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Iraq Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011


General Info
Iraq (IRQ)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2011 - 05/2011
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Iraq MICS was carried out in 2011 by the Iraq Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology and the Kurdistan Regional Statistics Office in collaboration with the Iraq Ministry of Health, with technical support from UNICEF. The Iraq MICS is part of the fourth round of the MICS international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. The survey covers health, education, child protection, and HIV/AIDS.

Interviews were successfully completed for 35,701 households. In addition, a women's questionnaire was completed for 55,194 women, and an under-five questionnaire was completed for mothers or caretakers of 36,307 children.

Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fertility, Health care use, Health literacy, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Morbidity, Multiple births, Oral rehydration therapy, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Ascariasis, Child anthropometry, Household water treatment, Diarrheal diseases
Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology (Iraq), Kurdistan Regional Statistics Office, Ministry of Health (Iraq), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Iraq Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.