Rwanda Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Rwanda population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Rwanda in 2022 is 13,776,698, a 2.34% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Rwanda in 2021 was 13,461,888, a 2.4% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Rwanda in 2020 was 13,146,362, a 2.43% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Rwanda in 2019 was 12,835,028, a 2.42% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Rwanda 13,776,698
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Rwanda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 13,776,698 2.34%
2021 13,461,888 2.40%
2020 13,146,362 2.43%
2019 12,835,028 2.42%
2018 12,531,808 2.46%
2017 12,230,339 2.51%
2016 11,930,899 2.47%
2015 11,642,959 2.41%
2014 11,368,451 2.41%
2013 11,101,350 2.41%
2012 10,840,334 2.49%
2011 10,576,932 2.60%
2010 10,309,031 2.64%
2009 10,043,737 2.68%
2008 9,781,996 2.72%
2007 9,523,168 2.73%
2006 9,270,066 2.70%
2005 9,026,299 2.67%
2004 8,791,853 2.61%
2003 8,567,992 2.34%
2002 8,372,306 1.80%
2001 8,223,941 1.41%
2000 8,109,989 1.25%
1999 8,009,587 1.20%
1998 7,914,645 3.23%
1997 7,666,732 14.16%
1996 6,715,510 18.09%
1995 5,686,897 -15.53%
1994 6,732,665 -14.83%
1993 7,904,740 3.23%
1992 7,657,208 2.29%
1991 7,485,681 2.26%
1990 7,319,962 2.49%
1989 7,141,974 2.70%
1988 6,953,975 3.24%
1987 6,735,829 3.66%
1986 6,497,804 3.69%
1985 6,266,752 3.47%
1984 6,056,729 3.37%
1983 5,859,396 3.65%
1982 5,652,900 3.88%
1981 5,441,966 3.71%
1980 5,247,532 3.41%
1979 5,074,374 3.10%
1978 4,921,953 2.90%
1977 4,783,252 2.91%
1976 4,648,207 2.93%
1975 4,515,756 2.95%
1974 4,386,369 2.98%
1973 4,259,484 3.00%
1972 4,135,579 2.99%
1971 4,015,403 3.06%
1970 3,896,367 3.14%
1969 3,777,879 3.16%
1968 3,662,010 3.17%
1967 3,549,461 3.06%
1966 3,444,021 2.85%
1965 3,348,631 2.60%
1964 3,263,640 2.27%
1963 3,191,311 2.22%
1962 3,122,124 2.48%
1961 3,046,654 2.71%
1960 2,966,162 2.97%
1959 2,880,595 3.13%
1958 2,793,070 3.22%
1957 2,706,054 3.26%
1956 2,620,713 3.26%
1955 2,537,919 3.28%
1954 2,457,262 3.29%
1953 2,378,936 3.32%
1952 2,302,453 3.37%
1951 2,227,465 3.40%
1950 2,154,218 0.00%