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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2016 Winners and losers: gender disparities in the South African labour market

Drawing on data from Quarterly Labour Force Surveys and the 2011 Census conducted by Statistics South Africa, this policy brief interrogates...

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2016 Skills in South Africa: the journey towards credible planning

Since 1994 the state has instituted active labour market policies to redress the apartheid skills legacy. The skills planning challenge cont...

2016 Schooling inequality, higher education and the labour market: evidence from a graduate tracer study in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

An emerging body of research has shown that there are large inequalities in access to higher education in South Africa. There remains a gap,...