Austrians 'underestimate' euro

AUSTRIA - According to a survey published on 3 August, the euro is not an issue for most Austrians. A majority of 62 per cent have not or almost not informed themselves on the new currency, only 13 per cent consider themselves as "very interested" in the euro.

The survey revealed that the less a person is informed about the new currency, the less the person is able to estimate the value of the new notes and coins, and the higher the apprehensions against the introduction of the euro are. This