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 Opening up new trajectories in the informal sector: can township innovation hubs make the difference?

A key question that this policy brief addresses is: How can township innovation hubs contribute to building local innovation and production ...

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2020 Risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age in a high HIV burdened township in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Despite several intervention programmes in South Africa, risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age remain a public health conc...

2018 The spatial concentration and stability of crime in a South African township

The law of crime concentration at places motivates that a small number of locations are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. ...

2017 Frontline Service Delivery project: analysis and way forward report

The main purpose of this report is to highlight the lessons learned by both community members and city officials of the Community Scorecard ...