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

Resource Type
  • 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)
  • GALLUP, Kopenhagen, Dänemark SVENSKA GALLUP, Stockholm, Schweden ICM, London, Vereinigtes Königreich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the non-Euro countries towards the introduction of the Euro in Euro-countries. Topics: State of information on the Euro; knowledge of the numerous usage possibilities of Euro coins and banknotes in Euro-countries; one’s own contact with Euro banknotes and prices in Euros; knowledge of the acceptance of the old national currency as a method of payment; assessment of the difficulties caused by the introduction of the Euro; assessment of the facilitation caused by the introduction of the Euro: development of the Euro to an international currency similar to the U.S. Dollar; expectation of economic growth within the Euro countries, expectation of an approximation of the Euro countries, emergence of new jobs due to the introduction of the Euro; expected simplification of shopping, ease of travelling within the EU; expectation of price stability in the Euro zone due to the Euro; personal advantages from the Euro introduction as well as the elimination of conversion charges; assumed satisfaction of citizens of Euro countries with the introduction of the Euro; concern about the exchange rate of the Euro in proportion to the U.S. dollar; knowledge of the exchange rate of national currency in Euros and Dollars; judgement of the integrative functions of the Euro in non-Euro and non-European countries; assessment of the possibility of introduction of the Euro in one’s own country; knowledge of the non-Euro countries; estimation of personal difficulties as well as the possibility of price increases as a result of Euro introduction in own country; opinion on introducing the Euro in own country. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; region; size of locality; degree of urbanisation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-01-21 / 2002-01-31
Geographic Coverage
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 15 and over
Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1501
    Number of Variables: 46
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-No. 3663 for the Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3664 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Outside Euro Zone. Brussels: European Commission January 2002

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2002): Flash Eurobarometer 121/A (Euro Attitudes in January 2002 - Non-Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.