Rwanda has a population of approximately 11.3 million people which is dominated by young people with a median age of 19 years and a population growth rate of 2.6%. The GDP of the economy is 4,685 Billion Rwanda Francs (at constant 2011 prices) with an average growth rate of 7.12% over the last 5 years.

Skills gaps in Energy sector

Skills Gaps: - The overall gap in energy establishments in the private sector was 408 in the short term, with the Liberal Professionals accounting for 40.9%, Technicians 34.8%, Artisans accounted for 11.3%, Managers 6.9% and the Scientific Professionals, mainly Engineers, accounted for 6.1% of the total skills gaps.

1. Occupation (Managers)Vacancy Proficiency Gap Expertiate
2. Occupation (Scientists)Vacancy Proficiency Gap Expertiate
Civil Engineers -0-
Mechanical Engineers 88-
Electrical Engineers 9228
Electronic Engineers 55-
Chemical Engineers 22-
Environmental Engineers 11-
Chemists - 0-
Environmental Protection Professionals 17-
Total 25558
3. Occupation (Technicians)Vacancy Proficiency Gap Expertiate
Physical and engineering science technicians 22-
Chemical and physical science technicians 1111-
Civil Engineering Technicians 55-
Electrical Engineering Technicians 473318
Electronic Engineering Technicians 1212-
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1818-
Chemical Engineering Technicians 22-
Incinerator and Water Treatment Plant Operators 180-
Power Production Plant Operators 1618-
Plumbers 1112-
Total 14211318
4. Occupation (Liberal)Vacancy Proficiency Gap Expertiate
Finance Professionals (Accountants, Financial analysts, Investment advisors) 20181
Administration Professionals (management & org. analysts, HR) 3436
Sales and Marketing Professionals 997416
ICT Professionals 201
Business and Administration Associate Professionals (finance, HR, sales & marketing) 100
ICT Technicians 22-
Other Liberal Professional (e.g. health workers, security, paralegals) 4032
Total 16714026
5. Occupation (Artisans)Vacancy Proficiency Gap Expertiate
Clerical Support Occupations (secretaries, clerks other office workers) 1212-
Customer service occupation (sales staff, retail cashiers, showroom attendants) 34341
Skilled Craftsmen/Artisans/Tradesmen (electricians, carpenters, masons, motor mechanics,plumbers) -0-
Plant Operators (incl. drivers, sorters, packers, drivers) -01

Elementary occupations (unskilled workers, messengers, cleaners,

gardeners, security guards, waiters, kitchen assistants)

Total 46552