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Download Model Datasets
The DHS Program has created example datasets for users to practice with. These datasets have been created strictly for practice and do not represent any actual country's data. These datasets are based on the DHS6 Questionnaire and Recode. You do not need to register in order to download this data.
Below is the listing of model dataset files available. Select files then press the button below the list to start the download process.
File Name File Size File Format
Model Datasets Full Report Tables and Sampling Errors
zzfulltables.zip 9.21 MB Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Births Recode
zzbr62dt.zip 2.76 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzbr62fl.zip 2.88 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzbr62sd.zip 5.06 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzbr62sv.zip 3.44 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Couples' Recode
zzcr61dt.zip 1.44 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzcr61fl.zip 1.26 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzcr61sd.zip 1.98 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzcr61sv.zip 1.62 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Household Recode
zzhr62dt.zip 3.34 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzhr62fl.zip 3.32 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzhr62sd.zip 4.60 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzhr62sv.zip 3.28 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Individual Recode
zzir62.zip 6.27 MB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat)
zzir62dt.zip 4.77 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzir62fl.zip 5.02 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzir62sd.zip 7.20 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzir62sv.zip 5.29 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Children's Recode
zzkr62dt.zip 1.62 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzkr62fl.zip 1.81 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzkr62sd.zip 2.53 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzkr62sv.zip 2.09 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Men's Recode
zzmr61.zip 646 KB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat)
zzmr61dt.zip 675 KB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzmr61fl.zip 583 KB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzmr61sd.zip 1007 KB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzmr61sv.zip 781 KB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Household Member Recode
zzpr62dt.zip 2.04 MB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzpr62fl.zip 2.22 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzpr62sd.zip 3.85 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzpr62sv.zip 2.86 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
HIV Test Results Recode
zzar61.zip 78.5 KB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat)
zzar61dt.zip 60.9 KB Stata dataset (.dta)
zzar61fl.zip 80.0 KB Flat ASCII data (.dat)
zzar61sd.zip 74.6 KB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat)
zzar61sv.zip 89.5 KB SPSS dataset (.sav)