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Flash Eurobarometer 393 (Latvia after Euro Changeover)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2014-08-01
Contributor
  • 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)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Description
  • Abstract

    Latvia after the changeover to the euro. Topics: difficulties handling euro coins and banknotes; currency used for counting or calculating when doing common or exceptional purchases; difficulties converting Latvian lats to euro and understanding the value in euro; assessment of dual price displays as useful and correct; purchase of a euro coins starter kit before January 2014 and reasons for not having purchased one; intended use of the starter kit; problems and kind of problems encountered when exchanging or withdrawing euro cash in the first week of January 2014; assessment of the changeover to the euro as smoothly and efficiently; naming of security features of euro banknotes; assessment of the frequency of incorrect price conversions or rounding of prices; expected impact of the euro: will help to maintain price stability or will increase inflation in Latvia; used source of information about the introduction of the euro; most efficient source of information during the changeover period; self-rated knowledge about the euro; desire for more information on selected issues about the euro; satisfaction with the information about the euro provided by the national authorities; reception of TV spots or advertisements in Latvian newspapers or magazines about the euro and assessment of their usefulness; possession of a euro calculator and assessment of its usefulness. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; graduated from university; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: type of phone line; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-01-16 / 2014-01-18
Geographic Coverage
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
National population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in Latvia, aged 15 years and over, and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Stratified Random Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1000
    Number of Variables: 96
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5906 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 393: Latvia after Euro Changeover. 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. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_393_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2018-01-24 | Issue Number: 11 | Registration Date: 2014-08-04

European Commission, Brussels (2014): Flash Eurobarometer 393 (Latvia after Euro Changeover). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12013