Snapshot of CRVS systems in Rwanda

Published: 1/Jan/2021
Source: Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems, IDRC, Canada


The purpose of this report is to provide a brief introduction to the civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system in Rwanda.

The information was collected through a questionnaire completed by the National Identification Agency and the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda in April 2020 and supplemented by a desk review of available documents. Among other things, the report presents:

  • Background information on the country;
  • Selected indicators relevant for CRVS improvement processes;
  • Stakeholders’ activities; and
  • Resources available to strengthen CRVS systems.

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Themes: Birth Registration
Regions: Rwanda
Year: 2021