Kazakhstan Migration and Remittances Survey 2010

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Danzer, Alexander M.
  • Dietz, Barbara (Osteuropa-Institut, Regensburg)
  • Gatskova, Ksenia
  • Alimbekova, Gulzhan
Other Title
  • KMRS 2010 (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • JEL:
    • Labor and Demographic Economics: General
    • Microeconomics: General
    • Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Economics: General
    • Health, Education, and Welfare: General
Free Keywords
migration; remittances; labor market; Kazakhstan
  • Abstract

    The Kazakhstan Migration and Remittances Survey (KMRS) data were collected in the framework of the research project "Migration and Remittances in Central Asia: The Case of Kazakhstan and Tajikistan", which was funded by the Volkswagen Foundation in 2009-2013. The KMRS 2010 was designed and implemented by the Institute for East- and Southeast European Studies Regensburg, Germany, in cooperation with the Center for Study of Public Opinion (CIOM) Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Geographic Coverage
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
Sampled Universe

Population of the 4 biggest cities in Kazakhstan (Astana, Almaty, Karaganda, Pavlodar)


Households within the four cities were selected by a standard random route procedure (see technical report)

Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Household
    Number of Units: 2227
    Number of Variables: 305
    • File Name: *.sav
    • File Name: *.dta
  • Unit Type: Household
    Number of Units: 2227
    Number of Variables: 305
    Type of Data: survey data
    • File Name: *.sav
    • File Name: *.dta
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  • Dietz, B.; Gatskova, K. (2011). Migration and Remittances in Kazakhstan: Survey Technical Report. IOS Working Papers No. 303. Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg
    • ID: http://www.dokumente.ios-regensburg.de/publikationen/wp/wp-303.pdf (URL)
  • Aldashev, A.; Dietz, B. (2011). Determinants of Internal Migration in Kazakhstan. Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg, IOS Working Papers No. 301, Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg
    • ID: http://www.dokumente.ios-regensburg.de/publikationen/wp/wp-301.pdf (URL)
  • Dietz, B.; Gatskova, K.; Schmillen, A. (2011). Migration and Remittances in Kazakhstan: First Evidence from a Household Survey. IOS Working Papers No. 304. Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg
    • ID: http://www.dokumente.ios-regensburg.de/publikationen/wp/wp-304.pdf (URL)
  • Danzer, A. M.; Dietz, B.; Gatskova, K. (2013). Kazakhstan Migration and Remittances Survey: Migration, Welfare and the Labor Market in an Emerging Economy. Survey Report. Kazakhstan Migration and Remittances Survey, Regensburg
    • ID: http://www.ios-regensburg.de/fileadmin/doc/VW_Project/Booklet-KAZ-web.pdf (URL)
  • Danzer, A. M.; Dietz, B.; Gatskova, K.; Schmillen, A. (2013). Showing off to the new neighbors? Income, socioeconomic status and consumption patterns of internal migrants. Journal of Comparative Economics 42 (2013) 1, pp. 230–245
    • ID: 10.1016/j.jce.2013.05.002 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2021-02-16 | Issue Number: 10 | Registration Date: 2015-10-07