Population in Rwanda

Rwanda’s population is at 11.7 million as at July 2012 and is expected to increase to 16 million by 2020 if the current growth rate of 3.2% per annum is maintained. The country’s population density is the highest in Africa averaging about 345 per sq km in 2000.

 

Age and gender structure (2011 estimate)

Age (years)

Percentage (%)

Number of Males

Number of Females

0-14

42.9%

2,454,924

2,418,504

15-64

54.7%

3,097,956

3,123,910

65 and over

2.4%

110,218

164,913

Total

100%

5,663,098

5,707,327

 

 

 

 

 

Population in Rwanda has been summarised to include the following

Profile of the population of Rwanda in 2012

Urban Population

Causes of high population Growth in Rwanda

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