Citizens' views on energy consumption
Dear Sir/Madam,

The goal of this survey is to address citizens’ attitudes towards own energy consumption. Through this survey, we are to find out citizens’ attitudes, based on which we will develop educational tools to inform citizens on sustainable energy development, energy transition and energy legislation, with the final goal of increase of citizens’ participation in policy development processes in energy.

The survey is carried out by Society for Sustainable Development Design (DOOR), association of experts dealing with energy. DOOR has two strategic areas, climate change and energy efficiency (+energy poverty) (More on It was developed within the framework of the project C4ET, Citizens 4 Energy Transition funded with support from the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus Plus programme. This survey reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

The survey is anonymous, we will not ask for data based on which we are able to reconstruct your identity.

Please, answer all the questions. You are free to skip all questions you find unpleasant or write your comments in comment box at the end of the survey.

You need around 10 minutes to fulfil the survey.

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Age (Please write your age)
Gender (Please, choose)
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Where do you live (One answer only)
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Which is your highest education rank? (Please, choose one answer)
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Your employment status? (Please, choose)
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What is the number of members of your household?
What is your total household income?
What is the total size of your household? (square meter)
What fuel do you use for heating? (Please, choose, multiple answers possible)
What fuel do you use for heating water? (Please, choose, multiple answers possible)
What is the amount of your winter month heating expenses?
Please choose which house appliances you own and their age?
I don’t own it
Older than 30 years
20-30 years old
10-20 years old
5-10 years old
Newer than 5 years, A-A+++ energy class
Newer than 5 years, B-G energy class
Washing machine
Small refrigerator
Large refrigerator
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What makes the larger proportion of your household expenses?
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Which energy-related expense is the highest in your case?
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Please, state how familiar you are with the information included in this survey, please choose only one answer for every information.
Not familiar
Partially familiar
Don’t know
Very familiar
Energy poverty
Energy transition
Civil society
Energy efficiency
Climate change
Public bodies
Public sector
Public policies
Renewable energy sources
Energy Efficiency Fund
Energy management
Energy regulation
Energy service
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Do you agree with following sentences?
I totally agree
I agree
I’m ambivalent
I don’t agree
Not at all
I can't choose
Every person’s obligation is to take care of his/her environment
There is a lot of information on energy efficiency in media
Energy efficiency is positively affecting local economy
Croatian citizens are familiar with energy efficiency
I’m worried about climate change
Environmental pollution is serious issue
Our behavioral changes affect energy consumption
Climate change is resulting from human activities
My country has a lot of energy poor people
My country should subsidize renewable energy
Technical measures and investments affect energy efficiency
Energy efficiency is repayable
Energy and climate are connected
Energy is one of the most important areas of every society
I try to save energy as much as possible
My everyday activities affect energy consumption
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Do you agree with following?
I totally agree
I agree
I’m ambivalent
I don’t agree
No, not a bit
I can't choose
Our decision makers include citizens in decision making successfully on all levels
There is a developed dialogue culture in our country
It is important to include citizens in policy development
CSOs in our country take care of environment and energy issues
Citizens should evaluate policies
Interested public is informed timely on policy development and details
Information on new policies are easily available to citizens
Citizens are capable of participating in policy development
Public policies in our country are developed participatory
Public can supervise policy implementation
Developed civil society is the key to democracy
Energy policies are crucial for society
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Have you ever participated in policy process?
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If you have participated, can you state how (more answers possible )
What set of tools you find efficient for information on policy development?
Non efficient
Not-really efficient
Rather efficient
I don’t know
Informational materials (books, e-books, brochures, videos)
Local info-points
Public lectures
Internet page of policy maker
Other internet pages and social networks
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How are you informed on new policy development?
Which subjects would you like to know more about (multiple answers possible)
If you have other comments, please add:
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