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 The Ghana men's study II: mapping and population size estimation (MPSE) and integrated bio-behavioral surveillance survey (IBBSS) amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ghana

This report provides the most comprehensive national scale data on MSM in Ghana that then can be used to inform evidence-based programming t...

2020 Understanding xenophobic hate crime in South Africa

Hundreds of violent incidents of anti-immigrant hate crimes have been recorded in South Africa over the past two decades. Understanding how ...

2020 Views of South Africans during early lockdown: an HSRC pilot study

South Africa's strategy to contain COVID-19 relies on the public's willingness to adhere to the requirements of the lockdown and their under...

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2019 The youth violence potential scale for practitioners

Youth are central to issues of interpersonal violence. South Africa has among the highest rates of intentional homicide globally, with many ...