Rwanda

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Capital
Kigali
Official languages
Kinyarwanda, English, French
Population (2015 est.), m
11.7
Population growth (2015 est.), %
2.56
Compound Annual (GDP) Growth Rate, (2011-2015), %
6.8
GDP per capita (2015), USD (current rate)
697.3
Rural population (2015 est.), % of total
71.2
Ease of Doing Business Index (2014)
46 (of 189)
Median age of population (2011 est.), years
18.7
National currency
Rwandan Franc (RWF)
Installed generation capacity (2015), MW
157
Installed fossil fuel capacity (2015), MW
48
Hydro capacity (2014), MW
59.43
Other RE capacity (2015), MW
8
Renewable electricity output (2014), % of total electricity output excl. hydro
0.23
Capacity expansion plan target by 2017, MW
1,000
Average distribution and transmission losses (2013), % of output
23
Net electricity imports (2012), GWh
82
Peak demand (2013), MW
87.9
Per capita electricity consumption (2014), kWh
25.91
Electrification rate, total (2015), %
21
Electrification rate, urban (2012), %
62
Electrification rate, rural (2012), %
8