Labour Force Survey

If you have received Central Statistical Bureau letter, your address was selected with random sampling method.  All persons living in the household will have to answer general questions, while persons aged 15–74 will be asked also about employment, experience when seeking job, etc.

The survey will be conducted in four waves with a break of few months between the interviews.

First interview – visit of interviewer

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:

If you want to answer survey questions in English, you may use one of the following options:

1) fill in the paper questionnaire by yourself and give it back to the interviewer during his/her visit,

2) fill in the paper questionnaire and give it back to the interviewer later at a place, time and date agreed beforehand,

3) download the questionnaire from the CSB website, fill it in by yourself, and send it back to the e-mail address aptauja@csb.gov.lv within the next seven days.

You may download the English questionnaire form:

4) (on weekdays from 9:00 to 16:00 o’clock) call the phone number indicated in the brochure and answer the survey questions by phone within the next seven days.

The following interviews (starting from the second wave in April  June) will be conducted on the Internet or by phone. More information on 2nd, 3rd and 4th wave will be given in the letter that you will receive before the next interview as well as is available on the CSB website.


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