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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2020 Informal rental housing in the South: dynamic but neglected

Informal rental housing is growing rapidly in cities of the global South. Changing needs and circumstances of diverse urban populations prod...

2018 A roadmap: making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

The issue of sustainable human settlements is a critical factor in South Africa's drive towards ensuring that the challenges of unemployment...