Overview Of Dataset Availability Status

The following provides a descriptive overview of dataset availability status.


Data Available

The official release of the data for the survey are available.


Data Available (Not Yet Online)

Final survey data are available, but not yet posted online. If you are already a registered user for the survey country, the files can be requested by sending an email to: archive@dhsprogram.com.


Restricted Data

Restricted datasets require the user to request permission from the implementing organization before access can be granted. Restricted data can be requested online as with other datasets. The DHS Program will then provide you with the necessary contact information for requesting access permission.



Fieldwork for this survey is currently underway.


Not Yet Available

The survey has been completed, but the data are being finalized and are not yet ready for release.


Not In Public Domain

The DHS Program does not have rights to distribute these data.


Not Collected

This module or feature was not collected in the survey.


Not Distributed

The data are not being distributed to protect respondent confidentiality, or The DHS Program was not centrally involved in this survey and cannot stand behind the data quality.

For other questions and issues, please contact the Data Archive administrator at (archive@dhsprogram.com)

Download Datasets

The DHS Program is authorized to distribute, at no cost, unrestricted survey data files for legitimate academic research. Registration is required for access to data.

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