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Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey - 2016

Data Source
  • East Asia & Pacific
  • Timor-Leste

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are nationally representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2016; 2009-2010
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Timor-Leste General Directorate of Statistics; Timor-Leste Ministry of Planning and Finance; Timor-Leste Ministry of Health; ICF International
Funders: Government of Timor-Leste; USAID; UNFPA; UNICEF; WHO; European Union; World Bank; Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID); Irish Aid
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Male age range taken from most recent survey. Male age range varies over survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Community Engagement;
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Mental Health;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;