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ZA5459: Flash Eurobarometer 306 (The Euro Area, 2010)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    European Commission (2011): Flash Eurobarometer 306 (The Euro Area, 2010). The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5459 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10741
Study No.ZA5459
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 306 (The Euro Area, 2010)
Current Version1.0.0, 2011-7-8, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10741
Date of Collection20.09.2010 - 24.09.2010
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector

Content

AbstractAttitude 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; type of community. Additionally coded was: weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 17.5 Economic policy
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development

Methodology

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)
UniversePopulation of the respective nationalities of Member States, resident in each of the Member States, aged 15 years and above.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Representative, multi-stage random sample of national population.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview.
Data CollectorGALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium; IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany; METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece; GALLUP SPAIN, Madrid, Spain; EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France; GALLUP UK, Dublin, Ireland; DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy; CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus; GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; MISCO, Valletta, Malta; MSR, Naarden, Netherlands; SPECTRA, Linz, Austria; CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal; CATI d.o.o, Ljubljana, Slovenia; FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia; NORSTAT FINLAND OY, Pori, Finland; The Gallup Organisation, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 20.09.2010 - 24.09.2010

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2011-7-8 Archive release https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10741
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 16073
Number of Variables: 101
Analysis System(s): SPSS

Publications

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
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Groups

Research Data Centre
Groups
  •  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)