New data releases

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS) 2005 - All provinces

The following topics were covered in this questionnaire: democracy and governance issues, voter registration and participation, general perceptions on voting, voting behaviour and history, media and information issues, satisfaction with institutions, access to services, respondent and household characteristics.

This data set contains 4930 cases and 321 variables.

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS), 2008 - All provinces

The following topics were covered in this questionnaire: democracy and governance issues, voter registration and participation, general perceptions on voting, voting behaviour and history, media and information issues, satisfaction with institutions, access to services, respondent and household characteristics.

This data set contains 3885 cases and 349 variables.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2009: Voters - All provinces

This data set contains responses of South African legible voters in the 2009 National elections citizens aged 18 years and older.

In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 400 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day. The number of voters interviewed was 13 882 from the expected 14,000 which represented 99% response rate and the data set contains 55 variables.

The questionnaire questions included the distance traveled to the voting station, means of transport utilised, time spent in the voting queue, perception of IEC officials' competence, and perception of the freeness and fairness of the election.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2009: Observers - All provinces

This data set contains responses of election observers in the 2009 National elections.

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: voting station accessibility, voting building or structure conditions, security at the voting stations, weather conditions on the voting day, political party activities at the voting station, political party posters at the voting station, disturbances inside this voting station, complaint lodged or expressed dissatisfaction at the voting station, election observer's biographical details.

The data set for dissemination contains 62 variables and 352 cases.

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS) 2015 - All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: democracy and governance issues, municipal attitudes and performance, Identity documents, voter registration, voting history, most recent voting experience, voting irregularities, general perceptions on voting, electronic voting, perceptions of voting in terms of special groups, media and information issues with regard to the profile of the electoral commission, voter education, interest in social/cultural/religious organisations.

Of the targeted population of 3500, 2976 responses (85%) was realized. The data set for dissemination contains 579 variables.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2011: Voters - All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: distance to the voting station, queuing time for voters, accessible to persons with disabilities and the elderly, signage and instructions at voting stations, voting procedures inside the voting station, trust in the electoral commission, evaluations of electoral officials, voting procedure for voters with special needs, effectiveness of the electoral commission's voter education campaign, usefulness of information sources, disturbances at voting stations, electoral freeness and fairness.

The data set for dissemination contains 62 variables and 14 516 cases from the expected 15 000 which represented 95% response rate.

In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 300 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2011: Observers - All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: distance to the voting station, queuing time for voters, accessible to persons with disabilities and the elderly, signage and instructions at voting stations, voting procedures inside the voting station, trust in the electoral commission, evaluations of electoral officials, voting procedure for voters with special needs, effectiveness of the electoral commission's voter education campaign, usefulness of information sources, disturbances at voting stations, electoral freeness and fairness.

The data set for dissemination contains 76 variables and 194 cases.

In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 300 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2016: All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: the distance traveled to the voting station, means of transport utilised, time spent in the voting queue, perception of IEC officials' competence, and perception of the freeness and fairness of the election.

In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 300 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day. The number of voters interviewed was 13,584 from the expected 15,000 which represented 90% response rate.

The data set for dissemination contains 80 variables and 13 584 cases

Innovation Partnership for Rural Development Programme (IPRDP) 2017 Community Impact Assessment Round 1 (CIA1) - Access to public services in four provinces in South Africa

The data set contains access to basic public services data in selected villages: 11 villages in 4 IPRDP district demonstration municipalities (Amathole, Chris Hani, Capricorn, Gert Sibande); and 4 comparison sites in 2 IPRDP demonstration municipalities (Sekhukhune; Ehlanzeni) and 2 non-demonstration municipalities (Ugu; Alfred Nzo).

The socioeconomic dimensions of farming systems and rural farmer households in the context of food security: New generation vaccine programme 2016 (KAPP Vaccines) - Five provinces in South Africa

This dataset contains the responses of smallholder farmers who kept cattle, or any combination of cattle with small stock (sheep and goats) across five provinces in South Africa.

The questionnaire includes questions on household demographics, source of income, livestock keeping activities and facilities and disease control measures. The aim of this study was to identify livestock farmers' knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceptions (KAPP) on primary animal healthcare with a special focus on vaccinations.

The data contains 191 variables and 591 cases.

Engaging very young adolescents in improving sexual and reproductive health and rights in the context of national health system reform: Learners' survey (SRH) 2017 - Gert Sibande district, Mpumalanga

This data set contains the responses of young adolescents (aged 10-14 years) to a questionnaire concerning their sexual and reproductive health, conducted in Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga, South Africa in 2017. Issues like bodily development during puberty, menstruation, dating and sex as well as accessing information about these issues are included.

The data set for dissemination contains 132 variables and 696 cases from the expected 840 which represented 83% response rate.

We look out for our children, Caregiver (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This dataset contains information on 1899 caregivers from the 1961 households that participated in the household survey. However, to facilitate linking, the HHIDs of households completing the household survey were added to this file with no data.

We look out for our children, Focal child (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This dataset contains responses obtained directly from the study focal child. There is information from 1835 children from the 1961 households that participated in the household survey. However, to facilitate linking, the HHIDs of households completing the household survey were added to this file with no data meaning there are 1961 records in this file

We look out for our children, Household (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This data set contains information on the households that met the inclusion criteria for this study. Information was collected from the primary respondent on themselves and their knowledge of the other household members.

For the household survey, 1961 of the 2032 (96.5%) eligible families participated and completed the baseline survey.

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 Grade 5: Numeracy (ASG) - South Africa as one of 39 countries

This data set contains learner responses to the learner background questionnaire as well as learner mathematics scores.

The data set has 213 variables and 10 932 learners.

Of the 300 sampled schools, 297 schools were included in the 2015 round of TIMSS at the Grade 5 level, providing a response rate of 97%.

South African National Survey of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at Publicly Funded Research Institutions - Inaugural Baseline Study (IP-TT): 2014-15 Aggregated

This data set contains the responses of Offices of Technology Transfer (OTT) directors who participated in the IP & TT survey. This survey also contains a qualitative component.

South African Tourism Human Resource Development Skills Audit Review: Higher Education and Training Institutions Survey (THRD) 2016 - All provinces

The data set contains 201 variables and 35 Higher Education and Training Educators completed the web-based online survey.

South African Tourism Human Resource Development Skills Audit Review: Graduate and Learner survey (THRD) 2016 - All provinces

The data set contains 118 variables and 107 graduates and current learners of HEI Tourism and related qualifications who completed the web-based online survey.

Twenty-year Review of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) 2016

Twelve interviews with key informants were conducted to assist with reviewing the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) to mark the 20th year celebration of its existence in 2016.