Rwanda

Rwanda Economic Outlook

  • Real GDP growth increased from 4.7% in 2013 to 7.0% in 2014, exceeding the programmed 6.0% and is projected to rise to 7.5% in both 2015 and 2016.
  • Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide, the country has become a development success story and unity and reconciliation have been consolidated, strengthening good governance in the medium term.
  • Efforts to promote spatial inclusion are bearing fruit, with the share of rural households living in integrated and economically viable planned settlements increasing from 37.5% in 2012 to 53.0% in 2013/14.

Contacts

East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC)

African Development Bank Group
Khushee Tower
Longonot  Road, Upper Hill
Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: (254) 20 2712925/ (254) 20 2712926/ (254) 20 2712928
Fax: (254) 20 2712938

Mr. Gabriel Negatu, RRC Director

Rwanda Field Office

African Development Bank Group
Boulevard de l’Umuganda
Building Glory House, 3rd & 4th floors;
Kacyiru Road
P.O. Box 7329
Kigali, Rwanda

Phone: (+250) 252 504250
Fax: (+250) 252 504298

Mr. Negatu Makonnen, Resident Representative

Key Facts

Flag:
Capital: Kigali
Area: 26,000 sq km
Total Population 2013: 11.8 Million
Urban Population 2013: 19.70%
Female Population 2013: 51.17%
GDP: US$ 6.7 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2013: US$ 600
Inflation Rate: 4.23%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 35.16%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 167
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.434
Membership Date: 19/01/1965
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013): UA 694.0 Million

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