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Table 1 Camp characteristics

From: Considering the benefits of hosting refugees: evidence of refugee camps influencing local labour market activity and economic welfare in Rwanda

  Year established Total population Relative population (%)
Gihembe 1997 14,205 9.49
Kigeme 2012* 18,646 19.38
Kiziba 1996 17,155 14.52
  1. Note: Calculations based on official figures from UNHCR and the Rwanda Population and Housing Census, 2012. Relative population is calculated using the local population in all sectors within 10 km of each camp. *Kigeme camp was first established in 1995 for Burundian refugees, closed in 2009 upon their return and reopened for the current Congolese refugee population in 2012