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 8 standard administrative regions (called Federal Okrugs in Russia = which is standard administrative division now which is also used by National Statistical Agencie and Census data is collected)

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.