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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Research data: MIGRATION

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2000 Geographical preferences and movements

This chapter deals with the geographical preferences and recent migration patterns of respondents. They were asked in which province they w...

2000 Turning preconceptions of migration on their head

This article explains why migration rates are much higher in urban areas where the individual migrant is better educated that in rural areas...

2000 Cross-border migration to Mpumalanga: implications for development

Explores the impact management and development implications of cross border migration from Mozambique to Mpumalanga....

1999 Moving to an informal settlement: the Gauteng experience

Considers the migration experiences of residents of informal settlements in Gauteng. Discusses the attitudes of residents to rural and urba...