Uganda Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Uganda population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Uganda in 2022 is 47,249,585, a 3.04% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Uganda in 2021 was 45,853,778, a 3.26% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Uganda in 2020 was 44,404,611, a 3.39% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Uganda in 2019 was 42,949,080, a 3.45% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
Ethiopia 123,379,924
Democratic Republic of Congo 99,010,212
Tanzania 65,497,748
Uganda 47,249,585
Afghanistan 41,128,771
Yemen 33,696,614
Mozambique 32,969,518
Nepal 30,547,580
Madagascar 29,611,714
Niger 26,207,977
North Korea 26,069,416
Burkina Faso 22,673,762
Mali 22,593,590
Malawi 20,405,317
Chad 17,723,315
Somalia 17,597,511
Senegal 17,316,449
Zimbabwe 16,320,537
Guinea 13,859,341
Rwanda 13,776,698
Benin 13,352,864
Burundi 12,889,576
Haiti 11,584,996
South Sudan 10,913,164
Tajikistan 9,952,787
Togo 8,848,699
Sierra Leone 8,605,718
Central African Republic 5,579,144
Liberia 5,302,681
Eritrea 3,684,032
Gambia 2,705,992
Guinea-Bissau 2,105,566
Comoros 836,774
Uganda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 47,249,585 3.04%
2021 45,853,778 3.26%
2020 44,404,611 3.39%
2019 42,949,080 3.45%
2018 41,515,395 3.46%
2017 40,127,085 3.56%
2016 38,748,299 3.39%
2015 37,477,356 3.14%
2014 36,336,539 3.01%
2013 35,273,570 2.92%
2012 34,273,295 2.94%
2011 33,295,738 2.95%
2010 32,341,728 2.96%
2009 31,412,520 2.96%
2008 30,509,862 2.97%
2007 29,629,804 2.98%
2006 28,773,227 2.96%
2005 27,946,588 2.95%
2004 27,146,084 3.00%
2003 26,354,736 3.17%
2002 25,545,090 3.16%
2001 24,763,325 3.09%
2000 24,020,697 3.19%
1999 23,279,247 3.29%
1998 22,537,658 3.02%
1997 21,876,935 2.95%
1996 21,249,572 2.75%
1995 20,680,831 2.76%
1994 20,125,021 3.40%
1993 19,462,958 3.52%
1992 18,801,966 3.47%
1991 18,171,935 3.33%
1990 17,586,630 3.28%
1989 17,028,543 3.27%
1988 16,489,323 3.22%
1987 15,974,216 3.15%
1986 15,486,807 2.98%
1985 15,038,915 2.88%
1984 14,617,944 2.73%
1983 14,228,932 2.51%
1982 13,880,052 2.33%
1981 13,563,558 2.10%
1980 13,284,026 2.09%
1979 13,011,511 2.44%
1978 12,701,999 2.69%
1977 12,369,253 2.69%
1976 12,045,227 2.68%
1975 11,730,959 2.64%
1974 11,428,676 2.54%
1973 11,146,099 2.39%
1972 10,885,563 2.54%
1971 10,616,338 2.90%
1970 10,317,212 3.10%
1969 10,006,526 3.20%
1968 9,696,370 3.22%
1967 9,393,432 3.17%
1966 9,104,743 3.12%
1965 8,829,056 3.09%
1964 8,564,755 3.05%
1963 8,311,013 3.00%
1962 8,068,828 2.94%
1961 7,838,440 2.90%
1960 7,617,746 2.92%
1959 7,401,282 2.95%
1958 7,189,279 2.91%
1957 6,985,793 2.88%
1956 6,790,145 2.85%
1955 6,601,785 2.83%
1954 6,419,882 2.82%
1953 6,243,883 2.80%
1952 6,073,833 2.78%
1951 5,909,819 2.77%
1950 5,750,637 0.00%