Rwanda Population

Population now

12,984,025
  • World: 74th
  • Africa: 27th
Male:6,382,853(49.16 %)
Female:6,601,172(50.84 %)
Births in 2020:437,229
Deaths in 2020:71,852

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:67.11 years
Female:71.46 years
Total:69.33 years
Median Age:19.04 years
Birth Rate:30.73
Death Rate:5.05
Growth Rate:5.09 %
Fertility Rate:3.93

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

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
19603M1M1M0.971.29%52.0022.738.1942.6241.1544.0615.262.60%111.46
19613M1M2M0.971.29%51.3822.408.1942.9441.4844.3814.902.65%113.84
19623M1M2M0.961.30%50.7722.058.2043.2541.7944.6814.662.71%115.91
19633M2M2M0.961.31%50.2021.698.2043.5442.0844.9714.532.77%117.91
19643M2M2M0.961.33%49.7221.348.2043.8042.3445.2414.442.82%120.14
19653M2M2M0.961.35%49.3621.018.2044.0342.5545.4914.372.88%122.85
19663M2M2M0.961.37%49.1520.738.2044.2342.7345.7014.472.94%126.12
19673M2M2M0.971.39%49.0920.518.2044.3842.8745.8714.573.00%129.88
19684M2M2M0.971.42%49.1720.348.2144.5142.9846.0114.693.07%134.02
19694M2M2M0.971.44%49.3920.238.2244.6143.0746.1314.833.13%138.33
19704M2M2M0.971.47%49.7420.168.2344.7043.1646.2214.993.19%142.66
19714M2M2M0.971.49%50.1920.148.2544.7743.2446.3015.033.34%146.99
19724M2M2M0.971.52%50.7220.148.2844.8543.3246.3715.093.49%151.39
19734M2M2M0.971.55%51.2820.138.3144.9543.4346.4515.163.65%155.91
19744M2M2M0.971.58%51.8420.088.3445.0843.5946.5815.223.82%160.66
19754M2M2M0.971.62%52.3619.968.3745.3243.8446.7915.264.00%165.72
19765M2M2M0.971.68%52.8219.738.4045.6944.2447.1415.214.18%171.09
19775M2M2M0.971.75%53.2019.368.4346.2344.7947.6615.164.37%176.76
19785M2M2M0.971.83%53.5018.898.4546.9045.4848.3115.104.58%182.73
19795M2M3M0.971.93%53.6818.328.4647.6646.2549.0615.034.66%189.04
19805M3M3M0.972.05%53.7217.638.4648.5347.1249.9214.954.72%195.66
19815M3M3M0.972.20%53.6116.748.4449.5048.0950.9014.774.79%202.34
19826M3M3M0.972.39%53.3615.738.4150.4949.0851.8914.604.85%209.01
19836M3M3M0.972.59%52.9714.758.3651.3449.9252.7514.454.92%216.07
19846M3M3M0.972.74%52.4514.018.2851.8950.4653.3114.314.99%224.12
19856M3M3M0.972.69%51.8214.058.1851.6950.2553.1214.185.06%233.38
19866M3M3M0.972.30%51.0515.488.0450.2348.7851.6914.075.13%244.66
19877M3M3M0.971.71%50.1918.527.8647.4145.9548.8813.975.20%257.42
19887M3M4M0.981.14%49.2523.007.6643.3641.8944.8613.935.27%269.12
19897M4M4M0.970.69%48.2728.547.4338.4436.9639.9613.995.34%276.29
19907M4M4M0.970.38%47.2834.187.1833.4131.9434.9414.285.42%276.74
19917M3M4M0.970.20%46.3338.746.9429.2527.8030.7614.635.49%268.96
19927M3M3M0.960.10%45.4241.306.7126.6925.2928.1615.166.29%254.47
19936M3M3M0.960.08%44.5841.366.5126.1724.8327.5715.897.31%237.82
19946M3M3M0.950.13%43.8038.906.3227.7426.4829.0416.688.49%225.39
19956M3M3M0.950.25%43.0934.436.1731.0429.8732.2317.319.84%221.60
19966M3M3M0.950.47%42.4128.866.0535.3834.3036.4617.2811.37%228.31
19976M3M3M0.950.79%41.7423.375.9439.8438.8440.8217.1312.47%243.75
19987M3M4M0.951.18%41.0518.875.8443.6942.7544.5916.8613.24%264.36
19998M4M4M0.951.57%40.3515.735.7446.6445.7347.5016.5614.06%284.81
20008M4M4M0.961.83%39.6614.005.6448.6547.7549.5016.3614.93%301.23
20018M4M4M0.961.91%39.0013.395.5449.9449.0150.8116.4415.83%312.52
20028M4M4M0.961.90%38.4113.235.4450.9950.0151.9116.5716.78%319.96
20039M4M4M0.961.91%37.8913.015.3452.1851.1253.1816.7616.90%324.90
20049M4M4M0.961.98%37.4312.555.2453.6052.4554.6816.9616.91%329.58
20059M4M5M0.962.14%37.0211.805.1355.2554.0156.4417.1416.91%335.64
20069M4M5M0.962.39%36.6110.805.0257.0855.7358.3717.3116.92%343.36
20079M5M5M0.962.71%36.179.754.8958.9257.4560.3117.4716.92%352.11
200810M5M5M0.963.05%35.688.804.7760.6159.0462.1117.6216.93%361.63
200910M5M5M0.963.40%35.147.984.6462.1360.4663.7217.7616.93%371.43
201010M5M5M0.963.73%34.587.314.5263.4361.6765.1117.8916.93%381.17
201110M5M5M0.964.01%34.046.794.4164.5262.6866.2818.0216.94%390.82
201211M5M5M0.964.26%33.566.384.3265.4463.5367.2618.1416.94%400.55
201311M5M6M0.964.47%33.176.064.2566.2264.2568.1018.2616.95%410.49
201411M5M6M0.964.67%32.865.804.2066.8864.8568.8218.3616.97%420.82
201511M6M6M0.964.82%32.605.604.1667.4565.3769.4318.4517.00%431.66
201612M6M6M0.974.95%32.355.444.1267.9365.8169.9518.5817.06%443.04
201712M6M6M0.975.04%32.065.314.0968.3466.1970.4018.6917.13%454.89
201812M6M6M0.975.08%31.705.214.0468.7066.5270.7818.7917.21%467.08
201913M6M6M0.975.08%31.705.214.0468.7066.5270.7818.9017.31%479.42
202013M6M7M0.975.09%30.735.053.9369.3367.1171.4619.0417.43%491.76

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
202113M7M7M0.975.03%30.175.003.8669.6067.3771.7519.1617.57%504.10
202214M7M7M0.974.98%29.614.953.7969.8867.6372.0419.3317.72%516.36
202314M7M7M0.974.94%29.044.893.7170.1567.9072.3419.5317.89%528.70
202414M7M7M0.974.88%28.484.843.6470.4368.1672.6319.7418.08%541.04
202515M7M7M0.974.83%27.924.793.5770.7068.4272.9219.9418.29%553.46
202615M7M8M0.974.77%27.504.773.5170.9568.6573.1920.1818.52%565.95
202715M8M8M0.974.70%27.094.753.4671.1968.8873.4520.4018.76%578.48
202816M8M8M0.974.63%26.674.743.4071.4469.1273.7220.6119.03%591.09
202916M8M8M0.974.56%26.264.723.3571.6869.3573.9820.8319.31%603.69
203016M8M8M0.974.50%25.844.703.2971.9369.5874.2521.0619.62%616.37
203117M8M8M0.974.43%25.514.703.2472.1569.7874.4821.2719.95%629.13
203217M8M9M0.974.35%25.184.713.1972.3769.9974.7121.4920.30%641.89
203317M8M9M0.974.28%24.854.713.1572.5970.1974.9521.7320.67%654.68
203418M9M9M0.974.19%24.524.723.1072.8170.4075.1821.9821.07%667.55
203518M9M9M0.974.13%24.194.723.0573.0370.6075.4122.2321.49%680.46
203618M9M9M0.974.05%23.914.733.0173.2370.8075.6222.4621.93%693.37
203719M9M9M0.973.97%23.634.752.9773.4471.0075.8322.7022.40%706.36
203819M9M10M0.973.90%23.344.762.9373.6471.1976.0422.9322.89%719.34
203919M10M10M0.973.82%23.064.782.8973.8571.3976.2523.1723.41%732.40
204020M10M10M0.973.76%22.784.792.8574.0571.5976.4623.4223.93%745.46
204120M10M10M0.973.68%22.504.812.8174.2471.7876.6523.6724.47%758.56
204220M10M10M0.973.60%22.214.832.7874.4371.9776.8423.9325.01%771.66
204321M10M10M0.973.51%21.934.862.7474.6272.1577.0224.2325.56%784.76
204421M10M11M0.973.43%21.644.882.7174.8172.3477.2124.5226.12%797.86
204521M11M11M0.973.36%21.364.902.6775.0072.5377.4024.8026.68%810.88
204622M11M11M0.973.27%21.064.932.6475.1872.7177.5725.0727.25%823.87
204722M11M11M0.973.19%20.764.962.6175.3672.8977.7425.3527.84%836.78
204822M11M11M0.973.11%20.464.982.5775.5373.0677.9225.6328.42%849.65
204923M11M12M0.973.02%20.165.012.5475.7173.2478.0925.9129.02%862.40
205023M11M12M0.972.94%19.865.042.5175.8973.4278.2626.1929.62%875.09

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