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At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 12,208.41
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 748.29
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 42% | 50%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.08 (2016)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: Rwanda Financial Sector Strategy (2013-2018)
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 18.95
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 27% | 39%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.021
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 16.76% | 15

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Sep 11, 2019 | The New Times; All Africa
As emerging technology companies race to provide digital financial services, some traditional players have expressed conc

Latest Publications

Nov 30, 2018 | R.H. Mynhardt, J. Marx | Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
May 24, 2018 | S. Staschen, P. Meagher | CGAP
Dec 31, 2017 | National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) | BNR
Jun 21, 2017 | FinMark Trust | AFR