Flash Eurobarometer 76 (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 1 - Non-Euro Members)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Melich, Anna (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgien) (Researcher)
  • TNS GALLUP DK, Kopenhagen TNS ICAP, Athen SIFO, Stockholm NOP, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the Euro and knowledge of its introduction. Topics: Knowledge on the county which carries out the introduction of the Euro as well as estimated time of the introduction in this country; estimated duration of the transitional phase in which the old currency can also still be used; self-assessment of state of knowledge on the Euro; perception of the dual pricing of products; fear of abuse in the course of the introduction of the Euro (scale); knowledge test on the EU-wide validity of all Euro notes and coins as well as on the exchange rate specifications already carried out in the EU member state which the interviewee named as an Euro country; assessment of select consequences of the introduction of the Euro: Price comparison, equal meaning of the Euro with the dollar as an international currency, economic growth, gap between rich and poor, employment vacancies, purchases in other countries with Euro currency, exchange charges, travelling within the EU, price stability, personal advantages, control of the government in question over the economic policy, national identity; concern about the value of the Euro compared with the dollar. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; party preference; region; size of locality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
    excl. Northern Ireland
  • Greece (GR)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 15 and over in the four EU-countries without Euro-currency
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2007
    Number of Variables: 38
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-No. 3283 for the eleven Euro members.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3284 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22