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Market and public opinion research centre SKDS, (November 2015) results of the survey published by News agency LETA (2015), ‘Aptauja: Gadu gaitā sabiedrības attieksme pret seksuālajām minoritātēm nav mainījusies’, 21 December 2015, available to the subscribers only.

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Survey research organisation


SKDS | Marketing and public opinion research centre

Main Thematic Focus

Integration & inclusion

Target Population

General population

Key findings

Opinion poll about social distance showed that 55% of Latvian residents do not want refugees, 53% do not want Muslims, 31% - persons of Asian origin, 19% - guest workers, 18% - dark skinned people as their neighbours

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

Quantitative survey of Latvian residents aged from 15 to 74 conducted from 6 to 18 November 2015

Sample details and representativeness

1052 Latvian permanent residents

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