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Rwanda Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Rwanda Population is increasing
  • Rwanda Population Density is increasing
  • Rwanda Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Rwanda Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Rwanda population is expected to increase by 199310 people. Rwanda contributes 0.2% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Rwanda is 68.323 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Rwanda owns 0.00017% of land i.e. 24670 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 149 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Rwanda Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Rwanda Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Rwanda Population (in million) 10.24 13.08 16.02
Rwanda Global Rank 82nd 77th 77th
Rwanda Global Population Share 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Rwanda Global Population Density 427.24 550.14 669.49
Rwanda Global Population Density Rank 30th 32nd 34th
Rwanda Average Life Expectancy 63.14 68.32 70.61
Rwanda Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 157th 147th 148th
Rwanda Fertility Rate 4.51 3.59 3.03
Rwanda Fertility Rate Global Rank 40th 45th 47th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Rwanda population is expected to increase by 199310 people. 
  • Rwanda population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Rwanda will have more death than births from 2099 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Rwanda Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 77th-75th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Rwanda population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.48%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Rwanda is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2096. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Rwanda contributes 0.2% of world's total population. 

Rwanda
 Population Fact

Rwanda
 Total Population Trend

Rwanda
 Population Growth Rate

Rwanda
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 10.24 Million 82nd
2020 13.08 Million 77th
2030 16.02 Million 77th
2040 19.06 Million 77th
2050 21.88 Million 75th
2060 24.25 Million 71st
2070 26.12 Million 70th
2080 27.39 Million 69th
2090 28.05 Million 69th
2100 28.18 Million 69th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 10.24 Million 2.7%
2020 13.08 Million 2.18%
2030 16.02 Million 1.83%
2040 19.06 Million 1.51%
2050 21.88 Million 1.1%
2060 24.25 Million 0.78%
2070 26.12 Million 0.49%
2080 27.39 Million 0.23%
2090 28.05 Million 0.02%
2100 28.18 Million -0.14%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 10.24 Million 0.14%
2020 13.08 Million 0.16%
2030 16.02 Million 0.18%
2040 19.06 Million 0.2%
2050 21.88 Million 0.22%
2060 24.25 Million 0.23%
2070 26.12 Million 0.24%
2080 27.39 Million 0.25%
2090 28.05 Million 0.25%
2100 28.18 Million 0.25%

Rwanda Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Rwanda population density is 789.72 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Rwanda Ranks in range of 32nd-40th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Rwanda. 

Rwanda
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 427.24 30th
2020 550.14 32nd
2030 669.49 34th
2040 794.46 36th
2050 917.98 38th
2060 1016.51 40th
2070 1083.33 42nd
2080 1111 44th
2090 1096.23 46th
2100 1040.55 48th

Rwanda Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Rwanda is 68.323 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Rwanda ranks 147th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Rwanda
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 63.14 157th
2020 68.32 147th
2030 70.61 148th
2040 72.66 149th
2050 74.29 150th
2060 76.1 146th
2070 77.67 145th
2080 78.89 149th
2090 80.04 151st
2100 0

Rwanda Average Fertility Rate

  • In Rwanda, Women gives birth to 3.599 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Rwanda rank is in range of 45th-58th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Rwanda
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.51 40th
2020 3.59 45th
2030 3.03 47th
2040 2.61 49th
2050 2.29 54th
2060 2.05 58th
2070 1.88 73rd
2080 1.78 122nd
2090 1.74 185th
2100 1.74 194th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Rwanda population was 2186185 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Rwanda population is around 10246842 and by year 2030 its expected to be 16024252 .Rwanda ranks 82nd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Rwanda in 2010 was 63.14, in 2020 its 68.323 and by 2050 it will be 74.291.As mentioned in Highlight's Rwanda population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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