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:

Or use the search facility below, to browse through the HSRC's research outputs:

Research data: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

2020 Potential and challenges of renewable energy development in promoting a green economy in Nigeria

There is an established link between the availability of reliable and adequate energy supplies and economic growth and development. Based on...

2020 Evidence-informed policy and practice: the role and potential of civil society

This article is based on a case study research on evidence use in Africa, drawing from four cases to focus on the role of civil society in e...

2019 Green building: a continuous journey of improvement

Reading the preceding 13 chapters reveals snippets of a world that has gradually moved to embrace the concepts of sustainable development an...

Download this report

2019 The urban nexus: putting people at the centre

About 60% of South Africans are living in urban areas, and by 2030, this is projected to rise to more than 70%, according to the National De...

Download this report