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ZA5955: Flash Eurobarometer 412 (Lithuania after Euro Changeover)

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  • ZA5955_v1-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 230 KBytes
  • ZA5955_v1-0-0.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 336 KBytes
  • ZA5955_v1-0-0.sav (Dataset SPSS) 254 KBytes


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  • ZA5955_q_lt.pdf (Questionnaire) 280 KBytes

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Citation Citation European Commission, Brussels (2015): Flash Eurobarometer 412 (Lithuania after Euro Changeover). TNS Political & Social [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5955 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA5955
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 412 (Lithuania after Euro Changeover)
Current Version1.0.0, 2015-8-14,
Date of Collection16.01.2015 - 19.01.2015
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit


AbstractLithuania after the changeover to the euro. Topics: difficulties handling euro coins and banknotes; currency used for counting or calculating when doing common or exceptional purchases; difficulties converting Lithuanian litas to euro and understanding the value in euro; assessment of dual price displays as useful and correct; purchase of a euro coins starter kit before January 2015 and reasons for not having purchased one; intended use of the starter kit; problems and kind of problems encountered when exchanging or withdrawing euro cash in the first week of January 2015; assessment of the changeover to the euro as smoothly and efficiently; naming of security features of euro banknotes; assessment of the frequency of incorrect price conversions or rounding of prices; having the euro is a good thing for the own country and for the respondent; expectation of positive consequences due to the introduction for the own country and personally; euro will help to maintain price stability or will increase inflation in Lithuania; used source of information about the introduction of the euro; most efficient source of information during the changeover period; self-rated knowledge about the euro; desire for more information on selected issues about the euro; satisfaction with the information about the euro provided by the national authorities; reception of TV spots or advertisements in Lithuanian newspapers or magazines about the euro and assessment of their usefulness; possession of a euro calculator and assessment of its usefulness. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; graduated from university; 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


Geographic Coverage
  • Lithuania (LT)
UniverseNational population of citizens as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are resident in Lithuania and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Data CollectorTNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania; TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 16.01.2015 - 19.01.2015

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2015-8-14 Archive release
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 1000
Number of Variables: 127
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 412: Lithuania after the euro changeover. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, January 2015. DOI:10.2765/396675.
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  •  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.