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Flash Eurobarometer 402 (Introduction of the Euro in Lithuania)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2015-08-13
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • TNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania (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

    Introduction of the euro in Lithuania. 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 or regional government or authorities, tax administration, 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; approval of introducing the euro in the own country; preferred time for introducing the euro; 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, ensuring low inflation rates, reinforcement of the place of Europe in the world, strengthening of European identity; approval of the following statements on the impact of the introduction of the euro: confident to adapt to the replacement of the national currency, afraid of abusive price setting, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; 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
  • 2014-09-04 / 2014-09-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Lithuania (LT)
Sampled Universe
Population of Lithuania, 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 Lithuania and have a sufficient command of the national language to answer the questionnaire.
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1000
    Number of Variables: 106
Note
Directly related studies: Flash EB 410 (ZA5954) and 412 (ZA5955).
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
  • ZA5945 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 402: Introduction of the euro in Lithuania. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN). Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, September 2014. DOI:10.2765/88982.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2015-09-15

European Commission, Brussels (2015): Flash Eurobarometer 402 (Introduction of the Euro in Lithuania). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12334