Real-Time Monitoring Survey / Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) Plus Report - 4th Wave
The fourth wave field works of the survey were conducted in August 2021.
The National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) has commenced Real Time Monitoring survey of the impact of COVID-19 on the welfare of families and children at the end of 2020; the survey is implemented with technical and financial support from UNICEF, based on the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS6) sample.
The survey approach is based on the collection of information from the same respondents repeatedly on a frequent basis over a year (panel survey).
As part of the survey, data is collected from urban as well as rural households. The sample size for the entire country for the fourth wave is set at 1,996 households, among them 965 households in urban areas, and 1,031 households in rural areas. Data collection is performed via tablets, by using a computer-assisted telephone interviewing method (CATI).
The fourth wave field works of the survey were conducted in August 2021. Response rate was 80.5 percent, among them 79.7 percent in urban settlements, and 81.3 percent in rural settlements.