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Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey 2016


General Info
Ethiopia (ETH)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 06/2016
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2016 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey series. For the 2016 Ethiopia DHS, 15,683 women ages 15-49, and 12,688 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 16,650 households. In addition to commonly covered topics in DHS such as child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access, and child immunization, blood samples were collected from consenting individuals for the presence of HIV and AIDS, and anemia.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Children, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drownings, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Lifestyle risk factors, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Needle sharing, Nonprofits, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Road traffic injuries, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc