Flash Eurobarometer 377 (Introduction of the Euro in the New Member States, wave 15)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Other Title
  • Introduction of the Euro in the More Recently Acceded Member States (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Views on the introduction of the euro. Themes: Contact with and use of euro banknotes and euro coins; use of euro banknotes and euro coins in respondent´s country or abroad; knowledge test of the design of euro coins and banknotes and about the number of EU countries that have introduced the euro; country has a choice to introduce the euro; expected year of introduction in respondent´s country; feeling well informed about the euro; desired time for information on the introduction of the euro; trust in selected institutions or groups regarding their informations on the changeover to the euro; essential issues for the information campaign; essential information campaign actions; positive or negative consequences for those countries that are using the euro already; expected positive or negative consequences of the introduction of the euro for the respondent´s country and for him personally; attitude towards the introduction of the euro; desired time to introduce the euro as new currency; suspected impact of the introduction of the euro on prices in the country; positive aspects of the euro-introduction (easier comparison of prices, easier shopping in other countries that use the euro, save of money by elimination fees of currency exchange, more convenient for traveling, protection of the country from the effects of international crises); positive aspects of the adoption of the euro for the country (will ensure lower interest rates, less debt charges, sounder public finances, improvement of growth and employment, ensure low inflation rates, reinforce the place of Europe in the world, feeling more European); the replacement of the national currency by the euro will cause a lot of inconvenience; concern about abusive price setting during the changeover; adoption of the euro leads to the lose of control over the economic policy of the country; adopting the euro will mean that the country will lose a part of its identity. Demography: Age; gender; age when finished full-time education; occupation and occupational status; region; type of community (degree of urbanization); possession of a mobile phone and a landline phone; number of persons in the household aged 15 years or more (household size).
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-04-22 / 2013-04-24
Geographic Coverage
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the more recently acceded European Union Member States, resident in each of the seven Member States and aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in these countries and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7014
    Number of Variables: 140
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5894 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 377. Introduction of the euro in the more recently acceded Member States. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN). Survey co-ordinated by Directorate-General Communication. Brussels, June 2013. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_377_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2014-06-10