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.


Family Planning in Mali: Further Analysis of the 2012-13 Demographic and Health Survey (English, French)
Infant Survival Outcomes in Guinea in Light of Improved Maternal and Child Care: Further Analysis of the 2005 and 2012 Demographic and Health Surveys (English, French)
Trends in Child Health in Guinea: Further Analysis of the 2005 and 2012 Demographic and Health Surveys (English, French)



2015 DHS Fellows Program Accepting Applications until December 1, 2014
The DHS Program is now accepting applications for the 2015 round of the DHS Fellows Program. Applications must be from teams comprised of three faculty members from the same university who teach in departments of demography, public health, economics, sociology, geography, or other social sciences. Applications are only being accepted from faculty members at universities in Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Read more>>

New DHS Model Questionnaires
DHS Model Questionnaires have been revised and are now available for download. The DHS Program would like to thank all stakeholders who provided suggestions for the content. DHS modules are currently under review. Download the DHS Model Questionnaires>>


We are hiring a Senior Survey and Evaluation Specialist. Find out more here:

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GIS Resources at The DHS Program

By Clara Burgert The first DHS survey to use geographic location data was the 1996 Benin DHS. At that time, Geographic Information Syst...

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This video teaches users how to download custom data packages for spatial data analysis in a geographic information system (GIS) from t...

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