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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2019 Reducing bullying in schools by focussing on school climate and school socio-economic status

Aspirations and Horizons for Action: Student Choice of Profession in South Africa This paper is a secondary analysis, using data from the ...

2019 Sexual and gender diversity in schools: belonging, in/exclusion and the African child

The school system in South Africa has only in recent years begun to more deeply grapple with issues of power and privilege along a number of...

2019 Correlates of children's travel to school in Johannesburg-Soweto: evidence from the birth to twenty plus (Bt20+) study, South Africa

Prior work on data obtained from the urban Johannesburg-Soweto based Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) cohort has documented extensive levels of ...

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2018 Orphans and scholastic performance in Mankweng circuit: policy implications for Limpopo province

This policy brief draws from the findings of a study which investigated the academic performance of orphaned learners aged between eight and...

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