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Flash Eurobarometer 418 (Introduction of the Euro in the Member States That Have Not Yet Adopted the Common Currency)

Version
1.0.1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2015-09-16
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 Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (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
Description
  • Abstract

    Introduction of the euro in EU member states still using their national currency. Topics: contact with and use of euro banknotes or coins; use in the own country, abroad, or both; knowledge test on the euro: equal design of euro banknotes and coins in every country, number of countries that already introduced the euro; readiness of the own country to introduce the euro; year of introduction 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, further strengthening of the own country’s place in the EU; 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; attitude towards the following statements regarding the adoption of the euro: conviction to personally adapt to the new currency, 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: respondent ID; type of phone line; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-04-20 / 2015-04-22
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Sweden (SE)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States that have not yet adopted the common currency, 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.
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: 7022
    Number of Variables: 145
Note
Non-eurozone EU countries Denmark and the United Kingdom have not been surveyed.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6287 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12348
Publications
  • European Commission: Introduction of the euro in the Member States that have not yet adopted the common currency. 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 the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, May 2015. DOI: 10.2765/556232

Update Metadata: 2018-01-25 | Issue Number: 7 | Registration Date: 2015-09-16

European Commission, Brussels (2015): Flash Eurobarometer 418 (Introduction of the Euro in the Member States That Have Not Yet Adopted the Common Currency). Version: 1.0.1. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12350