As we reported earlier, the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) began on April 5 this year. The purpose of this event is to collect important information on the socio-economic well-being of women, children and households in 726 makhallas of the country. Data collection from Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) will continue until July 31, 2021.
On July 24, 2019, a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On conducting a Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys in the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2020-2021" was adopted. The main purpose of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) is to collect data on the living conditions of the population.
Data and indicators will be important for tracking Uzbekistan's progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will be included in international databases. It is important to note that they are also necessary for decision-making, planning and implementation of national policies, development programs and social services.
The main purpose of the MICS survey is to compare data on the living conditions of the population, as well as the results of the survey of women aged 15 to 49 years, the exact data on children under 5 years from their mothers or guardians and all data collected according to the standard of living of the population, place of residence (city or village) and gender, at the international level across the countries.