Flash Eurobarometer 121/D (Euro Attitudes in September 2002 - Euro Zone)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Christensen, Thomas (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld, Germany (Data Collector)
  • ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • SOFRES, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • ÖSTERREICHISCHES GALLUP, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of the population towards the introduction of the euro in euro-countries. Topics: Assessment of the problems during the introduction; frequency of converting the euro to the national currency when purchasing; dual pricing helpful; desire to keep dual price quotations in shops on bank statements, pieces of evidence as well as preferred period of time to maintain this; personal difficulties with the distinction and handling of coins and banknotes; changes in buying behaviour caused by the introduction of the euro; personal perception of the frequency of rounding up or rounding-down prices when converting the national currency in euros; knowledge on the usage of euro coins and banknotes in the euro-country, assessment of the relief caused by the euro introduction: development of the euro to an international currency like the dollar, expectation of an economic growth within the euro-countries; expectation of an adjustment of the euro-countries, emergence of new jobs, expectation of price stability in the euro zone, expectation of increased purchases in the euro-countries as well as of citizens of the euro-countries in one´s own country, cessation of exchange charges within the euro-countries, reduction of disparities in price between euro-countries; profitability of the euro introduction for one’s own country; general attitude towards the euro; judgement of the integrative functions of the euro; assessment of the introduction of the euro as a historical process; past trips to a euro-country; destinations of trips to euro-countries; using euro zone countries as holiday destination due to in single currency; relief caused by the introduction of the euro with regard to: price comparisons, extra charges for bank card use, general travelling facilities; concern regarding the exchange rate in comparison with the dollar. Demography: Sex; age on completion of the education; profession. Additionally coded: Region, degree of urbanisation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-09
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-09
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-06
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-04
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-09
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-04
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-06
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-03 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-08
  • 2002-09-02 / 2002-09-05
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
Sampled Universe
People from 15 years upwards
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6020
    Number of Variables: 64
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3681 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Euro Zone. Brussels: European Commission October 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl121_4_in_en.pdf

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