Some 44 percent of those questioned were of the opinion that Greece undermines the whole euro zone, and the country should therefore leave the currency union. Expulsion of Greece from the euro is supported by some 70 percent of True Finns supporters.
“People have a short-term perspective on these issues,” said Aalto University economics professor Matti Pohjola in a Helsingin Sanomat interview. They don’t really consider alternatives to the euro.”
A return to the Markka was supported by 23 percent of respondents, while 52 percent would offer assistance to the crisis countries in one way or another.
TNS Gallup conducted the survey for Helsingin Sanomat. They interviewed 1,006 people by telephone in the first week of July. The margin of error is three percentage points.