Real estate is a key sector and a potential driver of Rwanda’s future economic growth. The sector
contributes about 7% to the GDP representing about 15% of total service delivery.
Rwanda’s construction industry is expected to grow by 9% CAGR until 2021, which is the second-fastest
growth rate in the entire Sub-Saharan Africa
Rwanda’s GDP from construction recorded $170.4 million in Q2 2019
The estimated direct contribution of housing construction accounts for about 10% of Rwanda’s GDP
Sources: IMF, Rwanda Development Board, UN COMTRADE, FXempire, Ecofin Agency, ENVIS, USAID, AEP, AllAfrica