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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

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2014-2015

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2014-2015 and related work being done elsewhere at the time of the seminar. The seminars addressed latest research, identified research gaps, suggested new research agendas and explored potential policy relevance. This data set includes the proceedings of the 10 seminars of 2014-2015. The following themes were covered:

17 September 2014 - Knowledge Generation and Innovation in the Humanities

16 October 2014 - Measuring Multiple Deprivation at a Small Area Level in South Africa: A Springboard for Tackling Deprivation in the Eastern Cape

02 December 2014 - The Current State of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa: Research Findings and Implications for Programme Development

09 December 2014 - Critical Perspectives on the ASSAf Humanities Consensus Report

02 March 2015 - Substance Abuse, Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction: Setting a Research Agenda

03 March 2015 - Spatial Measures of Socio-economic Inequality in South Africa

10 March 2015 - Human and Social Dynamics: The Role of the Social Sciences in Science Engagement

11 March 2015 - Public Engagement for Good Governance: The Role of the Humanities

24 March 2015 - (Un)healthy diets - A Tale of Misinformation or Competing Interests?

27 March 2015 - Food, Nutrition, and Care: Security During the First 1,000 days

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 Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2003: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2003 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2497 records and 369 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services-education, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables, nature of families and family authority.

Rotating modules are: health status, HIV/AIDS and health behaviour, communication, International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module: national identity, democracy part 2, poverty, generational and gender attitudes and domestic violence, interpersonal violence.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2004: Questionnaire 2 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2004 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2784 records and 336 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services and local government, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behavior, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module, environment, democracy part 2, poverty.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2008: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in SASAS questionnaire one for 2008 were asked of approximately 3500 respondents.

The data set contains 3321 records and 366 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaire are: democracy, intergroup relations, public services: education, moral issues, crime and safety, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: national identity and pride, gender attitudes, poverty, household expenditure, soccer world cup, service delivery and hope scale.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2013: Questionnaire 1 Work and Unemployment - All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: work and unemployment, respondent characteristics, household characteristics, personal and household income variables.

The data set for dissemination contains 2885 cases and 262 variables.

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.