Rwanda: Percent female population

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 Rwanda

Female population, percent of total

 Latest value 51.07
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 50.84
 Min - Max 50.13 - 52.05
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 50.84 percent with a minimum of 50.13 percent in 1977 and a maximum of 52.05 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is 51.07 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 49.99 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Rwanda - Percent female population - Recent values chart

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Rwanda - Percent female population - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 13.78 2022 million
 Percent urban population 17.72 2022 percent
 Population density 546 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 3.20 2022 percent
 Percent children 38.47 2022 percent
 Percent female population 51.07 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 82.28 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 71.42 2022 percent
 Refugee population 120,753 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 4 2015 percent
 Population growth 2.31 2022 percent
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