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: POVERTY

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2015 Profiling livelihoods assets in South Africa: inequalities, dynamics and strategies

This report showed that there are mix views on whether poverty has increased or decreased in post-apartheid South Africa. What is clear thou...

2015 Developing young people's capacities to navigate adversity

There are multiple factors that can help interrupt the intergenerational transmission of poverty. Education and employment are central: keep...

2015 A generation apart?: youth attitudes towards social inequality

Despite depressing poverty, unemployment, corruption and greed that besets their societies, young people who participated in a recent roundt...

2015 Exemplary schools in South Africa: schools serving poor communities but achieving success against all odds

This report provides details of research activities and major findings. The report provides a literature of school effect and what is known ...