40 Geographic unit - Russian Federation

Statistical inference possible at the regional level:Yes
Is your country part of the NUTS nomenclature or Eurostat's statistical regions for EFTA and Candidate countries?No
NUTS level in data file

Geographic units in dataset:

If your country is not part of the NUTS nomenclature, please give a short description of the regional level used in the data file

80 units of federation (oblasts) were grouped into 10 standard socio-geographical regions.

For further documentation of the Russian region variable see "ESS Region Variable in the Russian Federation", available under Data and Documentation by Country - Russian Federation.