Rwanda - Population density

Population density (people per sq. km of land area)

The value for Population density (people per sq. km of land area) in Rwanda was 498.66 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 498.66 in 2018 and a minimum value of 121.54 in 1961.

Definition: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization and World Bank population estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1961 121.54
1962 123.75
1963 125.88
1964 128.26
1965 131.15
1966 134.64
1967 138.67
1968 143.08
1969 147.68
1970 152.30
1971 156.93
1972 161.62
1973 166.45
1974 171.53
1975 176.92
1976 182.66
1977 188.71
1978 195.09
1979 201.82
1980 208.89
1981 216.02
1982 223.14
1983 230.68
1984 239.27
1985 249.16
1986 261.20
1987 274.83
1988 287.32
1989 294.97
1990 295.46
1991 287.15
1992 271.68
1993 253.90
1994 240.63
1995 236.58
1996 243.74
1997 260.23
1998 282.24
1999 304.06
2000 321.59
2001 333.65
2002 341.59
2003 346.87
2004 351.87
2005 358.34
2006 366.57
2007 375.91
2008 386.08
2009 396.55
2010 406.95
2011 417.24
2012 427.63
2013 438.25
2014 449.28
2015 460.85
2016 473.00
2017 485.65
2018 498.66

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization