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540,000 Latvians approve of transition to euro

BC, Riga, 07.01.2013.Print version
In December 2012, approximately 540,000 residents approved of Latvia's transition from the lat to the euro, according to a survey carried out by the market, social and media research company TNS Latvia, reports LETA.

Public support for the euro has improved over the past few months.


TNS Latvia expert Ilva Pudule explains that the number of euro supporters has increased by 90,000 persons since October.


Euro support has improved among young persons (aged 15 to 24), persons with basic, incomplete secondary or higher education, Rigans, persons living in the vicinity of Riga or in other cities.


The survey was carried out from November 28 to December 17; altogether, 1,024 residents aged 18 to 74 were interviewed.

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