Information for households and individuals

If you have received Central Statistical Bureau letter, your address was selected with random sampling method.    

CSB interviews respondents face-to-face, by phone or is asking to complete online questionnaire, however respondent always will receive an invitational letter. 

Planned time of the interview as well as name, surname and phone number of the interviewer are indicated on the back side of the letter. If you have any questions about interview, please contact your interviewer by calling the phone number indicated.

If entrance of your house is locked or has access code, place inform your interviewer. Upon arrival, interviewer will present a CSB employee identification card with a photo.


If you want to verify identity of your interviewer or find out any other information about the survey, please call the toll-free assistance number +371 80008811 on weekdays from 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock.

CSB guarantees personal data protection and confidentiality. The information acquired will be published only in a summarised form. Statistics Law prohibits transferring individual data provided by respondents to other institutions or organisations.

Aiming to limit the spread of COVID-19, as of March 13 Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) is not conducting face-to-face interviews at respondent residences.

All interviews are taken by phone.

CSB acquired your contact details from the Road Traffic Safety Directorate, Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, and State Revenue Service in line with the Paragraph 4.30.2 of the Cabinet Order No 103 “Regarding Declaration of the Emergency Situation” of 12 March 2020. 

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