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.


Nigeria: DHS, 2013 - Final Report (English)
Sierra Leone: 2013 - MIS Final Report (English)
Comoros: DHS, 2012 - Final Report (French)


IDHS launched
DHS data are now available through the Minnesota Population Center's (MPC) Integrated Demographic and Health Series.  Registered DHS dataset users can create customized, pre-merged datasets.  The current IDHS database includes over 1200 integrated variables related to women of childbearing age and incorporates data from 39 samples and 9 countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. Future releases will expand to more variables and countries.  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.

World Breastfeeding Week starts Friday. Find info on STATcompiler & share using...

Read more

Recent Blog

Final #DHSWorldCup Bracket & Results

Thanks to all who participated in the #DHSWorldCup! Here’s a final updated bracket – did you guess right? Germany won the FIFA World Cu...

View post

Read more

Recent Video

This video summarizes findings of the 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), implemented by the National Population Commiss...

View video

Welcome to the new redesigned DHS Program website! Report bugs and voice your feedback to