Eurozone: Euro to old currency common purchase conversion habits 2015, by age

This statistic shows eurozone country citizens' euro to previous national currency conversion habits when making common purchases, as of October 2015, listed by age groups. Approximately 85 percent of the youngest respondents (15 to 24 years old) do not convert when making everyday purchases.

Today when you are buying things do you tend to convert from the price in euro to the previous national currency for common purchases?

Usually convertUsually do not convertIt variesDo not remember the value of the previous currency
15 to 244%85%4%6%
25 to 3916%74%8%1%
40 to 5421%69%9%1%
55 and older23%67%9%1%
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Sources

Release date

October 2015

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

16,566 respondents

Age group

15 and older

Special properties

citizens of euro area countries

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The question in full read as follows: "Today when you are buying things do you tend to convert from the price in euro to the previous national currency when it concerns: common purchases such as day-to-day shopping?"

As of October 2015, the euro is the official currency of 19 Member States of the EU: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. These countries are collectively known as the euro area.

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