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Flash Eurobarometer 121/C (Euro Attitudes in May 2002 - Euro Members)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Christensen, Thomas (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Magny, Renaud Soufflot de (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland ICAP, Athen, Griechenland DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien SUOMEN 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 for the Euro introduction 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; personal difficulties with the distinction and handling of the coins and banknotes; changes in 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 will only be carried out in Euro; preferred time scale for dual pricing and the transition period; knowledge on usability of the Euro coins and banknotes abroad in Euro countries; assessment of facilitation caused by introducing the Euro: simplified international price comparisons, 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, emergence of new jobs, simplification of shopping in other Euro-countries, ease of travelling within the EU, expectation of price stability in the Euro zone, personal advantages caused by the Euro introduction as well as the elimination of conversion fees; concern about the exchange rate of the Euro in comparison to the Dollar; judgement of the integrative functions of the Euro; general attitude towards the Euro; judgement of the course of the Euro transition, view of the introduction of the Euro as a historical event. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; region; degree of urbanization.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-05-10 / 2002-05-21
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-16
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-17
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-16
  • 2002-05-10 / 2002-05-13
  • 2002-05-17 / 2002-05-21
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-15
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-15
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-18
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-14
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-17
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-16
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-18
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-18
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-16
  • 2002-05-13 / 2002-05-17
    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: 6026
    Number of Variables: 56
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-No. 3668 for the non-Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3667 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Euro Zone. Brussels: European Commission May 2002

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

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