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.


Unmet Need for Family Planning among Young Women: Levels and Trends (English)
Haiti: HIV/MCH SPA, 2013 - Final Report (French)
Trends in Marriage and Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Longitudinal Perspective on Factors of Fertility Decline (English)


The DHS Program at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting
The DHS Program staff will participate in presentations, discussions, and meetings at the 2014 PAA annual meeting in Boston May 1-3. Visit booth #323 for free publications, tours of our web and mobile tools, and access to DHS experts. Read more>>

Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment since 2000
Our new report, among the most extensive recent assessments of women's status, looks at women's progress in four continents and more than 45 countries. Based on almost 100 national surveys, Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment since 2000, evaluates levels and trends in women's access to education and health care, employment, domestic decision-making, and experience of violence.

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Recent Blog

World Malaria Day: What’s the Buzz?

It’s a health risk for more than half the world’s population. A child dies every minute because of it. There are 207 million annual cas...

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Recent Video

USAID and The DHS Program assess gains in women's status worldwide with the release of a new report, Women's Lives and Challenges: Equa...

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