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Flash Eurobarometer 479 (Introduction of the Euro in the Member States That Have Not Yet Adopted the Common Currency)

Resource Type
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM.A.3 ´Media monitoring and Eurobarometer´ (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar CZ, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Polska, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Sifo, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Public Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Introduction of the euro in EU member states still using their national currency. Topics: use of euro banknotes or coins; use in the own country, abroad, or both; knowledge test on the euro: equal design of euro banknotes and coins in every country, number of countries that already introduced the euro; readiness of the own country to introduce the euro; time of introduction in the own country; self-rated knowledge on the euro; trust in information about the introduction provided by: national government or authorities, tax administrations, national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, journalists, trade unions or professional organizations, consumer associations; most important issues to be covered by information campaigns; significance of selected information campaign actions; assessment of the impact of the introduction of the euro in the countries already using the euro as positive; assessment of the impact of the introduction on the own country and on personal life; preference for introducing the euro in the own country; preferred time for introducing the euro in the own country; expected impact of the introduction on the prices in the own country; attitude towards the following statements regarding the adoption of the euro: conviction to personally adapt to the new currency, concern about abusive price setting during the changeover, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-16
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-12
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-12
    Czech Republic
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-15
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-12
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-12
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-13
  • 2019-04-10 / 2019-04-16
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Sweden (SE)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in the seven Member States that have not yet adopted the common currency and aged 15 years and over, having a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 111
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7559 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Introduction of the euro in the Member States that have not yet adopted the common currency. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN). Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media Monitoring and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, June 2019. doi:10.2765/65019

Update Metadata: 2019-07-26 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-06-14

European Commission, Brussels (2019): Flash Eurobarometer 479 (Introduction of the Euro in the Member States That Have Not Yet Adopted the Common Currency). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.