European Parliament Eurobarometer – what Europeans know and think of the European Parliament

With six month go until the 2014 European elections, this European Parliament-commissioned Eurobarometer survey looks at the knowledge and perceptions the European have of the European Parliament.

The survey was conducted using face-to-face methods in the 28 EU Member States, with 27 624 respondents.

The analytic report, national factsheets and a socio-demographic annex are available here:

It may be interesting to read the results in the light of this recent article  in the Journal of European Integration: it suggests that perceptions of the European Parliament itself – and not only a general (lack of) interest in EU issues – indeed have a significant effect on the decision to vote.

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