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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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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2017 Home and school environmental determinants of science achievement of South Africa students

Determinants of educational achievement extend beyond the school environment to include the home environment. Both environments provide tang...

2016 Safe and sound?: violence and South African education

This policy brief recommends that policies to promote safe and drug-free schooling environments be closely monitored and periodically review...

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2016 Costs of a school-based dental mobile service in South Africa

The burden of untreated tooth decay remains high and oral healthcare utilisation is low for the majority of children in South Africa. There ...