- ABOUT THE DATA
- UNDERSTANDING SURVEY STATISTICS
- WORKING WITH DATASETS
- DATASET ACCESS
Quick Country Data
Ready-to-use data for over 90 countries from over 300 surveys are only a few clicks away.
Select Country to View Quickstats
Quickstats list the most popular indicators and provide an overview of a country's demographic and health issues.
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Step-by-step guidelines for dataset users from registration to dataset analysis.
New to analyzing DHS data? A step-by-step guide to DHS data analysis.
Datasets are available for free after a simple registration process.
Want to try out a dataset? You may download model datasets files for practice analysis without registering.
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Select and download the datasets that meet your analysis needs.
When you are ready to delve into the dataset, variable definitions, recode manuals, and questionnaires are essential.
Contraceptive Calendar Tutorial
A five module tutorial with accompanying example in Stata and SPSS about the DHS Contraceptive Calendar data.
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