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: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of disease burden in sub-Saharan Africa. Existing evidence has demonstrated that there is substantial local vari...Download this report
2018 What drives citizen participation in political gatherings in modern South Africa?: a quantitative analysis of self-reported behaviour
Community and public gatherings are an important component of political participation in sub-Saharan Africa. Formal and informal community m...
Tobacco use is the world's leading preventable cause of illness and death and the most important risk factor for non-communicable diseases (...