Rwanda

Olivia Long, and Kaylee Guessford

Rwanda has a population of 12,337,138 (July 2014 est.). The life expectancy is 59.26 years old. The poverty rate is 44.9%. The unemployment rate is 30% in 2008. The amount of internet users is 450,000 as of 2009. Their Gross National Product is 2.07 million dollars. It is a republic; presidential, multiparty system. Their religion is Roman Catholic 49.5%, Protestant 39.4% (includes Adventist 12.2% and other Protestant 27.2%), other Christian 4.5%, Muslim 1.8%, animist 0.1%, other 0.6%, none 3.6% (2001), unspecified 0.5% (2002 est.). Their language is Kinyarwanda only (official, universal Bantu vernacular) 93.2%, Kinyarwanda and other language(s) 6.2%, French (official) and other language(s) 0.1%, English (official) and other language(s) 0.1%, Swahili (or Kiswahili, used in commercial centers) 0.02%, other 0.03%, unspecified 0.3% (2002 est.). Their challenges in the future are that they are the hotspot for human trafficking in Africa. Their culture is mainly Hutu, Tutsi, and to a lesser extent Twa.

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Central Intelligence Agency. Central Intelligence Agency, n.d. Web. 04 May 2014. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rw.html>."Economy Rwanda : GDP, GNP, Currency, Produce, Mining Products, Agriculture, Consumption, Natural Resources." Economy Rwanda : GDP, GNP, Currency, Produce, Mining Products, Agriculture, Consumption, Natural Resources. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2014. <http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/pageinfo_pays.php3?Pays=RWA&Opt=economy>."Rwanda Unemployment Rate." TRADING ECONOMICS. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2014. <http://www.tradingeconomics.com/rwanda/unemployment-rate>.

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