This is the Atlas publication for the Fourth Population and Housing Census that was conducted in 2012
The present Publication Tables constitutes the Final results of the 2012 Census, and are intended to provide, in tabulation form, the most important information needed as a basis for programmes of economic and social development and to be used for research purposes.
As one of many results of the continuous development of Rwanda, especially the health system, women will live much longer in the coming years.
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.