Opinion Polls

Two thirds of Europeans believe the EU should do more to uphold democratic institutions

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? "The EU should act more decisively to uphold liberal democrat institutions, such as independent courts and media, in all its member states."

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted March 2021

Most Europeans think the presence of the European parliament is of secondary important to delivering effective action

"As long as the EU delivers effective action, the presence or absence of the European parliament is of secondary importance."

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted December 2020

Only a quarter of European graduates know who gives the EU State of the Union Address

Which senior EU figure gives an annual State of the Union address?

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted December 2020

Only one fifth of Europeans know who gives the EU State of the Union address

Which senior EU figure gives an annual State of the Union address?

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted December 2020

Those who correctly answered our knowledge questions are more likely to think of national leaders or institutional leaders as leaders of Europe

When someone says "European leaders", do you think they refer to national leaders like Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, or to EU institutional leaders like Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel?

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted December 2020

Older generations think of national leaders as leaders of Europe more than younger generations

When someone says "European  leaders", do you think they refer to national leaders like Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, or to EU institutional leaders like Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel?

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Source: eupinions polling, conducted December 2020