Flash Eurobarometer 98/C (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 9 - 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)
  • EOS Gallup Europe Dimarso, Bruxelles, Belgium EMNID, Bielefeld, Germany ICAP, Athens, Greece Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finland Sofres, Montrouge, France IRISH MKTG SURVEYS, Dublin, Ireland DOXA, Milano, Italy ILReS, Luxembou (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 on state of knowledge on the Euro; knowledge of the introduction date and duration of the transitional phase in which the old currency can still be used; information source behind Euro questions; practicality of dual pricing products; memorisation of certain prices in Euros; knowledge test on the validity of Euro notes and coins as well as of the obligation to accept change in Euros; knowledge test on the EU-wide validity of all Euro coins and fear of abuse and problems in the course of the introduction of the Euro; 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, reduction of the developmental differences between countries in the Euro zone, creation of job vacancies, facilitated purchasing in other countries with the Euro currency, elimination of exchange fees, simplified travelling within the European Union, price stability, personal advantages; concern about the value of the Euro compared to the dollar; personal and professional experience with the Euro; knowledge of the exchange rate of the Euro into national currency; expected changes of one’s personal identity as a European due to the introduction of the Euro. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; party preference; region; degree of urbanisation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2001-06-22 / 2001-07-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Greece (GR)
Sampled Universe
The continental population aged 15 and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Each national sample is representative
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6543
    Number of Variables: 56
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. Two samples have been conducted in Germany for East and West. See also ZA-Study-No. 3583 for the non-Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3582 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitutes (wave 3) - Euro Zone. Brussels: European Commission July 2001 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl98_3_in_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22