Half of households in Timor-Leste use an improved sanitation facility.
2016 Timor-Leste DHS »
More than half (52%) of the demand for family planning in Uganda is satisfied by modern methods.
2016 Uganda DHS »
48% of men in Burundi own a mobile phone, compared to 24% of women.
2016-17 Burundi DHS »
In Malawi, 24% of children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria, a decline from 33% in 2014.
2017 Malawi MIS »
Nearly 9 in 10 women (89%) in Ghana make four or more antenatal care visits.
2017 Ghana Maternal Health Key Indicators Report »
95% of Senegal’s health facilities offer at least 4 temporary modern methods of family planning.
2016 Senegal Continuous SPA »
Women in Tajikistan have an average of 3.8 children.
2017 Tajikistan 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.

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Determinants of Maternal Care Seeking in Kenya (English)
 
Maternal Health Indicators in High-Priority Counties of Kenya: Levels and Inequities (English)
 
Barriers to Family Planning Use in Eastern Nepal: Results from a Mixed Methods Study (English)

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For over 30 years, The DHS Program has collected household population and family planning data. Take the #PopPyramid quiz to test your knowledge on population pyramids around the world using #DHSdata.
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This malaria eLearning course provides an overview of the malaria indicators collected through household surveys. You will leave the course understanding data collection, calculation, and interpretation of key malaria indicators.
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Barriers to Family Planning Use in Eastern Nepal
The newly released mixed-methods study focuses on some of the unique contraceptive challenges faced by married women in Eastern Nepal with migrant husbands. Read more.

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World Population Day 2018

It’s that time of the year again, and we’re back with another World Population Day #PopPyramid Quiz! Population pyramids ar...

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