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Rwanda - Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity in current prices

(billion international dollars)
in 2017

Over the last 20 years, GDP based on PPP of Rwanda grew substantially from 3.93 to 22.79 billion international dollars rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 14.91 % in 2002 and then decreased to 7.28 % in 2016.

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GDP (PPP based) is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States. A purchasing power parity (PPP) between two countries, A and B, is the ratio of the number of units of country A’s currency needed to purchase in country A the same quantity of a specific good or service as one unit of country B’s currency will purchase in country B. PPPs can be expressed in the currency of either of the countries. In practice, they are usually computed among large numbers of countries and expressed in terms of a single currency, with the U.S. dollar (US$) most commonly used as the base or "numeraire" currency.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 24.61 8.01 %
2016 22.79 7.28 %
2015 21.24 10.05 %
2014 19.30 9.55 %
2013 17.62 6.37 %
2012 16.56 10.82 %
2011 14.95 10.06 %
2010 13.58 8.63 %
2009 12.50 7.07 %
2008 11.68 13.34 %
2007 10.30 10.49 %
2006 9.32