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South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
South Africa: Standard DHS, 2016
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/2016 - 11/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2016 is part of Phase 7 of the DHS series: a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. For the 2016 South Africa DHS, 8,514 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 11,083 households. Additionally, a sub-sample of 3,618 men ages 15-59 and 10,336 adults ages 15 and over were successfully interviewed from 5,477 households.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (South Africa), ICF International, South African Medical Research Council, Statistics South Africa. South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016.