Global results by round

Afrobarometer team

Our global releases provide analysis across all surveyed countries on the most important and timely issues that Afrobarometer covers. Many are released during special release events in specific countries; all are distributed to stakeholders, the news media, and globally via our website.

Round 6

Regionalism in Africa

Released 25 May 2016 (Africa Day)

Dispatch 91:

Regional integration for Africa: Could stronger public support turn ‘rhetoric into reality’?

 

News Media in Africa

Released 3 May 2016 (World Press Freedom Day)

Dispatch 85:

Strong public support for ‘watchdog’ role backs African news media under attack

 

Health care in Africa

Released 7 April 2016 (World Health Day)

Policy paper 31:

Despite gains, barriers keep health care high on Africa’s priority list

 

Water and sanitation

Released 22 March 2016 (World Water Day)

Dispatch 76:

Lack of safe water, sanitation spurs growing dissatisfaction with government performance

 

Electrification in Africa

Dispatch 75:

Off-grid or ‘off-on’: Lack of access, unreliable electricity supply still plague majority of Africans

 

Tolerance in Africa - Maputo, 1 March 2016

Dispatch 74:

Good neighbours? Africans express high levels of tolerance for many, but not for all

Also available in Portuguese

Press release: Africans tolerant on religion, ethnicity, nationality, and HIV, but not on homosexuality

Also available in Portuguese

 

Lived poverty in Africa - Addis Ababa, 21 January 2016

Policy paper 29:

Africa’s growth dividend? Lived poverty drops across much of the continent

Press release: Lived poverty drops in two-thirds of surveyed countries in Africa

 

Improving infrastructure for growth and livelihoods in Africa - Nairobi, 14 January 2016

AD69:

Building on progress: Infrastructure development still a major challenge in Africa

Press release:

Despite progress, basic infrastructure still a challenge in Africa

 

Citizen priorities - Dakar, 17 December 2015

Dispatch 67:

Where to start? Aligning Sustainable Development Goals with citizen priorities

Press release:

Unemployment, education top list of Africans’ problems, priorities

 

Round 5

Democracy - Bamako, 23 April 2014

PP 11: 

Demand for democracy is rising in Africa, but most political leaders fail to deliver

Press release:

Demand for democracy in Africa rises -  Supply falls short

 

Gender - Tunis, 27 March 2014

PP 8:

Support for African women’s equality rises: education, jobs and political participation still unequal

Press release:

African women lag behind men in activism, fear campaign violence

 

Taxation, transparency and compliance - Lagos, 26 February 2014

PP 7:

Africa's willing taxpayers thwarted by opaque tax systems, corruption

Press release:

Africa's willing taxpayers thwarted by opaque tax systems, corruption

 

Government services and natural resources - Accra, 11 December 2013

PP 5:

What people want from government: Basic services performance ratings, 34 countries

Press release:

Citizens insist on quality of services not just quantity

PP 6:

Oil and mining countries: Transparency low, official impunity high

Press release:

Extractive states tax-use opaque, official impunity high

 

Corruption - Dakar, 13 November 2013

PP 4:

Governments falter in fight to curb corruption: the people give most a failing grade

Press release:

Governments falter in fight to curb corruption

 

Free speech, communications, and good governance - Nairobi, 16 October 2013

PP3:

The partnership of free speech and good governance in Africa

Press release:

Afrobarometer finds correlation between freedom to speak and good governance

Press release:

Radio remains top choice for news even as traditional media loses ground

Press release:

Africa connects: Mobile phones on the rise in Africa, internet use inching up

Media briefing:

The partnership of free speech and good governance in Africa

 

Lived poverty and economy - Johannesburg, 1 October 2013

PP1:

After a decade of growth in Africa, little change in poverty at the grassroots

PP 2:

Africa rising? Popular dissatisfaction with economic management despite a decade of growth

Press release:

One in five Africans often lack food, clean water or medical care, Afrobarometer shows

Press release:

A majority of Africans say national economic conditions are bad

African growth fails to help poor: Interview by RFI's Gaelle Laleix with Afrobarometer's Boniface Dulani, lecturer at the University of Malawi

 

Other Round 5 global releases (2014 - 2015):

PP26: 
PP18: 
AD57: 
AD56: 
AD3:

 

Round 4

BP67:

Neither consolidating nor fully democratic: the evolution of African political regimes, 1999-2008

BP68:

Poverty reduction, economic growth and democratization in sub-Saharan Africa

BP69:

Citizens of the world? Africans, media and telecommunications

BP70:

Are democratic citizens emerging in Africa?

WP108:

The quality of democracy and governance in Africa: New results from Afrobarometer Round 4

 

Round 3

WP61:

Citizens and the state in Africa: New results from Afrobarometer Round 3

WP60:

Where is Africa going? Views from below: A compendium of trends in public opinion 12 African countries, 1999-2006

BP40:

The status of democracy, 2005-2006: Findings from Afrobarometer Round 3 for 18 countries

 

Round 2

WP34:

Afrobarometer Round 2: Compendium of results from a 15-country survey

 

Round 1

WP11:

Afrobarometer Round 1: Compendium of comparative data from a 12-nation survey