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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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Jul 22, 2019 | East African; All Africa
Banks are increasingly facing the risk of losing deposits to digital money providers, as electronic money gets entrenched
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Sep 11, 2019
Kigali, Rwanda
Hosted by the National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the 2019 GPF aims to showcase the experience of Rwanda…

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