Although the construction of databases, data processing, documentation and other operations with data may have a fundamental influence on research results, the management of data rarely receives attention as a separate subject in the methodology and practice of survey research. More often it gains attention only in the form of individual and isolated tasks during different stages of the research process.
The aim of the article is to provide a brief overview of current labour migration from Ukraine to the Czech Republic and to explore the degree to which Ukrainian labour migrants utilise their skills on the Czech labour market.
The chapter provides a brief description of the standardisation background and practice in the Czech survey research giving also two examples, application of international standard classifications of education and definitions of the household, used in survey research.
Migration research is an emerging field in the Czech Republic and data collection poses many methodological challenges. Some of the problems are universal for the research of other hard-to-reach populations. Other problems are, on the contrary, unique, applying only for the