
84%
84%

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

My parents were generally in charge and
made the rules
84%

12003
12892

24895

TOTAL

QB3 Which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?

14%
14%

14%
14%

14%
14%

14%
14%

14%
13%
14%

100%

10%
18%
18%

14%
14%

12%
14%
16%

16%
14%
16%
14%
10%
16%
9%
23%

16%
13%
12%

9%
13%
15%
23%

22%
16%
13%
9%

15%
13%

My parents generally let everyone do what
they wished
14%
DK

2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

3%
2%
3%

-

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

3%
3%
2%

2%
3%
2%
2%
2%
3%
2%
4%

3%
2%
2%

2%
2%
3%
4%

3%
3%
2%
2%

3%
2%

3%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree
81%
80%
82%
81%
80%
80%
80%
81%
80%
83%
78%
82%
83%
81%
82%
80%
81%
80%
78%
80%
83%
81%
80%
80%
81%
81%
84%
76%
80%
82%
75%
82%
81%
74%
82%
80%
80%
81%
81%
77%
79%
81%

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

All children were treated more or
less equally
81%

12003
12892

24895

TOTAL

QB4 And which of the following statements best describes the family you grew up in?

16%
14%

14%
17%

16%
14%

14%
15%

13%
14%
19%

13%
19%

12%
17%
14%

14%
13%

13%
15%
14%

15%
12%
14%
14%
16%
17%
15%
10%

16%
14%
13%

16%
14%
13%
10%

12%
13%
15%
15%

13%
15%

Some children tended to have more
privileges
14%

3%
5%

4%
4%

4%
5%

4%
4%

4%
4%
5%

4%
6%

3%
5%
6%

4%
5%

4%
4%
5%

4%
5%
5%
4%
3%
5%
4%
6%

6%
4%
4%

3%
4%
5%
6%

5%
4%
4%
4%

4%
4%

4%

Not applicable (SPONTANEOUS)

DK

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Independence

53%
52%
54%
56%
54%
55%
48%
50%
53%
55%
55%
53%
53%
56%
55%
57%
55%
55%
52%
52%
48%
55%
53%
52%
55%
54%
51%
50%
56%
57%
53%
57%
54%
51%
53%
56%
52%
49%
55%
54%
47%
50%
54%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

41%
40%

39%
44%

43%
38%

39%
42%

40%
41%
37%

40%
39%

41%
39%
37%

40%
40%

39%
41%
39%

39%
39%
41%
39%
39%
41%
42%
38%

40%
41%
37%

40%
40%
40%
38%

39%
40%
39%
41%

41%
39%

40%

Fairly important

7%
5%

5%
8%

6%
5%

5%
5%

5%
6%
7%

6%
4%

6%
4%
5%

5%
6%

6%
6%
5%

4%
4%
3%
5%
7%
6%
8%
5%

5%
5%
6%

8%
5%
4%
5%

4%
4%
5%
8%

6%
5%

6%

Not very important

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

QB5.1 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

1%
0%

1%
1%

1%
0%

0%
0%

0%
1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
0%
1%

0%
1%

1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%

0%
0%
0%

1%
1%
0%
1%

0%
0%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

91%
94%

93%
91%

92%
93%

94%
93%

94%
92%
90%

93%
96%

92%
95%
94%

93%
92%

92%
92%
94%

94%
96%
97%
94%
91%
92%
90%
94%

93%
94%
93%

90%
94%
95%
94%

95%
95%
94%
89%

93%
93%

93%

Important

8%
6%

6%
9%

7%
6%

5%
6%

6%
7%
8%

7%
4%

8%
5%
6%

6%
7%

7%
7%
5%

6%
4%
3%
6%
8%
7%
9%
6%

6%
6%
7%

9%
6%
5%
6%

4%
5%
6%
9%

7%
6%

6%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Obedience

56%
55%
58%
53%
54%
54%
62%
68%
59%
43%
48%
48%
57%
61%
53%
39%
54%
59%
64%
57%
64%
48%
60%
56%
52%
57%
55%
63%
49%
51%
59%
45%
53%
60%
61%
55%
56%
61%
54%
56%
58%
61%
55%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

33%
38%

37%
35%

34%
38%

38%
38%

39%
34%
34%

35%
43%

33%
42%
39%

36%
38%

34%
38%
38%

38%
48%
40%
36%
31%
35%
32%
43%

41%
37%
34%

28%
36%
45%
43%

40%
39%
38%
33%

38%
36%

37%

Fairly important

5%
6%

6%
6%

5%
7%

7%
6%

7%
6%
5%

5%
11%

4%
9%
9%

6%
7%

5%
6%
9%

9%
12%
6%
4%
4%
7%
4%
9%

10%
6%
4%

3%
5%
10%
9%

7%
6%
8%
5%

7%
6%

6%

Not very important

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
1%

0%
1%
1%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%

0%
0%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

Not at all important

QB5.2 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

94%
93%

93%
93%

95%
92%

93%
93%

92%
94%
95%

94%
88%

96%
90%
90%

93%
92%

95%
94%
90%

90%
87%
94%
95%
95%
92%
95%
90%

89%
94%
96%

96%
94%
89%
90%

93%
93%
92%
95%

93%
93%

93%

Important

6%
7%

7%
7%

5%
7%

7%
6%

7%
6%
5%

6%
11%

4%
9%
10%

6%
7%

5%
6%
10%

9%
13%
6%
5%
5%
7%
4%
9%

10%
6%
4%

3%
5%
11%
9%

7%
7%
8%
5%

7%
6%

7%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Hard work

47%
47%
48%
44%
44%
45%
52%
56%
47%
41%
40%
45%
49%
51%
43%
38%
48%
49%
52%
45%
52%
40%
49%
45%
47%
47%
47%
47%
46%
50%
48%
44%
46%
50%
47%
48%
44%
50%
47%
47%
46%
49%
47%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

32%
33%

33%
31%

32%
33%

32%
35%

34%
32%
30%

32%
39%

32%
35%
32%

34%
31%

33%
33%
33%

33%
40%
34%
32%
27%
34%
30%
38%

35%
34%
32%

26%
33%
38%
38%

36%
36%
33%
29%

34%
32%

33%

Fairly important

14%
15%

15%
17%

14%
16%

15%
16%

15%
14%
16%

15%
14%

15%
15%
14%

15%
15%

14%
15%
15%

17%
18%
13%
15%
14%
17%
13%
16%

16%
14%
14%

14%
15%
15%
16%

15%
16%
16%
13%

15%
15%

15%

Not very important

4%
4%

4%
5%

3%
4%

4%
4%

4%
4%
6%

4%
4%

4%
4%
4%

4%
6%

3%
5%
4%

6%
3%
5%
3%
6%
3%
4%
5%

5%
3%
4%

4%
4%
4%
5%

4%
4%
4%
5%

4%
5%

4%

Not at all important

QB5.3 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

0%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

81%
80%

81%
77%

82%
80%

80%
79%

80%
82%
77%

80%
82%

79%
81%
82%

81%
78%

82%
79%
80%

76%
78%
82%
81%
79%
79%
82%
78%

79%
83%
82%

82%
80%
80%
78%

81%
80%
79%
81%

81%
80%

80%

Important

18%
19%

19%
22%

17%
20%

19%
20%

19%
18%
22%

19%
17%

20%
18%
17%

19%
21%

17%
21%
19%

23%
21%
17%
18%
21%
20%
17%
21%

20%
17%
17%

18%
20%
19%
21%

19%
19%
21%
18%

19%
20%

19%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Sense of responsibility

80%
78%
81%
76%
78%
82%
81%
78%
80%
81%
77%
79%
81%
84%
79%
82%
78%
78%
80%
77%
82%
77%
80%
78%
81%
81%
76%
79%
81%
81%
81%
74%
81%
78%
79%
81%
80%
76%
82%
80%
76%
72%
82%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

26%
18%

19%
20%

23%
17%

18%
19%

18%
20%
20%

18%
23%

20%
18%
18%

18%
22%

18%
21%
18%

20%
17%
21%
21%
19%
21%
17%
21%

19%
18%
15%

20%
19%
18%
21%

23%
21%
17%
18%

20%
18%

19%

Fairly important

2%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not very important

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

Not at all important

QB5.4 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

97%
99%

99%
97%

98%
99%

99%
99%

99%
99%
99%

99%
98%

99%
99%
99%

99%
98%

99%
99%
99%

98%
99%
99%
99%
98%
99%
99%
98%

99%
99%
99%

98%
99%
99%
98%

99%
99%
99%
99%

98%
99%

99%

Important

3%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Imagination

52%
52%
52%
47%
56%
54%
49%
49%
51%
58%
48%
54%
52%
52%
58%
59%
54%
50%
51%
50%
49%
48%
49%
51%
57%
54%
45%
50%
55%
53%
51%
55%
54%
49%
50%
53%
52%
48%
54%
53%
43%
45%
53%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

42%
38%

39%
42%

41%
38%

39%
39%

37%
42%
38%

40%
36%

40%
37%
37%

38%
43%

41%
40%
35%

36%
36%
38%
41%
36%
39%
41%
40%

37%
39%
39%

39%
40%
36%
40%

41%
37%
38%
40%

39%
39%

39%

Fairly important

10%
7%

7%
12%

9%
7%

7%
8%

7%
8%
10%

8%
8%

8%
7%
9%

7%
11%

9%
7%
7%

5%
4%
8%
8%
11%
10%
8%
10%

7%
8%
8%

10%
7%
6%
10%

10%
6%
7%
9%

8%
8%

8%

Not very important

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

QB5.5 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

2%
1%

0%
2%

1%
1%

0%
0%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%
2%
0%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
0%
0%
2%

1%
1%

1%

88%
91%

92%
85%

89%
92%

92%
91%

91%
90%
88%

91%
90%

90%
92%
90%

92%
87%

90%
91%
92%

94%
95%
92%
91%
87%
89%
90%
88%

92%
91%
91%

88%
92%
94%
88%

88%
94%
92%
88%

91%
90%

91%

Important

11%
8%

8%
13%

10%
8%

8%
8%

8%
9%
11%

8%
9%

9%
7%
10%

7%
12%

10%
8%
8%

6%
4%
8%
9%
12%
11%
9%
11%

8%
9%
8%

11%
8%
6%
11%

11%
6%
8%
10%

8%
9%

9%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Tolerance and respect for other people

82%
80%
84%
80%
82%
83%
82%
78%
83%
85%
82%
84%
84%
83%
80%
84%
82%
81%
81%
79%
83%
82%
82%
81%
82%
84%
76%
82%
84%
81%
82%
79%
84%
80%
77%
82%
83%
76%
85%
83%
74%
71%
84%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

26%
15%

16%
23%

22%
14%

16%
16%

15%
19%
20%

17%
20%

17%
15%
17%

15%
22%

17%
18%
16%

19%
15%
17%
18%
18%
19%
16%
15%

15%
15%
16%

20%
17%
15%
15%

18%
17%
16%
17%

19%
15%

17%

Fairly important

3%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

0%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not very important

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

Not at all important

QB5.6 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

97%
99%

99%
97%

98%
99%

99%
99%

99%
99%
98%

99%
98%

99%
99%
98%

99%
98%

99%
99%
98%

99%
99%
99%
99%
99%
98%
99%
98%

99%
99%
99%

98%
99%
99%
98%

98%
99%
99%
99%

98%
99%

99%

Important

3%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
2%

2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Thrift, economising and avoiding waste

54%
52%
56%
45%
47%
53%
65%
67%
57%
43%
39%
48%
54%
58%
52%
40%
49%
53%
63%
53%
68%
39%
56%
54%
53%
55%
52%
61%
46%
50%
56%
45%
50%
59%
63%
53%
55%
60%
52%
54%
59%
60%
53%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

35%
41%

40%
36%

36%
41%

41%
40%

43%
36%
32%

39%
44%

35%
46%
42%

39%
41%

39%
41%
39%

40%
52%
45%
42%
33%
37%
29%
49%

43%
40%
38%

30%
39%
48%
49%

45%
45%
42%
31%

41%
38%

40%

Fairly important

4%
6%

5%
5%

4%
6%

6%
5%

6%
4%
4%

5%
9%

3%
8%
8%

5%
6%

5%
5%
7%

7%
8%
6%
5%
3%
9%
2%
11%

8%
5%
4%

3%
4%
8%
11%

9%
7%
5%
2%

6%
5%

5%

Not very important

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
1%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
1%

0%
1%
1%

0%
1%

0%
0%
1%

1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
0%

1%
0%

0%

Not at all important

QB5.7 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
1%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

95%
94%

94%
94%

95%
93%

94%
94%

93%
95%
95%

95%
89%

96%
92%
92%

94%
93%

95%
95%
92%

92%
92%
93%
95%
96%
90%
97%
88%

91%
95%
96%

97%
95%
91%
88%

90%
92%
94%
97%

93%
94%

94%

Important

5%
6%

6%
6%

4%
7%

6%
6%

7%
5%
5%

5%
10%

4%
8%
8%

6%
7%

5%
5%
8%

7%
8%
7%
5%
4%
10%
3%
11%

9%
5%
4%

3%
5%
9%
11%

10%
8%
5%
3%

6%
5%

6%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Determination, perseverance

61%
59%
63%
57%
59%
62%
64%
64%
62%
60%
53%
58%
61%
66%
64%
57%
60%
61%
63%
59%
65%
53%
62%
60%
61%
62%
59%
62%
60%
61%
62%
58%
60%
62%
65%
63%
60%
60%
62%
62%
58%
57%
62%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very important

24895

TOTAL

38%
35%

35%
37%

36%
34%

34%
36%

37%
34%
31%

35%
37%

34%
36%
35%

35%
37%

35%
36%
34%

32%
39%
37%
36%
32%
34%
31%
41%

37%
36%
31%

32%
34%
37%
41%

38%
37%
35%
32%

37%
34%

35%

Fairly important

4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
5%
2%
4%

4%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
4%

4%
3%
2%
3%

3%
3%

3%

Not very important

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%

0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%

1%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%

0%

Not at all important

QB5.8 Here is a list of qualities that children might be encouraged to learn at home. Please indicate for each of them how important you consider it to be.

DK

1%
0%

0%
1%

1%
0%

0%
0%

0%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

94%
97%

97%
95%

96%
97%

97%
96%

96%
96%
96%

96%
95%

96%
96%
96%

97%
95%

96%
96%
95%

97%
97%
97%
97%
95%
93%
97%
95%

96%
97%
97%

96%
96%
97%
95%

95%
96%
97%
96%

96%
96%

96%

Important

5%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%
4%

3%
3%
3%
3%
4%
5%
2%
5%

4%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
5%

5%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

3%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

2%

2%
2%

1%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%

2%
0%
1%
1%
2%
4%
2%
1%

1%
2%
1%

2%
1%

2%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%
1%
4%

1%
2%

3%
1%

2%
2%

4%
1%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Not at all
satisfied

24895

TOTAL

QB6 On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?

3%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
3%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
0%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
0%

0%
1%
2%
2%

1%
1%

1%

2

3%
2%

2%
3%

3%
2%

2%
2%

1%
3%
5%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
3%
6%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
1%

1%
2%
3%
2%

2%
2%

2%

3

3%
3%

3%
4%

4%
2%

3%
3%

2%
4%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

2%
1%
2%
4%
3%
5%
4%
1%

3%
3%
2%

4%
3%
2%
1%

3%
2%
4%
3%

3%
3%

3%

4

10%
9%

9%
10%

10%
8%

9%
8%

7%
11%
13%

9%
9%

9%
9%
9%

9%
8%

9%
9%
9%

8%
3%
7%
10%
9%
19%
11%
4%

8%
10%
7%

11%
10%
7%
4%

7%
8%
10%
10%

8%
10%

9%

5

12%
9%

10%
12%

10%
9%

10%
9%

9%
12%
10%

10%
9%

10%
10%
10%

10%
10%

11%
10%
9%

11%
6%
9%
11%
11%
14%
11%
7%

10%
10%
9%

12%
10%
8%
7%

9%
9%
11%
11%

10%
10%

10%

6

19%
21%

20%
20%

19%
21%

21%
20%

20%
22%
19%

20%
21%

21%
21%
19%

21%
20%

19%
21%
22%

20%
21%
24%
21%
22%
19%
17%
21%

21%
21%
19%

19%
21%
21%
21%

20%
22%
21%
19%

20%
20%

20%

7

24%
30%

29%
26%

26%
30%

30%
29%

31%
26%
23%

29%
27%

28%
30%
29%

28%
30%

29%
28%
28%

29%
36%
34%
28%
25%
17%
25%
34%

30%
29%
30%

24%
29%
31%
34%

31%
31%
27%
26%

30%
27%

28%

8

12%
13%

13%
11%

12%
13%

13%
13%

16%
10%
7%

13%
12%

13%
13%
12%

13%
12%

13%
13%
13%

14%
20%
12%
12%
11%
7%
10%
20%

13%
13%
14%

10%
11%
16%
20%

17%
14%
12%
11%

13%
13%

13%

9

9%
11%

11%
10%

10%
12%

10%
12%

12%
9%
11%

11%
11%

12%
9%
12%

11%
12%

12%
11%
10%

10%
10%
8%
10%
12%
6%
15%
10%

9%
10%
15%

13%
10%
10%
10%

10%
9%
9%
14%

10%
12%

11%

Absolutely
satisfied
DK

1%
0%

0%
0%

1%
0%

0%
0%

0%
0%
1%

0%
0%

1%
0%
0%

0%
1%

1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%

0%
1%
0%
1%

0%
1%

0%

6.8
7.4

7.3
7.0

7.0
7.4

7.3
7.4

7.5
7.0
6.6

7.3
7.1

7.3
7.2
7.2

7.2
7.3

7.3
7.2
7.3

7.2
7.8
7.3
7.2
7.1
6.2
7.1
7.7

7.2
7.3
7.6

7.0
7.2
7.5
7.7

7.5
7.3
7.0
7.2

7.3
7.2

7.3

Average

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
47%
48%
45%
44%
42%
45%
53%
51%
46%
45%
45%
45%
49%
52%
45%
47%
43%
45%
47%
39%
52%
45%
46%
47%
48%
47%
46%
48%
44%
48%
48%
41%
49%
45%
42%
49%
46%
45%
48%
47%
43%
46%
47%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

For most people today, their quality of life is better than it was for their parents’ generation

43%
37%

38%
40%

41%
37%

38%
38%

38%
39%
35%

38%
41%

38%
40%
34%

38%
38%

38%
38%
38%

40%
39%
42%
38%
37%
39%
34%
42%

39%
36%
36%

36%
38%
38%
42%

42%
40%
39%
34%

38%
38%

Tend to agree
38%

QB7.1 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

7%
11%

10%
11%

9%
11%

9%
12%

9%
11%
14%

10%
13%

9%
12%
12%

10%
9%

11%
10%
9%

10%
9%
11%
11%
10%
14%
9%
9%

11%
10%
9%

9%
10%
12%
9%

10%
11%
11%
9%

9%
11%

Tend to disagree
10%

3%
4%

3%
5%

3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
7%

3%
5%

3%
3%
5%

3%
4%

4%
3%
4%

3%
3%
4%
5%
3%
6%
3%
2%

4%
4%
2%

3%
4%
4%
2%

3%
4%
4%
3%

3%
4%

Strongly disagree
4%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
1%
2%

1%
3%

2%
1%
2%

2%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
2%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
2%
2%

2%
2%
1%
2%

1%
2%

DK
2%

88%
84%

85%
83%

86%
85%

87%
83%

87%
84%
76%

86%
81%

87%
84%
82%

85%
84%

84%
85%
85%

86%
86%
85%
83%
84%
78%
86%
87%

84%
85%
88%

87%
84%
82%
87%

86%
82%
83%
87%

86%
83%

Agree
85%

10%
14%

13%
16%

13%
14%

12%
16%

12%
14%
21%

13%
17%

12%
15%
17%

14%
13%

14%
14%
13%

13%
12%
14%
16%
13%
20%
12%
11%

15%
13%
11%

12%
14%
16%
11%

12%
16%
15%
11%

12%
15%

Disagree
14%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
21%
22%
19%
27%
20%
19%
19%
23%
20%
17%
25%
18%
20%
24%
19%
17%
21%
21%
20%
21%
20%
25%
18%
22%
22%
21%
21%
23%
18%
20%
21%
22%
21%
20%
19%
22%
19%
26%
19%
21%
22%
26%
20%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

The next generation will enjoy a better quality of life than we do now

40%
36%

37%
36%

39%
37%

39%
35%

38%
38%
31%

37%
38%

38%
38%
35%

37%
38%

36%
36%
40%

38%
41%
39%
36%
37%
35%
33%
42%

35%
38%
38%

34%
38%
37%
42%

40%
40%
37%
33%

38%
36%

Tend to agree
37%

QB7.2 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

20%
29%

27%
26%

22%
30%

26%
30%

27%
27%
29%

27%
25%

24%
30%
30%

27%
27%

31%
26%
23%

26%
29%
26%
28%
25%
25%
29%
23%

31%
28%
25%

26%
27%
30%
23%

22%
26%
29%
29%

25%
29%

Tend to disagree
27%

6%
8%

7%
8%

6%
8%

7%
9%

6%
7%
14%

8%
7%

7%
7%
10%

8%
7%

8%
7%
7%

8%
6%
7%
8%
8%
8%
9%
5%

8%
7%
7%

9%
8%
7%
5%

5%
7%
8%
8%

7%
8%

Strongly disagree
7%

7%
8%

8%
7%

6%
7%

6%
7%

7%
8%
8%

8%
7%

8%
7%
6%

8%
7%

8%
8%
8%

9%
7%
7%
6%
10%
11%
9%
5%

8%
7%
7%

9%
7%
8%
5%

6%
7%
8%
10%

8%
8%

DK
8%

67%
56%

58%
58%

65%
55%

61%
54%

59%
58%
49%

57%
60%

61%
55%
54%

57%
59%

53%
58%
62%

58%
58%
60%
57%
57%
57%
53%
67%

53%
58%
62%

56%
58%
54%
67%

67%
60%
56%
53%

60%
55%

Agree
58%

26%
37%

35%
34%

28%
38%

32%
39%

33%
34%
42%

35%
33%

31%
38%
39%

35%
33%

39%
34%
30%

34%
35%
32%
37%
33%
33%
38%
28%

39%
35%
32%

35%
35%
38%
28%

27%
33%
37%
37%

32%
37%

Disagree
34%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
39%
42%
36%
41%
35%
36%
42%
37%
37%
42%
43%
38%
41%
45%
41%
43%
35%
36%
34%
35%
41%
43%
37%
39%
41%
39%
37%
38%
38%
43%
39%
37%
42%
35%
33%
43%
36%
39%
39%
40%
33%
36%
40%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Developments in science and technology have improved the quality of life for your generation

49%
48%

49%
48%

47%
49%

47%
51%

47%
51%
46%

48%
49%

48%
51%
45%

48%
48%

50%
48%
46%

45%
49%
52%
51%
52%
49%
45%
47%

49%
48%
46%

46%
51%
47%
47%

48%
51%
50%
45%

46%
51%

Tend to agree
48%

QB7.3 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

10%
8%

8%
12%

10%
8%

7%
9%

7%
8%
12%

8%
9%

9%
8%
8%

8%
9%

8%
8%
8%

10%
6%
9%
9%
7%
10%
8%
6%

9%
8%
6%

10%
7%
8%
6%

7%
9%
9%
8%

8%
8%

Tend to disagree
8%

2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

1%
2%
5%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
3%
2%
1%

2%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

Strongly disagree
2%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
3%
5%

3%
2%

3%
2%
2%

2%
4%

3%
3%
3%

2%
1%
2%
2%
6%
4%
3%
2%

1%
2%
2%

5%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%
2%
4%

2%
3%

DK
3%

84%
88%

88%
81%

86%
88%

90%
87%

89%
87%
79%

87%
86%

86%
89%
88%

88%
86%

87%
87%
87%

86%
92%
87%
87%
85%
84%
86%
90%

87%
89%
90%

83%
88%
89%
90%

89%
87%
86%
87%

88%
86%

Agree
87%

12%
10%

9%
16%

12%
10%

9%
12%

9%
10%
16%

10%
12%

10%
10%
10%

10%
11%

10%
10%
10%

12%
7%
11%
11%
9%
12%
10%
7%

11%
9%
8%

12%
10%
10%
7%

8%
11%
11%
10%

10%
10%

Disagree
10%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
29%
31%
27%
34%
28%
28%
29%
28%
29%
29%
34%
27%
30%
34%
29%
30%
27%
28%
28%
30%
29%
34%
26%
30%
32%
30%
29%
30%
28%
30%
29%
31%
30%
28%
27%
33%
26%
32%
29%
30%
27%
30%
29%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Science and technology will improve the quality of life of future generations

48%
48%

49%
47%

49%
48%

48%
49%

49%
49%
42%

48%
48%

48%
50%
47%

48%
49%

50%
48%
46%

48%
50%
54%
50%
43%
48%
46%
47%

48%
49%
48%

46%
50%
48%
47%

47%
51%
48%
46%

48%
48%

Tend to agree
48%

QB7.4 For each of the following regarding the quality of life, please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree.

11%
13%

12%
15%

11%
14%

11%
15%

12%
13%
16%

13%
12%

12%
14%
13%

13%
12%

14%
12%
12%

12%
13%
12%
13%
13%
12%
13%
11%

15%
13%
10%

13%
12%
14%
11%

11%
13%
14%
13%

12%
13%

Tend to disagree
13%

3%
3%

2%
4%

3%
3%

2%
3%

2%
3%
5%

3%
3%

3%
2%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
1%
2%
3%
4%
3%
3%
2%

3%
2%
2%

3%
3%
2%
2%

2%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

Strongly disagree
3%

7%
7%

7%
7%

6%
7%

5%
6%

6%
7%
10%

7%
5%

8%
6%
6%

7%
8%

8%
7%
7%

8%
5%
6%
6%
12%
6%
9%
5%

7%
6%
6%

10%
6%
6%
5%

5%
6%
7%
9%

6%
8%

DK
7%

79%
78%

78%
74%

80%
77%

81%
76%

79%
77%
69%

77%
79%

78%
78%
78%

77%
77%

76%
78%
78%

77%
80%
80%
78%
72%
78%
75%
81%

75%
79%
82%

74%
79%
78%
81%

82%
79%
76%
75%

79%
76%

Agree
77%

14%
16%

15%
19%

14%
16%

14%
18%

14%
16%
20%

15%
16%

14%
16%
17%

16%
14%

17%
15%
15%

15%
15%
14%
16%
16%
15%
16%
14%

18%
15%
12%

17%
15%
16%
14%

13%
15%
17%
16%

15%
16%

Disagree
15%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

17%
15%
18%
16%
15%
17%
18%
15%
15%
21%
17%
20%
16%
18%
16%
22%
17%
14%
16%
13%
17%
17%
17%
16%
17%
17%
16%
16%
18%
16%
17%
16%
31%
17%
16%
15%
18%
17%
13%
15%
17%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Almost always

24895

TOTAL

38%
38%

39%
34%

38%
38%

39%
39%

69%
-

37%
41%

37%
41%
37%

39%
35%

36%
39%
37%

38%
49%
43%
36%
31%
30%
34%
43%

41%
38%
40%

30%
37%
45%
43%

40%
39%
38%
35%

39%
36%

38%

Often

QB8 In general, would you say that you trust other people almost always, often, only sometimes, rarely or almost never?

34%
33%

33%
36%

35%
33%

33%
34%

100%
-

34%
32%

34%
31%
35%

34%
34%

35%
33%
33%

33%
22%
32%
36%
36%
42%
36%
31%

29%
35%
32%

40%
36%
26%
31%

32%
34%
33%
35%

33%
34%

34%

Only sometimes

13%
11%

10%
16%

12%
11%

11%
11%

100%

11%
12%

12%
9%
12%

10%
14%

11%
11%
12%

13%
6%
8%
12%
15%
15%
12%
9%

10%
10%
10%

14%
12%
8%
9%

11%
12%
11%
11%

12%
11%

Rarely or almost
never
11%
DK

1%
0%

0%
1%

0%
0%

0%
0%

-

0%
0%

1%
0%
0%

0%
1%

1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

53%
55%

56%
47%

53%
55%

56%
55%

100%
-

54%
57%

53%
60%
52%

56%
51%

53%
55%
55%

54%
71%
59%
51%
48%
43%
51%
60%

61%
55%
58%

45%
51%
66%
60%

56%
54%
55%
53%

54%
55%

54%

Trust

47%
44%

44%
52%

46%
44%

44%
45%

100%
100%

46%
43%

46%
40%
48%

44%
48%

47%
44%
45%

46%
29%
40%
49%
51%
57%
48%
39%

39%
45%
42%

54%
48%
34%
39%

43%
46%
44%
46%

45%
45%

45%

Do not trust

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
24%
26%
23%
25%
25%
24%
23%
21%
24%
28%
24%
25%
25%
27%
27%
30%
24%
23%
22%
21%
23%
24%
25%
23%
25%
24%
24%
22%
25%
29%
24%
23%
25%
22%
26%
26%
24%
23%
25%
25%
21%
24%
25%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

When I make plans, I am certain that I can make them work

54%
57%

57%
52%

57%
55%

58%
56%

59%
55%
46%

56%
56%

56%
58%
54%

56%
55%

55%
57%
56%

54%
60%
59%
59%
50%
50%
52%
60%

55%
58%
56%

52%
57%
56%
60%

59%
59%
56%
51%

57%
55%

Tend to agree
56%

QB9.1 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

17%
15%

14%
18%

15%
15%

13%
15%

13%
17%
18%

15%
16%

16%
13%
13%

15%
14%

15%
15%
15%

15%
8%
14%
13%
21%
20%
17%
13%

16%
13%
14%

18%
14%
13%
13%

13%
12%
15%
18%

13%
17%

Tend to disagree
15%

3%
2%

2%
4%

2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
3%
6%

2%
2%

3%
2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
3%
3%

3%
1%
2%
3%
4%
4%
3%
2%

3%
2%
2%

4%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
3%
3%

2%
3%

Strongly disagree
3%

4%
2%

2%
5%

2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
3%
3%

2%
2%

3%
1%
1%

2%
4%

3%
3%
2%

2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
4%
5%
1%

2%
2%
2%

5%
2%
1%
1%

1%
2%
2%
4%

2%
3%

DK
3%

77%
81%

82%
73%

81%
80%

83%
81%

84%
77%
72%

80%
79%

78%
83%
83%

80%
79%

80%
80%
81%

81%
90%
83%
82%
73%
72%
75%
84%

80%
82%
83%

73%
81%
84%
84%

85%
84%
80%
75%

82%
78%

Agree
80%

19%
17%

17%
23%

17%
18%

15%
18%

14%
20%
24%

17%
18%

19%
15%
15%

18%
17%

17%
17%
18%

17%
9%
16%
16%
24%
24%
20%
14%

18%
16%
16%

22%
17%
15%
14%

14%
14%
18%
21%

15%
20%

Disagree
17%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
12%
11%
13%
11%
10%
11%
14%
16%
12%
8%
10%
12%
10%
12%
9%
7%
11%
11%
12%
14%
15%
10%
10%
13%
12%
11%
13%
13%
10%
11%
12%
12%
11%
11%
17%
11%
12%
15%
10%
11%
13%
18%
10%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I feel that I have little influence over things that happen to me

44%
33%

35%
41%

41%
33%

35%
35%

32%
40%
36%

36%
32%

39%
33%
30%

36%
33%

37%
35%
34%

31%
21%
31%
38%
39%
41%
42%
30%

32%
35%
34%

42%
37%
28%
30%

32%
31%
35%
41%

35%
36%

Tend to agree
35%

QB9.2 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

26%
36%

35%
30%

30%
36%

35%
35%

36%
33%
28%

34%
37%

32%
38%
36%

34%
34%

35%
33%
35%

35%
44%
40%
34%
31%
29%
27%
41%

36%
35%
34%

26%
34%
40%
41%

38%
37%
36%
29%

35%
34%

Tend to disagree
34%

10%
18%

17%
13%

13%
19%

18%
17%

19%
13%
17%

17%
17%

14%
19%
22%

17%
16%

16%
17%
18%

22%
27%
16%
16%
13%
14%
13%
17%

19%
18%
17%

12%
15%
23%
17%

17%
21%
17%
13%

18%
15%

Strongly disagree
17%

2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

1%
1%

2%
3%
3%

2%
2%

3%
1%
1%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

3%
1%
1%
1%
4%
3%
3%
2%

2%
2%
2%

4%
2%
1%
2%

2%
1%
2%
3%

2%
2%

DK
2%

61%
44%

46%
54%

56%
43%

46%
47%

43%
51%
53%

47%
44%

51%
43%
41%

47%
46%

47%
48%
45%

40%
28%
42%
49%
51%
55%
57%
40%

43%
46%
46%

58%
49%
36%
40%

43%
41%
45%
55%

45%
48%

Agree
47%

36%
54%

52%
43%

42%
55%

53%
52%

55%
47%
44%

50%
55%

46%
56%
58%

51%
51%

51%
50%
53%

57%
71%
57%
50%
44%
42%
39%
58%

55%
52%
52%

38%
50%
63%
58%

55%
57%
53%
42%

53%
49%

Disagree
51%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
22%
27%
18%
14%
18%
24%
28%
17%
20%
33%
17%
29%
21%
30%
27%
35%
20%
17%
14%
15%
28%
17%
20%
22%
26%
24%
16%
20%
25%
25%
22%
22%
26%
18%
18%
23%
24%
21%
23%
23%
21%
20%
23%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I am interested in what is going on in politics and current affairs

44%
45%

46%
40%

45%
45%

47%
45%

47%
43%
38%

45%
44%

43%
48%
43%

46%
41%

46%
44%
43%

47%
51%
51%
46%
40%
40%
41%
43%

47%
47%
47%

40%
46%
48%
43%

41%
47%
49%
42%

46%
44%

Tend to agree
45%

QB9.3 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

22%
19%

19%
23%

20%
19%

18%
20%

17%
23%
20%

19%
21%

21%
17%
18%

18%
24%

20%
20%
19%

15%
11%
22%
22%
24%
25%
16%
23%

15%
19%
16%

22%
21%
14%
23%

25%
23%
17%
16%

16%
22%

Tend to disagree
19%

13%
12%

12%
15%

13%
12%

11%
10%

10%
14%
22%

13%
12%

14%
9%
13%

11%
17%

12%
14%
11%

10%
3%
7%
14%
21%
19%
13%
15%

8%
12%
7%

20%
12%
5%
15%

19%
11%
10%
13%

10%
15%

Strongly disagree
13%

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
0%

2%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

DK
1%

64%
68%

68%
60%

66%
68%

70%
70%

73%
62%
57%

67%
66%

64%
73%
68%

70%
57%

67%
66%
69%

74%
85%
71%
63%
54%
55%
69%
60%

76%
67%
77%

57%
67%
81%
60%

55%
65%
73%
69%

73%
61%

Agree
67%

35%
31%

31%
38%

33%
31%

29%
30%

27%
37%
42%

32%
33%

35%
26%
32%

29%
41%

32%
33%
30%

25%
14%
29%
36%
44%
44%
29%
38%

23%
32%
23%

41%
32%
18%
38%

44%
34%
26%
29%

26%
38%

Disagree
32%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
14%
18%
11%
8%
11%
15%
18%
12%
13%
20%
11%
18%
13%
18%
17%
23%
12%
10%
9%
10%
17%
11%
12%
14%
17%
15%
11%
13%
14%
17%
14%
15%
16%
11%
12%
15%
15%
14%
14%
14%
12%
14%
14%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I feel well informed about what is going on in politics and current affairs

44%
44%

45%
40%

45%
44%

45%
46%

47%
42%
36%

44%
42%

43%
47%
43%

45%
41%

45%
43%
44%

45%
52%
49%
43%
37%
39%
43%
42%

46%
46%
48%

38%
45%
50%
42%

39%
46%
47%
42%

46%
42%

Tend to agree
44%

QB9.4 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

27%
28%

27%
29%

27%
28%

27%
27%

26%
31%
27%

27%
29%

27%
29%
25%

27%
29%

29%
28%
25%

26%
20%
28%
31%
30%
27%
25%
32%

25%
28%
24%

28%
29%
22%
32%

33%
29%
26%
24%

25%
30%

Tend to disagree
27%

13%
13%

12%
17%

13%
13%

12%
11%

10%
14%
23%

13%
13%

14%
10%
14%

12%
17%

12%
14%
12%

10%
4%
10%
14%
22%
21%
13%
14%

9%
12%
8%

20%
12%
7%
14%

18%
12%
11%
13%

10%
16%

Strongly disagree
13%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%
1%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
2%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

DK
2%

59%
58%

59%
52%

59%
58%

60%
61%

63%
53%
48%

58%
57%

56%
60%
60%

60%
52%

57%
57%
61%

62%
75%
62%
53%
47%
49%
60%
53%

65%
59%
67%

49%
58%
70%
53%

47%
57%
62%
61%

64%
52%

Agree
58%

40%
40%

40%
46%

40%
41%

39%
38%

36%
45%
50%

40%
41%

42%
38%
39%

39%
45%

41%
42%
37%

36%
24%
37%
45%
51%
48%
38%
46%

34%
40%
33%

48%
41%
29%
46%

51%
42%
37%
37%

35%
46%

Disagree
41%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
46%
45%
46%
42%
42%
45%
52%
50%
50%
40%
38%
43%
47%
48%
44%
34%
41%
46%
45%
55%
56%
38%
48%
46%
42%
46%
46%
46%
44%
49%
46%
43%
42%
50%
54%
46%
47%
46%
46%
46%
46%
42%
47%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

People like me have too little influence in what the Government does

40%
35%

36%
34%

37%
34%

36%
36%

38%
34%
29%

35%
37%

35%
38%
32%

36%
33%

35%
36%
35%

37%
40%
40%
37%
35%
29%
29%
39%

38%
35%
35%

32%
34%
38%
39%

37%
38%
37%
31%

36%
35%

Tend to agree
35%

QB9.5 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

12%
12%

12%
12%

11%
13%

12%
12%

14%
10%
8%

12%
13%

12%
12%
12%

12%
12%

11%
11%
14%

13%
19%
14%
10%
11%
8%
9%
15%

13%
12%
12%

10%
10%
16%
15%

13%
14%
12%
10%

13%
11%

Tend to disagree
12%

5%
5%

5%
6%

5%
5%

5%
4%

5%
5%
8%

5%
5%

5%
5%
6%

5%
6%

4%
5%
6%

5%
5%
5%
5%
6%
6%
5%
7%

5%
5%
4%

6%
5%
5%
7%

7%
5%
5%
5%

5%
5%

Strongly disagree
5%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

2%
1%
2%

2%
2%

2%
1%
1%

1%
2%

2%
2%
2%

1%
2%
1%
2%
3%
2%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
2%
1%

2%
1%
2%
2%

1%
2%

DK
2%

81%
81%

82%
80%

84%
81%

82%
82%

80%
83%
83%

81%
80%

81%
82%
81%

82%
80%

83%
82%
77%

81%
74%
81%
83%
80%
84%
85%
77%

81%
82%
83%

82%
84%
78%
77%

78%
79%
82%
83%

81%
81%

Agree
81%

17%
17%

17%
19%

15%
18%

17%
16%

19%
15%
15%

17%
18%

17%
16%
18%

17%
18%

15%
17%
21%

18%
24%
18%
15%
17%
15%
14%
22%

18%
17%
16%

16%
14%
20%
22%

20%
19%
16%
15%

18%
17%

Disagree
17%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
25%
27%
23%
24%
22%
25%
27%
21%
24%
29%
26%
30%
25%
27%
24%
28%
24%
22%
18%
24%
28%
26%
23%
24%
27%
26%
19%
23%
25%
28%
24%
28%
26%
23%
25%
26%
26%
23%
26%
25%
25%
22%
25%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

People should involve themselves more in politics and current affairs

49%
51%

51%
44%

51%
50%

52%
51%

52%
50%
45%

51%
46%

50%
54%
47%

51%
48%

50%
51%
49%

51%
56%
54%
50%
50%
49%
46%
50%

51%
51%
52%

47%
51%
53%
50%

51%
54%
51%
47%

50%
50%

Tend to agree
50%

QB9.6 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

18%
15%

15%
19%

17%
15%

14%
15%

14%
16%
16%

15%
18%

15%
14%
16%

14%
19%

16%
15%
14%

15%
12%
14%
17%
16%
16%
14%
16%

12%
16%
15%

17%
15%
12%
16%

16%
15%
16%
14%

15%
15%

Tend to disagree
15%

5%
4%

4%
7%

5%
5%

4%
4%

3%
6%
8%

5%
5%

5%
3%
5%

4%
6%

5%
4%
5%

5%
2%
4%
5%
7%
7%
5%
4%

3%
4%
3%

6%
5%
3%
4%

5%
4%
5%
5%

4%
5%

Strongly disagree
5%

6%
4%

5%
6%

5%
4%

4%
4%

4%
6%
7%

5%
4%

6%
3%
4%

4%
8%

6%
5%
4%

5%
2%
4%
5%
9%
4%
7%
4%

4%
5%
3%

8%
5%
3%
4%

5%
4%
4%
7%

4%
6%

DK
5%

71%
76%

76%
68%

74%
76%

78%
78%

78%
72%
70%

75%
73%

73%
79%
75%

77%
67%

73%
75%
76%

75%
84%
78%
72%
68%
73%
74%
76%

81%
76%
79%

68%
75%
82%
76%

74%
76%
76%
73%

77%
73%

Agree
75%

23%
19%

19%
26%

21%
19%

19%
18%

18%
22%
24%

19%
22%

21%
17%
21%

18%
25%

21%
19%
19%

20%
14%
18%
22%
23%
23%
19%
20%

15%
20%
18%

24%
20%
15%
20%

21%
20%
20%
19%

19%
21%

Disagree
20%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
10%
13%
8%
10%
10%
12%
9%
7%
10%
13%
12%
13%
9%
13%
14%
16%
10%
8%
6%
9%
9%
12%
8%
10%
12%
11%
8%
9%
10%
12%
10%
13%
11%
8%
11%
11%
10%
11%
10%
10%
9%
11%
10%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I think I have something to offer in decisions about politics and current affairs

34%
31%

32%
27%

33%
32%

33%
33%

35%
28%
24%

31%
36%

29%
36%
32%

34%
25%

29%
31%
35%

32%
44%
36%
31%
25%
27%
27%
32%

36%
31%
33%

25%
30%
39%
32%

30%
35%
34%
28%

35%
28%

Tend to agree
31%

QB9.7 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

29%
33%

32%
34%

31%
33%

32%
33%

31%
35%
28%

33%
27%

32%
33%
31%

31%
35%

35%
32%
28%

31%
28%
33%
34%
33%
32%
30%
35%

30%
34%
30%

31%
33%
30%
35%

35%
33%
30%
31%

31%
33%

Tend to disagree
32%

22%
22%

22%
26%

23%
22%

20%
21%

18%
25%
33%

23%
20%

25%
17%
23%

21%
27%

23%
22%
21%

18%
8%
17%
23%
30%
27%
29%
17%

17%
22%
20%

31%
23%
14%
17%

21%
19%
19%
27%

18%
26%

Strongly disagree
22%

4%
4%

4%
4%

3%
4%

3%
4%

4%
5%
4%

4%
4%

5%
4%
3%

4%
5%

4%
4%
4%

5%
4%
3%
4%
6%
5%
5%
4%

3%
4%
4%

6%
4%
4%
4%

4%
4%
4%
5%

4%
5%

DK
4%

45%
41%

43%
36%

44%
42%

45%
43%

47%
35%
35%

40%
49%

39%
47%
43%

45%
33%

37%
41%
47%

46%
60%
46%
39%
31%
36%
36%
44%

50%
40%
46%

33%
40%
52%
44%

40%
44%
46%
37%

47%
36%

Agree
42%

51%
55%

53%
60%

53%
54%

52%
53%

49%
60%
60%

55%
47%

57%
50%
54%

52%
61%

58%
55%
49%

49%
36%
50%
57%
63%
59%
59%
52%

47%
56%
50%

62%
56%
44%
52%

56%
52%
50%
58%

49%
59%

Disagree
54%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
8%
10%
7%
6%
7%
9%
9%
7%
8%
12%
8%
12%
7%
10%
9%
14%
8%
7%
5%
7%
10%
8%
8%
8%
9%
9%
6%
7%
9%
11%
8%
10%
10%
6%
9%
9%
9%
9%
9%
9%
6%
9%
8%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

I know how to get my voice heard when it comes to politics and public affairs issues

30%
25%

26%
23%

27%
25%

27%
26%

29%
22%
19%

25%
27%

25%
27%
25%

27%
22%

25%
25%
27%

30%
37%
29%
22%
21%
22%
23%
24%

30%
25%
28%

20%
24%
33%
24%

21%
27%
28%
24%

28%
23%

Tend to agree
25%

QB9.8 For each of the following statements, please tell me to what extent you tend to agree or disagree.

30%
34%

33%
36%

33%
35%

34%
35%

33%
36%
29%

34%
32%

33%
36%
32%

33%
34%

34%
33%
33%

31%
33%
36%
37%
33%
32%
29%
39%

32%
36%
34%

31%
35%
32%
39%

37%
36%
33%
30%

34%
33%

Tend to disagree
34%

26%
28%

28%
31%

27%
28%

26%
26%

24%
31%
38%

28%
27%

30%
24%
29%

27%
32%

29%
29%
26%

25%
13%
23%
31%
36%
32%
33%
25%

23%
28%
24%

36%
29%
19%
25%

30%
25%
25%
31%

24%
32%

Strongly disagree
28%

5%
4%

4%
5%

4%
4%

4%
4%

4%
5%
5%

4%
4%

5%
4%
3%

4%
6%

4%
5%
5%

4%
3%
4%
4%
6%
7%
5%
4%

3%
4%
4%

6%
5%
3%
4%

4%
4%
4%
6%

4%
5%

DK
5%

39%
33%

35%
29%

36%
34%

36%
35%

39%
28%
28%

33%
37%

32%
37%
36%

36%
28%

32%
33%
36%

40%
50%
37%
29%
26%
29%
33%
31%

42%
32%
38%

27%
32%
45%
31%

28%
35%
37%
33%

38%
30%

Agree
34%

56%
63%

61%
66%

59%
63%

60%
62%

57%
67%
67%

62%
59%

63%
60%
61%

60%
66%

63%
62%
59%

56%
46%
59%
67%
68%
64%
62%
64%

55%
64%
58%

67%
64%
52%
64%

68%
61%
58%
61%

58%
65%

Disagree
62%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
8%
10%
6%
9%
7%
7%
9%
10%
8%
6%
8%
7%
7%
11%
11%
5%
6%
8%
7%
8%
9%
8%
8%
8%
8%
8%
9%
9%
6%
7%
8%
9%
7%
8%
11%
8%
8%
29%
7%
12%
20%
5%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

On the whole, men make better political leaders than women

QB10.1 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

38%
15%

19%
25%

71%
-

19%
20%

19%
20%
17%

19%
19%

22%
17%
16%

19%
20%

20%
20%
19%

20%
15%
22%
19%
17%
20%
22%
18%

17%
19%
23%

22%
19%
17%
18%

19%
19%
18%
21%

22%
17%

Tend to agree
19%

22%
34%

32%
32%

48%

32%
33%

31%
33%
31%

32%
30%

31%
33%
32%

32%
32%

33%
31%
30%

29%
36%
32%
33%
30%
30%
32%
28%

31%
33%
32%

31%
34%
32%
28%

30%
32%
33%
32%

33%
31%

Tend to disagree
32%

13%
39%

36%
25%

52%

35%
33%

36%
31%
33%

34%
36%

31%
38%
38%

36%
30%

33%
34%
36%

32%
38%
35%
32%
40%
35%
30%
39%

40%
35%
28%

29%
32%
40%
39%

35%
36%
36%
31%

27%
41%

Strongly disagree
34%

7%
6%

6%
6%

-

6%
6%

6%
8%
8%

7%
7%

7%
5%
7%

6%
10%

7%
7%
7%

7%
7%
5%
8%
6%
7%
8%
7%

5%
7%
5%

8%
7%
6%
7%

8%
6%
7%
7%

8%
6%

DK
7%

59%
21%

26%
37%

100%
-

27%
28%

27%
28%
28%

27%
28%

31%
23%
23%

27%
28%

28%
27%
27%

31%
20%
28%
26%
24%
28%
31%
27%

24%
26%
34%

31%
27%
23%
27%

28%
26%
25%
30%

32%
23%

Agree
27%

34%
73%

68%
58%

100%

67%
67%

67%
64%
64%

66%
66%

62%
71%
70%

67%
62%

66%
65%
67%

62%
73%
67%
66%
70%
65%
61%
66%

71%
68%
60%

60%
66%
72%
66%

64%
68%
68%
63%

60%
72%

Disagree
66%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
59%
55%
64%
65%
63%
60%
54%
51%
58%
68%
66%
65%
61%
58%
57%
66%
61%
60%
53%
61%
55%
66%
59%
60%
60%
61%
56%
55%
63%
67%
59%
60%
63%
56%
54%
61%
60%
45%
67%
69%
38%
65%

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

If jobs are scarce, women have as much right to a job as men

QB10.2 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

41%
24%

31%
-

38%
22%

26%
27%

26%
29%
26%

27%
26%

29%
25%
23%

26%
29%

28%
27%
25%

27%
24%
26%
27%
28%
25%
29%
23%

23%
28%
27%

30%
28%
22%
23%

24%
25%
27%
29%

32%
22%

Tend to agree
27%

14%
7%

69%

12%
7%

8%
9%

7%
9%
11%

8%
8%

9%
7%
6%

8%
9%

8%
8%
9%

10%
5%
8%
8%
11%
8%
9%
6%

7%
7%
9%

11%
8%
6%
6%

7%
7%
8%
10%

9%
8%

Tend to disagree
8%

5%
3%

31%

4%
4%

3%
3%

3%
4%
6%

4%
4%

4%
3%
3%

4%
4%

4%
4%
4%

3%
3%
3%
3%
6%
4%
4%
3%

4%
3%
4%

4%
4%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%
5%

3%
4%

Strongly disagree
4%

2%
1%

-

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
3%
3%

2%
2%

2%
1%
1%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
2%
3%
2%

1%
1%
2%

4%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%
1%
3%

2%
2%

DK
2%

78%
89%

100%
-

82%
89%

88%
87%

89%
85%
80%

86%
86%

84%
88%
89%

87%
85%

86%
86%
86%

85%
91%
87%
88%
80%
86%
84%
89%

88%
88%
86%

82%
86%
90%
89%

89%
88%
87%
83%

86%
86%

Agree
86%

20%
10%

100%

16%
10%

11%
12%

10%
13%
17%

12%
12%

13%
11%
9%

12%
12%

12%
12%
12%

13%
9%
11%
10%
17%
12%
13%
9%

11%
10%
13%

15%
12%
9%
9%

9%
10%
11%
15%

12%
12%

Disagree
12%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Strongly agree
6%
6%
6%
5%
5%
6%
7%
9%
6%
4%
5%
6%
5%
6%
7%
4%
6%
5%
7%
5%
7%
5%
5%
7%
5%
6%
7%
7%
5%
4%
6%
5%
6%
6%
7%
6%
5%
12%
3%
6%
9%
36%
-

TOTAL
24895

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

A university education is more important for a boy than for a girl

QB10.3 For each of the following statements please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree.

64%
-

10%
18%

24%
5%

10%
11%

10%
11%
12%

11%
12%

13%
9%
7%

11%
11%

11%
11%
10%

12%
7%
11%
10%
10%
9%
15%
9%

9%
10%
12%

15%
11%
7%
9%

8%
9%
9%
15%

12%
9%

Tend to agree
11%

29%

22%
33%

27%
21%

24%
24%

22%
26%
23%

24%
21%

24%
23%
21%

23%
26%

24%
23%
23%

22%
21%
23%
24%
22%
24%
25%
23%

21%
24%
25%

24%
26%
18%
23%

24%
21%
24%
24%

27%
20%

Tend to disagree
23%

71%

61%
37%

34%
69%

59%
58%

60%
54%
55%

57%
60%

53%
61%
66%

59%
53%

56%
57%
59%

58%
66%
60%
58%
58%
58%
49%
62%

63%
59%
55%

47%
56%
69%
62%

60%
63%
60%
50%

52%
63%

Strongly disagree
57%

-

2%
2%

3%
1%

2%
2%

2%
3%
3%

3%
2%

3%
1%
2%

2%
3%

3%
2%
3%

2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
4%
4%
2%

2%
2%
2%

4%
2%
1%
2%

3%
2%
2%
4%

3%
2%

DK
3%

100%
-

15%
28%

36%
9%

16%
16%

16%
17%
18%

17%
17%

20%
14%
12%

16%
18%

17%
18%
15%

19%
11%
16%
15%
17%
14%
22%
13%

15%
15%
18%

24%
16%
11%
13%

13%
14%
15%
22%

19%
15%

Agree
17%

100%

83%
70%

61%
90%

83%
82%

82%
80%
78%

81%
81%

77%
84%
87%

82%
79%

80%
80%
82%

80%
87%
83%
82%
80%
82%
74%
85%

83%
83%
80%

72%
82%
87%
85%

84%
84%
84%
74%

79%
83%

Disagree
81%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree
58%
49%
61%
58%
54%
45%
45%
54%
58%
62%
56%
55%
55%
59%
60%
58%
55%
43%
53%
46%
62%
51%
53%
56%
53%
54%
48%
57%
63%
53%
55%
55%
52%
50%
100%
53%
54%
54%
49%
50%
55%

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

on an analysis of the risks and benefits
involved
53%

12003
12892

24895

TOTAL

QB11 Which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and technology should be based primarily…

32%
33%

33%
33%

34%
33%

100%

33%
33%
32%

33%
34%

35%
34%
27%

35%
28%

33%
34%
32%

31%
32%
34%
34%
31%
31%
36%
29%

34%
34%
35%

31%
35%
34%
29%

28%
33%
34%
34%

31%
34%

33%

on the moral and ethical issues involved

DK

19%
12%

13%
18%

14%
12%

-

12%
15%
17%

14%
11%

17%
9%
9%

12%
18%

16%
13%
12%

11%
7%
8%
11%
26%
17%
19%
10%

10%
11%
10%

24%
11%
8%
10%

11%
9%
12%
21%

11%
17%

14%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree
69%
63%
65%
70%
69%
61%
54%
67%
75%
69%
69%
68%
71%
72%
79%
74%
64%
54%
62%
60%
69%
63%
67%
68%
67%
63%
62%
70%
71%
66%
67%
70%
63%
56%
81%
57%
65%
67%
67%
59%
59%
68%

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

on the advice of experts about risks and
benefits involved
66%

12003
12892

24895

TOTAL

QB12 And which of the two following views is closest to your own? Decisions about science and technology should be based primarily…

27%
22%

23%
26%

24%
23%

16%
39%

21%
25%
28%

23%
25%

24%
23%
22%

23%
22%

24%
23%
22%

21%
17%
21%
26%
24%
24%
24%
23%

23%
23%
21%

25%
24%
19%
23%

26%
23%
22%
23%

23%
24%

on the general public’s views of risks and
benefits
23%
DK

14%
10%

10%
15%

11%
10%

2%
4%

9%
12%
15%

11%
8%

14%
7%
7%

10%
14%

13%
10%
11%

6%
4%
5%
9%
21%
15%
16%
8%

8%
8%
7%

20%
9%
6%
8%

9%
7%
9%
17%

9%
13%

11%

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Solar Energy

53%
57%
50%
56%
56%
55%
49%
46%
55%
57%
57%
57%
55%
57%
54%
60%
54%
56%
47%
52%
49%
57%
52%
54%
55%
54%
51%
50%
58%
57%
53%
53%
56%
50%
51%
58%
54%
51%
55%
55%
47%
46%
55%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

40%
37%

37%
40%

38%
37%

36%
39%

37%
39%
34%

37%
38%

38%
36%
36%

37%
37%

38%
38%
35%

38%
35%
40%
36%
39%
38%
38%
36%

36%
38%
34%

38%
38%
37%
36%

36%
37%
38%
37%

36%
39%

Fairly positive
effect
37%

4%
2%

2%
3%

3%
2%

2%
2%

2%
3%
4%

2%
3%

3%
2%
2%

2%
3%

3%
2%
3%

3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
3%
2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

3%
2%
2%
3%

3%
2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

Fairly negative
effect
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

0%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
1%

1%
0%
1%

1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

1%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

3%
1%
2%
2%

2%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

6%
3%

4%
6%

5%
3%

2%
3%

3%
5%
7%

4%
4%

6%
2%
3%

4%
5%

5%
4%
4%

2%
1%
2%
3%
7%
4%
8%
2%

3%
3%
3%

9%
3%
2%
2%

3%
2%
3%
8%

3%
6%

4%

DK

87%
92%

92%
87%

90%
92%

93%
92%

93%
89%
85%

91%
91%

89%
93%
93%

92%
88%

90%
91%
91%

92%
96%
94%
92%
86%
90%
86%
93%

93%
92%
92%

84%
93%
94%
93%

92%
93%
93%
86%

92%
89%

91%

Positive effect

QB13.1 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

5%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%

3%
3%

3%
4%
5%

3%
3%

4%
3%
2%

3%
3%

4%
3%
3%

4%
2%
3%
3%
4%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

4%
3%
2%
3%

4%
3%
3%
4%

3%
3%

3%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Computers and Information Technology

42%
46%
37%
52%
45%
41%
35%
35%
44%
42%
53%
41%
44%
44%
46%
43%
42%
44%
36%
46%
34%
53%
39%
42%
45%
42%
42%
40%
42%
47%
42%
44%
42%
41%
41%
47%
39%
44%
41%
43%
37%
38%
43%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

45%
46%

46%
42%

43%
47%

44%
48%

47%
45%
41%

46%
45%

45%
47%
44%

46%
43%

48%
45%
44%

44%
49%
49%
47%
42%
41%
46%
42%

48%
45%
45%

43%
46%
49%
42%

42%
46%
48%
46%

43%
48%

Fairly positive
effect
46%

7%
5%

5%
9%

6%
5%

4%
8%

5%
6%
6%

5%
6%

6%
5%
5%

6%
5%

6%
5%
5%

5%
5%
5%
4%
8%
6%
7%
3%

6%
5%
5%

7%
5%
6%
3%

3%
5%
6%
7%

5%
6%

Fairly negative
effect
6%

2%
1%

1%
3%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
3%

1%
1%

2%
1%
1%

1%
1%

2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
1%

2%
1%
2%

3%
2%
1%
1%

1%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

6%
3%

3%
6%

4%
3%

2%
2%

3%
5%
6%

4%
3%

5%
3%
2%

3%
6%

4%
5%
3%

2%
1%
2%
2%
8%
4%
8%
1%

2%
3%
3%

9%
3%
2%
1%

1%
2%
3%
8%

3%
5%

4%

DK

83%
89%

89%
79%

87%
88%

91%
87%

89%
86%
82%

87%
89%

85%
90%
91%

88%
85%

87%
87%
89%

90%
92%
91%
91%
78%
87%
80%
95%

88%
89%
89%

79%
90%
90%
95%

94%
91%
89%
81%

90%
85%

87%

Positive effect

QB13.2 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

9%
6%

6%
12%

8%
6%

5%
9%

6%
7%
9%

7%
6%

8%
6%
6%

7%
6%

8%
7%
6%

7%
6%
5%
6%
11%
7%
9%
3%

7%
6%
6%

9%
6%
6%
3%

4%
6%
7%
9%

6%
8%

7%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Biotechnology and genetic engineering

24%
27%
21%
26%
24%
23%
23%
19%
23%
28%
28%
24%
24%
28%
26%
29%
23%
23%
18%
24%
22%
28%
20%
25%
26%
24%
22%
22%
24%
27%
23%
26%
25%
22%
24%
28%
21%
25%
24%
24%
22%
24%
24%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

39%
43%

42%
39%

41%
43%

45%
42%

43%
41%
36%

41%
43%

40%
45%
44%

43%
39%

43%
41%
41%

42%
46%
47%
44%
39%
36%
36%
46%

43%
43%
42%

35%
43%
45%
46%

45%
44%
44%
36%

42%
41%

Fairly positive
effect
42%

14%
14%

14%
14%

13%
14%

13%
17%

14%
14%
13%

14%
14%

14%
14%
13%

14%
14%

15%
13%
14%

15%
15%
15%
14%
12%
16%
13%
14%

15%
14%
14%

13%
14%
14%
14%

14%
15%
15%
12%

14%
14%

Fairly negative
effect
14%

5%
6%

5%
6%

6%
5%

4%
8%

5%
5%
7%

6%
4%

5%
6%
5%

6%
5%

7%
4%
6%

5%
4%
4%
6%
7%
5%
6%
4%

6%
5%
5%

6%
6%
4%
4%

4%
5%
5%
6%

5%
6%

5%

Very negative effect

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
3%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
1%
2%
3%
3%
2%
3%
3%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
3%

3%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

15%
12%

12%
15%

13%
11%

9%
10%

11%
15%
16%

13%
10%

16%
9%
8%

12%
16%

14%
14%
11%

11%
5%
8%
11%
21%
17%
20%
5%

9%
12%
10%

24%
11%
6%
5%

8%
9%
11%
20%

10%
16%

13%

DK

63%
67%

66%
61%

66%
67%

72%
63%

68%
63%
60%

65%
69%

62%
69%
71%

67%
62%

62%
67%
67%

67%
75%
70%
67%
57%
60%
58%
74%

67%
66%
70%

54%
66%
73%
74%

71%
68%
67%
59%

69%
62%

65%

Positive effect

QB13.3 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

19%
19%

19%
21%

19%
20%

17%
25%

19%
19%
21%

19%
18%

19%
20%
19%

19%
20%

22%
17%
20%

20%
19%
20%
20%
19%
21%
19%
18%

21%
20%
19%

19%
20%
19%
18%

18%
20%
20%
19%

19%
20%

19%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Space exploration

23%
27%
20%
32%
26%
20%
20%
21%
24%
23%
32%
22%
23%
27%
26%
21%
24%
25%
20%
23%
20%
32%
20%
24%
27%
24%
21%
23%
23%
25%
23%
26%
23%
24%
25%
27%
21%
26%
23%
24%
21%
25%
23%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

43%
45%

44%
45%

44%
45%

45%
46%

45%
44%
39%

44%
43%

44%
46%
43%

45%
43%

44%
43%
45%

44%
51%
46%
46%
40%
44%
40%
45%

46%
45%
42%

38%
46%
48%
45%

44%
46%
47%
40%

45%
44%

Fairly positive
effect
44%

10%
10%

10%
11%

10%
10%

9%
11%

10%
10%
9%

10%
10%

10%
10%
9%

10%
11%

12%
10%
8%

9%
7%
10%
11%
11%
9%
11%
7%

9%
11%
11%

11%
11%
9%
7%

8%
9%
11%
11%

9%
11%

Fairly negative
effect
10%

5%
4%

4%
5%

4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
4%
6%

4%
4%

4%
3%
4%

4%
4%

5%
3%
3%

4%
3%
3%
3%
5%
4%
6%
2%

4%
4%
3%

6%
3%
2%
2%

3%
2%
4%
5%

3%
4%

4%

Very negative effect

8%
12%

11%
8%

8%
12%

10%
12%

12%
9%
10%

11%
12%

9%
12%
13%

11%
12%

11%
11%
11%

10%
15%
12%
9%
11%
11%
10%
11%

13%
11%
11%

10%
10%
14%
11%

9%
11%
12%
10%

11%
11%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
11%

9%
7%

7%
10%

7%
7%

5%
6%

6%
9%
10%

8%
5%

9%
6%
6%

7%
10%

9%
8%
6%

7%
3%
5%
6%
13%
9%
13%
2%

5%
6%
6%

14%
7%
5%
2%

4%
5%
7%
13%

5%
10%

8%

DK

68%
68%

68%
66%

70%
67%

73%
67%

68%
68%
65%

67%
69%

67%
69%
68%

69%
64%

64%
68%
72%

71%
72%
70%
71%
60%
66%
60%
77%

69%
68%
69%

59%
69%
70%
77%

76%
72%
67%
60%

72%
63%

67%

Positive effect

QB13.4 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

15%
14%

14%
16%

15%
14%

12%
15%

14%
14%
15%

14%
13%

15%
13%
13%

14%
14%

17%
13%
11%

13%
10%
13%
14%
16%
13%
17%
9%

14%
15%
14%

17%
14%
11%
9%

11%
11%
14%
17%

12%
15%

14%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

The Internet

34%
38%
30%
46%
38%
33%
25%
26%
35%
34%
49%
34%
34%
37%
42%
37%
34%
36%
28%
34%
25%
49%
30%
34%
38%
34%
33%
33%
35%
37%
33%
39%
34%
34%
31%
38%
32%
36%
33%
35%
28%
31%
35%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

43%
45%

45%
42%

44%
45%

45%
45%

46%
43%
39%

44%
42%

44%
45%
44%

45%
43%

46%
44%
42%

42%
50%
50%
45%
41%
43%
42%
40%

46%
45%
42%

40%
45%
49%
40%

41%
46%
47%
42%

44%
45%

Fairly positive
effect
44%

10%
8%

8%
12%

9%
8%

7%
10%

8%
8%
10%

9%
8%

8%
9%
8%

9%
8%

10%
8%
8%

9%
7%
8%
8%
11%
9%
10%
6%

9%
8%
9%

10%
8%
9%
6%

6%
7%
9%
10%

8%
9%

Fairly negative
effect
8%

3%
3%

3%
4%

2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
3%
5%

3%
2%

3%
3%
2%

3%
3%

3%
3%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%
3%
2%
4%
1%

3%
2%
3%

3%
3%
2%
1%

1%
2%
2%
4%

2%
3%

3%

Very negative effect

3%
4%

4%
4%

3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
4%
6%

4%
3%

3%
4%
5%

3%
5%

4%
4%
4%

2%
2%
3%
4%
5%
5%
4%
3%

4%
4%
3%

5%
4%
3%
3%

3%
4%
3%
4%

4%
4%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%

10%
6%

6%
9%

7%
6%

4%
5%

5%
8%
10%

7%
5%

9%
4%
4%

6%
8%

7%
7%
6%

3%
2%
3%
4%
12%
6%
15%
2%

4%
6%
6%

15%
5%
3%
2%

2%
3%
5%
14%

5%
9%

7%

DK

74%
80%

80%
71%

79%
79%

83%
77%

81%
77%
70%

78%
82%

77%
80%
81%

79%
76%

76%
79%
80%

83%
87%
84%
81%
68%
77%
67%
88%

79%
80%
79%

66%
80%
84%
88%

87%
84%
80%
68%

81%
75%

78%

Positive effect

QB13.5 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

13%
11%

11%
16%

11%
11%

9%
13%

10%
11%
15%

11%
10%

11%
12%
10%

11%
11%

13%
10%
10%

11%
8%
10%
11%
14%
12%
14%
7%

12%
10%
12%

14%
11%
10%
7%

7%
9%
12%
14%

10%
12%

11%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Nuclear energy for electricity production

18%
21%
16%
19%
18%
18%
19%
19%
19%
17%
20%
17%
18%
25%
21%
18%
19%
17%
17%
19%
19%
20%
16%
19%
20%
19%
18%
19%
17%
19%
18%
20%
19%
18%
20%
21%
17%
23%
17%
19%
18%
23%
18%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

38%
33%

34%
33%

36%
34%

35%
34%

34%
35%
31%

34%
33%

34%
35%
32%

34%
33%

34%
34%
34%

36%
33%
36%
35%
31%
33%
33%
33%

30%
36%
36%

32%
35%
34%
33%

33%
35%
34%
33%

35%
33%

Fairly positive
effect
34%

18%
22%

22%
19%

18%
23%

22%
24%

23%
21%
18%

21%
21%

19%
25%
23%

22%
21%

22%
21%
22%

20%
26%
23%
24%
18%
22%
18%
23%

24%
23%
19%

17%
22%
25%
23%

23%
24%
23%
17%

22%
21%

Fairly negative
effect
21%

8%
14%

13%
14%

11%
15%

12%
16%

13%
12%
16%

13%
13%

13%
13%
14%

14%
12%

15%
13%
12%

14%
13%
13%
13%
15%
13%
13%
13%

17%
12%
11%

14%
13%
13%
13%

14%
13%
14%
13%

13%
14%

13%

Very negative effect

3%
4%

4%
3%

3%
4%

4%
3%

3%
4%
4%

3%
5%

3%
3%
5%

3%
4%

4%
4%
4%

3%
4%
3%
3%
5%
3%
3%
6%

5%
3%
3%

3%
3%
4%
6%

6%
4%
3%
3%

4%
4%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%

11%
8%

8%
12%

9%
8%

6%
6%

8%
10%
11%

9%
8%

11%
6%
6%

8%
11%

10%
10%
8%

7%
5%
6%
7%
14%
10%
15%
5%

7%
8%
6%

15%
8%
6%
5%

6%
6%
8%
14%

6%
12%

9%

DK

60%
51%

53%
52%

59%
50%

56%
51%

52%
53%
50%

52%
53%

53%
53%
51%

53%
51%

50%
53%
54%

57%
52%
55%
52%
48%
51%
52%
53%

47%
53%
61%

51%
54%
51%
53%

52%
53%
52%
52%

55%
49%

52%

Positive effect

QB13.6 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

26%
37%

35%
33%

30%
38%

34%
40%

36%
33%
34%

35%
34%

32%
38%
37%

35%
33%

36%
34%
34%

34%
38%
36%
37%
33%
35%
31%
36%

42%
36%
30%

30%
35%
39%
36%

37%
37%
37%
30%

35%
35%

35%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Nanotechnology

18%
23%
13%
21%
20%
17%
15%
12%
17%
23%
24%
21%
16%
21%
26%
23%
18%
16%
14%
17%
14%
24%
14%
19%
21%
18%
16%
16%
19%
22%
17%
21%
19%
16%
19%
21%
16%
19%
17%
18%
17%
18%
18%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

28%
31%

31%
26%

30%
31%

33%
31%

32%
29%
24%

30%
32%

27%
34%
34%

31%
29%

29%
30%
32%

28%
40%
35%
32%
24%
28%
22%
40%

33%
32%
30%

21%
30%
37%
40%

35%
35%
32%
23%

35%
26%

Fairly positive
effect
30%

8%
6%

6%
8%

7%
6%

6%
7%

6%
6%
6%

6%
7%

6%
6%
5%

6%
7%

7%
5%
6%

6%
6%
7%
6%
6%
5%
6%
5%

6%
7%
5%

6%
6%
6%
5%

6%
6%
6%
6%

6%
6%

Fairly negative
effect
6%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
3%
1%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
1%
1%

1%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%

Very negative effect

3%
4%

4%
5%

3%
5%

4%
4%

5%
3%
5%

4%
5%

4%
4%
6%

4%
5%

4%
4%
5%

4%
4%
4%
5%
4%
5%
4%
4%

5%
4%
4%

5%
4%
4%
4%

4%
5%
5%
4%

4%
4%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%

40%
39%

39%
43%

39%
39%

34%
40%

36%
44%
45%

41%
32%

44%
35%
32%

39%
41%

44%
40%
34%

34%
26%
34%
39%
50%
45%
52%
26%

33%
40%
38%

54%
41%
29%
26%

33%
32%
38%
50%

31%
48%

40%

DK

47%
49%

49%
43%

49%
49%

54%
47%

51%
45%
42%

47%
53%

44%
53%
56%

49%
45%

43%
49%
53%

54%
62%
53%
49%
37%
45%
36%
64%

54%
48%
51%

33%
47%
60%
64%

56%
55%
49%
38%

58%
39%

48%

Positive effect

QB13.7 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

10%
7%

8%
10%

9%
8%

7%
9%

8%
8%
8%

8%
9%

8%
8%
7%

7%
9%

9%
7%
8%

7%
7%
9%
8%
9%
5%
8%
7%

8%
8%
7%

8%
8%
7%
7%

7%
8%
8%
8%

7%
8%

8%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Mobile phones

23%
24%
22%
31%
23%
21%
20%
22%
24%
20%
28%
20%
23%
25%
26%
18%
22%
25%
23%
25%
21%
28%
21%
24%
23%
23%
23%
25%
20%
22%
23%
25%
22%
24%
24%
26%
21%
29%
21%
24%
20%
26%
23%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

44%
43%

44%
43%

42%
44%

44%
43%

44%
44%
37%

43%
44%

44%
43%
42%

44%
42%

43%
44%
44%

45%
47%
46%
44%
42%
41%
41%
44%

43%
43%
45%

41%
44%
44%
44%

43%
46%
44%
41%

44%
43%

Fairly positive
effect
43%

14%
18%

17%
19%

16%
18%

16%
20%

18%
15%
16%

17%
18%

14%
21%
19%

17%
16%

18%
16%
17%

13%
22%
19%
16%
15%
16%
17%
15%

20%
18%
15%

15%
16%
21%
15%

14%
16%
19%
17%

16%
18%

Fairly negative
effect
17%

5%
6%

6%
8%

5%
6%

5%
7%

5%
7%
9%

6%
5%

6%
6%
5%

6%
5%

7%
5%
6%

5%
5%
5%
6%
7%
7%
8%
4%

7%
6%
6%

8%
5%
6%
4%

4%
5%
5%
8%

5%
6%

6%

Very negative effect

4%
7%

6%
6%

4%
7%

6%
6%

7%
6%
8%

6%
6%

5%
7%
9%

6%
8%

7%
7%
6%

7%
6%
6%
6%
6%
9%
6%
8%

7%
7%
6%

6%
6%
7%
8%

7%
7%
7%
5%

7%
6%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
6%

5%
4%

4%
4%

4%
4%

3%
3%

4%
4%
6%

4%
3%

5%
3%
2%

4%
5%

5%
4%
4%

4%
2%
3%
3%
7%
3%
8%
1%

3%
3%
3%

8%
4%
2%
1%

1%
3%
4%
8%

3%
5%

4%

DK

71%
66%

67%
63%

71%
65%

70%
64%

66%
68%
61%

66%
69%

69%
63%
65%

67%
65%

64%
68%
67%

72%
64%
68%
69%
65%
66%
61%
72%

63%
66%
70%

63%
69%
64%
72%

74%
69%
65%
62%

68%
65%

66%

Positive effect

QB13.8 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

20%
24%

23%
27%

21%
24%

21%
27%

23%
22%
25%

23%
22%

20%
27%
24%

23%
22%

25%
21%
23%

18%
27%
24%
22%
22%
22%
25%
19%

27%
24%
21%

23%
22%
26%
19%

18%
22%
25%
25%

21%
24%

23%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

New energy sources to power cars

52%
58%
46%
59%
54%
51%
47%
43%
53%
56%
61%
55%
54%
56%
55%
59%
52%
53%
44%
51%
46%
61%
50%
52%
53%
53%
49%
47%
55%
59%
52%
54%
54%
49%
50%
57%
51%
49%
53%
53%
45%
44%
54%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

42%
38%

38%
41%

40%
38%

36%
41%

38%
39%
36%

38%
37%

40%
38%
33%

39%
37%

40%
38%
36%

37%
36%
42%
39%
40%
37%
39%
33%

37%
37%
37%

39%
39%
38%
33%

34%
38%
41%
39%

35%
41%

Fairly positive
effect
38%

5%
2%

3%
3%

4%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
2%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

4%
2%
3%
3%
4%
3%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%

4%
3%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
3%

2%
3%

Fairly negative
effect
3%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

0%
1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

0%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%

1%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

1%
3%

2%
2%

1%
1%

1%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%
1%
2%

1%
3%

1%
2%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
2%
1%

1%
2%
1%

3%
1%
1%
1%

1%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

7%
4%

4%
7%

5%
4%

2%
3%

4%
6%
8%

5%
4%

7%
3%
2%

4%
6%

5%
5%
4%

3%
1%
2%
3%
9%
7%
9%
2%

3%
4%
3%

10%
3%
2%
2%

3%
3%
3%
9%

3%
7%

5%

DK

85%
92%

91%
87%

89%
91%

93%
92%

92%
88%
86%

90%
91%

88%
93%
93%

91%
86%

90%
90%
90%

92%
95%
94%
92%
84%
88%
85%
94%

93%
91%
92%

82%
92%
94%
94%

93%
92%
92%
85%

93%
87%

90%

Positive effect

QB13.9 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

6%
3%

4%
4%

5%
3%

3%
4%

3%
4%
4%

4%
4%

4%
3%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%
4%

4%
3%
3%
3%
5%
4%
4%
2%

3%
3%
3%

5%
3%
3%
2%

3%
4%
3%
4%

3%
4%

4%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Air transport

31%
35%
28%
36%
31%
31%
29%
30%
32%
29%
38%
29%
32%
36%
36%
28%
31%
31%
31%
31%
29%
38%
27%
33%
34%
32%
29%
33%
29%
32%
31%
34%
31%
31%
31%
35%
29%
34%
31%
32%
29%
32%
31%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

48%
49%

49%
48%

48%
49%

48%
50%

49%
49%
46%

49%
47%

48%
50%
47%

48%
49%

50%
48%
48%

46%
50%
51%
50%
45%
51%
47%
49%

48%
49%
49%

46%
50%
49%
49%

51%
50%
49%
46%

48%
49%

Fairly positive
effect
48%

8%
8%

8%
9%

8%
9%

8%
10%

9%
7%
7%

8%
9%

7%
9%
10%

9%
8%

9%
8%
8%

9%
10%
8%
9%
7%
6%
9%
6%

11%
8%
7%

8%
8%
11%
6%

6%
8%
8%
10%

8%
8%

Fairly negative
effect
8%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%
2%
1%

2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
1%
2%
1%

2%
2%
1%

1%
2%
2%
1%

1%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%

Very negative effect

3%
5%

5%
4%

4%
5%

5%
5%

4%
5%
6%

5%
5%

4%
5%
6%

4%
6%

5%
4%
4%

4%
6%
5%
4%
6%
5%
4%
4%

5%
5%
4%

5%
5%
5%
4%

4%
6%
4%
5%

5%
5%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%

7%
5%

5%
7%

5%
5%

3%
5%

4%
6%
8%

6%
4%

7%
4%
3%

5%
7%

7%
5%
4%

4%
3%
3%
4%
10%
7%
9%
2%

4%
5%
3%

10%
5%
4%
2%

2%
3%
5%
9%

3%
8%

6%

DK

79%
80%

81%
77%

81%
80%

83%
79%

80%
80%
77%

80%
81%

81%
79%
79%

80%
78%

77%
80%
82%

81%
78%
82%
81%
76%
82%
76%
88%

77%
81%
84%

76%
81%
78%
88%

87%
81%
80%
75%

82%
77%

80%

Positive effect

QB13.10 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

10%
10%

10%
11%

9%
10%

10%
11%

11%
9%
9%

10%
10%

9%
12%
12%

11%
9%

11%
10%
9%

11%
13%
10%
11%
9%
7%
11%
7%

13%
10%
8%

9%
9%
13%
7%

7%
10%
10%
12%

10%
10%

10%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Military and security equipment

17%
18%
15%
21%
15%
16%
16%
19%
17%
12%
20%
13%
16%
22%
17%
13%
15%
16%
17%
20%
17%
20%
15%
17%
18%
17%
16%
18%
15%
16%
17%
18%
16%
17%
20%
19%
15%
21%
15%
17%
17%
21%
16%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

38%
35%

36%
34%

41%
34%

36%
37%

36%
37%
30%

36%
34%

37%
36%
32%

36%
34%

37%
36%
34%

34%
32%
38%
40%
35%
33%
34%
35%

31%
37%
40%

35%
38%
33%
35%

36%
36%
36%
35%

36%
35%

Fairly positive
effect
36%

16%
20%

20%
20%

16%
22%

20%
21%

21%
18%
16%

19%
20%

17%
23%
22%

19%
20%

20%
19%
20%

20%
26%
21%
19%
17%
17%
16%
23%

23%
21%
17%

15%
19%
25%
23%

20%
21%
20%
17%

21%
18%

Fairly negative
effect
19%

9%
12%

11%
12%

9%
12%

11%
12%

12%
10%
13%

11%
13%

10%
12%
14%

12%
10%

11%
10%
14%

14%
13%
11%
11%
9%
13%
10%
12%

18%
10%
7%

9%
11%
14%
12%

11%
13%
11%
10%

11%
11%

11%

Very negative effect

5%
7%

7%
6%

5%
7%

7%
7%

7%
6%
7%

7%
7%

6%
7%
9%

6%
9%

7%
7%
6%

6%
10%
7%
5%
6%
6%
7%
7%

8%
6%
6%

7%
6%
8%
7%

6%
7%
7%
7%

7%
6%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
7%

11%
9%

10%
12%

8%
10%

7%
9%

9%
11%
14%

10%
8%

12%
8%
7%

10%
11%

11%
10%
9%

8%
7%
7%
7%
16%
12%
15%
4%

8%
9%
7%

16%
9%
8%
4%

6%
8%
9%
15%

6%
14%

10%

DK

59%
51%

53%
50%

62%
49%

55%
52%

52%
54%
51%

53%
52%

56%
50%
48%

53%
50%

51%
54%
52%

51%
45%
53%
57%
51%
53%
51%
54%

44%
54%
62%

54%
55%
46%
54%

57%
51%
52%
51%

55%
50%

52%

Positive effect

QB13.11 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

26%
32%

31%
32%

25%
34%

32%
33%

33%
29%
29%

30%
33%

27%
35%
36%

31%
30%

31%
29%
34%

34%
38%
32%
30%
26%
30%
27%
35%

41%
31%
25%

24%
30%
38%
35%

31%
34%
32%
27%

32%
30%

31%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

High speed trains

26%
30%
23%
31%
27%
25%
24%
25%
26%
25%
31%
26%
25%
30%
31%
23%
28%
26%
25%
24%
24%
31%
22%
28%
29%
27%
25%
28%
24%
26%
26%
28%
26%
25%
28%
29%
24%
30%
25%
26%
24%
29%
26%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

47%
50%

49%
48%

47%
50%

50%
50%

50%
50%
42%

49%
51%

48%
52%
48%

49%
48%

51%
48%
48%

49%
53%
51%
50%
48%
49%
45%
49%

50%
49%
49%

45%
49%
52%
49%

48%
52%
50%
46%

49%
49%

Fairly positive
effect
49%

11%
10%

10%
11%

10%
10%

9%
12%

10%
10%
10%

10%
10%

10%
11%
10%

10%
10%

11%
10%
10%

8%
10%
9%
10%
11%
10%
12%
10%

10%
12%
9%

11%
10%
10%
10%

10%
9%
10%
12%

9%
11%

Fairly negative
effect
10%

3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
5%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
4%
1%

3%
4%
2%

3%
3%
3%
1%

2%
2%
3%
4%

2%
3%

3%

Very negative effect

4%
7%

6%
5%

4%
7%

6%
7%

6%
6%
8%

7%
5%

5%
7%
9%

6%
8%

7%
6%
5%

5%
9%
6%
7%
6%
7%
6%
6%

6%
7%
6%

6%
7%
6%
6%

6%
7%
7%
6%

7%
6%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
6%

7%
5%

5%
7%

5%
5%

3%
4%

4%
6%
8%

6%
4%

6%
4%
3%

5%
6%

6%
5%
5%

4%
3%
3%
4%
8%
6%
9%
2%

4%
4%
4%

10%
5%
3%
2%

3%
3%
5%
9%

3%
8%

5%

DK

76%
75%

76%
72%

77%
75%

79%
74%

76%
75%
69%

75%
78%

76%
76%
74%

76%
73%

72%
76%
78%

80%
76%
79%
76%
72%
73%
69%
80%

77%
74%
79%

71%
75%
78%
80%

79%
79%
75%
70%

78%
72%

75%

Positive effect

QB13.12 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

14%
13%

13%
16%

13%
13%

12%
15%

13%
13%
15%

13%
13%

13%
14%
13%

13%
13%

14%
13%
12%

11%
12%
12%
13%
13%
13%
16%
11%

13%
15%
11%

14%
13%
13%
11%

12%
11%
13%
16%

12%
15%

13%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Medicines and new medical technologies

56%
58%
55%
61%
56%
55%
54%
52%
58%
56%
63%
54%
59%
64%
56%
59%
56%
54%
54%
56%
54%
63%
54%
57%
57%
56%
55%
56%
57%
59%
57%
55%
58%
55%
53%
61%
54%
56%
57%
57%
53%
50%
58%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

41%
38%

38%
39%

37%
39%

36%
41%

37%
40%
38%

38%
39%

38%
39%
37%

38%
38%

40%
37%
38%

38%
38%
41%
40%
37%
39%
38%
33%

41%
36%
33%

38%
38%
40%
33%

34%
40%
40%
37%

38%
39%

Fairly positive
effect
38%

3%
1%

2%
3%

2%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
1%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
1%
1%

2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

Fairly negative
effect
2%

1%
0%

0%
1%

1%
0%

0%
1%

1%
0%
1%

0%
1%

1%
0%
0%

1%
0%

1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

0%
1%
1%

0%
1%
0%
0%

1%
0%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%

2%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
1%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
3%
4%

2%
2%

3%
1%
1%

2%
3%

3%
2%
2%

2%
1%
1%
2%
4%
3%
4%
1%

2%
1%
1%

5%
2%
1%
1%

2%
1%
2%
4%

2%
3%

2%

DK

91%
95%

95%
91%

93%
95%

97%
95%

95%
95%
91%

95%
94%

93%
96%
96%

95%
93%

94%
95%
95%

95%
97%
97%
95%
91%
94%
92%
96%

95%
96%
97%

91%
95%
96%
96%

95%
96%
95%
92%

95%
93%

94%

Positive effect

QB13.13 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

4%
2%

2%
4%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

3%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

24%
27%
21%
25%
24%
23%
23%
22%
25%
22%
26%
23%
24%
28%
27%
23%
25%
23%
20%
25%
24%
26%
22%
24%
26%
25%
21%
25%
22%
24%
24%
25%
24%
24%
24%
27%
22%
28%
22%
24%
23%
28%
23%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

High-tech agriculture (Agriculture using new technologies)

43%
43%

43%
41%

43%
43%

45%
42%

44%
43%
38%

43%
44%

42%
45%
43%

43%
43%

42%
43%
44%

43%
46%
45%
44%
41%
41%
39%
45%

41%
45%
43%

39%
45%
43%
45%

46%
44%
43%
40%

43%
43%

Fairly positive
effect
43%

13%
16%

15%
16%

13%
17%

14%
19%

16%
15%
13%

15%
14%

14%
17%
17%

16%
14%

18%
15%
14%

15%
18%
17%
16%
15%
14%
14%
14%

19%
15%
14%

12%
14%
20%
14%

14%
16%
17%
14%

15%
16%

Fairly negative
effect
15%

4%
5%

5%
5%

5%
5%

4%
6%

5%
5%
7%

5%
5%

4%
5%
5%

5%
4%

5%
5%
5%

5%
5%
3%
5%
4%
7%
5%
4%

6%
5%
4%

5%
5%
5%
4%

4%
5%
5%
5%

5%
5%

5%

Very negative effect

2%
3%

3%
3%

2%
3%

2%
3%

3%
3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
4%

2%
5%

3%
3%
3%

2%
2%
3%
2%
5%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%
2%

4%
3%
2%
3%

3%
3%
2%
3%

3%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

11%
10%

10%
12%

9%
10%

8%
7%

9%
12%
14%

11%
8%

12%
8%
8%

10%
12%

11%
11%
8%

8%
6%
7%
9%
15%
12%
15%
7%

9%
9%
8%

17%
9%
6%
7%

9%
7%
9%
15%

8%
13%

10%

DK

71%
66%

67%
65%

71%
65%

72%
65%

68%
66%
62%

66%
69%

67%
67%
67%

67%
64%

63%
67%
70%

69%
69%
70%
67%
61%
65%
63%
72%

64%
69%
71%

62%
69%
66%
72%

71%
68%
67%
63%

70%
63%

66%

Positive effect

QB13.14 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

17%
21%

20%
21%

18%
22%

18%
25%

21%
19%
20%

20%
19%

19%
22%
22%

21%
19%

23%
19%
19%

21%
23%
20%
21%
19%
20%
19%
18%

25%
20%
18%

18%
19%
26%
18%

18%
21%
22%
19%

20%
21%

20%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Energy saving measures in the home

51%
52%
49%
53%
53%
52%
47%
46%
52%
53%
55%
52%
53%
56%
54%
57%
53%
51%
48%
49%
46%
55%
48%
51%
53%
51%
49%
49%
53%
53%
51%
50%
53%
48%
48%
55%
51%
49%
52%
52%
45%
45%
52%

12003
12892

3797
6595
6358
8137

6334
9543
6203
2436

6505
8999
4350

2012
2640
2680
5155
2541
1504
5927
2436

8205
10377
6278

18390
6396

12935
6710
4523

20839
3427

13517
8422
2816

13271
8187

6778
16365

21449
2940

4162
20110

Very positive effect

24895

TOTAL

44%
41%

41%
43%

42%
41%

40%
42%

40%
43%
40%

41%
41%

41%
41%
40%

41%
40%

43%
41%
39%

39%
39%
42%
43%
41%
39%
42%
39%

41%
40%
38%

41%
41%
41%
39%

39%
41%
41%
42%

40%
42%

Fairly positive
effect
41%

4%
2%

2%
4%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
3%
2%

2%
3%

3%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
3%
3%
1%

2%
3%
2%

3%
2%
2%
1%

2%
3%
2%
3%

2%
2%

Fairly negative
effect
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%
1%

0%
1%

1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
0%
0%
1%

1%
0%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
1%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%
1%

3%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
2%

1%
2%

2%
4%
5%

3%
3%

4%
2%
1%

3%
4%

4%
3%
3%

2%
0%
1%
2%
5%
5%
6%
2%

2%
2%
2%

7%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%
2%
6%

2%
4%

3%

DK

89%
93%

93%
88%

90%
93%

94%
93%

93%
91%
88%

92%
91%

91%
94%
93%

93%
89%

91%
92%
93%

93%
96%
95%
94%
88%
88%
88%
94%

93%
93%
94%

87%
94%
95%
94%

93%
94%
93%
89%

92%
91%

92%

Positive effect

QB13.15 I am going to read out a list of areas in which new technologies are currently developing. For each of these, do you think it will have a positive, a negative or no effect on our way of life in the next 20 years?

5%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

4%
3%
3%

3%
2%
3%
3%
3%
4%
4%
2%

3%
3%
2%

4%
3%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
4%

3%
3%

3%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

24%
25%
24%
23%
25%
23%
24%
21%
24%
26%
27%
28%
23%
28%
25%
25%
25%
23%
24%
24%
23%
27%
22%
25%
25%
26%
18%
25%
25%
23%
24%
25%
26%
21%
24%
27%
23%
26%
24%
25%
22%
25%
24%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

Newspapers and magazines reporting on science and technology

55%
60%

59%
57%

56%
60%

60%
61%

59%
59%
55%

59%
57%

57%
60%
60%

58%
60%

60%
57%
58%

62%
64%
64%
61%
52%
53%
53%
60%

57%
60%
59%

52%
61%
61%
60%

61%
60%
63%
53%

59%
58%

Fairly positive
effect
58%

6%
5%

5%
7%

7%
5%

5%
6%

5%
6%
7%

5%
6%

4%
7%
7%

5%
7%

6%
5%
5%

4%
4%
4%
6%
5%
9%
7%
6%

5%
7%
5%

7%
5%
4%
6%

7%
5%
4%
6%

7%
5%

Fairly negative
effect
6%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

6%
5%

5%
7%

5%
5%

4%
4%

4%
6%
5%

5%
5%

5%
4%
6%

4%
7%

5%
5%
6%

3%
3%
4%
5%
7%
6%
6%
4%

5%
4%
4%

7%
4%
4%
4%

4%
5%
4%
6%

5%
5%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%

QB14a.1 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

7%
5%

5%
6%

5%
5%

3%
4%

5%
6%
8%

6%
6%

8%
4%
4%

5%
8%

6%
6%
5%

5%
3%
2%
5%
10%
6%
9%
3%

4%
5%
3%

11%
5%
3%
3%

4%
4%
5%
9%

4%
7%

6%

80%
84%

84%
79%

82%
84%

87%
85%

85%
80%
79%

83%
81%

82%
85%
82%

84%
78%

82%
82%
83%

87%
89%
89%
84%
76%
78%
76%
87%

85%
83%
87%

73%
85%
88%
87%

84%
85%
86%
77%

84%
81%

83%

Positive effect

7%
6%

6%
8%

8%
6%

6%
7%

5%
8%
8%

6%
7%

5%
7%
8%

6%
8%

7%
6%
6%

5%
5%
4%
6%
7%
10%
8%
6%

6%
8%
6%

9%
6%
5%
6%

8%
6%
6%
7%

7%
6%

7%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

27%
27%
27%
26%
26%
27%
29%
26%
28%
28%
28%
29%
27%
32%
27%
26%
28%
27%
26%
28%
27%
28%
26%
28%
28%
28%
24%
28%
27%
27%
28%
25%
28%
26%
27%
30%
28%
30%
27%
28%
24%
29%
27%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

Television and radio reporting on science and technology

55%
60%

60%
56%

56%
60%

59%
61%

60%
59%
56%

59%
59%

57%
62%
60%

60%
57%

60%
59%
58%

59%
64%
62%
61%
55%
56%
56%
59%

57%
61%
58%

53%
61%
61%
59%

60%
61%
61%
55%

60%
58%

Fairly positive
effect
59%

7%
5%

5%
9%

6%
5%

6%
5%

5%
5%
7%

5%
6%

5%
5%
7%

5%
6%

6%
5%
5%

6%
6%
6%
5%
5%
5%
5%
6%

6%
5%
5%

6%
5%
5%
6%

6%
7%
5%
4%

6%
5%

Fairly negative
effect
5%

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
4%
4%

4%
4%

4%
3%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%
4%

2%
3%
2%
3%
7%
4%
4%
4%

4%
3%
3%

6%
3%
3%
4%

3%
3%
3%
5%

3%
4%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%

QB14a.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

4%
3%

4%
4%

4%
3%

2%
3%

4%
4%
5%

4%
5%

5%
3%
2%

3%
6%

4%
5%
4%

4%
1%
2%
3%
7%
6%
6%
3%

3%
3%
2%

7%
3%
2%
3%

4%
3%
3%
6%

3%
5%

4%

84%
87%

88%
81%

86%
87%

89%
88%

88%
85%
82%

87%
83%

85%
88%
87%

88%
81%

85%
86%
86%

86%
90%
90%
88%
81%
84%
84%
86%

87%
88%
90%

79%
89%
89%
86%

86%
87%
88%
84%

87%
85%

86%

Positive effect

7%
6%

6%
11%

7%
6%

6%
6%

6%
6%
8%

6%
8%

6%
6%
8%

6%
8%

7%
6%
6%

8%
7%
6%
6%
5%
7%
6%
7%

6%
6%
6%

7%
6%
6%
7%

6%
8%
6%
5%

7%
5%

6%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Industry developing new products

24%
26%
22%
22%
23%
24%
27%
24%
26%
22%
23%
22%
25%
32%
27%
23%
23%
24%
24%
23%
26%
23%
22%
27%
24%
24%
24%
25%
23%
26%
25%
20%
26%
23%
22%
28%
23%
29%
23%
25%
24%
28%
24%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

55%
58%

58%
52%

55%
58%

58%
58%

57%
58%
53%

57%
58%

56%
60%
57%

58%
54%

59%
54%
59%

56%
60%
64%
60%
53%
53%
53%
58%

57%
59%
55%

53%
58%
60%
58%

60%
60%
59%
52%

57%
57%

Fairly positive
effect
57%

7%
9%

8%
12%

8%
9%

8%
10%

8%
8%
12%

8%
12%

7%
10%
10%

9%
8%

8%
9%
8%

10%
11%
7%
7%
8%
9%
7%
12%

10%
8%
7%

6%
7%
11%
12%

10%
9%
9%
7%

9%
8%

Fairly negative
effect
9%

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%

0%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

1%
2%
2%
1%
3%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

QB14a.3 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

7%
6%

6%
7%

6%
6%

4%
6%

6%
7%
8%

7%
7%

8%
5%
4%

6%
9%

8%
7%
5%

4%
3%
3%
6%
11%
11%
11%
4%

7%
5%
3%

11%
6%
4%
4%

6%
5%
6%
10%

5%
9%

7%

83%
82%

83%
76%

83%
82%

86%
81%

83%
81%
76%

82%
78%

81%
83%
83%

83%
78%

80%
81%
83%

83%
83%
87%
84%
77%
77%
78%
81%

80%
84%
87%

78%
84%
82%
81%

82%
83%
82%
79%

84%
79%

81%

Positive effect

8%
10%

9%
15%

9%
10%

9%
11%

9%
10%
13%

9%
13%

8%
11%
11%

10%
10%

9%
10%
9%

11%
12%
8%
9%
9%
10%
9%
13%

12%
9%
8%

8%
8%
12%
13%

10%
10%
10%
8%

10%
10%

10%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Scientists in university

36%
38%
33%
37%
37%
33%
36%
30%
37%
38%
42%
38%
35%
42%
40%
37%
37%
33%
32%
35%
35%
42%
32%
36%
40%
37%
32%
35%
36%
39%
36%
34%
39%
33%
32%
40%
35%
36%
37%
37%
30%
33%
37%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

51%
53%

53%
52%

52%
53%

52%
55%

52%
53%
53%

52%
54%

52%
54%
52%

53%
52%

56%
51%
51%

51%
58%
56%
56%
50%
50%
49%
50%

52%
55%
49%

52%
53%
55%
50%

52%
54%
56%
49%

51%
54%

Fairly positive
effect
53%

6%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%

3%
3%

3%
4%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
4%

4%
3%
3%

3%
2%
3%
2%
4%
5%
4%
4%

2%
3%
4%

4%
3%
3%
4%

4%
3%
2%
4%

4%
3%

Fairly negative
effect
3%

1%
1%

0%
2%

1%
1%

0%
1%

0%
0%
2%

0%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
0%
0%

0%
1%
1%
1%

0%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%

1%
3%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

2%
1%
1%
2%
2%
3%
3%
2%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

QB14a.4 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

8%
5%

5%
8%

5%
5%

3%
4%

5%
6%
7%

6%
5%

7%
4%
3%

5%
8%

6%
7%
4%

4%
2%
2%
5%
10%
7%
9%
3%

4%
4%
3%

10%
5%
3%
3%

5%
4%
5%
8%

5%
7%

6%

84%
90%

90%
82%

88%
90%

92%
90%

90%
87%
85%

89%
88%

87%
90%
91%

90%
84%

87%
88%
90%

91%
95%
93%
90%
82%
85%
84%
92%

91%
91%
90%

82%
90%
92%
92%

89%
91%
90%
85%

90%
87%

88%

Positive effect

6%
3%

3%
7%

5%
4%

3%
4%

3%
4%
6%

3%
5%

4%
4%
4%

4%
4%

4%
4%
4%

3%
2%
3%
3%
6%
6%
5%
4%

3%
3%
4%

5%
4%
3%
4%

4%
4%
3%
4%

4%
4%

4%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Consumer organisations testing new products

35%
34%
35%
26%
34%
38%
36%
32%
35%
39%
30%
39%
35%
38%
38%
38%
35%
33%
36%
33%
35%
30%
34%
35%
36%
36%
31%
34%
35%
39%
35%
33%
37%
32%
33%
37%
37%
33%
36%
36%
29%
31%
36%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

51%
51%

51%
51%

51%
51%

52%
51%

51%
52%
48%

51%
50%

52%
52%
48%

51%
50%

53%
50%
50%

50%
52%
54%
55%
47%
45%
46%
57%

49%
52%
49%

47%
53%
50%
57%

57%
53%
51%
46%

51%
51%

Fairly positive
effect
51%

8%
5%

5%
8%

6%
5%

5%
6%

4%
6%
7%

5%
7%

4%
6%
6%

5%
7%

5%
5%
6%

4%
5%
5%
4%
4%
8%
7%
6%

4%
5%
6%

6%
4%
5%
6%

6%
5%
4%
6%

6%
4%

Fairly negative
effect
5%

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
3%

2%
3%

3%
2%

3%
2%

2%
3%
3%

2%
4%

3%
2%
3%

2%
4%

3%
2%
3%

2%
2%
3%
2%
3%
5%
3%
3%

2%
2%
2%

4%
2%
2%
3%

4%
3%
2%
3%

3%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

QB14a.5 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

7%
5%

5%
7%

6%
5%

3%
4%

4%
7%
8%

6%
5%

7%
3%
4%

5%
7%

6%
6%
4%

5%
2%
2%
4%
9%
7%
9%
4%

4%
4%
3%

10%
5%
3%
4%

5%
4%
4%
9%

4%
7%

6%

82%
87%

88%
80%

84%
88%

89%
88%

88%
84%
81%

86%
83%

85%
87%
87%

88%
81%

86%
85%
86%

88%
91%
89%
89%
84%
79%
81%
87%

89%
87%
88%

79%
88%
89%
87%

84%
88%
89%
82%

86%
86%

86%

Positive effect

8%
6%

5%
10%

7%
6%

6%
6%

5%
7%
8%

5%
8%

5%
7%
7%

5%
8%

5%
6%
7%

5%
5%
5%
5%
5%
9%
7%
6%

5%
6%
7%

7%
5%
6%
6%

7%
6%
5%
7%

7%
5%

6%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

29%
29%
30%
28%
30%
31%
28%
28%
29%
31%
33%
36%
27%
30%
36%
31%
27%
27%
34%
28%
27%
33%
26%
30%
32%
32%
23%
30%
30%
28%
29%
30%
31%
28%
28%
31%
31%
28%
31%
30%
25%
27%
30%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very positive effect

12369

TOTAL

Environmental groups campaigning on issues related to science and technology

52%
51%

51%
49%

51%
51%

51%
53%

52%
50%
48%

51%
48%

51%
51%
48%

51%
49%

52%
50%
49%

49%
52%
56%
55%
47%
47%
48%
50%

48%
53%
50%

48%
52%
53%
50%

54%
51%
52%
48%

51%
51%

Fairly positive
effect
51%

8%
9%

8%
11%

8%
8%

9%
8%

8%
9%
8%

8%
9%

6%
11%
11%

7%
12%

10%
7%
8%

7%
11%
8%
8%
6%
9%
9%
9%

7%
10%
11%

7%
9%
8%
9%

9%
9%
7%
8%

10%
7%

Fairly negative
effect
8%

2%
1%

1%
3%

2%
2%

2%
1%

1%
2%
3%

1%
2%

1%
2%
3%

2%
2%

1%
2%
2%

1%
1%
2%
1%
2%
1%
2%
2%

1%
2%
3%

1%
2%
2%
2%

1%
1%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%

Very negative effect

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
2%

3%
2%

3%
3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
2%
5%

2%
4%

3%
3%
4%

1%
3%
4%
3%
2%
5%
3%
3%

3%
2%
2%

4%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

QB14a.6 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

DK

8%
6%

6%
9%

7%
6%

4%
4%

6%
9%
9%

7%
8%

9%
4%
5%

6%
10%

8%
8%
5%

5%
3%
3%
6%
10%
9%
12%
4%

6%
6%
4%

12%
6%
4%
4%

5%
5%
5%
11%

6%
9%

7%

79%
81%

82%
74%

79%
82%

82%
84%

82%
78%
77%

81%
77%

81%
81%
76%

83%
72%

78%
81%
81%

85%
83%
83%
82%
80%
76%
74%
82%

84%
80%
80%

76%
81%
83%
82%

82%
81%
83%
76%

80%
80%

80%

Positive effect

10%
10%

9%
14%

10%
10%

11%
9%

9%
10%
11%

9%
11%

7%
12%
14%

9%
14%

11%
9%
10%

9%
12%
10%
9%
8%
9%
11%
11%

8%
11%
13%

9%
10%
10%
11%

10%
10%
9%
10%

12%
8%

10%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

29%
27%
30%
36%
28%
27%
26%
29%
27%
28%
35%
31%
28%
25%
28%
24%
30%
27%
28%
34%
28%
35%
26%
29%
30%
30%
24%
29%
29%
27%
28%
33%
27%
29%
34%
30%
29%
27%
30%
29%
26%
27%
29%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

Animal rights groups campaigning about the treatment of animals

49%
48%

49%
47%

50%
48%

48%
52%

50%
49%
42%

49%
47%

48%
50%
47%

49%
46%

49%
48%
47%

48%
52%
50%
51%
46%
47%
45%
49%

48%
48%
49%

45%
50%
50%
49%

48%
52%
49%
45%

49%
48%

Fairly positive
effect
48%

11%
11%

11%
11%

11%
11%

12%
10%

12%
10%
7%

11%
9%

10%
11%
12%

10%
12%

13%
9%
11%

12%
13%
10%
11%
11%
8%
12%
8%

10%
13%
13%

10%
12%
11%
8%

8%
10%
11%
12%

12%
10%

Fairly negative
effect
11%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%

4%
2%

4%
2%
4%

3%
3%

3%
3%
5%

3%
5%

3%
3%
4%

2%
4%
3%
4%
2%
3%
5%
2%

3%
3%
5%

3%
3%
3%
2%

2%
3%
3%
4%

4%
2%

3%

Very negative effect

4%
4%

4%
6%

4%
4%

4%
3%

4%
4%
5%

4%
4%

4%
3%
5%

4%
6%

4%
4%
4%

6%
5%
4%
3%
4%
3%
4%
4%

4%
4%
4%

5%
3%
5%
4%

4%
4%
4%
4%

4%
4%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
4%

QB14b.1 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

6%
4%

4%
7%

5%
4%

3%
3%

4%
6%
7%

5%
4%

6%
3%
4%

4%
7%

4%
6%
3%

4%
2%
3%
4%
9%
5%
7%
2%

4%
4%
4%

8%
4%
3%
2%

2%
3%
5%
8%

4%
6%

5%

76%
77%

78%
73%

77%
78%

78%
81%

76%
78%
76%

76%
81%

77%
79%
75%

79%
70%

76%
78%
77%

76%
75%
80%
78%
74%
81%
72%
84%

79%
76%
74%

73%
77%
78%
84%

84%
80%
76%
71%

76%
78%

77%

Positive effect

14%
14%

14%
14%

14%
14%

15%
13%

16%
12%
12%

15%
11%

13%
15%
17%

13%
17%

16%
12%
15%

15%
17%
13%
14%
13%
11%
16%
10%

13%
16%
18%

14%
15%
15%
10%

10%
12%
15%
17%

16%
12%

14%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Public authorities regulating science and technology

20%
19%
20%
20%
20%
20%
19%
21%
20%
18%
20%
20%
19%
19%
21%
15%
23%
18%
22%
20%
19%
20%
17%
20%
22%
21%
15%
21%
19%
18%
19%
22%
19%
20%
22%
21%
20%
22%
19%
20%
19%
24%
19%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

50%
54%

54%
48%

52%
55%

54%
57%

55%
54%
46%

54%
52%

53%
56%
52%

54%
52%

56%
52%
53%

52%
59%
51%
58%
47%
47%
50%
60%

53%
55%
56%

47%
54%
57%
60%

58%
56%
53%
49%

54%
53%

Fairly positive
effect
53%

12%
13%

12%
15%

11%
13%

14%
12%

14%
11%
10%

12%
13%

11%
13%
17%

12%
14%

13%
12%
13%

13%
17%
13%
11%
11%
14%
12%
12%

13%
13%
12%

11%
12%
15%
12%

12%
12%
13%
12%

14%
11%

Fairly negative
effect
12%

1%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

3%
2%

2%
2%
4%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
4%
3%
2%

3%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%

3%
2%

2%

Very negative effect

3%
3%

3%
5%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
5%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
5%

3%
3%
3%

4%
2%
4%
3%
3%
3%
4%
2%

3%
3%
3%

5%
3%
2%
2%

2%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

QB14b.2 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

10%
8%

9%
10%

9%
8%

6%
6%

7%
11%
13%

9%
8%

10%
8%
8%

8%
12%

9%
11%
6%

9%
5%
7%
8%
14%
12%
13%
4%

7%
8%
7%

14%
9%
6%
4%

6%
6%
9%
14%

7%
12%

9%

73%
73%

74%
67%

74%
74%

75%
77%

74%
73%
68%

73%
74%

74%
75%
69%

75%
68%

73%
72%
75%

73%
74%
74%
76%
70%
68%
69%
80%

74%
74%
75%

68%
74%
75%
80%

78%
76%
73%
68%

73%
73%

73%

Positive effect

13%
15%

14%
18%

14%
15%

16%
14%

16%
13%
14%

15%
15%

13%
15%
20%

14%
16%

15%
14%
15%

15%
19%
15%
13%
13%
18%
14%
14%

16%
16%
15%

13%
14%
17%
14%

14%
14%
15%
15%

17%
13%

15%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

23%
24%
23%
29%
25%
22%
20%
21%
22%
24%
30%
27%
22%
23%
24%
21%
24%
22%
24%
23%
21%
30%
20%
24%
27%
25%
17%
23%
25%
23%
23%
22%
24%
22%
21%
25%
23%
23%
24%
24%
20%
23%
23%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

Citizens who get involved in debates about science and technology

51%
56%

55%
54%

54%
56%

56%
58%

56%
54%
48%

55%
53%

55%
56%
52%

55%
53%

56%
55%
53%

53%
61%
55%
57%
52%
54%
52%
53%

54%
57%
56%

51%
56%
58%
53%

53%
55%
58%
53%

55%
54%

Fairly positive
effect
55%

11%
9%

9%
9%

10%
9%

9%
10%

9%
9%
8%

9%
11%

8%
9%
12%

8%
11%

11%
8%
9%

8%
10%
9%
10%
7%
9%
9%
8%

8%
10%
10%

9%
10%
9%
8%

9%
10%
8%
9%

10%
8%

Fairly negative
effect
9%

2%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%

2%
1%

1%
1%
3%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

3%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
2%

2%
1%
2%

2%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
2%

2%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

4%
5%

5%
8%

5%
5%

5%
5%

4%
6%
8%

5%
6%

5%
4%
6%

4%
7%

5%
5%
5%

6%
5%
6%
5%
6%
4%
6%
3%

5%
5%
4%

6%
6%
4%
3%

4%
5%
6%
5%

5%
5%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
5%

QB14b.3 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

8%
6%

6%
8%

7%
5%

4%
4%

5%
8%
11%

7%
6%

8%
5%
5%

5%
9%

7%
7%
5%

6%
2%
4%
5%
9%
9%
11%
3%

4%
5%
5%

11%
6%
3%
3%

5%
4%
6%
10%

5%
8%

7%

74%
79%

79%
74%

76%
80%

80%
81%

80%
77%
70%

78%
75%

78%
81%
75%

81%
70%

76%
78%
80%

76%
82%
79%
79%
77%
77%
73%
83%

82%
80%
79%

73%
77%
82%
83%

81%
79%
80%
73%

79%
77%

78%

Positive effect

14%
10%

10%
11%

12%
10%

11%
10%

11%
10%
11%

10%
13%

9%
11%
13%

9%
13%

12%
9%
10%

11%
11%
10%
11%
8%
11%
10%
10%

9%
11%
12%

11%
10%
10%
10%

10%
11%
9%
11%

12%
9%

10%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Scientists in industry doing research

30%
32%
28%
34%
29%
29%
29%
29%
29%
29%
34%
29%
30%
35%
33%
29%
29%
28%
27%
30%
30%
34%
27%
30%
34%
31%
27%
30%
32%
29%
30%
30%
31%
29%
27%
34%
27%
30%
30%
30%
26%
29%
30%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

53%
56%

55%
53%

55%
55%

55%
59%

56%
56%
49%

55%
54%

54%
55%
56%

55%
55%

57%
53%
54%

51%
59%
58%
58%
51%
54%
53%
55%

54%
57%
55%

51%
57%
57%
55%

53%
57%
56%
53%

55%
55%

Fairly positive
effect
55%

7%
6%

6%
8%

6%
7%

5%
8%

7%
5%
6%

6%
7%

5%
7%
7%

6%
6%

6%
6%
6%

6%
7%
7%
7%
6%
6%
5%
6%

9%
6%
4%

5%
6%
7%
6%

6%
7%
7%
5%

6%
6%

Fairly negative
effect
6%

1%
1%

1%
3%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%
0%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

0%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Very negative effect

2%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
4%

2%
1%

2%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%
2%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%
3%
1%
2%
2%

1%
1%
1%

3%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
2%

QB14b.4 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

7%
6%

6%
7%

6%
6%

4%
4%

5%
7%
11%

7%
5%

8%
4%
5%

6%
8%

7%
8%
4%

6%
3%
4%
5%
11%
8%
9%
3%

5%
5%
4%

11%
5%
4%
3%

5%
5%
6%
10%

4%
9%

7%

82%
86%

86%
80%

86%
85%

89%
86%

86%
85%
77%

85%
85%

84%
87%
85%

86%
82%

84%
83%
88%

84%
88%
87%
85%
79%
84%
83%
89%

83%
87%
90%

80%
86%
87%
89%

87%
86%
85%
83%

87%
83%

85%

Positive effect

9%
7%

7%
11%

7%
8%

6%
9%

8%
6%
8%

7%
9%

7%
8%
8%

7%
7%

8%
7%
7%

7%
9%
8%
8%
7%
7%
6%
7%

10%
7%
5%

6%
7%
8%
7%

7%
8%
8%
6%

7%
7%

7%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

24%
25%
24%
29%
24%
25%
22%
23%
23%
26%
30%
25%
24%
26%
28%
22%
27%
22%
27%
22%
22%
30%
23%
25%
26%
26%
21%
26%
23%
24%
24%
26%
24%
25%
25%
26%
24%
23%
25%
25%
22%
24%
25%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

Public authorities assessing the risks that may come from new technologies

51%
54%

54%
51%

54%
54%

55%
57%

56%
51%
49%

54%
50%

52%
57%
53%

54%
53%

54%
52%
55%

52%
59%
55%
57%
49%
49%
50%
55%

56%
55%
52%

49%
55%
55%
55%

54%
57%
54%
50%

54%
53%

Fairly positive
effect
53%

11%
9%

9%
13%

11%
9%

10%
9%

10%
10%
7%

9%
12%

8%
10%
12%

9%
10%

10%
10%
8%

9%
12%
11%
10%
8%
12%
9%
8%

8%
10%
11%

9%
11%
9%
8%

10%
10%
10%
9%

11%
8%

Fairly negative
effect
10%

2%
2%

2%
2%

1%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
2%
1%
2%
2%
1%

2%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
1%

1%
2%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%

Very negative effect

2%
3%

2%
3%

3%
3%

2%
3%

2%
2%
4%

3%
3%

3%
2%
3%

2%
3%

3%
3%
2%

2%
3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
3%
2%

2%
2%
2%

4%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

QB14b.5 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

10%
7%

7%
9%

8%
7%

5%
6%

6%
10%
13%

8%
7%

9%
6%
6%

7%
11%

8%
9%
7%

7%
3%
4%
7%
12%
12%
13%
4%

6%
6%
6%

13%
7%
5%
4%

5%
5%
7%
13%

5%
11%

8%

75%
79%

79%
73%

77%
79%

81%
81%

80%
76%
74%

78%
76%

78%
80%
77%

80%
74%

77%
77%
81%

80%
81%
82%
79%
76%
70%
72%
85%

81%
79%
78%

72%
79%
81%
85%

83%
81%
79%
72%

79%
77%

78%

Positive effect

13%
11%

11%
15%

12%
11%

12%
10%

12%
12%
9%

11%
14%

10%
12%
14%

11%
12%

12%
12%
10%

11%
14%
12%
12%
9%
14%
11%
10%

10%
12%
14%

11%
12%
12%
10%

11%
12%
12%
11%

13%
10%

11%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

24%
24%
23%
26%
24%
23%
22%
23%
23%
25%
26%
26%
23%
23%
27%
21%
24%
23%
27%
24%
21%
26%
21%
25%
25%
25%
19%
25%
23%
23%
23%
25%
23%
24%
25%
26%
24%
24%
24%
24%
20%
25%
24%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very positive effect

12526

TOTAL

50%
53%

53%
51%

52%
53%

53%
56%

53%
52%
46%

52%
52%

51%
53%
52%

52%
52%

54%
50%
53%

51%
56%
55%
55%
46%
50%
47%
57%

53%
53%
52%

46%
54%
53%
57%

57%
55%
53%
46%

52%
52%

Fairly positive
effect
52%

The European Commission regulating on science and technology for all European Union countries

8%
9%

9%
10%

9%
9%

9%
9%

10%
7%
6%

9%
9%

8%
9%
11%

8%
10%

9%
9%
8%

7%
13%
10%
8%
7%
7%
10%
9%

8%
10%
11%

7%
8%
11%
9%

7%
9%
10%
9%

11%
7%

Fairly negative
effect
9%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

3%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

3%
2%
3%

3%
3%
1%
3%
3%
4%
3%
1%

2%
2%
4%

2%
3%
2%
1%

2%
2%
2%
3%

3%
2%

2%

Very negative effect

3%
3%

3%
4%

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
3%
5%

3%
2%

3%
2%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

3%
2%
3%
2%
3%
2%
4%
2%

2%
3%
2%

4%
2%
2%
2%

2%
3%
2%
4%

3%
3%

No effect
(SPONTANEOUS)
3%

QB14b.6 For each of these different people and groups involved in science and technology, do you think that what they do has a positive or a negative effect on society? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

DK

11%
10%

10%
12%

9%
9%

7%
6%

8%
12%
14%

11%
9%

11%
10%
8%

10%
13%

10%
11%
9%

8%
5%
7%
10%
15%
14%
16%
5%

8%
8%
8%

17%
9%
7%
5%

7%
8%
9%
15%

8%
13%

11%

75%
76%

77%
71%

76%
77%

79%
79%

77%
75%
71%

75%
77%

76%
76%
75%

77%
71%

75%
75%
78%

78%
77%
79%
78%
73%
74%
68%
83%

79%
77%
75%

69%
77%
77%
83%

83%
79%
77%
69%

75%
76%

75%

Positive effect

11%
11%

11%
13%

11%
11%

12%
11%

13%
9%
10%

11%
12%

10%
12%
14%

11%
13%

12%
11%
10%

11%
16%
10%
10%
9%
11%
12%
10%

10%
12%
15%

10%
11%
13%
10%

8%
11%
12%
12%

14%
9%

11%

Negative effect

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

46%
45%
48%
47%
46%
48%
45%
44%
48%
47%
44%
51%
47%
46%
44%
49%
45%
49%
44%
52%
45%
44%
46%
45%
49%
48%
41%
45%
48%
50%
46%
50%
46%
47%
49%
48%
49%
42%
49%
47%
44%
43%
48%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Giving people more say about how things are done both at work and where they live

47%
43%

44%
42%

48%
42%

45%
43%

45%
44%
40%

45%
41%

45%
44%
41%

44%
45%

44%
45%
42%

46%
42%
48%
43%
43%
39%
44%
48%

42%
44%
45%

43%
44%
43%
48%

44%
46%
44%
43%

45%
43%

44%

Fairly important

4%
6%

5%
9%

4%
6%

5%
6%

6%
4%
4%

5%
6%

5%
5%
7%

5%
7%

5%
5%
5%

7%
7%
5%
4%
5%
5%
5%
7%

5%
5%
7%

4%
5%
7%
7%

6%
5%
5%
5%

6%
4%

5%

Not very important

QB15a.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

2%
1%

1%
1%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
0%

0%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

DK

4%
3%

3%
4%

4%
2%

2%
2%

2%
4%
5%

3%
2%

5%
2%
1%

3%
5%

4%
3%
3%

2%
1%
1%
2%
7%
4%
6%
2%

2%
3%
1%

7%
2%
1%
2%

2%
2%
2%
6%

2%
4%

3%

90%
91%

92%
86%

90%
91%

93%
92%

91%
91%
90%

91%
90%

90%
92%
91%

92%
87%

90%
91%
91%

90%
91%
93%
92%
88%
91%
89%
91%

93%
91%
91%

88%
92%
90%
91%

92%
92%
92%
88%

90%
91%

90%

Important

6%
6%

6%
10%

6%
6%

6%
6%

7%
5%
5%

6%
7%

5%
6%
8%

5%
8%

6%
6%
7%

8%
8%
5%
6%
6%
5%
6%
7%

6%
6%
8%

5%
5%
8%
7%

6%
6%
6%
6%

7%
5%

6%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Protecting the dignity of any human unborn life

53%
50%
55%
48%
52%
53%
55%
56%
55%
49%
46%
51%
53%
57%
53%
50%
50%
54%
59%
49%
55%
46%
51%
55%
51%
55%
45%
59%
49%
43%
54%
49%
53%
52%
54%
51%
59%
51%
54%
53%
50%
51%
53%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

38%
32%

33%
34%

36%
31%

34%
30%

33%
34%
31%

33%
36%

31%
36%
33%

32%
37%

34%
32%
32%

32%
32%
36%
33%
27%
36%
30%
41%

32%
34%
30%

31%
33%
31%
41%

39%
33%
33%
30%

34%
32%

33%

Fairly important

5%
8%

7%
9%

7%
8%

9%
5%

8%
7%
7%

7%
7%

5%
8%
14%

7%
8%

7%
6%
9%

9%
11%
8%
7%
5%
6%
7%
7%

9%
7%
8%

4%
7%
11%
7%

7%
7%
8%
7%

8%
7%

7%

Not very important

QB15a.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

3%
2%

2%
2%

3%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%

1%
2%
5%

2%
3%

2%
2%
3%

2%
3%
2%
1%
3%
3%
2%
1%

3%
2%
2%

2%
1%
4%
1%

1%
3%
2%
2%

3%
1%

2%

Not at all important

DK

4%
5%

5%
5%

4%
5%

4%
4%

5%
5%
5%

5%
5%

4%
5%
6%

4%
7%

5%
5%
5%

4%
4%
4%
4%
6%
5%
7%
5%

5%
4%
3%

7%
4%
5%
5%

4%
5%
4%
6%

5%
5%

5%

89%
85%

86%
84%

87%
86%

85%
89%

86%
86%
85%

86%
85%

90%
85%
76%

87%
82%

85%
87%
83%

85%
82%
87%
88%
86%
86%
85%
87%

83%
87%
88%

87%
88%
81%
87%

88%
85%
86%
85%

84%
87%

86%

Important

7%
10%

9%
11%

9%
10%

12%
7%

9%
9%
10%

9%
10%

6%
11%
18%

9%
11%

9%
8%
12%

11%
14%
9%
8%
8%
9%
9%
9%

12%
9%
10%

6%
8%
14%
9%

8%
10%
10%
9%

11%
8%

9%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

67%
67%
66%
66%
67%
69%
65%
62%
69%
69%
65%
67%
69%
71%
64%
70%
68%
69%
64%
69%
65%
65%
66%
69%
64%
69%
61%
64%
69%
71%
67%
64%
68%
66%
65%
68%
70%
61%
70%
68%
59%
55%
70%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Protecting information about our private life from misuse and exploitation

35%
26%

27%
32%

32%
26%

28%
26%

27%
29%
27%

27%
29%

29%
27%
25%

27%
30%

27%
27%
30%

30%
25%
28%
27%
27%
26%
27%
30%

29%
26%
24%

28%
27%
26%
30%

29%
28%
26%
27%

27%
28%

27%

Fairly important

4%
2%

2%
5%

3%
3%

3%
2%

3%
2%
2%

3%
4%

3%
2%
3%

3%
3%

3%
2%
3%

3%
4%
3%
2%
4%
3%
2%
2%

2%
3%
3%

3%
3%
3%
2%

3%
3%
3%
3%

3%
3%

3%

Not very important

QB15a.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
0%

1%
0%

0%
1%
1%

1%
1%

0%
1%
1%

0%
1%

1%
0%
1%

0%
0%
0%
1%
2%
0%
1%
0%

1%
0%
0%

1%
0%
1%
0%

0%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

DK

5%
1%

2%
3%

3%
1%

1%
1%

1%
3%
5%

2%
2%

4%
1%
1%

2%
5%

3%
2%
3%

1%
0%
0%
1%
4%
1%
5%
2%

1%
1%
1%

6%
1%
1%
2%

1%
2%
1%
5%

2%
3%

2%

90%
95%

95%
91%

93%
96%

96%
96%

95%
94%
92%

95%
93%

93%
96%
96%

95%
91%

93%
95%
93%

95%
96%
97%
96%
91%
96%
91%
96%

96%
95%
95%

90%
96%
96%
96%

96%
95%
96%
92%

94%
94%

94%

Important

5%
3%

3%
6%

4%
3%

4%
3%

4%
3%
3%

3%
5%

3%
3%
4%

3%
4%

4%
3%
4%

4%
4%
3%
3%
5%
4%
3%
2%

3%
3%
4%

4%
3%
4%
2%

3%
3%
3%
4%

4%
3%

3%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

50%
48%
51%
49%
48%
52%
49%
49%
51%
49%
49%
54%
47%
51%
49%
45%
49%
53%
51%
48%
49%
49%
45%
53%
48%
52%
42%
52%
48%
46%
49%
51%
51%
49%
48%
50%
53%
48%
51%
50%
49%
46%
51%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Reducing economic inequalities among people living in the European Union

40%
39%

39%
37%

41%
38%

40%
37%

39%
40%
36%

39%
38%

37%
41%
41%

38%
43%

43%
36%
39%

37%
44%
42%
38%
34%
37%
38%
42%

38%
41%
36%

36%
39%
41%
42%

42%
40%
38%
38%

40%
38%

39%

Fairly important

8%
6%

6%
9%

6%
7%

7%
7%

7%
6%
10%

7%
7%

6%
7%
9%

6%
8%

7%
6%
8%

11%
9%
7%
6%
6%
8%
5%
5%

5%
8%
10%

6%
7%
8%
5%

5%
8%
7%
6%

8%
6%

7%

Not very important

QB15a.4 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

2%
1%

1%
1%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
2%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

2%
1%

1%

Not at all important

DK

4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%

2%
2%

3%
4%
5%

4%
3%

4%
3%
2%

3%
5%

5%
3%
3%

2%
1%
1%
3%
6%
5%
7%
3%

2%
3%
2%

7%
3%
1%
3%

3%
3%
3%
5%

3%
5%

4%

86%
89%

89%
86%

89%
89%

90%
90%

90%
89%
83%

89%
89%

89%
89%
87%

90%
85%

88%
89%
87%

86%
89%
92%
91%
85%
86%
87%
91%

92%
88%
87%

85%
90%
90%
91%

91%
87%
90%
87%

88%
89%

88%

Important

10%
8%

7%
10%

8%
8%

8%
8%

7%
7%
11%

8%
8%

7%
8%
11%

7%
10%

8%
7%
9%

12%
10%
7%
7%
8%
10%
7%
6%

5%
9%
12%

8%
7%
9%
6%

6%
10%
8%
7%

9%
7%

8%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

53%
53%
53%
53%
53%
54%
53%
49%
53%
58%
55%
59%
54%
55%
54%
58%
52%
53%
51%
52%
52%
55%
49%
55%
55%
56%
46%
53%
55%
55%
53%
56%
57%
50%
47%
55%
56%
47%
57%
55%
46%
44%
56%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Making sure third World countries benefit from science and technology

44%
37%

38%
39%

41%
36%

37%
38%

36%
41%
39%

38%
35%

38%
37%
35%

36%
42%

41%
35%
37%

36%
36%
43%
39%
36%
38%
37%
35%

34%
39%
36%

38%
39%
35%
35%

39%
39%
38%
36%

38%
38%

38%

Fairly important

5%
4%

4%
7%

6%
4%

5%
4%

4%
5%
6%

4%
5%

4%
4%
7%

4%
5%

5%
5%
4%

8%
4%
3%
5%
4%
6%
3%
6%

4%
4%
6%

4%
5%
4%
6%

5%
5%
5%
3%

5%
4%

4%

Not very important

QB15a.5 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

3%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

DK

5%
2%

3%
5%

4%
2%

2%
2%

3%
3%
6%

3%
3%

4%
2%
2%

3%
5%

4%
3%
3%

2%
0%
1%
3%
7%
4%
6%
2%

2%
2%
1%

7%
2%
1%
2%

2%
3%
2%
6%

3%
4%

3%

87%
92%

92%
85%

88%
93%

92%
93%

93%
90%
86%

91%
91%

91%
93%
90%

92%
87%

90%
91%
92%

90%
94%
95%
92%
87%
90%
90%
91%

92%
93%
91%

87%
92%
93%
91%

92%
91%
92%
89%

91%
91%

91%

Important

8%
5%

5%
10%

8%
5%

6%
5%

4%
6%
8%

5%
6%

5%
5%
8%

5%
7%

6%
6%
5%

8%
6%
4%
5%
6%
7%
5%
7%

5%
5%
8%

5%
6%
5%
7%

6%
6%
6%
5%

6%
5%

6%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

45%
45%
45%
41%
42%
47%
47%
45%
48%
43%
39%
46%
46%
47%
48%
41%
41%
47%
44%
48%
47%
39%
43%
46%
46%
47%
40%
45%
44%
47%
45%
44%
43%
46%
49%
45%
48%
42%
47%
46%
42%
40%
46%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Giving people more say in important Government decisions

47%
42%

43%
41%

46%
41%

43%
42%

44%
42%
37%

42%
45%

42%
43%
41%

42%
43%

43%
42%
42%

40%
48%
49%
41%
40%
42%
37%
49%

44%
43%
39%

39%
42%
43%
49%

47%
46%
42%
37%

42%
43%

42%

Fairly important

5%
8%

7%
8%

7%
8%

8%
7%

8%
7%
6%

8%
7%

6%
8%
9%

7%
8%

8%
7%
7%

10%
10%
7%
7%
6%
7%
6%
8%

7%
8%
10%

6%
6%
11%
8%

9%
8%
7%
7%

9%
6%

7%

Not very important

QB15a.6 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

2%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

2%
1%

2%
1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
3%

1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
2%
1%
3%
1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
2%

2%
1%
2%
1%

1%
1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%

Not at all important

DK

5%
3%

3%
6%

4%
3%

2%
2%

3%
4%
6%

4%
4%

5%
2%
2%

3%
6%

4%
4%
3%

1%
1%
1%
3%
7%
3%
7%
2%

2%
3%
2%

8%
3%
2%
2%

3%
3%
2%
7%

3%
5%

4%

87%
88%

88%
83%

87%
88%

88%
90%

87%
88%
86%

87%
88%

87%
88%
87%

89%
83%

86%
87%
88%

88%
89%
90%
88%
84%
90%
84%
88%

90%
88%
86%

84%
90%
86%
88%

88%
88%
89%
84%

87%
88%

87%

Important

8%
9%

9%
11%

9%
9%

10%
8%

9%
8%
8%

9%
8%

8%
10%
11%

8%
11%

10%
9%
8%

11%
11%
9%
9%
8%
8%
8%
9%

8%
9%
12%

8%
7%
12%
9%

10%
9%
9%
9%

10%
8%

9%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

37%
36%
38%
36%
40%
38%
35%
33%
35%
45%
36%
47%
36%
34%
37%
43%
38%
39%
38%
36%
33%
36%
33%
38%
41%
39%
31%
37%
37%
39%
37%
40%
41%
33%
31%
39%
39%
30%
41%
38%
32%
32%
39%

5972
6397

1840
3258
3204
4062

3216
4749
3055
1178

3199
4547
2120

933
1332
1311
2589
1284
771
2971
1178

3960
5205
3192

9193
3117

6443
3338
2201

10266
1793

6664
4179
1453

6388
4167

3360
8158

10519
1593

2053
9993

Very important

12369

TOTAL

Integrating minorities and other cultures into our society

44%
42%

42%
42%

46%
41%

42%
43%

43%
42%
39%

42%
43%

42%
45%
39%

43%
41%

43%
42%
42%

44%
43%
48%
41%
40%
41%
39%
46%

39%
44%
41%

40%
43%
41%
46%

45%
41%
44%
40%

42%
42%

42%

Fairly important

13%
12%

12%
13%

13%
11%

12%
12%

10%
14%
15%

12%
11%

11%
11%
15%

11%
16%

14%
11%
11%

14%
9%
8%
13%
11%
14%
14%
11%

9%
13%
16%

12%
14%
9%
11%

11%
12%
11%
13%

13%
11%

12%

Not very important

QB15a.7 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT A)

3%
4%

3%
6%

5%
4%

4%
3%

3%
4%
7%

4%
3%

3%
4%
5%

4%
5%

4%
4%
3%

2%
3%
3%
4%
4%
5%
4%
2%

2%
4%
6%

5%
4%
3%
2%

3%
4%
4%
4%

4%
3%

4%

Not at all important

DK

8%
4%

4%
8%

6%
4%

2%
3%

4%
6%
8%

5%
4%

7%
3%
2%

4%
8%

6%
5%
4%

3%
2%
2%
4%
8%
4%
9%
4%

3%
4%
3%

10%
4%
2%
4%

4%
4%
3%
8%

5%
6%

5%

76%
81%

81%
73%

77%
81%

81%
81%

84%
76%
70%

79%
82%

79%
81%
78%

82%
72%

76%
80%
82%

80%
86%
86%
79%
77%
77%
73%
82%

86%
80%
75%

73%
78%
86%
82%

82%
81%
83%
74%

78%
80%

79%

Important

16%
15%

15%
19%

18%
15%

16%
15%

13%
18%
22%

16%
14%

14%
15%
20%

14%
20%

18%
15%
14%

17%
12%
12%
17%
15%
19%
18%
13%

11%
16%
22%

17%
18%
12%
13%

14%
16%
15%
17%

17%
14%

16%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

Protecting freedom of speech and information

68%
68%
68%
67%
67%
71%
68%
65%
67%
76%
66%
74%
70%
69%
70%
75%
67%
67%
67%
66%
67%
66%
66%
69%
69%
70%
64%
66%
71%
72%
69%
65%
70%
66%
67%
71%
70%
61%
72%
70%
57%
55%
71%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very important

12526

TOTAL

38%
25%

26%
34%

33%
24%

26%
26%

26%
29%
25%

27%
29%

29%
25%
24%

26%
29%

29%
26%
27%

25%
23%
30%
29%
27%
29%
25%
29%

22%
27%
26%

28%
29%
22%
29%

29%
30%
25%
25%

27%
27%

27%

Fairly important

3%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%
2%
2%

2%
3%

2%
2%
2%

3%
2%
2%
1%
1%
3%
2%
3%

1%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
3%

2%
2%
2%
2%

2%
2%

2%

Not very important

QB15b.1 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

2%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
2%

1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%

0%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
0%
0%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not at all important

DK

3%
2%

2%
4%

2%
2%

1%
1%

1%
2%
4%

2%
2%

3%
1%
1%

2%
3%

2%
3%
1%

2%
1%
1%
2%
3%
1%
4%
0%

2%
1%
1%

3%
2%
1%
0%

1%
1%
2%
3%

2%
2%

2%

93%
96%

96%
91%

95%
96%

96%
96%

96%
94%
92%

95%
95%

95%
96%
96%

96%
93%

95%
95%
96%

95%
97%
96%
96%
95%
95%
93%
96%

96%
96%
95%

93%
96%
97%
96%

96%
96%
96%
93%

95%
95%

95%

Important

4%
3%

3%
5%

3%
3%

3%
3%

2%
3%
4%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

2%
4%

3%
3%
3%

4%
2%
3%
2%
2%
3%
3%
4%

2%
2%
4%

4%
2%
2%
4%

3%
2%
2%
3%

3%
3%

3%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

64%
66%
63%
57%
64%
69%
64%
62%
66%
70%
56%
69%
67%
62%
68%
69%
66%
66%
59%
64%
64%
56%
62%
65%
66%
66%
60%
63%
65%
66%
65%
62%
65%
64%
65%
67%
66%
59%
67%
65%
59%
56%
66%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very important

12526

TOTAL

Protecting consumers’ choice against big companies and multinationals

35%
28%

29%
31%

34%
27%

28%
29%

30%
29%
27%

29%
31%

30%
29%
29%

29%
31%

31%
29%
29%

26%
28%
30%
29%
33%
29%
27%
37%

26%
29%
31%

30%
29%
26%
37%

36%
31%
26%
28%

29%
30%

29%

Fairly important

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%

3%
3%
2%

3%
3%

3%
3%
3%

2%
3%

3%
3%
2%

3%
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
2%
5%

2%
2%
4%

2%
2%
3%
5%

4%
3%
3%
2%

3%
2%

3%

Not very important

QB15b.2 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

1%
1%

1%
2%

1%
0%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
2%
0%
0%

0%
1%
1%

2%
1%
0%
0%

0%
1%
1%
1%

1%
0%

1%

Not at all important

DK

4%
2%

2%
5%

3%
2%

2%
1%

2%
3%
5%

3%
2%

4%
2%
2%

2%
4%

3%
3%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
5%
3%
5%
2%

2%
2%
1%

5%
2%
1%
2%

3%
2%
2%
5%

2%
4%

3%

92%
94%

94%
90%

93%
94%

95%
96%

95%
93%
92%

94%
93%

93%
95%
95%

95%
92%

94%
93%
95%

94%
97%
95%
95%
92%
92%
92%
93%

95%
95%
94%

91%
95%
96%
93%

93%
95%
95%
92%

94%
93%

94%

Important

5%
3%

3%
5%

4%
3%

3%
3%

3%
4%
3%

3%
5%

3%
4%
3%

3%
4%

3%
3%
3%

4%
2%
3%
3%
3%
4%
3%
5%

3%
3%
5%

4%
3%
3%
5%

4%
4%
3%
3%

4%
3%

3%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

79%
79%
79%
75%
80%
83%
78%
73%
80%
86%
78%
83%
83%
81%
78%
89%
80%
80%
74%
77%
79%
78%
80%
80%
77%
81%
76%
76%
83%
84%
80%
76%
82%
77%
75%
82%
81%
73%
83%
81%
70%
66%
83%

6032
6495

1957
3337
3154
4075

3117
4793
3149
1258

3306
4452
2230

1080
1308
1368
2566
1257
733
2957
1258

4245
5172
3086

9198
3279

6492
3372
2322

10573
1634

6853
4243
1364

6883
4020

3418
8207

10930
1347

2109
10117

Very important

12526

TOTAL

Passing on a sound environment to the next generation

29%
15%

17%
23%

23%
15%

17%
16%

16%
20%
21%

17%
20%

20%
15%
14%

17%
20%

18%
16%
20%

19%
10%
18%
18%
22%
21%
17%
19%

14%
15%
18%

23%
17%
12%
19%

22%
17%
15%
18%

18%
17%

18%

Fairly important

2%
1%

1%
2%

2%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
3%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%

1%
1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
1%

1%
1%

1%

Not very important

QB15b.3 For each of the following, how important do you think it will be for our society in ten years time? (SPLIT BALLOT B)

1%
0%

0%
1%

1%
0%

0%
1%

0%
1%
1%

0%
0%

1%
0%
0%

0%
1%

0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%

0%
0%
0%

1%
0%
0%
0%

0%
0%
0%
1%

1%
0%

0%

Not at all important

DK

2%
1%

1%
3%

1%
1%

1%
1%

1%
2%
2%

2%
1%

2%
0%
1%

1%
2%

1%
2%
1%

1%
0%
0%
1%
4%
1%
3%
1%

1%
1%
0%

3%
1%
0%
1%

1%
1%
1%
3%

1%
2%

1%

95%
98%

98%
94%

97%
98%

98%
97%

98%
96%
96%

97%
96%

96%
98%
98%

97%
96%

97%
97%
97%

97%
99%
98%
97%
95%
98%
96%
98%

97%
98%
99%

95%
98%
98%
98%

97%
98%
98%
96%

97%
97%

97%

Important

3%
1%

1%
3%

2%
1%

1%
2%

1%
2%
2%

1%
3%

2%
2%
1%

1%
2%

1%
1%
2%

2%
1%
2%
2%
1%
2%
1%
2%

1%
1%
1%

2%
1%
1%
2%

2%
2%
1%
1%

2%
1%

2%

Not important

EU25
Sex
Male
Female
Age
15-24
25-39
40-54
55 +
Education (End of)
15
16-19
20+
Still Studying
Left-Right scale
(1-4) Left
(5-6) Centre
(7-10) Right
Respondent occupation scale
Self- employed
Managers
Other white collars
Manual workers
House persons
Unemployed
Retired
Students
Subjective urbanisation
Rural village
Small/ mid size town
Large town
Reflection on meaning of life
Yes
No
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Believe in God
Believe in spirit/life force
No religious beliefs
Upbringing
Strict
Not strict
Trust in others
Tend to trust
Some-times trust
Tend not to trust
Decisions about science and technology
Risks and benefits analysis
Moral & ethical issues
Gender equality in politics
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in job market
Agree
Disagree
Gender equality in university education
Agree
Disagree

76%
76%