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ZA6967: Flash Eurobarometer 473 (The Euro Area, October 2018)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission, Brussels (2018): Flash Eurobarometer 473 (The Euro Area, October 2018). Kantar Belgium, Brussels [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6967 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6967
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 473 (The Euro Area, October 2018)
Current Version1.0.0, 2018-11-23,
Date of Collection15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels; Directorate General Communication, COMM.A.3 ´Media monitoring, media analysis and Eurobarometer´


AbstractAttitude towards the European Union and the implementation of the Euro as currency. Economic situation. Topics: 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; approval of the abolition of 1- and 2-cent euro coins and to mandatory up- and down-rounding of the final sum of purchase; conversion from the price in euro to the national currency when it comes to exceptional and common purchases; attitude towards selected statements on the euro: eases travelling, reduces cross-border banking charges; preference for more or less co-ordination among euro-area governments; development of EU economic policy coordination among euro area countries in recent years; attitude towards the following statements on current reforms: need for significant reforms to improve economy, successful reforms in other euro area countries facilitate reforms in the own country, governments need to save for the ageing populations, retirement age should be increased to ensure sustainability of the pension system; importance of reforms to help increase growth and employment in the areas: labour market, health system, pension system, social security system, market reforms, taxation, education systems; expectations regarding the inflation rate in the current year. Demography: travels outside the own country at least once a year; development of household income since last year and expectations for the current year; 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; nation group; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Lithuania (LT)
UniversePopulation of the respective nationalities of the 28 European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 19 Member States where the euro is used and aged 15 years and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Data CollectorKantar Belgium, Brussels, Belgium; Kantar Deutschland, Munich, Germany; Kantar Emor, Tallinn, Estonia; Kantar UK Ltd, London, Ireland; Taylor Nelson Sofres Market Research, Athens, Greece; TNS Investigación de Mercados y Opinión, Madrid, Spain; Kantar Public France, Montrouge, France; Kantar Italia, Milan, Italy; CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus; Kantar TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia; TNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania; Kantar Belgium, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; MISCO, Valletta, Malta; TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Kantar Deutschland, Munich, Austria; Marktest – Marketing, Organização e Formação, Lisbon, Portugal; Mediana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Kantar SK, Bratislava, Slovakia; Kantar TNS Oy, Espoo, Finland; Kantar Belgium, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018 (total)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Belgium)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Germany)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (Estonia)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Ireland)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (Greece)
  • 15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018 (Spain)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (France)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Italia)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Cyprus)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (Latvia)
  • 15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018 (Lithuania)
  • 15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018 (Luxembourg)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Malta)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (Netherlands)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Austria)
  • 15.10.2018 - 18.10.2018 (Portugal)
  • 15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018 (Slovenia)
  • 16.10.2018 - 21.10.2018 (Slovakia)
  • 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018 (Finland)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2018-11-23 Archive release
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 17589
Number of Variables: 132
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 473. The euro area. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media monitoring, media analysis and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, 2018. doi:10.2765/013968.
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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)