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Rwanda:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
10,186,063
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
408.3 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 41.9% (male 2,143,479/female 2,124,588)
15-64 years: 55.7% (male 2,826,557/female 2,842,020)
65 years and over: 2.4% (male 99,721/female 149,698) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 18.7 years
male: 18.5 years
female: 18.9 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.779% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
39.97 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
14.46 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.29 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.67 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 83.42 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 88.53 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 78.16 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 49.76 years
male: 48.56 years
female: 51 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.31 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
250,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
22,000 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Rwandan(s)
adjective: Rwandan
Ethnic groups
Definition
Hutu (Bantu) 84%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 15%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 56.5%, Protestant 26%, Adventist 11.1%, Muslim 4.6%, indigenous beliefs 0.1%, none 1.7% (2001)
Languages
Definition
Kinyarwanda (official) universal Bantu vernacular, French (official), English (official), Kiswahili (Swahili) used in commercial centers
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 70.4%
male: 76.3%
female: 64.7% (2003 est.)
People - note
Definition
Rwanda is the most densely populated country in Africa


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