General information

Capital: Kigali

Currency unit: Rwandan franc

Official language: Kinyarwanda, French, English

Area: 24,670 km²

Population in million: 12,301,900.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 773 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 2,252 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 83.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 27.0 %

Life expectancy at birth: 68.3 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 73 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 9,508,720,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 29.0 

Industry value added of GDP: 16.2 

Services value added of GDP: 8.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 223,855.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 1,114,050.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Other footwear (0.91 %)
Prefabricated buildings (0.76 %)
Hydraulic cements (0.36 %)
Flat-rolled products of other alloy steel (0.31 %)
Flat-rolled products of iron or steel, clad, plated or coated (0.25 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Coffee (17.56 %)
Tea (11.12 %)
Wheat or meslin flour (1.43 %)
Beer made from malt (1.26 %)
Live bovine (1.00 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Rwanda: 54
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness54
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Rwanda: 42
              Products competitiveness
              Rwanda: 66

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Rwanda: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Rwanda: >2,000
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Rwanda: >2,000