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    Rwanda People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 7,737,537 (July 1997 est.)
      note : genocide and civil war in 1994 killed more than 1 million Rwandans andforced more than 2 million to flee to neighboring countries

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 45% (male 1,769,247; female 1,757,957)
      15-64 years: 52% (male 1,978,076; female 2,018,141)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 88,556; female 125,560) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 8.24% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 38.73 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 21.06 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 64.78 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)
      note: following the outbreak of genocidal strife in Rwanda in April 1994 betweenTutsi and Hutu factions, more than 2 million refugees fled to neighboringBurundi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerlyZaire; according to the UN High Commission on Refugees, in 1996 and early1997 nearly 1,300,000 Hutus returned to Rwanda; of these 720,000 returnedfrom Democratic Republic of the Congo, 480,000 from Tanzania, 88,000 from Burundi, and 10,000 from Uganda

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 118.8 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 39.11 years
      male : 38.64 years
      female: 39.6 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 5.93 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun : Rwandan(s)
      adjective: Rwandan

      Ethnic groups Hutu 80%, Tutsi 19%, Twa (Pygmoid) 1%

      Religions Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 1%, indigenous beliefs andother 25%

      Languages Kinyarwanda (official) universal Bantu vernacular, French (official),English (official), Kiswahili (Swahili) used in commercial centers

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population : 60.5%
      male: 69.8%
      female: 51.6% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Rwanda on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Rwanda People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Rwanda People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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