The Government of Rwanda through NISR conducted the 5th Rwanda Population and Housing Census (RPHC-5) from 16-30 August ,2022. The 2022 RPHC is the most important project for the NSDS3 and was in line with National development efforts to develop official statistics and a dynamic evidence based for policy decisions. The Census results provide updated demographic, social and economic indicators for policy formulation and planning to support the national development agenda.
Rwanda's population has reached 13,246,394 people according to the results from the fifth Population and Housing Census (PHC) conducted in 2022.
Latest findings are based on the data collected in August 2022. The analysis of the 2022 General Population Census indicates that Rwanda’s population was 13,246,394 as of August 2022, showing an inter-censal annual growth rate of 2.3% between 2012 and 2022.
As one of many results of the continuous development of Rwanda, especially the health system, women will live much longer in the coming years.