Hello, I’m Emmanuel !

I am a PhD Candidate in Demography and Population Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, where I am examining opportunities for advancing sexual health information for young African adults in the digital age. My broad research interest revolves around the social determinants of health and well-being as well as opportunities to illuminate these using digital sources of data.

Among other recognitions, I received the Green Talents award for sustainable research in 2019 by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany. I mostly use data from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), but recently, I have been using data from online sources such as online surveys and social media platforms. My work has been featured in international journals such as Plos ONE, Health & Place, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, the Archives of Sexual Behaviors, as well as others.

personal information

Full Name
Emmanuel Ọlámíjùwọ́n
24 December
18 Rorich Street, Albertville, Johannesburg, ZA
+27 63 242 1330


English fluent
Yoruba native
French beginner

Multimedia Skills

Microsoft PowerPoint
Corel Draw
Adobe Photoshop

Statistical Skills


Technical Skills

  • Goal Oriented
  • Flexible
  • Creative Thinking
  • Self Motivated
  • Team Player & Leader


Conference Participations


2018 -

University of the Witwatersrand, ZA

Ph.D. Demography and Population Studies

Advancing sexual health education for young African adults in the digital age

2016 - 2017

University of the Witwatersrand, ZA

MA in Demography and Population Studies

Social cohesion and self-rated health status among adults in South Africa

2015 - 2015

University of the Witwatersrand, ZA

BA (Hons) in Demography

Partner age difference and fertility behaviour among women in Uganda

work experience

2018 - 2020


University of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)

I taught undergraduate courses in statistics and demography.

2017 - 2018

Data Analyst

Institute for Health Measurement (Swaziland)

I led the management and analyses of data from the Eswatini Client Management Information System (CMIS)

2015 - 2017

Research Assistant

University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)


  • Adolescent health
  • Sexual health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Digital Demography
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Spatial Demography

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Recent Publications


Involuntary Childlessness and Marital Infidelity Among Women in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Assessment of the Moderating Role of Women’s Education

Archives of Sexual Behavior

We analyzed data from 23,847 women to illuminate the relationship between involuntary childlessness and marital infidelity among married women in Cameroon, Gabon, Lesotho, Liberia, and Sierra Leone


How soon do single mothers have another child? A competing risk analysis of second premarital childbearing in sub-Saharan African countries

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

This study used Fine and Gray’s sub-distribution hazard model to estimate the probabilities of having a second premarital birth among women in 25 sub-Saharan African countries.


What predicts self-efficacy? Understanding the role of sociodemographic, behavioural and parental factors on condom use self-efficacy among university students in Nigeria

Plos ONE

In this study, an attempt is made to use structural equation models to identify the predictors of self-efficacy for condom use among university students in Nigeria. We also examined the pathways through which sociodemographic, behavioural and parental factors may be associated with on condom use self-efficacy.


Does education offset the effect of maternal disadvantage on childhood anaemia in Tanzania? Evidence from a nationally representative cross-sectional study

BMC Pediatrics

In this study, we examined the maternal factors associated with the risk of anaemia among children under five years. We also examined whether higher maternal education could reduce the risks of anaemia among children of women with poor socioeconomic status.


Social cohesion and self-rated health among adults in South Africa: The moderating role of race

Health & Place

In this study, we examined the nexus between social cohesion and self-rated health status in an African sample.


If you are very passionate about computational and digital demography or #rStats as much as I do, you may find some of the resources on my blog very useful and interesting to read. I would be glad to receive your comment and will appreciate your questions and feedback.

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