The present report is one of six thematic reports produced from EICV5.
The focus of the present report is the analysis of trends of employment and labour underutilization including unemployment at the national and province levels by selected demographic and socioeconomic characteristics such as sex, age group, educational attainment, occupation and industry. The analysis in this report covers four rounds extended to two years from February 2017 to August 2018.
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 has always recorded a higher female employment rate over past ten years than in men category. Even though the difference is not so big, women are still having a bigger employment rate since 2000.