Uganda Population 2022


Uganda map
  • The current population of Uganda is estimated at 49,245,767 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Uganda represent 0.62% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Uganda is 161.1 inhabitants per km2.
  • Uganda is located in Africa.
  • Uganda ranks number 31 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Uganda is 0.329320. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 32.574297.
  • The median age in Uganda is 16.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Uganda is 130,000 UGX per Month, around USD $34.10 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Uganda shares its land boundary with are South Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Rwanda and Tanzania to the south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.

Uganda

Official name Republic of Uganda
Location Africa
Capital Kampala
Population 49,130,208 (as of September, 2022)
Population density 161.1/km2
Population growth rate 3.27% (in 2022)
Area 241,038 km2 (93,065.25 sq mi)
Official language English and Swahili
Currency Ugandan shilling (UGX)
Life expectancy 64.12 years
Internet TLD .ug
Call code +256

Cities in Uganda ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Uganda. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Uganda

# City Population 2022
1 Kampala 1,353,189
2 Gulu 146,858
3 Lira 119,323
4 Mbarara 97,500
5 Jinja 93,061
6 Bwizibwera 79,157
7 Mbale 76,493
8 Mukono 67,290
9 Kasese 67,269
10 Masaka 65,373
11 Entebbe 62,969
12 Njeru 61,952
13 Kitgum 56,891
14 Soroti 56,400
15 Arua 55,585
16 Iganga 45,024
17 Kabale 43,500
18 Busia 43,200
19 Fort Portal 42,670
20 Mityana 41,131
21 Tororo 40,400
22 Hoima 39,625
23 Lugazi 35,036
24 Masindi 31,486
25 Ibanda 31,000
26 Pallisa 30,745
27 Nyachera 30,509
28 Nebbi 30,354
29 Adjumani 28,700
30 Paidha 28,348
31 Luwero 28,338
32 Wobulenzi 24,415
33 Yumbe 24,300
34 Namasuba 22,507
35 Bugiri 22,500
36 Kayunga 21,704
37 Wakiso 20,530
38 Mubende 18,936
39 Kotido 18,800
40 Moyo 18,800
41 Kyenjojo 18,600
42 Kireka 17,947
43 Kamwenge 17,169
44 Bundibugyo 16,919
45 Ntungamo 16,915
46 Busembatia 15,889
47 Buwenge 15,130
48 Kanungu 14,600
49 Kiboga 14,512
50 Sironko 14,000
51 Rukungiri 14,000
52 Kiruhura 14,000
53 Kamuli 12,764
54 Kisoro 12,400
55 Apac 11,776
56 Pader 11,600
57 Bugembe 11,598
58 Mayuge 11,503
59 Bweyogerere 11,473
60 Kumi 11,400
61 Kapchorwa 11,300
62 Pader Palwo 11,152
63 Mpigi 11,082
64 Moroto 10,300
65 Kyotera 8,472
66 Lyantonde 8,039
67 Kilembe 7,914
68 Masindi Port 7,828
69 Byakabanda 7,608
70 Kajansi 7,530
71 Nakasongola 6,921
72 Kigorobya 5,420
73 Kibale 5,200
74 Margherita 5,109
75 Sembabule 4,320
76 Kagadi 2,097
77 Amudat 1,873
78 Muhororo 1,567

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2