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Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Liberia DHS 2019
Liberia (LBR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2019 - 02/2020
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2019-2020 was conducted as part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey series. Topics commonly covered in the DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. In addition to a complete birth history for each respondent, this survey also collected a complete birth history for the mother of the respondent. For the 2019-2020 Liberia DHS, 3,338 women ages 15-49 and 1,563 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 3,321 households.



Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Ebola, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Health behaviors, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Lifestyle risk factors, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medical tests, Menstruation, Milk, Miscarriage, Mortality, Multiple births, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pentavalent vaccines, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Race, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Sibling survival