Surveys

Cape Area Panel Study – CAPS

The Cape Area Panel Study (CAPS) is a longitudinal study of the lives of youths and young adults in metropolitan Cape Town, South Africa. The first wave of the study collected interviews from about 4800 randomly selected young people age 14-22 in August-December, 2002.

Hout Bay Migration Study

The survey covers two neighbourhoods - Imizamo Yethu and Hout Bay Harbour (Hangberg) - in the suburb of Hout Bay, Cape Town. It was conducted in November and December, 2005. The survey recorded 2617 primary responses and 122 additional respondents.

Khayelitsha Mitchell’s Plain Study – KMP

The survey covers the African and Coloured populations of the Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain areas of Cape Town, South Africa.

Land Restitution Evaluation Survey

The LRES survey will track and interview approximately 6000 land restitution beneficiary households from across South Africa twice over four years.

Langeberg Survey

This is an integrated household survey that was undertaken in the second half of 1999. The survey's coverage was Black, White and Coloured residents of the Langeberg health district of the Western Cape, South Africa. Information was collected from a stratified sample consisting of 294 households.

National Income Dynamics Study – NIDS

NIDS is a national panel (longitudinal) survey which began with a sample of 28 000 South Africans. The first five iterations or "waves" of NIDS were implemented by SALDRU.

National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (NIDS-CRAM)

NIDS-CRAM is the National Income Dynamics Study - Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey. The survey investigates the socioeconomic impacts of the national lockdown associated with the State of Disaster declared in South Africa in March 2020, and the social and economic consequences of the global Coronavirus pandemic.

Project for Statistics on Living Standards and Development – PSLSD

This is a nationally representative, multi-purpose household survey which contains information on a series of subjects. The sample consists of approximately 9,000 households in 360 clusters.

Public Works Survey

This project explores the contribution of public works to social protection policy in South Africa, drawing evidence from two case studies, the Gundo Lashu programme in Limpopo, and the Zibambele programme in KwaZulu Natal.