Illustrative banner of the population survey on the quality of life in cities

Quality of Life in European Cities survey will be conducted from 1 July to 30 September in nine State cities (Daugavpils, Jelgava, Jēkabpils, Jūrmala, Liepāja, Ogre, Rēzekne, Valmiera, and Ventspils). Previous survey in Latvia was carried out in 2017. This year it will engage 7.5 thousand out of 825 thousand households in the country, i.e., one in a hundred. The survey questions will cover city living conditions, environmental quality, education, employment, mobility habits, etc.

If you have received Central Statistical Bureau (hence – CSB) invitational letter, it means that your address was selected with a random sampling method. Only one member of your household will be interviewed – the one who is at least 15 years old and has birthday closest to the 1 July.

Pursuant to the regulations of the European Union and the Republic of Latvia, CSB has a right to collect and process personal data and is obliged to ensure safety and confidentiality of the data provided. Survey results will be published in a summarised form only for analysis of social phenomena and processes.

Web interviews

Online questionnaires will be available from 1 to 15 July 2022 on the CSB website  

Only the person who received the invitational letter shall complete the online questionnaire. Respondents can log in the electronic data collection system with online bank, digital ID, or e-signature.

Manual on filling in e-survey (in Latvian)

If due to any reason you are not able to complete electronic questionnaire during the period indicated in the letter, a CSB interviewer will contact you.

Face-to-face and telephone interviews

Telephone and face-to-face interviews will be conducted from 16 July to 30 September. A CSB interviewer will contact you and tell all interview details. Upon arrival, the 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: