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The DHS Program is authorized to distribute, at no cost, unrestricted survey data files for legitimate academic research. Registration is required for access to data.

Guide to Using Datasets

Ever wish you could quickly access DHS country indicators from your phone?  Want to know what surveys are coming in your country?  Need to quickly compare key indicators across countries while on the go?  The new DHS Program mobile app provides the major indicators for surveys - Demographic and Health Survey, AIDS Indicator Survey, and Malaria Indicator Survey - at your fingertips.




25 most popular indicators for 90+ DHS countries and 250 surveys


Compare major indicators across countries

Indicators by background characteristics:  Charts break indicators down by education, wealth, residence, subnational region, and other background characteristics


Upcoming surveys, recent surveys, sample size, fieldwork dates, and survey characteristics


National and subnational data for the 25 most popular indicators


  Share maps and charts via SMS, Email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and more


  Manually update to download the latest available data

ATTENTION ANDROID USERS: The new version of the DHS Program app is now available!  Due to technical problems we have issued the new version as an entirely new app.  You will not get an update notice if you have downloaded the previous version.  Please go to the Google Play or Amazon store today to download the new version. 

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