A dedicated series of Parliament Eurobarometer surveys is gauging Europeans’ interest in the 2019 elections and their opinions on the European project. Detailed post-election analyses will complete this series to improve understanding of European citizens’ voting behaviour.
The 2018/2019 Eurobarometer surveys confirmed citizens’ steadily growing support for the European Union. Carried out amongst more than 27 000 people from 28 member states, they revealed that
Parliament’s autumn Eurobarometer survey asked citizens which political issues the European Parliament should deal with as a matter of priority. Nearly every third respondent (32%) wants Parliament to address combating climate change as its biggest priority. The fight against poverty and social exclusion (31%), combating terrorism (24%) as well as tackling unemployment (24%) follow in the average EU ranking of citizens’ priorities. Read more.
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Eurobarometer also offers a full review of the European and national election results here.
European Parliament and EU Commission surveys are carried out with the same methodology, to allow for direct comparability and observation of trends. They use face-to-face interviews with around 27 000 respondents in all 28 EU member states, drawn from the general population aged 15 years or more.
The survey sample mirrors the socio-demographic set-up of each member state and is statistically fully representative.
For each survey, the following information is made available: