The following description of this survey appeared in the 1991 edition of Dynamic Database: A Catalogue of Survey Data Files, Voorburg: International Statistical Institute.
Name of survey: Rwanda Enquête sur la Fécondité
Executive agency: Office National de la Population (ONAPO)
Date of fieldwork: 1983
Universe: All women, 15-50
Contents: WFS Core Mark 1 + FOTCAF module
Supplementary surveys: None
The National Fertility Survey was conducted by the National Population Office
(ONAPO) between August and November 1983.
The Survey was designed to describe the levels, trends and determinants of
human fertility in the country and to provide other important demographic
The questionnaires are modelled after the WFS questionnaires and consist of a
household schedule, a detailed individual questionnaire for all women aged 15
to 50 and a questionnaire for a sub-sample of the husbands of interviewed
The sample consists of 100 sampling units (districts) and was designed to
produce an average of 60 households per sampling unit with an average of one
eligible woman per household.
Data may be used for academic research, provided that credit is given
in any publication resulting from the research to the agency that
conducted the survey and that two copies of any publication are sent to:
Mme G. Habimana Nyirasafari
La Directrice de l'Office National de la Population (ONAPO)
Public Use Files
Available files include the individual standard recode data and dictionary dictionary in ISSA format.
The table below lists the file names and descriptions.
Codebook file for the standard recode data. ISSA format
Ascii text file
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