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.
UR=Unemployment rate, EPR=Employment to population Ratio, LFPR=Labour Force Participation Rate
In past two years (2017 and 2018), the unemployment rate in Rwanda is slightly declining while the employment to population and Labour force participation Rate is increasing.
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.