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Has a birth certificate


This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.


HHBIRTHCERT (HV140) indicates whether the household member's birth is registered or whether the person has a birth certificate.

Comparability — Index



Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, HHBIRTHCERT (HV140) is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HHBIRTHCERT (HV140) is included in Phase V forward of the standard DHS questionnaire.


No universe descriptions are currently available.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-H
  • Angola: 2015-H
  • Bangladesh: 2011-H, 2014-H
  • Benin: 2006-H, 2011-H, 2017-H
  • Burkina Faso: 2010-H
  • Burundi: 2010-H, 2016-H
  • Cameroon: 2011-H, 2018-H
  • Chad: 2014-H
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-H, 2013-H
  • Congo Brazzaville: 2005-H, 2011-H
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-H
  • Egypt: 2014-H
  • Eswatini (Swaziland): 2006-H
  • Ethiopia: 2016-H
  • Ghana: 2008-H, 2014-H
  • Guinea: 2012-H, 2018-H
  • India: 2005-H
  • Jordan: 2012-H, 2017-H
  • Kenya: 2008-H, 2014-H
  • Lesotho: 2009-H, 2014-H
  • Liberia: 2007-H, 2013-H
  • Madagascar: 2008-H
  • Malawi: 2016-H
  • Mali: 2006-H, 2012-H, 2018-H
  • Mozambique: 2011-H
  • Myanmar: 2015-H
  • Namibia: 2006-H, 2013-H
  • Nepal: 2006-H, 2011-H, 2016-H
  • Niger: 2006-H, 2012-H
  • Nigeria: 2013-H, 2018-H
  • Pakistan: 2006-H, 2012-H
  • Rwanda: 2010-H, 2014-H
  • Senegal: 2005-H, 2010-H, 2012-H, 2014-H, 2015-H, 2016-H, 2017-H
  • Tanzania: 2010-H, 2015-H
  • Uganda: 2006-H, 2011-H, 2016-H
  • Yemen: 2013-H
  • Zambia: 2007-H, 2013-H, 2018-H
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-H, 2010-H, 2015-H