Since the 1978 there has been a trend towards later first marriage for both men and women. The fourth Population and Housing Census conducted in Rwanda in August 2012 (2012RPHC) realized that the average age of first marriage for women climbed from 22.9 years in 1991 to 25 years in 2012, while for men it was 27.4 years in 2012 from 26.8 years both in 1991 and 2002.
The fourth Population and Housing Census in Rwanda conducted in August 2012 (2012 RPHC) shows that 68% of Rwandan population aged 15 years and above were literate while they were 64.4% in 2002. A person is qualified as literate if he/she is able to read, write and understand at least one language. In 2012, males were more literate (72%) than females (65%).
Rwanda's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, has risen 2.72 percent year on year in April 2014, down from 3.43 percent in March 2014.
In Rwanda, according to the Population and Housing Census conducted in 2012 (2012RPHC), the population aged 16 years and above increased during the last decade.
Rwanda's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 3.43 percent year on year in March 2014, due to the rising prices of Food and non alcoholic beverages (5.24), Restaurants and hotels (10.32) and Education (7.07).
The fourth Population and Housing Census conducted in August 2012 (2012 RPHC), revealed that the total population of Rwanda was at that moment 10,515,973 persons.
In 2013, based on 2011 benchmark, estimates calculated in 2011 prices shows that GDP was 4.6 percent higher in real terms than in 2012, following an increase of 7.3 percent in 2012.
In the fourth quarter, 2013 Rwanda’s total trade of US$ 564.6 million was made up of imports of US$ 415.5 million, exports of US$ 121.5 million, and re-exports of US$ 27.6 million.
Rwanda's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, has risen 3.45 percent year on year in February 2014, up from 2.43 percent in January 2014.