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Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2018-2019


General Info
Original or alternative title 
ZDHS 2018
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2018 - 01/2019
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2018-2019 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Data from DHS can be used to track progress towards Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Topics commonly covered in DHS include health care access, living conditions, child immunization, education, employment, maternal care, and health literacy. 

Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, 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, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Dietary supplements, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, International migration, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Lifestyle risk factors, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Multiple births, Obstetric fistulas, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Secondhand smoke, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, VCT, Vaccination cards, Violence-related risk factors, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc