The Urban CPI increased by 2.2 percent on annual basis and decreased by 1.2 percent on a monthly basis. The annual average rate between November 2017 and November 2016 is 5.4 percent.
The general index for the third quarter 2017, registered an increase of 9.11 percent compared to the index of the second quarter 2016, and an increase of 1.00 percent compared to the index of the previous quarter (second quarter 2017).
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen 2.2 percent year on year in November 2017 down from 3.6 percent in October 2017.
In November 2017, ‘Food and non-alcoholic beverages’, ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ and Transport rose by 2.2 percent, 2.0 percent and 2.9 percent respectively.
Rwanda’s general producer price index, combining both prices for local and export products registered an annual growth of 9.11 percent in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same period of 2016, while on quarterly basis it increased by 1.0 percent compared with the second quarter.
The main drivers for these changes were manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply activities.
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.
This publication is a compilation of concepts and definitions in a move to guard against the inconsistencies in data production, reporting and interpretation. NISR, as the coordinator of the National Statistical System, therefore, took the initiative to produce the Compendium of Statistical Concepts and Definitions for Rwanda with the contribution of several Ministry's departments and agencies and Research Institutions.
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) has celebrated the 2016 African Statistics Day (ASD) on 18th November 2016, under the theme: “Data revolution: Strengthening statistics for regional integration, structural transformation and sustainable development”. During this event, NISR has awarded the winners of NISR Infographic Competition on the "Situation of adolescents in Rwanda: Health and Economic Status".
This report reviews the current relationship between National Institute for Statistics Rwanda (NISR) and other constituent parts of the National Statistical System (NSS) and sets out measures for the strengthening of the framework in Rwanda for the coordination of official statistics.