Flash Eurobarometer 391 (Dual Circulation Period in Latvia)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (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

    Dealing with the euro during the dual circulation period in Latvia. Topics: possession of euro banknotes and euro coins and kind of these euro banknotes and coins; possession of only Latvian euro coins, mostly Latvian euro coins, mostly other euro coins, only other euro coins or half and half; currency used for last cash payment; currency of received change for that transaction; kind of experienced problems during the dual circulation period when exchanging or withdrawing money in a bank: longer queues at counters/ATMs than usual, visited several branches to avoid long waiting lines, not enough euro cash available at bank counters, ATMs issued only lats cash, ATMs were out of order, the staff was not able to answer questions. Demography: age; sex; nationality; occupational position; age when stopped full-time education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; number of people in the household aged 15 years and older (household size). Additionally coded was: wave; day of interview; interview mode: type of phone line (mobile phone line or fixed telephone line); weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-01-02 / 2014-01-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
The national population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States aged 15 years and over, that are residents in Latvia and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3002
    Number of Variables: 77
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5904 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 391: Dual circulation period in Latvia. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, February 2014.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2014-08-04