Codes and Frequencies
BPLRW1 indicates the person's district of birth within Rwanda. For the 1991 sample, a person's birthplace is recorded at the province level. For district of birth in 2012, refer to BPLRW2.
Comparability — General
Users should be aware that there are boundary changes in between provinces in BPLRW1.
In 2006, the twelve provinces of Rwanda were abolished and replaced with five provinces with entirely different boundaries. At the second administrative level, Rwanda was divided into prefectures that were organized to form 106 districts in 2002. The districts were reorganized again in 2012 to form thirty districts with entirely different boundaries.
- Rwanda: 1991, 2002