Flash Eurobarometer 193 (The eurozone, 5 years after the introduction of the banknotes and coins in 12 Member States)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • GALLUP-EUROPE, Belgium IFAK, Germany METROANALYSIS, Greece GALLUP SPAIN, Spain EFFICIENCE3, France GALLUP UK, Ireland DEMOSKOPEA, Italy GALLUP LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg TELDER, Netherlands SPECTRA, Austria CONSULMARK, Portugal HERMELIN, Finland T (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the euro five years after its introduction. Topics: Ongoing difficulties in handling the euro; tendency to count in euros or the countries former currency in special of everyday acquisitions; desire for continual or more detailed dual pricing of products as well as judging its advantages; assessment of the difficulty in dealing with cash in the form of coins as well as notes (Split: different ways of forming the question: “like it” vs. “useful”; satisfaction with the different values of the euro coins; preferred value of the euro coins that could be removed from or be added to circulation: assessment of one’s own purchasing behaviour in comparison the times before the introduction of the euro (excessive spending); assessment of the probability of prices being rounded up of down due to the disappearance of low-value euro coins; personal perception of the rapid increase of prices since the introduction of the euro; emergence of transaction fees charged by foreign banks in the euro zone when bank cards are used; rating of the euro as an international currency; judgement of the effect of the euro on differences in prices within the euro zone; used main currency on one’s own trips in countries outside the euro zone in 2003; advantageousness of the introduction of the euro as well as the most important advantages and disadvantages; assessment of the probability of the entrance of the ten newest member states in May 2004; attitude to introduction of the euro in the new EU-Member States; the euro’s contribution to the interviewee’s identification with Europe; knowledge of the market value of the euro in comparison to the dollar as well as personal importance of the value of the euro in comparison to the dollar; knowledge of and assessment of the importance of the coordination of the economic policy of the EU-Member states; assessment of the economic situation of one’s own country in comparison to other EU countries; knowledge of the income-expenditure-rate of the national budget in one’s own country (plus, negative or stability) knowledge of the stability and growth pact; attitude towards the stability pact: approval of exceptions in difficult financial situations, guarantee for a stable and strong currency, inconsistencies in the sanctioning of countries that do not keep to the stability pact, knowledge of the efforts of one’s own country to comply with the stability pact. Demography: Sex; age; age on completion of education; professional status; region; degree of urbanisation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-05 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-06
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-07
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
  • 2006-09-04 / 2006-09-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampled Universe
People from 15 years upwards
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12078
    Number of Variables: 150
The sample sizes amount to 1000 respondents in each country.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4537 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: The eurozone, 5 years after the introduction of euro coins and banknotes. Brussels: European Commission November 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl193_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22