External Migration Survey

If you have received Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) letter, your address was selected with a random sampling method, and CSB is asking you to take part in the second stage of the external migration survey. All persons actually living in the household and not taking part in the first sample wave will be asked about the usual residence one year ago. All people aged at least 20 will be asked about acquisition of the higher education. Employed persons living in Valka town and county will be asked about the country they work in.

In line with the legislation of the European Union and the Republic of Latvia, CSB has a right to collect and process personal data and is obliged to ensure protection and confidentiality of the data you will provide. The data acquired will be published only in a summarised form and used for analysis of economic and social processes.

Online questionnaires

If you have received CSB letter inviting you to complete electronic questionnaire, visit e.csb.gov.lv during the period from 1 to 15 October 2018.

Authorisation to complete the electronic questionnaire shall be made by the person living in this address permanently. You may authorise with an internet bank, e-identification card or e-signature.

Guidelines for filling in the electronic questionnaire.

Face-to-face interviews

If due to any reason you are not able to complete electronic questionnaire, CSB interviewer will contact you by phone or visit at your place of residence during the period from 16 October to 15 December 2018.

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:

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