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Flash Eurobarometer 306 (The Euro Area, 2010)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2011-07-08
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector (Researcher)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany (Data Collector)
  • METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP SPAIN, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • MSR, Naarden, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Austria (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • CATI d.o.o, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • NORSTAT FINLAND OY, Pori, Finland (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Organisation, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the European Union and the implementation of the Euro as currency. Economic situation. Topics: membership in the European Union is a good thing; having the euro is a good thing for the own country and for Europe; changes in feeling European due to the euro; difficulty to distinguish and handle euro bank notes and specific coins; opinion about the number of existing coins and which euro coin denominations should be removed; conversion from the price in euro to the national currency when it comes to exceptional and common purchases; trips abroad; the euro eases travelling/comparing prices and reduces cross-border banking charges; balance of national budget in 2009; awareness of the “Stability and Growth Pact”; need for reforms to improve economy; successful reforms in other euro area countries put pressure on national government to reform; governments need to save for the ageing of populations; national government should increase taxes to finance economic reforms; national government should reduce expenditures; the EU should play an active role in the reform process in the own country; areas in which most important reforms took place (labor market, health system, pension system, social security system, telecom, gas/electricity, taxation, education systems); affected personally by these reforms; significant effect on the national economy due to reforms; expectations regarding the inflation rate; development of household income since last year and expectations for the current year. Additional questions for Malta, Cyprus and Slovakia: usefulness of continued dual price displays; prices increased during the changeover period. Demography: age; sex; age when stopped full-time education; occupation; professional position; degree of urbanisation. Additionally coded was: weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-09-20 / 2010-09-24
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Slovakia (SK)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of Member States, resident in each of the Member States, aged 15 years and above.
Sampling
Representative, multi-stage random sample of national population.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 16073
    Number of Variables: 101
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5459 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: The euro area, 2010. Public attitudes and perceptions Brussels: European Commission December 2010. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_306_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2019-03-14 | Issue Number: 35 | Registration Date: 2011-07-25

Europäische Kommission (2011): Flash Eurobarometer 306 (The Euro Area, 2010). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10741