Qualitative data

  • Assessment
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Data value chain or data life cycle


Data collected using qualitative methods, such as interviews, focus groups, observation and key informant interviews; generally expressed in narrative form, pictures or objects (i.e., not numerically).


National nutrition information systems – the fundamental series, modules 1–5, New York: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), 2021. https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240043275