About Afrobarometer

Afrobarometer is a research network which conducts public attitude surveys on democracy and governance in 36 African countries. The Afrobarometer survey data is available to researchers to provide policy analysis for governance in the region. Public opinion surveys undertaken by the Afrobarometer Project since 1999. Afrobarometer is a research network that conducts public opinion surveys in African countries on democracy and governance. The surveys have been undertaken at periodic intervals since 1999. The Afrobarometer's coverage has increased over time. Round 1 (1999-2001) initially covered 7 countires and was later extended to 12 countries. Round 2 (2002-2004) surveyed citizens in 16 countries. Round 3 (2005-2006) 18 countries, and Round 4 (2008) 20 countries.The survey covered 34 African countries in Round 5 (2011-2013), 36 countries in Round 6 (2014-2015), and 34 countries in Round 7 (2016-2018).

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