4 Key Features of The DHS Program Mobile App v2.0

Written by: The DHS Program

09 Sep, 2015

The DHS Program mobile app was first released in September 2013. Now, two years later, we are ready with the latest version: meet The DHS Program Mobile App v2.0!

The home page of The DHS Program Mobile App v2.0

Many changes have been made, but the key features of v2.0 include:

  1. Access to new data

2014 Egypt DHS Survey Information

Data is retrieved from the newly revised STATcompiler database through The DHS Program API. Basically, you are guaranteed access to the most recent data.

  1. Access to more indicators

Examples of new indicators.

The first version of the mobile app contained data on 24 indicators. With the update, you have access to 101 more – for a total of 125 indicators!

As long as you are connected to the internet, all data are immediately available. If you are offline, you can still access national level data for all indicators and background characteristics for the original 24 indicators.

For offline access to background characteristics of the 101 new indicators, you can download a specific country’s data package. This leads us to the next feature…

  1. Downloadable & customizable data packages

    Downloading the full Peru data package.

You now have the option to download data packages of countries of your choosing. This way you gain access to the complete set of data while offline.

Once downloaded onto your device, it is available at all times. For example, say you download a data package at an internet café. Once you are offline, it will still be there until you clear it.

  1. New design & easy navigation

Sortable bar charts.

v2.0 is both visually appealing and user-friendly, from the ‘hamburger’ stack menu to the sortable bar charts of indicator data.

Download the new version and see it for yourself! We hope you love it as much as we do.

If you already have the app, your device will prompt you to update. Otherwise, you can download it below.

For iOS: Download here

For AndroidDownload here


  • The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 400 surveys in over 90 countries. The DHS Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Contributions from other donors, as well as funds from participating countries, also support surveys. The project is implemented by ICF.

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