Eurobarometer: Perceptions of antisemitism (excerpts), 2019

[EU flag] 27.643 interviews 04>20 / 12 / 2018

[EE flag] 1.004 interviews 04>17 / 12 / 2018

Methodology: face-to-face

1. PERCEPTIONS OF ANTISEMITISM IN COUNTRY

QD1 Do you think antisemitism is a problem or ot in (OUR COUNTRY)? %

EU28 ЕЕ
Total ‘A problem’506
Total ‘Not a problem’4386
Don’t know78

Socio-demographic breakdown:

Answer: Total ‘A problem’EU28EE
TOTAL506
AGE
15-244615
25-39487
40-54525
55+512
EDUCATION (End of)
15-443
16-19498
20+542
Still studying5112

QD2 Over the past five years, do you think antisemitism has increased, stayed the same or decreased in (OUR COUNTRY)? %

EU28EE
Increased367
Decreased107
Stayed the same3960
Don’t know1526

Socio-demographic breakdown:

Answer: IncreasedEU28EE
TOTAL 367
AGE
15-242715
25-39317
40-54398
55+393
EDUCATION (end of)
15-312
16-19366
20+425
Still studying2916

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QD3.6. More precisely, do you think that each of the following situation is a problem or not in (OUR COUNTRY)?

Antisemitism on the Internet, including online social networks (%)

Socio-demographic breakdown

Answer: Total ‘A problem’EU28EE
TOTAL 5112

AGE
15-245824
25-395515
40-545413
55+463
USE OF THE INTERNET
Everyday5613
Often/Sometimes452
Never4410

QD3.8. More precisely, do you think that each of the following situation is a problem or not in (OUR COUNTRY)?

People denying the genocide of the Jewish people, the Holocaust (%)

Socio-demographic breakdown

Answer: Total ‘A problem’EU28EE
TOTAL 539
EDUCATION (End of)
15-4610
16-195210
20+567
Still studying5719
LEFT-RIGHT POLITICAL SCALE
Left6020
Centre528
Right516


LV 1.002 interviews 05>18 / 12 / 2018

2. KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

QD4 Overall, to what extent do you think that in (OUR COUNTRY) people are well informed or not about the history, customs and practices of (NATIONALITY) Jewish people? (%)

EU28EE
Total ‘Well informed’2724
Total ‘Not well informed’6866
Don’t know510

QD4 Overall, to what extent do you think that in (OUR COUNTRY) people are well informed or not about the history, customs and practices of (NATIONALITY) Jewish people? (%)

Socio-demographic breakdown

Answer: Total ‘Well informed’ EU28 EE
TOTAL2724
EDUCATION (End of)
15+2116
16-192923
20+2626
Still studying3030
THINGS IN COUNTRY ARE GOING IN…
Right direction3327
Wrong direction2626
Neither2424

QD6 As far as you know, is there a law in (OUR COUNTRY)…? (%)

… that criminalises incitement to violence or hatred against Jewish people

EU28612118
EE362539
Total ‘Yes’Total ‘No’Don’t know

… that criminalises the denial of the Holocaust

EU28 423424
EE183646
Total ‘Yes’Total ‘No’Don’t know

QD7 Generally speaking, do you think that the Holocaust is sufficiently taught or not in (NATIONALITY) schools? (%)

EU28 EE
Total ‘Yes’4337
Total ‘No’4224
Don’t know1539

QD7 Generally speaking, do you think that the Holocaust is sufficiently taught or not in (NATIONALITY) schools? (%)

Socio-demographic breakdown

Answer: Total ‘No’EU28EE
TOTAL 4224
GENDER
Man4021
Woman4526
LEFT-RIGHT POLITICAL SCALE
Left4027
Centre4227
Right4613

3. MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT

QD5 Do you think that conflicts in the Middle East have an influence or not on the way (NATIONALITY) Jewish people are perceived by people in (OUR COUNTRY)? (%)

EU28 EE
Total ‘Yes’5421
Total ‘No’3566
Don’t know1113

QD5 Do you think that conflicts in the Middle East have an influence or not on the way (NATIONALITY) Jewish people are perceived by people in (OUR COUNTRY)? (%)

Socio-demographic breakdown

Answer: Total ‘Yes’EU28EE
TOTAL5421
EDUCATION (End of)
15-4413
16-195119
20+6119
Still studying5838
LEFT-RIGHT POLITICAL SCALE
Left6227
Centre5621
Right5323

Document data: Special Eurobarometer 484; published in January 2019. Link: http://ec.europa.eu/commfrontoffice/publicopinion/index.cfm/survey/getsurveydetail/instruments/special/surveyky/2220 Also available in  Estonian

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