Rwanda is an East African country with about 12 million people.

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

1,651,895

 

1,125,724

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending in1

43.3%

 

38.5%

Female (2018)

 

Male (2016)

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20181

6.0%

 

7.5%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 20181

28.1%

 

20.7%

Secondary 

 

Tertiary 

 

 

1. UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre, retrieved in March 2020

 

Literacy rate (2010)1

61.6%

 

71.1%

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

88%

 

80%

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

64%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

66

 

63

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

0.1 78.9
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
0.06 39
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
2.5 21.8
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in March 2020

 

Partners

Partnerships are fundamental to COL’s work. Strategic partnerships allow COL to broaden its reach and engage at global, regional and national levels, while implementation partners support COL’s work in communities and institutions across Commonwealth Member States. Partners include multilateral organisations, regional bodies, national governments, government agencies, foundations, civil society organisations, public and private (not-for-profit) institutions and the private sector.

COL's partners in Rwanda include: 

  • Ministry of Education
  • University of Kibungo
  • University of Rwanda