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

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
2011-07-01
projection
Central 61,403.24,843,5946,575,4258,465,400
Eastern 39,478.84,128,4696,204,9158,623,300
Northern 85,391.73,151,9555,148,8827,620,700
Western 55,276.64,547,6876,298,0758,229,800
total 241,550.716,671,70524,227,29732,939,200
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
note: link - Uganda District Information Portal.

Expanded administrative units

geographical region
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-01-12
census
population
2002-09-12
census
population
2011-07-01
projection
Central 61,403.24,843,5946,575,4258,465,400
Kalangala 9,068.316,37134,76662,000
Kampala 197.0774,2411,189,1421,659,600
Kayunga 1,702.4236,177294,613351,600
Kiboga 4,045.5141,607229,472333,600
Luweero 5,693.9255,390341,317429,000
Lyantonde  53,10066,03978,700
Masaka 4,691.7694,697770,662842,000
Mityana  223,527266,108306,600
Mpigi 3,605.6350,980407,790461,300
Mubende 6,197.7277,449423,422588,300
Mukono 12,655.7588,427795,3931,008,500
Nakaseke  93,804137,278184,800
Nakasongola  3,509.9100,497127,064153,200
Rakai 4,908.7330,401404,326475,600
Ssembabule 2,319.2144,039180,045215,300
Wakiso 2,807.7562,887907,9881,315,300
Eastern 39,478.84,128,4696,204,9158,623,300
Amuria  69,353180,022374,000
Budaka  100,348136,489174,100
Bududa  79,218123,103173,600
Bugiri 5,670.9239,307412,395628,400
Bukedea  75,272122,433178,600
Bukwa  30,69248,95270,400
Busia 759.4163,597225,008289,300
Butaleja  106,678157,489213,600
Iganga 2,482.3365,756540,999734,700
Jinja 722.7289,476387,573488,400
Kaberamaido 1,623.981,535131,650191,000
Kaliro  105,122154,667209,300
Kamuli 4,301.5380,092552,665741,100
Kapchorwa 1,731.786,010141,439208,100
Katakwi 5,014.475,244118,928169,800
Kumi 2,848.1161,422267,232395,100
Manafwa  178,528262,566355,200
Mayuge 4,638.5216,849324,674445,100
Mbale 1,372.8240,929332,571428,800
Namutumba  123,871167,691213,100
Pallisa 1,991.7257,308384,089525,200
Sironko 1,093.9212,305283,092355,800
Soroti 3,377.7204,258369,789584,900
Tororo 1,849.3285,299379,399475,700
Northern 85,391.73,151,9555,148,8827,620,700
Abim  47,57251,90355,200
Adjuman 3,087.096,264202,290353,200
Amolatar  68,47396,189123,900
Amuru  126,639176,733226,600
Apac 6,541.2277,451415,578561,900
Arua 5,476.2268,839402,671544,400
Dokolo  84,978129,385177,100
Gulu 11,715.5211,788298,527385,600
Kaabong  91,236202,757369,500
Kitgum 9,634.5175,587282,375402,900
Koboko  62,337129,148222,900
Kotido 13,245.157,198122,442218,500
Lira 7,200.7347,514515,666692,400
Maracha/Terego  206,971302,109400,600
Moroto 8,517.696,833189,940315,300
Moyo 1,890.779,381194,778382,400
Nakapipirit 5,833.877,584154,494259,700
Nebbi 2,917.2316,866435,360551,600
Oyam  177,053268,415366,200
Pader 6,929.2181,597326,338506,300
Yumbe 2,403.099,794251,784504,500
Western 55,276.64,547,6876,298,0758,229,800
Bulisa  47,70963,36378,900
Bundibugyo 2,261.7116,566209,978328,800
Bushenyi 4,292.5579,137731,392876,300
Hoima 5,932.8197,851343,618523,400
Ibanda  148,029198,635249,200
Isingiro  226,365316,025408,400
Kabale 1,729.6417,218458,318494,300
Kabarole 1,824.4299,573356,914409,400
Kamwenge 2,439.4201,654263,730324,400
Kanungu 1,292.1160,708204,732246,900
Kasese 3,389.6343,601523,033721,400
Kibaale 4,246.0220,261405,882646,500
Kiruhura  140,946212,219290,400
Kisoro 729.6186,681220,312250,800
Kyenjonjo 4,054.4245,573377,171523,700
Masindi 9,443.0213,087396,127635,200
Mbarara 10,019.1267,457361,477436,400
Ntungamo 2,055.5305,199379,987469,000
Rukungiri 1,566.8230,072275,162316,400
total 241,550.716,671,70524,227,29732,939,200
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
note: link - Uganda District Information Portal.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-01-12
census
population
2002-09-12
census
population
2009-07-01
estimate
Kampala774,2411,189,1421,533,600
Kira....164,700
Gulu38,297113,144146,600
Lira27,56889,781102,200
Mbale53,98770,43786,200
Jinja65,16986,52084,700
Nansana....82,400
Mbarara41,03169,20880,300
Entebbe42,76357,51873,100
Masaka49,58561,30072,300
source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics.