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The information you give us means we can create a very accurate picture of Ireland, our lives, our economy, our health and our happiness.

If you are asked, please take part in a CSO household survey and help to plan for everyone's future in Ireland.

Meet our field co-ordinators around Ireland


Household Survey Staff hold a banner for the launch of the CSO Surveys Marketing CampaignThe CSO has a field staff of 10 field co-ordinators and 100 interviewers who conduct household surveys throughout every county in Ireland every week of the year.

The field staff interviews about 3,000 households nationwide every week, using Blaise, a Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) package, on tablet computers.

The household survey information that they collect is absolutely vital to planning for the present and future needs of everyone in Ireland. The statistics that you help to compile enables the CSO to measure our country's progress on important social and economic issues, such as employment, poverty, childcare, health and crime.

CSO co-ordinators

How do I know if a field interviewer is from the CSO?

That’s easy: All CSO field staff working on household surveys carry a CSO identity card with their picture and name on it.

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