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Sierra Leone Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey - 2017

Data Source
  • Sierra Leone
  • 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: 2017; 2010; 2005; 2000
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Central Statistics Office of Sierra Leone; Ministry of Development and Economic Planning of Sierra Leone; Statistics Sierra Leone (Stats SL)
Funders: UNICEF; UNFPA; UNHCR; Action Aid; Christian Children's Fund; Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone; Government of Sierra Leone; WHO; World Food Programme (WFP); European Union
  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Males are included in the 2017 survey rounds only. 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;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Menstrual hygiene, Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;