10 things to know about Afrobarometer data & methodology.

General

1. Afrobarometer has collected data on the perceptions and attitudes of African citizens since 1999.

2. Our data are collected from nationally representative samples.

3. All respondents are randomly selected; every adult citizen has an equal chance of being selected.

4. Samples are distributed across urban/rural areas in proportion to their share of the national population.

5. We use face-to-face interviews in the language of the respondent’s choice.

6. Our standard questionnaire allows comparisons across all surveyed countries and over time.

7. Our data are a public good, available for free to anyone.

8. You can analyze our data anytime, anywhere via our free online Data Analysis Tool

9. We release complete data sets for public use one year after the completion of fieldwork in each country.

10. For more information on our data, please check out our Data Use and Access Policy

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