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Sierra Leone Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2017 - 08/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Sierra Leone Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017 is part of MICS6, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2017 Sierra Leone MICS, 17,873 women and 7,415 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 15,309 households. Additionally, 11,764 questionnaires for children under five and 11,033 questionnaires for children ages 5-17 were completed. Water quality testing was conducted for 1,780 households.

Adolescents, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Animal injuries, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood transfusions, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child labor, Childhood behavioral disorders, Children, Chronic kidney diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Cognitive assessment, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Congestion, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dairy products, Death certificates, Decubitus ulcer, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drownings, Ebola, Edema, Education, Education access, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, HIV and AIDS, Headache, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infants, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, International migration, Internet, Iodine supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Neonatal jaundice, Nonprofits, Obstructed labor, Occupational injuries, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Paralysis, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Place of death, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Road traffic injuries, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sickle cell disorders, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Starchy vegetables, Sudden infant death syndrome, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Whole grains, Whooping cough, Yellow fever, Yellow fever vaccines, Young adults, Zinc