Urban Population in Rwanda

Urban population reached 2.09 mil in 2017 in Rwanda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.86 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Rwanda reached an all time high of 2.09 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.076 mil in 1960. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, urban population in Burundi amounted to 1.38 mil, 18.9 mil in Tanzania, 9.94 mil in Uganda and 35.7 mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.

Rwanda has been ranked 133rd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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