86% of women in The Gambia received antenatal care from a skilled provider such as a doctor, nurse, or midwife.
2013 The Gambia DHS »
In Yemen, 44% percent of children age 12-23 months have received the first dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 38% have received all three doses.
2013 Yemen National DHS »
91% of children age 18-29 months in Egypt are fully vaccinated.
2014 Egypt DHS »
One-third of Malawian children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2014 Malawi MIS »
In Bangladesh, 62% of married women age 15-49 use any method of family planning.
2014 Bangladesh DHS Key Indicators Report »
The 2013-14 Malawi Service Provision Assessment (MSPA) is the first census of health facilities in Malawi.
2013-14 Malawi SPA »
Women in Rwanda have an average of 4.2 children.
2014-15 Rwanda DHS Key Indicators Report »

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries.


Contraceptive Use and Perinatal Mortality in the DHS: An Assessment of the Quality and Consistency of Calendars and Histories (English)
The Prevalence of Household Risk Factors for Children Age 0-17, Estimated for 2000-2015 Using DHS and MICS Surveys (English)
An Assessment of the Quality of DHS Anthropometric Data, 2005-2014 (English)



Updated STATcompiler and Mobile App
The Beta STATcompiler includes many new topics, including indicators on FGC, maternal mortality, domestic violence, and is based on the DHS-6 tabulation plan and will be further updated as new indicators are defined for DHS-7. This new STATcompiler is currently in beta testing.
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A new version of The DHS Program mobile app is now available for iOS and Android. Key new features include access to new data and more indicators, downloadable and customizable data packages, and a new design with easy navigation.

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Citing DHS Publications
You can now download our recommended citations directly into your reference management software. We have standardized and updated over 400 citations – including full abstracts – to make your searching and referencing of DHS analytical, comparative, trend, and other reports faster and easier.
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Read our new spatial analysis on creating spatial interpolation surfaces with DHS data.

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Recent Blog

STATcompiler Grows Up: 500+ New Indicators and a Mobile-Friendly Interface

In 1999, The DHS Program released the first STATcompiler.  It was designed to replicate the tables in the tabulation plan of the DHS fi...

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Recent Video

This video is Part IV in the series on Sampling and Weighting in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Download the example dataset...

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Welcome to the new redesigned DHS Program website! Report bugs and voice your feedback to feedback@dhsprogram.com