Model Datasets

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 by checking the box next to the files wanted then press the button at the bottom of the page to start the download process or you may click directly on the filename to download individually.
File Name File Size File Format
Model Datasets Full Report Tables and Sampling Errors (English and French) 9.21 MB Portable Document Format (.pdf) 8.67 MB Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Births Recode 2.76 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 2.88 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 5.06 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 3.44 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Couples' Recode 1.44 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 1.26 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 1.98 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 1.62 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Household Recode 3.34 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 3.32 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 4.60 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 3.28 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Individual Recode 6.27 MB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat) 4.77 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 5.02 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 7.20 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 5.29 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Children's Recode 1.62 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 1.81 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 2.53 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 2.09 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Men's Recode 646 KB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat) 675 KB Stata dataset (.dta) 583 KB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 1007 KB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 781 KB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Household Member Recode 2.04 MB Stata dataset (.dta) 2.22 MB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 3.85 MB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 2.86 MB SPSS dataset (.sav)
HIV Test Results Recode 78.5 KB Hierarchical ASCII data (.dat) 60.9 KB Stata dataset (.dta) 80.0 KB Flat ASCII data (.dat) 74.6 KB SAS dataset (.sas7bdat) 89.5 KB SPSS dataset (.sav)
Geographic Data 71 KB Shape file (.shp)
Geospatial Covariates 755 KB Comma delimited data (.csv)
Boundaries 234 KB Shape file (.shp) 291 KB Shape file (.shp)