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Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2018


General Info
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2018 - 12/2018
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2018 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, health care access, education attainment, housing conditions, immunization, and health attitudes, knowledge and practices.

Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Ambulances, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Childhood sexual violence, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Disability, Domestic migration, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Injections, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Milk, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Obstetric fistulas, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Sickle cell disorders, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight