Flash Eurobarometer 208 (General public survey after the introduction of the euro in Slovenia)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Valicon Slovenia, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Organisation, Brussels / The Gallup Organisation Hungary(fieldwork coordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    After the introduction of the euro in Slovenia. Topics: difficulties handling euro coins and banknotes; satisfaction with the replacement of the national currency by the euro; currency used for counting or calculating when doing common or exceptional purchases; difficulties converting tolar to euro and understanding the value in euro; assessment of dual price displays as useful and reasons for this; desire for the dual price displays to stay after the date provided by law; assessment of dual price displays as correctly implemented; tolars remaining wishing to exchange into euro; naming of security features of euro banknotes; problems adjusting to the new currency and kind of problems; main advantages of having the euro in Slovenia; approval of the following statements on the impact of the introduction of the euro: personal inconvenience due to replacement of national currency, experiences with abuses and cheating on prices, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity, strengthening of European identity, rise in prices, increase of inflation; used sources of information about the euro; most efficient sources of information; self-rated knowledge about the euro; desire for more information on selected issues about the euro; institutions expected to give information on the euro in the future. Demography: age; type of community; occupation; professional position; sex. Additionally coded was: date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-04-23 / 2007-04-27
Geographic Coverage
  • Slovenia (SI)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1016
    Number of Variables: 82
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4548 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organisation: General public survey after the introduction of the euro in Slovenia Brussels: European Commission May 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_208_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22