General information

Capital: Kigali

Currency unit: Rwandan franc

Official language: Kinyarwanda, French, English

Area: 26,340 km²

Population in million: 12.2 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 748 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 2,036 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 86.2 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.4 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 28.9 %

Life expectancy at birth: 67.1 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 71 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 9.14 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 31.0 

Industry value added of GDP: 15.8 

Services value added of GDP: 46.4 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.87 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 2.05 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Other footwear (0.94 %)
Prefabricated buildings (0.78 %)
Hydraulic cements (0.37 %)
Flat-rolled products of other alloy steel (0.32 %)
Flat-rolled products of iron or steel, clad, plated or coated (0.26 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Coffee (18.08 %)
Tea (11.44 %)
Wheat or meslin flour (1.48 %)
Beer made from malt (1.30 %)
Live bovine (1.03 %)

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