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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2021 The importance of being African: public attitudes towards immigration selection in South Africa

The African Union wants to make "being African" an important immigration admission criterion amongst its member states. This would be a larg...

2021 Land reform and belonging in South Africa: a place-making perspective

Political debate around South African land reform peaks in the run up to the national elections.2019 was no exception. Escalating urban 'lan...

2014 Pride and prejudice: trends in South African national pride

The recent commemoration of Heritage Day and Heritage Month raised questions about the state of social cohesion and national identity in the...

2013 The South African Nguni female body and traditional dress as a national identity 'exploit'

Most South African public places portray multiple images of what the country offers as one of its identity and heritage. The images depict c...