Flash Eurobarometer 121/A (Euro Attitudes in January 2002 - Euro Members)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Mohedano-Brèthes, Rubén (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Christensen, Thomas (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland ICAP, Athen, Griechenland DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien SOUMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Irland DOXA, Mailand, Italien ILRES, Luxemb (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the population towards the introduction of the Euro in the participating Euro-Countries. Topics: State of information on the Euro; preparation for the introduction; assessment of the dual pricing as helpful; the most helpful institution (banks, media etc.) during introduction; assessment of the problems during introduction; difficulties with the distinction and handling of the coins and banknotes; changes of the purchasing behaviour caused by the introduction; frequency of converting Euro into the national currency whilst shopping; use of a pocket calculator or converter; personal perception of frequency of rounding up or down prices when converting the Euro into the national currency; estimation on when payment of purchases made by interviewees is only carried out in Euro; preferred procedure after completion of the transitional phase; preferred time scale for keeping the national currency on pricing; knowledge on usability of the Euro coins and banknotes abroad in Euro countries; assessment of the facilitation of international price comparisons due to the Euro; assessment of the development of the Euro to an international currency similar to the U.S. dollar; expectation of an economic growth within the Euro-countries; expectation of an approximation of the Euro-countries; assessment of the emergence of new jobs due to the introduction of the Euro; expected simplification of shopping in other Euro-countries; ease of travelling within the EU; expectation of price stability in the Euro zone due to the Euro; judgement of the advantages of the Euro introduction; elimination of conversion charges for transfers and for the use of bank and Euro cheque cards due to the Euro; concern about the exchange rate of the Euro in proportion to the U.S. dollar; judgement of the integrative functions of the Euro; general attitude towards the Euro; judgement of the course of the Euro transition. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; region; type of locality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-01-21 / 2002-01-31
  • 2002-01-25 / 2002-01-29
  • 2002-01-24 / 2002-01-29
  • 2002-01-21 / 2002-01-24
  • 2002-01-25 / 2002-01-30
  • 2002-01-24 / 2002-01-30
  • 2002-01-25 / 2002-01-28
  • 2002-01-23 / 2002-01-28
  • 2002-01-24 / 2002-01-28
  • 2002-01-29 / 2002-01-31
  • 2002-01-23 / 2002-01-30
  • 2002-01-24 / 2002-01-29
  • 2002-01-23 / 2002-01-29
  • 2002-01-28 / 2002-01-30
  • 2002-01-23 / 2002-01-29
  • 2002-01-23 / 2002-01-29
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
Sampled Universe
Continental population aged 15 and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6046
    Number of Variables: 59
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-Nos. 3604, 3665, 3667 for the Euro countries and 3605, 3664, 3666, 3668 for the non-Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3663 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Euro Zone Brussels: European Commission January 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl121_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22