Do you think your country should keep the Euro as the currency or return to the original currency?

Views on Euro vs original currency, by country 2012 This statistic shows public views across various European countries as to whether they would be better off keeping the Euro or returning to their original currencies. 71 percent of respondents in Greece held the view that it was best to keep the Euro.
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Keep EuroReturn to currencyDon't know
Greece71%23%6%
France69%31%0%
Germany66%32%2%
Spain60%36%4%
Italy52%40%7%
Keep EuroReturn to currencyDon't know
Greece71%23%6%
France69%31%0%
Germany66%32%2%
Spain60%36%4%
Italy52%40%7%
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This statistic shows public views across various European countries as to whether they would be better off keeping the Euro or returning to their original currencies. 71 percent of respondents in Greece held the view that it was best to keep the Euro.
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Release date
May 2012
Region
EU
Survey time period
March 17, 2012 to April, 16, 2012
Number of respondents
Approx. 1,000 per country
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews
Supplementary notes
In France respondents were asked if they should return to the franc, in Germany the marc, in Spain the peseta, in Italy the lira and in Greece the drachma.

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