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ZA3667: Flash Eurobarometer 121/C (Euro Attitudes in May 2002 - Euro Members)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission (2002): Flash Eurobarometer 121/C (Euro Attitudes in May 2002 - Euro Members). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3667 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3667
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 121/C (Euro Attitudes in May 2002 - Euro Members)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2002)
Date of Collection10.05.2002 - 21.05.2002
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Christensen, Thomas - Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls
  • Magny, Renaud Soufflot de - Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls


AbstractAttitude of the population for the Euro introduction in the participating Euro-countries. Topics: State of information on the Euro; preparation for the introduction; assessment of the dual pricing as helpful; the most helpful institution (banks, media etc.) during introduction; assessment of the problems during introduction; personal difficulties with the distinction and handling of the coins and banknotes; changes in purchasing behaviour caused by the introduction; frequency of converting Euro into the national currency whilst shopping; use of a pocket calculator or converter; personal perception of frequency of rounding up or down prices when converting the Euro into the national currency; estimation on when payment of purchases made by interviewees will only be carried out in Euro; preferred time scale for dual pricing and the transition period; knowledge on usability of the Euro coins and banknotes abroad in Euro countries; assessment of facilitation caused by introducing the Euro: simplified international price comparisons, development of the Euro to an international currency similar to the U.S. dollar, expectation of an economic growth within the Euro-countries, expectation of an approximation of the Euro-countries, emergence of new jobs, simplification of shopping in other Euro-countries, ease of travelling within the EU, expectation of price stability in the Euro zone, personal advantages caused by the Euro introduction as well as the elimination of conversion fees; concern about the exchange rate of the Euro in comparison to the Dollar; judgement of the integrative functions of the Euro; general attitude towards the Euro; judgement of the course of the Euro transition, view of the introduction of the Euro as a historical event. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; region; degree of urbanization.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
UniverseContinental population aged 15 and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview
Data CollectorDIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland ICAP, Athen, Griechenland DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Irland DOXA, Mailand, Italien ILRES, Luxemburg, Luxemburg NIPO, Amsterdam, Niederlande ÖSTERREICHISCHES GALLUP, Wien, Österreich EUROTESTE, Lissabon, Portugal
Date of Collection
  • 10.05.2002 - 21.05.2002 (total)
  • 13.05.2002 - 16.05.2002 (Belgium)
  • 13.05.2002 - 17.05.2002 (Denmark)
  • 13.05.2002 - 16.05.2002 (Germany)
  • 10.05.2002 - 13.05.2002 (Greece)
  • 17.05.2002 - 21.05.2002 (Spain)
  • 13.05.2002 - 15.05.2002 (Finland)
  • 13.05.2002 - 15.05.2002 (France)
  • 13.05.2002 - 18.05.2002 (Ireland)
  • 13.05.2002 - 14.05.2002 (Italy)
  • 13.05.2002 - 17.05.2002 (Luxembourg)
  • 13.05.2002 - 16.05.2002 (Netherlands)
  • 13.05.2002 - 18.05.2002 (Austria)
  • 13.05.2002 - 18.05.2002 (Portugal)
  • 13.05.2002 - 16.05.2002 (Sweden)
  • 13.05.2002 - 17.05.2002 (United Kingdom)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

NotesThe sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-No. 3668 for the non-Euro countries.
Number of Units: 6026
Number of Variables: 56
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): -


  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Euro Zone. Brussels: European Commission May 2002
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Research Data Centre
  •  EB - Flash Eurobarometer
    The Flash Eurobarometer were launched by the European Commission in the late eighties, turning out a Monthly Monitor between in 1994 and 1995. These “small scale” surveys are conducted in all EU member states at times, occasionally reducing or enlarging the scope of countries as a function of specific topics. The typical sample size is 500-1000 respondents per country and interviews are usually conducted by phone in the respective national language. The Flash Eurobarometer include series on special topics (Common Currency, EU Enlargement, Information Society, Entrepreneurship, Innovation) as well as special target group polls, particularly company managers with enterprise related topics.
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Common Currency (EURO)