Central Asia Barometer Survey Wave 10

Countries: Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

The Central Asia Barometer Survey Wave 10 took place in October - December in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.  

By the end of December merged and weighted data will be available. 

Research Design: CATI

Field Dates:                                                                

Kazakhstan: 09/30/2021 – 11/15/2021; Kyrgyzstan: 10/4/2021 – 10/24/2021; Tajikistan: 10/1/2021 – 10/28/2021; Uzbekistan: 10/1/2021 – 10/27/2021; Turkmenistan: 10/7/2021 – 11/4/2021

Sample Size: 

n=7,507; 1,500 in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, 1,506 in Kyrgyzstan, 1,505 in Uzbekistan, 1,496 in Tajikistan

Questionnaire CAB OTS PP W4 QQ_English_v5 (2).docx

Survey data on 

  • General questions including classical public opinion polls questions like right/wrong direction, top problem, religious identity and practices, Soviet past,
  • Domestic politics including electoral preferences, political situation, approval of the job performances of the government officials, security, trust for politicians, trust for the government, attitudes to recent developments within the country as constitutional changes, switch to Latin script;
  • International politics includes attitudes to foreign countries, leaders and organizations, attitudes to Chinese projects in the respective countries, migration preferences to living/work/study, terrorism, language studies, 
  • Economy includes economic expectations on the family/country level, assessment of the economic situation compared to the last year on the family/country level, access to food, medical care, housing, electricity, education, inflation, attitudes towards Eurasian Economic Union, employment, corruption,
  • Environmental issues and climate change govt. attention to the environment, ecological situation in the country, climate change – issue or not, environmental problems in the country, top environmental problem,
  • Media including media consumption state media, Russian media, Internet, social media, messengers, newspapers, radio,
  • Public Health includes concerns about COVID-19, trust for government source information about COVID-19, governmental measures and restrictions, resources to fight COVID-19, the country best able to provide aid to fight COVID-19, readiness to take a COVID-19 vaccine, preferences over COVID-19 vaccine.

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