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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2016 Reforming party finance in South Africa: exploring the options

Money plays a fundamental role in a democracy. Political parties need to reach their constituencies and inform them of their policies. Not d...

2016 An enduring vote of confidence: public trust in the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission of South Africa has overseen successful national and provincial elections and five municipal elections to date. Apa...

2010 The glue that binds or divides: social trust in South Africa

The recent hosting of the 2010 World Cup has reinvigorated debates about social cohesion and the extent to which South Africans are united. ...