DataFirst is a research data service dedicated to making South African and other African survey and administrative microdata available to researchers and policy analysts. We promote high quality research by providing the essential research infrastructure for discovering and accessing data and by developing skills among prospective users, particularly in South Africa.  We undertake research on the quality and usability of national data and encourage data usage and data sharing.

Read about our data and download data for your research from our portal.

 

icpsr

Apply to use confidential data in our Secure Research Data Centre on Campus.

World Data System

TrainingUpcoming courses in January and February 2016.  Econometrics short course and our Understanding Panel Survey Data short course.

University of Cape Town

Contact Us

Visit:  3.49, 3rd floor, School of Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town 
Mail: Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town, South Africa 
Call: +27 (0)21 650 5708
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Latest News

 New UK Data Service project on big data and household energy.

 Interesting work ahead! DataFirst's director, Prof Martin Wittenberg, will be working with the UK Data Service on the Smarter Household Energy Data project.

  Data Capturers needed for our Data Rescue Project.

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