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ZA5945: Flash Eurobarometer 402 (Introduction of the Euro in Lithuania)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    European Commission, Brussels (2015): Flash Eurobarometer 402 (Introduction of the Euro in Lithuania). TNS Political & Social [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5945 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12334
Study No.ZA5945
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 402 (Introduction of the Euro in Lithuania)
Current Version1.0.0, 2015-8-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12334
Date of Collection04.09.2014 - 06.09.2014
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit

Content

AbstractIntroduction of the euro in Lithuania. Topics: contact with and use of euro banknotes or coins; use of euro banknotes or coins in the own country or abroad; knowledge test on the euro: equal design of euro banknotes and coins in every country, number of countries that already introduced the euro, possibility of the own country to choose whether to introduce the euro or not, year of introduction of the euro in the own country; self-rated knowledge on the euro; preferred time of information about the introduction of the euro in the own country; trust in information about the introduction provided by: national or regional government or authorities, tax administration, national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, journalists, trade unions or professional organizations, consumer associations; preferred places of information about the euro and the changeover; 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; approval of introducing the euro in the own country; preferred time for introducing the euro; expected impact of the introduction on the prices in the own country; expected impact of the introduction: easier price comparisons with other countries, easier shopping in other countries, save money by eliminating fees of currency exchange in other countries, more convenient travel in other countries, protection of the own country from the effects of international crises; benefits from the adoption of the euro on the own country: lower interest rates, sounder public finances, improvement of growth and employment, ensuring low inflation rates, reinforcement of the place of Europe in the world, strengthening of European identity; approval of the following statements on the impact of the introduction of the euro: confident to adapt to the replacement of the national currency, afraid of abusive price setting, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: type of phone line; 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

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Lithuania (LT)
UniversePopulation of Lithuania, aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States who are resident in Lithuania and have a sufficient command of the national language to answer the questionnaire.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorTNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania; TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 04.09.2014 - 06.09.2014

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2015-8-13 Archive release https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12334
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesDirectly related studies: Flash EB 410 (ZA5954) and 412 (ZA5955).
Number of Units: 1000
Number of Variables: 106
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 402: Introduction of the euro in Lithuania. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN). Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, September 2014. DOI:10.2765/88982.
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Groups

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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)