Barometer 2021: Survey related to ionizing radiation, related perceptions, attitudes and radiation protection behavior

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    Abstract

    Starting from 2002, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) carries out regular surveys related to attitudes and perceptions of nuclear technologies and radiological risks among the Belgian public, using the "SCK•CEN Barometer" as the main research tool. The SCK•CEN Barometer is a large-scale public opinion survey with a population sample representative for Belgian adults (18+) with respect to province, region, level of urbanisation, gender, age and professionally active status. The large sample size allows (N>1000) enables the identification of general trends as well as more detailed understandings related to nuclear applications and ionising radiation. The survey include recurrent issues such as perception of various radiological and environmental risks, confidence in authorities for actions taken to protect the population against those risks, trust in risk regulators, or opinions about the use of nuclear energy for electricity production. Detailed research sections on specific topics, reflecting current societal concerns.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSCK CEN
    Number of pages94
    StatePublished - 1 Sep 2022

    Publication series

    NameSCK CEN Reports
    PublisherSCK CEN
    No.BLG-2925

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