What is it?
Afrobarometer releases data from their public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in more than 35 countries in Africa.
- Surveys topics: from conflict to gender equality and tolerance
- Online data analysis tool
- Direct download of merged data, no login required
- Subnationally geocoded data for 1999-2015
Why is it Important?
Afrobarometer has been conducting large-scale surveys of issues that affect ordinary African men and women since 1999. By collecting and publishing high-quality, reliable statistical data on Africa, researchers on the continent are able to explore issues that affect citizens and residents are able to have a voice in policy-making processes.
How can it be accessed and used?
All Afrobarometer resources can be accessed via the home page, including:
Merged data from each survey round for direct download as SAV file.
Online data analysis allows you to select countries and fields of interest, generate a data table and download the results as XLSX, JPG or PDF file.
Subnationally geocoded data can be requested from Afrobarometer.
Better or worse: Freedom to say what you think (Afrobarometer R7 2016/2018 (South Africa))
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- service delivery
- social services
Where else has the resource been used?
|2018||Basotho Increasingly Favour Legalizing Dual Citizenship, Unifying with South Africa|
|2018||37% Liberians Go Without Food Due to Unemployment|
|2017||Despite disparities, Zambians see country on right track toward gender equity|