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Malawi Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey - 2014

Data Source
  • Malawi
  • Sub-Saharan 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 and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2013-2014; 2006
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: National Statistical Office of Malawi
Funders: UNICEF; Johns Hopkins University; WHO; UNDP; UN Women; UNFPA; USAID; Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Save the Children Malawi; Government of Malawi
  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
Notes: Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
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;
Mental Health - Life satisfaction;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;