Population of Rwanda

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Rwanda is 13,455,797 as of January 19, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Rwanda is projected at 13,276,513 or 13.277 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Rwanda is projected at 12,952,218 or 12.952 million people for the year 2020. Rwanda ranks number 76th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Rwanda is ranked 28th among 58 countries in Africa.

Rwanda's population will be increased year by year. The Rwanda population is projected to reach 16.23 million in 2030 and increase further to 23.05 million in 2050 and 33.41 million by 2100. Rwanda accounts for 0.17 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.11% in 1997 and is projected to increase by 0.31% by 2100.

Rwanda was at 109th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 62nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Rwanda population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202012,952,218325,2682.580.17
202113,276,513324,2952.500.17
202213,600,464323,9512.440.17
202313,924,508324,0442.380.17
202414,249,755325,2472.340.18
202514,576,985327,2302.300.18
202614,906,019329,0342.260.18
202715,236,265330,2462.220.18
202815,567,734331,4692.180.19
202915,900,444332,7102.140.19
203016,234,387333,9432.100.19
203116,569,539335,1522.060.19
203216,905,822336,2832.030.19
203317,243,246337,4242.000.20
203417,581,819338,5731.960.20
203517,921,521339,7021.930.20
203618,262,234340,7131.900.20
203718,603,843341,6091.870.21
203818,946,327342,4841.840.21
203919,289,693343,3661.810.21
204019,633,864344,1711.780.21
204119,978,729344,8651.760.22
204220,323,996345,2671.730.22
204320,669,201345,2051.700.22
204421,013,771344,5701.670.22
204521,357,199343,4281.630.23
204621,699,159341,9601.600.23
204722,039,448340,2891.570.23
204822,377,822338,3741.540.23
204922,714,084336,2621.500.23
205023,048,005333,9211.470.24
205123,379,353331,3481.440.24
205223,707,821328,4681.400.24
205324,033,017325,1961.370.24
205424,354,529321,5121.340.25
205524,671,982317,4531.300.25
205624,985,120313,1381.270.25
205725,293,798308,6781.240.25
205825,597,868304,0701.200.25
205925,897,281299,4131.170.26
206026,191,923294,6421.140.26
206126,481,670289,7471.110.26
206226,766,394284,7241.080.26
206327,045,946279,5521.040.26
206427,320,240274,2941.010.27
206527,589,166268,9260.980.27
206627,852,639263,4730.950.27
206728,110,613257,9740.930.27
206828,363,070252,4570.900.27
206928,610,010246,9400.870.27
207028,851,416241,4060.840.28
207129,087,256235,8400.820.28
207229,317,510230,2540.790.28
207329,542,184224,6740.770.28
207429,761,299219,1150.740.28
207529,974,868213,5690.720.28
207630,182,884208,0160.690.28
207730,385,317202,4330.670.29
207830,582,147196,8300.650.29
207930,773,404191,2570.630.29
208030,959,068185,6640.600.29
208131,139,116180,0480.580.29
208231,313,500174,3840.560.29
208331,482,142168,6420.540.29
208431,644,955162,8130.520.29
208531,801,863156,9080.500.30
208631,952,825150,9620.470.30
208732,097,815144,9900.450.30
208832,236,691138,8760.430.30
208932,369,299132,6080.410.30
209032,495,532126,2330.390.30
209132,615,342119,8100.370.30
209232,728,753113,4110.350.30
209332,835,811107,0580.330.30
209432,936,601100,7900.310.30
209533,031,19394,5920.290.30
209633,119,63988,4460.270.31
209733,201,98582,3460.250.31
209833,278,25076,2650.230.31
209933,348,47870,2280.210.31
210033,412,64864,1700.190.31

Rwanda population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,186,185--0.09
19512,251,13064,9452.970.09
19522,314,18663,0562.800.09
19532,379,69265,5062.830.09
19542,450,35870,6662.970.09
19552,527,29476,9363.140.09
19562,609,86282,5683.270.09
19572,695,82885,9663.290.09
19582,781,61285,7843.180.10
19592,862,79281,1802.920.10
19602,935,58272,7902.540.10
19612,998,32562,7432.140.10
19623,052,93654,6111.820.10
19633,105,41952,4831.720.10
19643,164,26358,8441.890.10
19653,235,53171,2682.250.10
19663,321,67986,1482.660.10
19673,420,89599,2162.990.10
19683,529,843108,9483.180.10
19693,643,237113,3943.210.10
19703,757,358114,1213.130.10
19713,871,439114,0813.040.10
19723,987,224115,7852.990.10
19734,106,407119,1832.990.10
19744,231,578125,1713.050.11
19754,364,706133,1283.150.11
19764,506,109141,4033.240.11
19774,655,383149,2743.310.11
19784,812,872157,4893.380.11
19794,978,817165,9453.450.11
19805,153,312174,4953.500.12
19815,329,252175,9403.410.12
19825,504,842175,5903.290.12
19835,690,980186,1383.380.12
19845,902,843211,8633.720.12
19856,146,891244,0484.130.13
19866,443,751296,8604.830.13
19876,779,983336,2325.220.13
19887,088,191308,2084.550.14
19897,276,985188,7942.660.14
19907,288,88211,8970.160.14
19917,083,935-204,947-2.810.13
19926,702,244-381,691-5.390.12
19936,263,757-438,487-6.540.11
19945,936,261-327,496-5.230.10
19955,836,495-99,766-1.680.10
19966,013,107176,6123.030.10
19976,419,901406,7946.770.11
19986,962,802542,9018.460.12
19997,501,234538,4327.730.12
20007,933,681432,4475.770.13
20018,231,156297,4753.750.13
20028,427,060195,9042.380.13
20038,557,161130,1011.540.13
20048,680,524123,3631.440.13
20058,840,215159,6911.840.14
20069,043,337203,1222.300.14
20079,273,757230,4202.550.14
20089,524,534250,7772.700.14
20099,782,770258,2362.710.14
201010,039,338256,5682.620.14
201110,293,331253,9932.530.15
201210,549,673256,3422.490.15
201310,811,538261,8652.480.15
201411,083,630272,0922.520.15
201511,369,071285,4412.580.15
201611,668,827299,7562.640.16
201711,980,961312,1342.670.16
201812,301,970321,0092.680.16
201912,626,950324,9802.640.16