DataFirst is the Research Unit and Data Service based at the University of Cape Town. Provides access to survey and administrative microdata (data at unit record level) from South Africa and other African countries. OpenData Portal includes:
Data from the South African Department of Basic Education.
National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS)
Research ICT Africa
Data on Alcohol and Tobacco in Africa Project
Research on Open Educational Resources for Development Project (ROER4D)
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)
Portal for data, statistics and visualizations produced by Stats SA. Includes dataset browser (Data Catalog) for finding information on CPI, Demographics, Electricity, Household Expenditures, Living conditions, Malaria, Mortality, Poverty and Urbanization
Based on Census 2011, statistics can be explored by themes such as Household Service Delivery, Causes of Death and Poverty. Statistics provided by province and by municipality. Includes Maps Alive providing easy access to Census 2011 data. SuperCROSS version of Census 2011 is also loaded onto computers in ICH and Health Sciences Libraries for features such as tabulation and analytics devolving to suburb level.