Users and Depositors should note that the data and documentation re-disseminated by the South African Data Archive
do not belong to the archive but to the individual depositors of the data to the archive.
- Currently there are no costs involved when ordering data and documentation from SADA.
- To order data and documentation from SADA, please complete the
online data order form
Complete an ORDER FORM (download in Microsoft Word or
Adobe Acrobat format) and faxed, e-mailed or posted the
request to SADA before the data can be made available to you.
Codebooks and other documentation are now available for download from our
- Should you have any other information or research-related query, please send an e-mail to
Note: Prior to distributing certain data and documentation, SADA has to contact the Principal Investigator
in order to obtain permission.
The user should abide by the following regulations when using data and documentation from SADA:
The data and documentation will be used only for research, research training, teaching and policy decisions.
No attempt will be made to use the data to derive information on specifically identified individuals or households
in the data.
The data and documentation received from SADA will not be duplicated without prior approval of the Director of SADA.
Both SADA and the Depositor will be acknowledged in all published works based on the data and documentation.
The text for the citation is now part of the Study Description and metadata that is available on the Data Portal.
SADA and the Depositor of the data will not be held liable for the accuracy or comprehensiveness of the data.
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