New data releases

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.

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 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

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.

Evaluation of Access to Justice and Promotion of Constitutional Rights Programme (AJPCR) 2016 - South Africa

The Inception Report made provision for 9 key informant interviews, a total of 18 key informant interviews were conducted. As planned twelve focus group interviews were conducted. Over 100 documents were studied.

MIMMS Community level qualitative data: Professional health workers (PHW) 2014-15 - Eight provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of 39 transcripts of interviews with professional health workers. Gauteng province was excluded from the study as approval from Department of Health could not be obtained.

MIMMS Community level qualitative data: Traditional birth attendants (TBA) 2014-15 - Seven provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of 15 transcripts of interviews with traditional birth attendants.

All nine provinces were included in the study sample, however, no data were collected for TBAs in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal, urban or rural, Limpopo, urban, North West rural, or Western Cape urban, as TBAs’ practice is not encouraged in many communities and finding willing participants was thus a challenge.

Innovation Partnership for Rural Development Programme (IPRDP) 2017 Community Impact Assessment Round 1 (CIA1) - Household data in four provinces in South Africa

The data set contains household demographic 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).

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Combined - All provinces

In the combined data set four individual data sets were combined, guardians for children to 11 years, children 12 to 14 years, youths and adults 15 years and older and individual's information from the visiting point data set.

The data set contains information on: biographical data, media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, male circumcision, sexual debut, partners and partner characteristics, condoms, vulnerability, HIV testing, alcohol and substance use, general perceptions about government, health and violence in the community.

The data set contains 917 variables and 44029 cases.

Subsequent to the dissemination of version 1 of the Combined data set the skip patterns for the Adult and Child data sets were corrected and updated in the Combined data set which is disseminated as Version 2.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Child 12-14 years - All provinces

This data set contains responses from individuals who are 12 to 14 years old who self-reported on the indicators related to HIV/AIDS behaviour and testing. The respondents' biographical data, school attendance, questions on media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV and AIDS, home environment, care and protection at school, sexual debut, attitudes and knowledge towards sexual roles, health questions, male circumcision, crime and social norms were included.

The data set contains 227 variables and 2273 cases.

Refer to the user guide for information regarding guidance relating to data analysis.

Subsequent to the dissemination of version 1 of the Child 12-14 data set the skip patterns for the data set were corrected and is disseminated as Version 2.