Welcome to the Afrobarometer publications section. For short, topical analyses, try our briefing papers (for survey rounds 1-5) and dispatches (starting with Round 6). For longer, more technical analyses of policy issues, check our policy papers. Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books. You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author.

Can't find a document?

As we work to upgrade our website, occasional technical issues may cause some links to break and some documents to be temporarily unavailable. If you're unable to find a specific document, please email

Filter content by:

Is democracy in Mali dying? Though eager for change from failing state and economy, Malians still demand democratic governance. Read more
PP67: COVID-19 in Africa - Vulnerabilities and assets for an effective response
Read more
Progression des médias digitaux: Face à l’hégémonie de la télévision et la radio, l’Internet et les médias sociaux continuent leur popularité grandissante en Côte d’Ivoire. Read more
Sierra Leone is making significant gains in school enrollment, but learning outcomes, literacy levels, and skills acquisition are among the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more