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Flash Eurobarometer 259 (Euro introduction in Slovakia)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2009-12-15
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • FOCUS Agency, Bratislava, Slowakei (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
    • Budget and Fiscal Policy
Description
  • Abstract

    Introduction of the euro in Slovakia. Topics: difficulties handling euro coins and banknotes; currency used for counting or calculating when doing common or exceptional purchases; difficulties converting Koruna 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 2009 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 2009; assessment of the changeover to the euro as smoothly and efficiently; naming of security features of euro banknotes; assessment of the frequency of incorrect price conversions or rounding of prices; euro will help to maintain price stability or will increase inflation in Slovakia; 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 Slovak newspapers or magazines about the euro and assessment of their usefulness; possession of a euro calculator and assessment of its usefulness. Demography: age; type of community; professional position; sex. Additionally coded was: interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-01-16 / 2009-01-20
Geographic Coverage
  • Slovakia (SK)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and over
Sampling
Probability Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone Interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview) Face-to-face interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1014
    Number of Variables: 63
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4985 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission Euro introduction in Slovakia Ex-Post Citizen Survey, Analytical report, March 2009, The Gallup Organization. European Commission, Brussels 2009 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_259_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2018-01-24 | Issue Number: 80 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2009): Flash Eurobarometer 259 (Euro introduction in Slovakia). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4985