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Flash Eurobarometer 400 (Introduction of the Euro in the More Recently Acceded Member States, wave 16)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2014-10-16
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic (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)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economics
    • International politics and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Introduction of the euro in the recently acceded EU member states. Topics: contact with and use of euro banknotes or coins; use of euro banknotes or coins in the own country or abroad; knowledge test on the euro: equal design of euro banknotes and coins in every country, number of countries that already introduced the euro, possibility of the own country to choose whether to introduce the euro or not, year of introduction of the euro in the own country; self-rated knowledge on the euro; preferred time of information about the introduction of the euro in the own country; trust in information about the introduction provided by: national government or authorities, tax administrations, national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, journalists, trade unions or professional organizations, consumer associations; preferred places of information about the euro and the changeover; most important issues to be covered by information campaigns; significance of selected information campaign actions; assessment of the impact of the introduction of the euro in the countries already using the euro as positive; assessment of the impact of the introduction on the own country and on personal life; preference for introducing the euro in the own country; preferred time for introducing the euro in the own country; expected impact of the introduction on the prices in the own country; expected impact of the introduction: easier price comparisons with other countries, easier shopping in other countries, save money by eliminating fees of currency exchange in other countries, more convenient travel in other countries, protection of the own country from the effects of international crises; benefits from the adoption of the euro on the own country: lower interest rates, sounder public finances, improvement of growth and employment, low inflation rates, reinforcement of the place of Europe in the world, strengthening of the feeling of being European; approval of the following statements regarding the adoption of the euro: will cause personal inconvenience, concern about abusive price setting during the changeover, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; 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; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-04-22 / 2014-04-24
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 who are resident 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: 7017
    Number of Variables: 143
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5910 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Introduction of the Euro in the More Recently Acceded Member States. Brussels: European Commission, June 2014. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_400_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 23 | Registration Date: 2014-10-28

European Commission, Brussels (2014): Flash Eurobarometer 400 (Introduction of the Euro in the More Recently Acceded Member States, wave 16). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12055