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Rwanda: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts of Rwanda by census years.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization, religion, nationality, marital status).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2002-08-16
Population
Census
2012-08-15
Est (Intara y'Iburasirazuba) [Eastern]Province1,700,1372,595,703
BugeseraDistrict266,775361,914
GatsiboDistrict283,456433,020
KayonzaDistrict209,723344,157
KireheDistrict229,468340,368
NgomaDistrict235,109336,928
NyagatareDistrict255,104465,855
RwamaganaDistrict220,502313,461
KigaliCity765,3251,132,686
GasaboDistrict320,516529,561
KicukiroDistrict207,819318,564
NyarugengeDistrict236,990284,561
Nord (Intara y'Amajyaruguru) [Northern]Province1,560,8621,726,370
BureraDistrict320,759336,582
GakenkeDistrict322,043338,234
GicumbiDistrict359,716395,606
MusanzeDistrict307,078368,267
RulindoDistrict251,266287,681
Ouest (Intara y'Iburengerazuba) [Western]Province2,043,5552,471,239
KarongiDistrict278,944331,808
NgororeroDistrict282,249333,713
NyabihuDistrict268,367294,740
NyamashekeDistrict325,032381,804
RubavuDistrict292,653403,662
RusiziDistrict331,950400,858
RutsiroDistrict264,360324,654
Sud (Intara y'Amajyepfo) [Southern]Province2,058,6742,589,975
GisagaraDistrict262,128322,506
HuyeDistrict265,446328,398
KamonyiDistrict261,336340,501
MuhangaDistrict287,219319,141
NyamagabeDistrict280,007341,491
NyanzaDistrict225,209323,719
NyaruguruDistrict231,496294,334
RuhangoDistrict245,833319,885
RwandaRepublic8,128,55310,515,973

Source: National Institute of Statistics Rwanda (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2012)
Males5,064,868
Females5,451,105
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years4,328,083
15-64 years5,852,501
65+ years335,389
Age Distribution (C 2012)
0-9 years3,063,013
10-19 years2,378,145
20-29 years1,956,479
30-39 years1,270,550
40-49 years756,416
50-59 years579,632
60-69 years278,892
70-79 years152,513
80+ years80,333
Urbanization (C 2012)
Rural8,778,289
Urban1,737,684
Religion (C 2012)
Catholic4,599,371
Protestant3,967,592
Adventist1,242,174
Muslim211,011
Other religion96,305
No religion259,150
Nationality (C 2012)
Rwanda10,413,925
Other nationality89,665
Marital Status (C 2012)
Single3,139,415
Married3,170,934
Separated/Divorced/Widowed575,735