Codes and Frequencies
GEO_ZA1998 (V101_ZA1998) reports the region of South Africa where the respondent was interviewed, using provinces as the geographic unit.
Other South African sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. The integrated geographic variable GEO_ZA1998_2016 provides spatially consistent units over time across South African samples.
A GIS map for GEO_ ZA1998 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.
- South Africa 1998: All women age 15-49.