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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2000 Politics and voting

As in previous surveys, respondents were questioned about their party political loyalties. Fieldworkers said to each respondent "I would li...

2000 Voter preparedness for local government elections, 2000: first interim report on the findings and strategic recommendations arising from HSRC pre-election research for the Independent Electoral Commission

The IEC and other organisations have succeeded in reaching one out of eight South Africans with their voter education programmes. Exposure h...