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Province of previous residence, Rwanda, 2012; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG1ALT_P_RW indicates the person's province of previous residence within Rwanda in 2012.

Click on the Source Variables tab for information on place of residence for each sample year. Source variables may contain more geographic unit detail but are not suitable for cross-temporal comparison.

Comparability — General

This variable is available for the 2012 sample only. In 2006, the twelve provinces of Rwanda were abolished and replaced with five provinces with entirely different boundaries. For district of previous residence, see MIGRW2. For country of residence of international migrants, see MIGCTRYP (Country of previous residence).


  • Rwanda 2012: All persons


  • Rwanda: 2012