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Flash Eurobarometer 139 (Euro Attitudes in November 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)
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (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

    Attitudes towards the Euro one year after its introduction. Topics: Personal difficulties in dealing with the euro; tendency towards calculating high quality and everyday acquisitions in euros or the former national currency; desire for a continual or expanded dual pricing of products; assessment of one´s own difficulties in dealing with cash in the form of coins as well as notes; satisfaction with the denomination of the euro coins; preferred value of dispensable coins and bills; wish for a five euro coin; difficulties due to country-specific designs in euro-countries; wish for one or two euro bank notes; change in one’s own purchasing behaviour since the introduction of the euro due to frivolous spending: preference of disadvantages for consumers by converting into euros; perception of additional charges when using credit cards in other countries of the euro zone; expected development due to my introduction of the euro: development to an international currency similar to the dollar, price stability in the euro zone, elimination of differences in price among countries; travelling within the euro zone in 2002; mainly used currency on trips; advantages of the introduction of the euro; integrative function of the euro, assessment of the introduction of the euro as a historical event; state of information on the euro; desire for additional information about the common currency: exchange rate, regulations for rounding up and down prices, coin design, different values of coins and notes, time of the disappearance of dual pricing, elimination of exchange rates when using cards in other euro-countries; concern regarding the exchange rate of the euro in comparison to the dollar. Demography: Age; sex; age on completion of education; profession; region; degree of urbanisation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-27
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-26
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-26
  • 2002-11-19 / 2002-11-26
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-26
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-23
  • 2002-11-19 / 2002-11-23
  • 2002-11-19 / 2002-11-26
  • 2002-11-21 / 2002-11-24
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-27
  • 2002-11-18 / 2002-11-23
  • 2002-11-21 / 2002-11-27
  • 2002-11-21 / 2002-11-23
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
People from 15 years upwards in the 12 Euro countries
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12059
    Number of Variables: 73
The sample sizes amount to 1000 respondents in each country.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3774 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: The €uro, one year later. Brussels: European Commission November2002

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2002): Flash Eurobarometer 139 (Euro Attitudes in November 2002 - Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.