Uganda

Census Results


1948-02-xx
1959-03-18 6,538,000
1969-08-18 9,548,847
1974-11-xx
1980-01-18 12,636,179
1991-01-12 16,671,705
2002-09-12 24,227,297
2014-08-28 34,856,813

General Information


Official name the Republic of Uganda
Official name [native] the Republic of Uganda «English»
Capital Kampala
Capital [native] Kampala «English»
Region Eastern Africa
ISO code UG
Statistical agency Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Name in Chinese 乌干达共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية أوغندا
Name in Spanish la República de Uganda
Name in Russian Республика Уганда
Name in French la République de l'Ouganda

Administrative units

geographical regioncapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-01-12
census
population
2002-09-12
census
population
2014-08-28
prelim. census
CentralKampala61,403.24,843,5946,575,4259,600,000
EasternJinja39,478.84,128,4696,204,9159,100,000
Northern 85,391.73,151,9555,148,8827,200,000
Western 55,276.64,547,6876,298,0758,100,000
total 241,550.716,671,70524,227,29734,856,813
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
note: 2014 census data are preliminary results.

Expanded administrative units

geographical region
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-01-12
census
population
2002-09-12
census
population
2014-08-28
prelim. census
CentralKampala61,403.24,843,5946,575,4259,600,000
BuikweBuikwe 250,511329,858 
BukomansimbiBukomansimbi 126,549139,556 
ButambalaGombe 74,06286,755 
BuvumaKitamilo 18,48242,483 
GombaKanoni 119,550133,264 
KalangalaKalangala9,068.316,37134,76653,406
KalunguKalungu 152,028160,684 
KampalaKampala197.0774,2411,189,1421,516,210
KayungaKayunga1,702.4236,177294,613 
KibogaKiboga4,045.598,153108,897 
KyankwanziKyankwanzi 43,454120,575 
LuweeroLuweero5,693.9255,390341,317 
LwengoLwengo 212,554242,252 
LyantondeLyantonde 53,10066,03994,573
MasakaMasaka4,691.7203,566228,170 
MityanaMityana 223,527266,108 
MpigiMpigi3,605.6157,368187,771 
MubendeMubende6,197.7277,449423,422688,819
MukonoMukono12,655.7319,434423,052599,817
NakasekeNakaseke 93,804137,278 
Nakasongola Nakasongola3,509.9100,497127,064 
RakaiRakai4,908.7330,401404,326518,008
SembabuleSembabule2,319.2144,039180,045 
WakisoWakiso2,807.7562,887907,9882,007,700
EasternJinja39,478.84,128,4696,204,9159,100,000
AmuriaAmuria 69,353180,022 
BudakaBudaka 100,348136,489 
BududaBududa 79,218123,103 
BugiriBugiri5,670.9171,269266,944 
BukedeaBukedea 75,272122,433 
BukwoBukwo 30,69248,95289,253
BulambuliBulambuli 64,57697,273 
BusiaBusia759.4163,597225,008 
ButalejaButaleja 106,678157,489 
BuyendeBuyende 130,775191,266 
IgangaIganga2,482.3235,348355,473506,388
JinjaJinja722.7289,476387,573 
KaberamaidoKaberamaido1,623.981,535131,650 
KaliroKaliro 105,122154,667 
KamuliKamuli4,301.5249,317361,399 
KapchorwaKapchorwa1,731.748,66774,268 
KatakwiKatakwi5,014.475,244118,928 
KibukuKibuku 91,216128,219 
KumiKumi2,848.1102,030165,365 
KweenBinyiny 37,34367,17195,623
LukaLuuka 130,408185,526 
ManafwaManafwa 178,528262,566 
MayugeMayuge4,638.5216,849324,674 
MbaleMbale1,372.8240,929332,571 
NamayingoNamayingo 68,038145,451 
NamutumbaNamutumba 123,871167,691 
NgoraNgora 59,392101,867 
PallisaPallisa1,991.7166,092255,870 
SerereSerere 90,386176,479 
SironkoSironko1,093.9147,729185,819 
SorotiSoroti3,377.7113,872193,310 
TororoTororo1,849.3285,299379,399526,378
Northern 85,391.73,151,9555,148,8827,200,000
AbimAbim 47,57251,903 
AdjumaniAdjumani3,087.096,264202,290 
AgagoAgago 100,659184,018 
AlebtongAlebtong 112,584163,047 
AmolatarAmolatar 68,47396,189 
AmudatAmudat 11,33663,572 
AmuruAmuru 88,692135,723 
ApacApac6,541.2162,192249,656 
AruaArua5,476.2368,214559,075785,189
DokoloDokolo 84,978129,385 
GuluGulu11,715.5211,788298,527 
KaabongKaabong 91,236202,757 
KitgumKitgum9,634.5104,557167,030 
KobokoKoboko 62,337129,148 
KoleKole 115,259165,922 
KotidoKotido13,245.157,198122,442 
LamwoLamwo 71,030115,345 
LiraLira7,200.7191,473290,601 
MarachaMaracha 107,596145,705 
MorotoMoroto8,517.659,14977,243 
MoyoMoyo1,890.779,381194,778 
NakapipiritNakapiripirit5,833.866,24890,922 
NapakNapak 37,684112,697 
NebbiNebbi2,917.2185,551266,312 
NwoyaNwoya 37,94741,010 
OtukeOtuke 43,45762,018 
OyamOyam 177,053268,415 
PaderPader6,929.280,938142,320 
YumbeYumbe2,403.099,794251,784 
ZomboZombo 131,315169,048 
Western 55,276.64,547,6876,298,0758,100,000
BuhwejuBuhweju 55,53482,881 
BuliisaBuliisa 47,70963,363 
BundibugyoBundibugyo2,261.792,311158,909 
BushenyiBushenyi4,292.5160,982205,671 
HoimaHoima5,932.8197,851343,618573,903
IbandaIbanda 148,029198,635 
IsingiroIsingiro 226,365316,025 
KabaleKabale1,729.6417,218458,318534,160
KabaroleFort Portal1,824.4299,573356,914 
KamwengeKamwenge2,439.4201,654263,730 
KanunguKanungu1,292.1160,708204,732 
KaseseKasese3,389.6343,601523,033702,029
KibaaleKibaale4,246.0220,261405,882788,714
KiruhuraKiruhura 140,946212,219 
KiryandongoKiryandongo 83,405187,707 
KisoroKisoro729.6186,681220,312 
KyegegwaKyegegwa 63,547110,925 
KyenjonjoKyenjojo4,054.4182,026266,246 
MasindiMasindi9,443.0129,682208,420 
MbararaMbarara10,019.1267,457361,477 
MitoomaMitooma 134,251160,802 
NtorokoNtoroko 24,25551,06966,422
NtungamoNtungamo2,055.5305,199379,987 
RubiriziRubirizi 75,361101,804 
RukungiriRukungiri1,566.8230,072275,162 
SheemaKibingo 153,009180,234 
total 241,550.716,671,70524,227,29734,856,813
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
note: 2014 census data are preliminary results.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-01-12
census
population
2002-09-12
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
Kampala774,2411,189,1421,788,500
Kira..124,067195,400
Gulu38,297119,430163,100
Kasese..85,697127,000
Mukono..91,567122,500
Lira27,56880,879115,800
Masindi..63,583113,400
Hoima..60,561101,300
Nansana..62,04497,700
Jinja65,16971,21394,500
Mbarara41,03169,36387,200
Entebbe42,76355,08686,700
Masaka49,58567,76875,500
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.