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Flash Eurobarometer 223 (Euro Introduction in Malta)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2008
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Organisation, Brussels / The Gallup Organisation Hungary(fieldwork co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Description
  • Abstract

    Malta after the changeover to the euro. Topics: difficulties handling euro coins and banknotes; currency used for counting or calculating when doing common or exceptional purchases; difficulties converting lira to euro and understanding the value in euro; assessment of dual price displays as useful and correct; purchase of a euro coins starter kit before January 2008 and reasons for not having purchased one; use of the starter kit; problems and kind of problems encountered when exchanging or withdrawing euro cash in the first week of January 2008; assessment of the changeover to the euro as smoothly and efficiently; naming of security features of euro banknotes; assessment of the frequency of unfair price conversions or rounding of prices; euro will help to maintain price stability or will increase inflation in Malta; used source of information about the introduction of the euro; most efficient source of information during the changeover period; self-rated knowledge about the euro; desire for more information on selected issues about the euro; satisfaction with the information about the euro provided by the national authorities; reception of TV spots or advertisements in Maltese newspapers or magazines about the euro and assessment of their usefulness; possession of a euro calculator and assessment of its usefulness. Demography: age; sex; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: interviewer ID; language of the interview; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-02-02 / 2008-02-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Malta (MT)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over
Sampling
Probability Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1009
    Number of Variables: 65
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4809 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organisation: Euro Introduction in Cyprus and Malta Ex-Post Citizen Survey. Brussels: European Commission March 2008 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_222_223_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2018-01-24 | Issue Number: 79 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 223 (Euro Introduction in Malta). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4809