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GEO_ZW2010 (V101_ZW2010)
Zimbabwe regions, 2010 [GIS]

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GEO_ZW2010 (V101_ZW2010) indicates the region of Zimbabwe where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2010 Zimbabwe survey are equivalent to provinces.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable GEO_ZW1994_2015, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_ZW2010 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_ZW2010 (V101_ZW2010) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ZW2010, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Zimbabwe 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe: 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B, 2010-M, 2010-H