Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2017 Tourism Human Resources Development (THRD) skills audit review: Higher Education and Training institutions survey report

In order to understand human resource skills development in the tourism sector it is pertinent to understand the perspective of the tertiary...

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2017 Strategic framework for Tourism Human Resource and Skills Development in South Africa with implementation plan & M&E plan

This report presents research findings and analysis from evidence generated by primary and secondary research undertaken by the Economic and...

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2016 South African national survey of research and experimental development: main analysis report 2015/16

This report provides analysis and commentary on the results of the 2015/16 south African national survey of Research and experimental Develo...

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2014 Impact of human factors on the labour process: a case study

The sustainability of the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) in South Africa is being threatened by the reported cases of poor ad...