The sample design of labour force survey presents an advantage of estimating trend of labour market indicators with a higher precision due to its rotational design. In this report, the survey results are compared for February 2019 (Q1), May 2019 (Q2) and August 2019 (Q3). However, tables are presented in most cases with more data points including results of the labour force surveys in the previous year.
The focus of the present report has the objective of providing data on the structure and trends of labour force, employment and unemployment as well as other related labour market statistics for the implementation and evaluation of economic and social policies related to employment creation, income generation, skills development, and related decent work policies at the national by selected demographic and socioeconomic characteristics such as sex, age group, educational attainment, occupation and industry.
UR=Unemployment rate, EPR=Employment to population Ratio, LFPR=Labour Force Participation Rate
The Rwanda Labour Force Survey (LFS) started in 2016 with an annual sample spread into two rounds to provide bi-annual estimates of main labour market indicators at National level.