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Flash Eurobarometer 82/B (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 3 - Euro Members)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Melich, Anna (European Commission, Bruxelles) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Bruxelles, Belgium EMNID, Bielefeld, Germany TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain B.V.A., Viroflay, France IRISH MKTG SURVEYS, Dublin, Ireland DOXA, Milan, Italy TNS ILReS, Luxembourg TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Österreichisches GAL (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the euro and knowledge of its introduction. Topics: Self-assessment of state of knowledge on the euro; knowledge test on the exact date of introduction of the euro in one’s own country as well as on the duration of the transitional phase in which the old currency can still be used: perception of the dual pricing of products; memorisation of certain prices in euros; improved memorisation by highlighted representation; fear of abuse in the course of the introduction of the euro (scale); test on state of knowledge on the EU-wide validity of all euro notes and coins as well the readily existent establishment of an exchange rate in one’s own 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 national government over the economic policy, national identity; concern about the value of the euro compared to the dollar; one’s personal and professional experience with the euro; knowledge of the exchange rate of euro and national currency. Demography: Sex; age; age at the end of education; professional position; party preference (weekly poll); region; size of place.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-07 / 2000-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sampling of people from 15 years upwards
Collection Mode
  • Telephone survey with standardised questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6007
    Number of Variables: 50
The sample sizes amount to 1000 respondents in each country.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3490 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 244 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2001): Flash Eurobarometer 82/B (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 3 - Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.