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Iraq Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey - 2018

Data Source
  • Iraq
  • Middle East & North Africa

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is an international household survey that provides up-to-date information on the situation of children and women, and measures key indicators to monitor progress towards development goals, national strategies and other internationally agreed upon commitments.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2018; 2011; 2006; 2000
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Ministry of Health of Iraq; Ministry of Education of Iraq; Ministry of Interior of Iraq; Central Statistics Organization of Iraq; Central Organization for Statistics & Information Technology; Kurdistan Regional Statistics Office
Funders: UNICEF; Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA); Iraq Trust Fund
  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
Notes: Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Menstrual hygiene, Sexual behavior;