Country: Rwanda

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

3 (25.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

13,698,000

Population in Unreached

11,000 (0.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

89.04%

% Evangelical

26.26%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Arab 2,800 742,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Deaf 138,000 49,091,000 Rwandan Sign Language Christianity 89.12 % -
 Flemish 4,100 5,719,000 West Flemish Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 % -
 French 3,300 50,354,000 French Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 % -
 Gujarati, Indian 1,400 3,412,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.60 % 0.10 % 1
 Hima 14,000 3,818,000 Nyankore Christianity 96.00 % 4.00 % -
 Hutu, Rundi 623,000 12,508,000 Rundi Christianity 92.00 % 24.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 11,263,000 12,971,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 90.00 % 28.00 % -
 Lingala, Congolese 70,000 4,972,000 Lingala Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 % -
 Pygmy, Twa 251,000 341,000 Kinyarwanda Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 6.00 % -
 Swahili 6,300 1,157,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tutsi 1,321,000 4,142,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 % -
  Totals:  12 13,698,000         3 89.04 % 26.26 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 79,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 13,777,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Amajyaruguru (Northern) 2,084,000
Amajyepfo (Southern) 3,126,000
Iburasirazuba (Eastern) 3,133,000
Iburengerazuba (Western) 2,983,000
Umujyi wa Kigali 1,367,000
Provinces:  5 12,693,000
UN Country Population 13,777,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Bible Portions
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Kinyarwanda kin 3 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Nyankore nyn 1 0 Complete Bible
Rundi run 1 0 Complete Bible
Rwandan Sign Language rsn 1 0 Translation Started
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
West Flemish vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 10 12 3   6 8 7 9 6
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Rwanda. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Rwanda
  • Christian ministry in Rwanda
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Rwanda Statistics
People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 3  (25.0%)
Population 13,698,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Population in Unreached 11,000  (0.1%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 89.0%
Percent Evangelical 26.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 17%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code RW
Official Language(s) KinyarwandaFrench
Literacy Rate 73%
Estimated Illiterate Population 3,698,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Rwanda Maps
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