In the first quarter of 2018, GDP at current market prices was estimated to be Frw 1,985 billion, up from Frw 1,816 billion in Q1 2017. In 2018 Q1, estimates calculated in 2014 prices show that GDP growth was 10.6 percent higher in real terms compared to the same quarter of 2017.
The Urban CPI increased by 3.0 percent on annual basis and increased by 1.1 percent on a monthly basis. The annual average rate between May 2018 and May 2017 is 2.4 percent.
Rwanda's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 10.6 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017.
The nominal GDP in the second quarter totalled 1,985 billion Rwandan Francs (Frw), up from Frw 1,816 billion in Q1 2017.
Activities in the industry sector increased by 7 percent. Manufacturing activities increased by 7 percent boosted by food processing activities which increased by 9 percent and Textiles, clothing & leather goods activities which grew by 24 percent. Construction activities increased by 8 percent.
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen 3.0 percent year on year in May 2018 up from 1.7 percent in April 2018.
In May 2018, ‘Food and non-alcoholic beverages’, ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ and Transport rose by 1.5 percent, 5.3 percent, and 8.1 percent respectively.
The mission of the desired CRVS system is “To build a modern, timely, complete and integrated CRVS system to ensure legal identity for all, good governance and evidence-based decision making for sustainable development”. It envisages that by establishing a permanent, continuous, compulsory and universal vital events registration and vital statistics system the three identified strategic outcomes - Legal identity and rights for all; Good governance and accountability; and Reliable statistics - would be achieved by 2022.
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) has celebrated the 2017 African Statistics Day (ASD) on 22nd December 2017, under the theme: “Better lives with better economic statistics”. During this event, NISR has awarded the winners of NISR Infographic Competition on the "Description of Labor Market in Rwanda 2017".
Kuva mu mwaka wa 2000 kugeza mu mwaka wa 2014, imibereho y'abanyarwanda yateye imbere muri rusange. Ibyo bigaragazwa n'ibipimo bitandukanye nk'uko Ikigo cy'Igihugu cy'Ibarurishamibare mu Rwanda cyagiye kibishyira ahagaragara.
The 2016/17 USS was conducted to measure the degree to which needs of data users are satisfied with regard to available official statistics and capture their potential expectations. As in the previous surveys, more attention was on the level of usefulness of official statistics to support decision making and planning processes, level of users' understanding of official statistics dissemination, analysis, timeliness and frequency of released statistics, and areas that need further improvement.
This publication outlines the core vision, objectives and pillars of data revolution policy in Rwanda . The pillars are aligned with strategic objectives to harness the insights that would come with data analytics. The principles of Data Revolution Policy are built on broader ICT strategic expectation of “open by default, security by design, privacy protection, innovation and public-private partnership” as enshrined in the Smart Rwanda 2020 Master plan
Here is the current situation of visas that have been issued by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) to various Government and Non Government Institutions to conduct researches and surveys in Rwanda. The attached Excel files shows past, current and future approval dates for each application file.
This service charter spells out the role of NISR, and highlights the services offered and requirements therein. It lists the service centers at which our services can be accessed and the guiding legal instruments. The development of this Charter signifies our commitment to serve our clients with a view to creating a better understanding of the services offered by our institution and enhancing the user's accessibility.
Since 2015, around the celebration of the African Statistics Day (ASD), the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) in collaboration with UNICEF Rwanda organizes the “Reading Data with Children”, an event that brings together around 50 children to be trained in reading statistical reports, especially those related directly to their lives, using children friendly readable visualizations with data from Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and EICV.
The comprehensive assessment of Rwanda CRVS is a direct response to the declaration of the Second Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration in September 2012. The Conference urged all African countries to undertake in-depth assessment of the state of their national civil registration systems and develop a strategic and action plans for improving CRVS.