Data usage and access policy

Central Asia Barometer offers a wide range of data on Central Asia that you can freely download and use. 

Currently, the data are published in the open access two years after the completion of the fieldwork. 

Individuals and institutions interested in obtaining the latest data immediately may purchase it ex post facto or subscribe to future waves via our website.

Please, for any request or additional information contact us 


Central Asia Barometer data is protected by copyright. Authors of any published work based on Central Asia Barometer data or papers are required to acknowledge the source, including, where applicable, citations to data sets posted on this website. Please acknowledge the copyright holders in all publications resulting from the use of CAB data by means of bibliographic citation in this form:

Central Asia Barometer Data, [Country(ies)], [Round(s)], [Year(s)], available at

We also request users to send copies of any publications, papers, or reports that cite/use Central Asia Barometer data to

Submissions welcomed!

We encourage data users to submit analytic papers based on Central Asia Barometer data for possible publication as Central Asia Barometer working papers, policy papers, or dispatches.

Please, fill out this form to do so Submissions