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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Research data: VOTER PARTICIPATION

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2016 What can the Electoral Commission of South Africa do to encourage you to vote in next year's election?: reponses to the question

A very specific objective of the study is to determine operational efficiency of the Electoral Commission. In order to do this, a set of clo...

2016 Voter participation survey 2015: tabular report

The overall objective of the 2015 Voter Participation Survey (VPS) is to inform and guide the Electoral Commission (EC) in its plans, polici...

2016 IEC Voter Participation Survey 2015/16: results

The IEC Voter Participation Survey (VPS) is a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey that was conducted by the Human Sciences Res...

2016 Local matters: results from the Electoral Commission of South Africa's Voter Participation Survey (VPS) 2015/16

The Electoral Commission's Voter Participation Survey (VPS) is a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey that was conducted by the...