Universes

In our data, a Universe is defined as: The population responding to the question (or, in the case of children or births, the population to whom the question applies).

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Women

The most common universe for women for our data is All women age 15-49. However, there are exceptions, including the following:

Ever-Married Women

Ever-Married Women
Country Years Applicable
Afghanistan 2015
Bangladesh 1994, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014
Egypt 1988, 1992, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2014
India 1992, 1998
Jordan 1990, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017
Morocco 1987
Nepal 1996, 2001
Pakistan 1991, 2006, 2012, 2017
Sudan 1989
Tunisia 1988
Yemen 1991

Age Range other than 15 - 49

Age 10 - 49
Country Years Applicable
Bangladesh 1994, 1997, 2000, 2004
Nigeria 1999
Age 12 - 49
Country Years Applicable
Bangladesh 2011
Age 13 - 49
Country Years Applicable
India 1992
Age 15 - 54
Country Years Applicable
Yemen 1991
Age 15 - 64
Country Years Applicable
Namibia 2013
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Children

The most common universe for children for our data is All children age 0 - 4. However, there are exceptions, including the following:

Age Range other than 0 - 4

Age 0 - 2
Country Years Applicable
Benin 1996
Cameroon 1998
Cote d'lvoire 1994
Ghana 1993
India 1998
Kenya 1998
Madagascar 1997
Mozambique 1997
Nigeria 1999
Zimbabwe 1994
Age 0 - 3
Country Years Applicable
India 1992
Uganda 1995
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Men

The most common universe for men for our data is All men age 15 - 59. However, there are exceptions, including the following:

Marital Status

Ever-Married Men
Country Years Applicable
Afghanistan 2015
Bangladesh 2007, 2011
Nepal 2001
Pakistan 2012, 2017
Currently-Married Men
Country Years Applicable
Bangladesh 1997, 2000
Husbands of Female Survey Respondents Age 15 - 491
Country Years Applicable
Bangladesh 1994
Cameroon 1991
Niger 1992
Pakistan 1991
Rwanda 1992
1. Theses surveys have no specified age ranges for the men. The age range (age 15-49) is based on the age on the female survey respondents.

Age Range other than 15 - 59

Age 15 - 49
Country Years Applicable
Afghanistan 2015
Myanmar 2015
Nigeria 2013
Namibia 2006
Nepal 2011, 2016
Pakistan 2012, 2017
Tanzania 2004, 2010, 2015
Age 15 - 54
Country Years Applicable
Angola 2015
Bangladesh 2004, 2007, 2011
India 2005, 2015
Kenya 1998, 2003, 2008, 2014
Malawi 2000, 2004, 2010, 2016
Uganda 1995, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016
Zimbabwe 1994, 1999, 2005, 2010, 2015
Age 15 - 60
Country Years Applicable
Tanzania 1991
Age 15 - 64
Country Years Applicable
Benin 2001, 2006, 2011
Mozambique 1997, 2003, 2011
Nigeria 1999
Namibia 2013
Age 18+
Country Years Applicable
Burkina Faso 1993
Age 20 - 54
Country Years Applicable
Kenya 1993
Malawi 1992
Age 20 - 55
Country Years Applicable
Mali 1987
Age 20 - 64
Country Years Applicable
Benin 1996
Age 20+
Country Years Applicable
Senegal 1992, 1997
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