Participate in the SA Demographic and Health Survey 2016 - AgrAgri SA

Participate in the South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will be conducting the South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) 2016 in partnership with the National Department of Health, and the South African Medical Research Coucil. The survey will be conducted from May to November 2016.

What is the SADHS?

The survey aims to provide a better understanding of the health status of the population in South Africa. Key topics include child health, reproductive health, adult health and nutrition. The information collected will assist the Department of Health to plan and prioritise health programmes and service delivery. It also provides an opportunity for household members to understand their individual health status.

How does it work?

The survey will run over a period of seven months (May to November 2016). 15 000 homes across the country have been selected to participate. A data collection team consisting of seven people will be working in the selected areas to conduct interviews. A trained nurse will accompany the fieldworkers and may conduct medical testing. Men, women and caregivers of children will be asked questions about their well-being.

For further information on the survey, please contact:

User information services: 012 310 8600
Main switchboard: 012 310 8911
Websites: or
Facebook: StatsSA or HealthZA
Twitter: @statssa @HealthZA