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Survey of Public Attitudes to the Environment, 1993

Title details

SN: 3329
Title: Survey of Public Attitudes to the Environment, 1993
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-3329-1
Series: Surveys of Public Attitudes to the Environment, 1986-
Depositor: Department of the Environment
Principal investigator(s): Department of the Environment
Data collector(s): NOP Market Research Limited
Sponsor(s): Department of the Environment
Other acknowledgements: PECD ; 7/8/256

Citation

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Department of the Environment. (1995). Survey of Public Attitudes to the Environment, 1993. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 3329, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3329-1

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Subject Categories

Environmental and conservation issues - Environment, conservation and land use
Political behaviour and attitudes - Politics

Abstract

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This study is the third in a series of national surveys commissioned by the Department of the Environment to investigate people's environmental concerns, awareness and behaviour. The previous two surveys were carried out in 1986 and 1989.
Main Topics:
Concern about the environment; optimism about what can be done; allocation of responsibility; other environmental action; knowledge and awareness; need for information; personal green actions and reactions; environmental policy options.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Dates of fieldwork: July 1993 - August 1993
Country: England and Wales
Spatial units: No information recorded
Observation units: Individuals
Kind of data: Numeric data
Individual (micro) level
Universe: National
Adults
Adults aged 18 and over in England and Wales during 1993
Time dimensions: Repeated cross-sectional study
seven waves - 1986, 1989, 1993, 1996-97, 2001, 2007 and 2009. Users should note that the UKDA only holds data from the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th surveys
Sampling procedures: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Number of units: 2000 (target) 2038 (obtained);Weighted sample size: 2002
Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview
Weighting: See documentation for details

Thesaurus search on keywords

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ACID RAINAGEAGRICULTURAL POLICY
AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIESAGRICULTUREAIR POLLUTION
ATTITUDESCENTRAL GOVERNMENTCHILDREN
CLEANING AGENTSCLEANING SERVICESCOMMUNITIES
COUNTRYSIDE CONSERVATIONCYCLINGDEVELOPMENT AID (INTERNATIONAL)
DOGSDOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIESECONOMIC ACTIVITY
ECONOMIC CONDITIONSELECTRIC LIGHTINGENERGY CONSERVATION
ENGLAND AND WALESENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESSENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATIONENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATIONENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
EUROPEAN UNIONFUEL RESOURCESFULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
FUTUREGARDENINGGENDER
GENETIC ENGINEERINGGREAT BRITAINGREEN BELT AREAS
HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDHEALTH FOODSHEALTH
HEDGESHOME DECORATING MATERIALSHOME OWNERSHIP
HOUSEHOLD HEAD'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITYHOUSEHOLD HEAD'S OCCUPATIONAL STATUSHOUSEHOLDS
HUMAN SETTLEMENTINCOMEINDUSTRIAL POLLUTION
INDUSTRIESINFORMATION SOURCESINNER CITIES
LAND USELANDSCAPE PROTECTIONLEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES
LOCAL COMMUNITY FACILITIESLOCAL GOVERNMENTMARITAL STATUS
MORTGAGESMOTOR VEHICLESNATURAL HERITAGE
NOISE CONTROLOIL POLLUTIONORGANIZATIONS
PACKAGINGPARKSPARTICIPATION
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENTPERSONAL PROTECTIVE GEARPESTICIDES
PETROLPOLICY MAKINGPOLLUTION CONTROL
POLLUTIONPOPULATION INCREASEPRICES
PRODUCTSPUBLIC EXPENDITUREPUBLIC TRANSPORT
PURCHASINGQUALIFICATIONSRADIOACTIVE WASTES
REFUSERENEWABLE ENERGYRENTED ACCOMMODATION
RESOURCES CONSERVATIONRESPONSIBILITYRETIREMENT
RIGHT OF WAYROAD TOLL CHARGESROAD TRAFFIC
ROAD VEHICLE MAINTENANCEROADSSAFETY AND SECURITY MEASURES
SATISFACTIONSEASSEWAGE DISPOSAL AND HANDLING
SOCIAL HOUSINGSOCIAL POLICYSOCIAL PROBLEMS
SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUSSTUDENTSSUNBATHING
SUNLIGHTSWIMMINGTAXATION
THERMAL INSULATIONTOURISMTRANSPORT PLANNING
TRANSPORT POLICYTROPICAL FORESTSUNEMPLOYED
UNEMPLOYMENTURBAN DEVELOPMENTURBAN TRANSPORT
WASTE COLLECTIONWASTE DISPOSAL AND HANDLINGWASTE LANDS
WASTESWATER METERSWATER POLLUTION
WATER PROPERTIESWATER RECREATIONAL AREASWATER SUPPLY
WILDLIFE PROTECTION

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 31 July 1995
Copyright: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User guide 3329userguide.pdf 921
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_3329_Information.htm 6

Publications

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By principal investigator(s):
HMSO (1986) 'Public attitudes to the environment, part 10', Digest of Environmental Protection and Water Statistics, 9, London: HMSO.

NOP Market Research (1986) Environmental problems: a report on a survey conducted by NOP Market Reseach Limited on behalf of the Department of Employment, London: NOP.

NOP Market Research (1989) Environmental problems II: a technical report and tabulation volume on a survey conducted by NOP Market Research Limited on behalf of the Department of the Environment, London: NOP.

Salathiel, D. (1989) 'Public attitudes', paper presented to the United Kingdom Workshop on Awareness Raising and Public Participation, September 1989.

Custance, J. and Marlowe, T. (1994) 'Survey of Public Attitudes to the Environment, 1993', Statistical News 104, Spring.

Department of the Environment, (1994) '1993 survey of public attitudes to the environment: England and Wales', Department of the Environment Statistical Bulletin, September.

HMSO (1994) 'Public attitudes' Digest of Environmental Protection and Water Statistics, 16, London: HMSO.

HMSO (1994) 'Individual awareness and action', in Sustainable development: the UK strategy, London: HMSO.

Resulting from secondary analysis:
D'Amato A., Mancinelli S. and Zoli M. (2016) 'Complementarity vs. substitutability in waste management behaviors', Ecological Economics, 123, pp.84-94.

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