Rwanda

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Capital
Kigali
Official languages
English, French & Kinyarwanda
Population (2017)
11,809,295
Median age (2016 est.), years
19.0
Urbanization rate (2010 - 2015), % p.a.
6.43
Urban population (2015), % of total
28.8
Rural population (2015), % of total
71.2
Population density (2015), per km2
470.6
HDI (2014), rank of 188
163 of 188
National Currency
Rwandan Franc, RWF
Exchange rate (February 2017) USD
1 USD = 824 RWF
GDP (2015), USD million current
8.096
GDP growth (2015), %
6.9
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
6.49
GNI per capita (2015), current int’l USD
1,720
Inflation (2016), %
12
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
5.5
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2015), BOP current USD millions
323
Net official development assistance (2014), current USD million
1.034
Budget deficit (2016), % of GDP
-5.0
Ease of Doing Business (2017), rank of 190
56
TI Corruption Index (2016), rank of 176
50
Installed Generation Capacity (MW, 2016)
189
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (MW, 2016), % of total installed capacity
36
Hydro Capacity (MW, 2016), % of total installed capacity
44
Other RE Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
4
Electrification rate, total (2014) %
27
Electrification rate, urban (2014) %
72
Electrification rate, rural (2014) %
9
Peak demand (2016), MW
120