18 July 2012

Over 20,000 recruited for national census

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) has recruited 24,426 officials, including computer experts, statisticians, specialists and trainers to ensure the smooth running of the forthcoming National Populations and Housing Census.

18 July 2012

Sobanukirwa imigendekere n’akamaro k’ibarura rusange ryegereje

Ku nshuro ya kane, u Rwanda rurategura Ibarura Rusange ry’Abaturage n’imiturire rizaba tariki ya 16 kugeza ku ya 30 Kanama 2012, mu rwego rwo kumenya uko abateganyirizwa bangana, ibyiciro by’imyaka y’amavuko barimo, uko batuye n’uko biyongera.

09 July 2012

How many are we in Rwanda?

A population census is expected to provide a precise answer to this question amongst other important questions. In fact, the United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years.

26 June 2012

Training of Census Functionaries has Started

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) is preparing the fourth Population and Housing Census. This will be the fourth round of modern censuses that have been conducted in Rwanda, following the previous one in 2002.

10 August 2011

Statistics body reaches out to stakeholders

Government institutions and other organisations seeking technical statistical assistance should approach the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR), the acting head of the institute has urged. Dr Diane Karusisi made the call yesterday, while speaking at a workshop to discuss capacity building.