The Integrated Business Enterprise Survey in Rwanda 2017 (IBES 2017) is a comprehensive enterprise survey undertaken to collect, compile, and analyze data on the level and structure of non-agricultural economic activity in the country for both informal and formal sectors, with the formal sector defined as those businesses registered with the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) and that keeps regular business accounts. The formal sector also includes companies have 30 or more employees.
The Government of Rwanda continues to promote private sector development, aiming at fostering both local and foreign investment by undertaking reforms with the objective of making the country a favorable place for investment.
The Integrated Business Enterprise Survey in Rwanda 2014 (IBES 2014) is a comprehensive enterprise survey undertaken to collect, compile, and analyze data on the level and structure of non-agricultural economic activity in the country. The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) carried out the survey from end August 2015 to end December 2015, with financial support from the Government of Rwanda.
Establishment Census is a valuable source of information on all economic activities, number of employed and size of establishments in Rwanda. The methodology of complete counting of every operating establishment that has a fixed location and is practicing a specific economic activity within the boundaries of the city included in the enumeration areas was used. And since the Establishment Census usually covers all regions in Rwanda, the "2014 Establishment Census" covered all 30 districts.