Rwanda Population 2023

Rwanda Population 2023

As of November 7, 2022, the population of Rwanda is 13,704,817, based on the latest United Nations data. To make an international call to Rwanda, the country code is +250.

According to UN data, the estimated population of Rwanda in mid-year 2020 was 12,952,218. Rwanda’s population represents 0.17% of the total world population, and it ranks 76th in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Rwanda is 525 per Km2 (1,360 people per mi2), and the total land area is 24,670 Km2 (9,525 sq. miles). As of 2020, 17.6% of the population was urban, which was equivalent to 2,281,330 people.

The median age in Rwanda is 20.0 years. To make an international call to Rwanda, the country code is +250.

Population of Rwanda (2020 And It’s Historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Rwanda
Global Rank
2020 12,952,218 2.58 % 325,268 -9,000 20.0 4.10 525 17.6 % 2,281,330 0.17 % 7,794,798,739 76
2019 12,626,950 2.64 % 324,980 -9,000 19.6 4.22 512 17.5 % 2,215,085 0.16 % 7,713,468,100 76
2018 12,301,970 2.68 % 321,009 -9,000 19.6 4.22 499 17.5 % 2,151,557 0.16 % 7,631,091,040 76
2017 11,980,961 2.67 % 312,134 -9,000 19.6 4.22 486 17.5 % 2,090,744 0.16 % 7,547,858,925 76
2016 11,668,827 2.64 % 299,756 -9,000 19.6 4.22 473 17.4 % 2,032,707 0.16 % 7,464,022,049 76
2015 11,369,071 2.52 % 265,947 -21,619 19.4 4.25 461 17.4 % 1,977,467 0.15 % 7,379,797,139 76
2010 10,039,338 2.58 % 239,825 -15,953 18.9 4.85 407 17.3 % 1,735,198 0.14 % 6,956,823,603 83
2005 8,840,215 2.19 % 181,307 -14,520 18.1 5.40 358 17.2 % 1,520,718 0.14 % 6,541,907,027 89
2000 7,933,681 6.33 % 419,437 248,993 17.4 5.90 322 15.1 % 1,197,920 0.13 % 6,143,493,823 92
1995 5,836,495 -4.35 % -290,477 -274,854 18.3 6.55 237 10.0 % 583,164 0.10 % 5,744,212,979 96
1990 7,288,882 3.47 % 228,398 6,000 15.3 7.80 295 5.4 % 391,898 0.14 % 5,327,231,061 85
1985 6,146,891 3.59 % 198,716 -10,000 15.2 8.38 249 5.0 % 309,499 0.13 % 4,870,921,740 91
1980 5,153,312 3.38 % 157,721 -4,000 16.0 8.43 209 4.7 % 242,682 0.12 % 4,458,003,514 91
1975 4,364,706 3.04 % 121,470 -4,000 16.3 8.28 177 4.0 % 174,257 0.11 % 4,079,480,606 96
1970 3,757,358 3.04 % 104,365 4,000 16.0 8.20 152 3.2 % 119,936 0.10 % 3,700,437,046 99
1965 3,235,531 1.96 % 59,990 -28,000 15.4 8.20 131 2.9 % 93,184 0.10 % 3,339,583,597 104
1960 2,935,582 3.04 % 81,658 0 16.3 8.15 119 2.6 % 76,269 0.10 % 3,034,949,748 101
1955 2,527,294 2.94 % 68,222 0 17.5 8.00 102 2.3 % 59,211 0.09 % 2,773,019,936 104

Rwanda Population Forecast

-9,000

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Rwanda
Global Rank
2020 12,952,218 2.64 % 316,629 -9,000 20.0 4.10 525 17.6 % 2,281,330 0.17 % 7,794,798,739 76
2025 14,576,985 2.39 % 324,953 -9,000 20.9 4.10 591 18.2 % 2,659,944 0.18 % 8,184,437,460 76
2030 16,234,387 2.18 % 331,480 -9,000 22.1 4.10 658 19.4 % 3,143,843 0.19 % 8,548,487,400 76
2035 17,921,521 2.00 % 337,427 -9,000 23.2 4.10 726 21.0 % 3,768,985 0.20 % 8,887,524,213 75
2040 19,633,864 1.84 % 342,469 -9,000 24.4 4.10 796 23.2 % 4,562,582 0.21 % 9,198,847,240 76
2045 21,357,199 1.70 % 344,667 -9,000 25.8 4.10 866 25.6 % 5,477,407 0.23 % 9,481,803,274 75
2050 23,048,005 1.54 % 338,161   27.2 4.10 934 28.1 % 6,483,462 0.24 % 9,735,033,990 72

Rwanda Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

70.00 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

22.6

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

29.8

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Rwanda

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Kigali 745,261
2 Butare 89,600
3 Gitarama 87,613
4 Musanze 86,685
5 Gisenyi 83,623
6 Byumba 70,593
7 Cyangugu 63,883
8 Kibuye 48,024
9 Rwamagana 47,203
10 Kibungo 46,240
11 Nzega 33,832

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