Rwanda Population

Population now

12,832,728
Male:6,294,034(49.05 %)
Female:6,538,562(50.95 %)
Births in 2019:234,798
Deaths in 2019:45,803

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:65.83 years
Female:70.13 years
Total:68.00 years
Median Age:19.06 years
Birth Rate:29.22
Death Rate:5.70
Growth Rate:4.13 %
Fertility Rate:3.67

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
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Rwanda Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19603M1M1M0.961.27%52.2522.988.1942.2940.7043.8815.262.60%111.38
19613M1M2M0.961.28%51.6422.658.1942.5941.0044.1814.902.65%113.76
19623M1M2M0.961.29%51.0422.318.2042.8841.2944.4714.662.71%115.83
19633M2M2M0.961.30%50.4721.958.2043.1641.5644.7514.522.77%117.81
19643M2M2M0.961.31%49.9921.608.2043.4241.8145.0114.442.82%120.04
19653M2M2M0.961.33%49.6221.278.2043.6542.0445.2414.372.88%122.75
19663M2M2M0.961.36%49.4020.978.2043.8542.2345.4514.452.94%126.02
19673M2M2M0.961.38%49.3320.748.2044.0142.3845.6114.553.00%129.79
19684M2M2M0.961.40%49.3920.568.2144.1442.5145.7514.673.07%133.92
19694M2M2M0.961.43%49.5920.448.2244.2542.6145.8714.813.13%138.23
19704M2M2M0.961.45%49.9120.388.2344.3442.7045.9614.973.19%142.55
19714M2M2M0.961.47%50.3420.368.2544.4142.7846.0315.013.34%146.87
19724M2M2M0.961.50%50.8520.358.2844.4942.8646.1015.073.49%151.25
19734M2M2M0.961.52%51.3820.358.3144.5842.9646.1815.143.65%155.76
19744M2M2M0.961.56%51.9220.308.3444.7143.1146.2915.203.82%160.48
19754M2M2M0.971.60%52.4220.198.3744.9343.3546.5015.244.00%165.51
19764M2M2M0.971.65%52.8619.968.4045.3043.7346.8515.194.18%170.84
19775M2M2M0.971.72%53.2319.608.4345.8244.2747.3615.144.37%176.46
19785M2M2M0.971.80%53.5119.138.4546.4944.9548.0015.084.58%182.39
19795M2M3M0.971.89%53.6718.588.4647.2445.7148.7515.024.66%188.63
19805M3M3M0.972.00%53.7017.928.4648.0946.5649.5914.954.72%195.18
19815M3M3M0.972.13%53.5817.108.4449.0147.4850.5214.774.79%201.80
19825M3M3M0.972.29%53.3216.198.4149.9348.4051.4514.614.85%208.42
19836M3M3M0.972.45%52.9315.348.3650.7149.1852.2314.464.92%215.42
19846M3M3M0.972.56%52.4114.728.2851.1849.6452.7014.334.99%223.32
19856M3M3M0.972.50%51.7714.798.1850.9549.4052.4814.215.06%232.37
19866M3M3M0.972.17%51.0016.098.0449.5848.0251.1414.085.13%243.29
19877M3M3M0.971.67%50.1418.787.8646.9745.3748.5813.985.20%255.61
19887M3M4M0.971.17%49.2022.727.6643.2641.6344.9313.935.27%266.92
19897M4M4M0.970.75%48.2227.557.4338.7837.1040.5213.995.34%273.98
19907M4M4M0.970.46%47.2432.447.1834.2232.5036.0114.305.42%274.73
19917M3M4M0.970.27%46.3036.356.9430.4328.7232.2414.535.49%267.74
19927M3M3M0.960.18%45.4138.496.7128.1026.4329.8714.996.29%254.46
19936M3M3M0.950.16%44.6038.436.5127.6126.0229.2815.657.31%239.19
19946M3M3M0.950.21%43.8636.156.3229.0027.5430.5416.338.49%228.00
19956M3M3M0.940.35%43.1932.116.1731.9830.6633.3316.829.84%225.08
19966M3M3M0.940.57%42.5627.106.0535.9234.7637.0916.9311.37%232.18
19977M3M3M0.940.89%41.9522.185.9440.0138.9941.0116.8512.47%247.64
19987M3M4M0.951.28%41.3318.145.8443.6042.6844.4716.6213.24%268.05
19998M4M4M0.951.66%40.7015.305.7446.4145.5647.2016.3814.06%288.30
20008M4M4M0.951.92%40.0813.725.6448.4247.5949.1816.2814.93%304.72
20018M4M4M0.952.01%39.5013.135.5449.7948.9450.5816.3715.83%316.25
20029M4M4M0.952.01%38.9712.945.4550.9750.0551.8116.5516.78%324.10
20039M4M4M0.962.03%38.5112.705.3552.2751.2753.1916.8116.90%329.57
20049M4M5M0.962.11%38.1112.275.2453.7652.6654.7817.0616.91%334.82
20059M4M5M0.962.26%37.7411.585.1455.4354.2356.5617.2716.91%341.40
20069M5M5M0.962.50%37.3710.695.0257.2255.9058.4617.4816.92%349.56
20079M5M5M0.962.79%36.969.764.9058.9757.5460.3417.6616.92%358.70
200810M5M5M0.963.09%36.488.934.7760.5759.0162.0617.8116.93%368.60
200910M5M5M0.963.37%35.948.234.6461.9660.2863.5817.9516.93%378.82
201010M5M5M0.963.62%35.317.654.5263.1461.3564.8718.0716.93%389.05
201111M5M5M0.963.80%34.637.214.3964.1162.2265.9418.1616.94%399.27
201211M5M6M0.963.94%33.926.864.2764.9162.9366.8318.2216.94%409.63
201311M5M6M0.964.05%33.206.574.1665.6063.5567.5918.2816.95%420.12
201411M6M6M0.964.13%32.496.334.0666.1964.0968.2418.3516.97%430.76
201512M6M6M0.964.19%31.796.133.9766.7064.5668.7918.4317.00%441.55
201612M6M6M0.964.21%31.115.973.8967.1364.9769.2518.5617.06%452.48
201712M6M6M0.964.16%30.515.913.8267.3565.2069.4618.7117.13%463.53
201813M6M6M0.964.14%29.865.813.7567.6765.5169.7918.8717.21%474.64
201913M6M7M0.964.13%29.225.703.6768.0065.8370.1319.0617.31%485.76

Rwanda Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202013M6M7M0.964.11%28.585.593.6068.3266.1570.4619.2817.43%496.89
202113M7M7M0.964.05%28.105.563.5468.5466.3870.6819.5017.57%507.97
202214M7M7M0.964.00%27.625.523.4868.7766.6170.9019.7317.72%519.02
202314M7M7M0.963.94%27.135.493.4168.9966.8371.1219.9817.89%530.07
202414M7M7M0.963.89%26.655.453.3569.2267.0671.3420.2418.08%541.12
202515M7M7M0.963.83%26.175.423.2969.4467.2971.5620.5318.29%552.21
202615M7M8M0.963.78%25.865.413.2469.6867.5271.8020.8018.52%563.33
202715M7M8M0.963.74%25.555.393.1969.9167.7672.0421.0818.76%574.53
202815M8M8M0.973.69%25.245.383.1370.1567.9972.2721.3519.03%585.77
202916M8M8M0.973.65%24.935.363.0870.3868.2372.5121.6419.31%597.05
203016M8M8M0.973.60%24.625.353.0370.6268.4672.7521.9319.62%608.40
203116M8M8M0.973.55%24.355.352.9970.8468.6772.9822.1919.95%619.83
203217M8M8M0.973.49%24.095.362.9471.0668.8973.2122.4720.30%631.33
203317M8M9M0.973.44%23.825.362.9071.2969.1073.4422.7620.67%642.87
203417M8M9M0.973.39%23.565.372.8571.5169.3273.6723.0521.07%654.45
203518M9M9M0.973.34%23.295.372.8171.7369.5373.9023.3421.49%666.07
203618M9M9M0.973.26%22.975.392.7771.9269.7174.0923.6121.93%677.69
203718M9M9M0.973.19%22.655.402.7372.1169.8974.2823.9022.40%689.31
203818M9M9M0.973.12%22.325.422.7072.2970.0874.4824.1922.89%700.89
203919M9M10M0.973.05%22.005.432.6672.4870.2674.6724.4923.41%712.43
204019M9M10M0.972.98%21.685.452.6272.6770.4474.8624.7823.93%723.90
204119M10M10M0.972.89%21.315.482.5972.8370.6075.0225.0724.47%735.25
204220M10M10M0.972.80%20.945.512.5572.9970.7675.1825.3525.01%746.49
204320M10M10M0.972.71%20.575.552.5273.1570.9175.3425.6425.56%757.65
204420M10M10M0.972.62%20.205.582.4873.3171.0775.5025.9326.12%768.62
204521M10M10M0.972.53%19.835.612.4573.4771.2375.6626.2326.68%779.44
204621M10M11M0.972.45%19.485.652.4273.6371.3975.8326.5127.25%790.11
204721M10M11M0.972.36%19.135.692.3973.8071.5575.9926.8027.84%800.59
204821M10M11M0.972.28%18.785.732.3673.9671.7276.1627.1028.42%810.88
204922M11M11M0.972.19%18.435.772.3374.1371.8876.3227.3929.02%821.02
205022M11M11M0.972.11%18.085.812.3074.2972.0476.4927.7029.62%830.97

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