Uganda Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Uganda population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Uganda in 2022 is 195.61 people per square kilometer, a 3.04% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2021 was 189.83 people per square kilometer, a 3.26% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2020 was 183.83 people per square kilometer, a 3.39% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2019 was 177.81 people per square kilometer, a 3.45% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Rwanda 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Uganda - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 195.61 3.04%
2021 189.83 3.26%
2020 183.83 3.39%
2019 177.81 3.45%
2018 171.87 3.46%
2017 166.12 3.56%
2016 160.42 3.39%
2015 155.15 3.14%
2014 150.43 3.01%
2013 146.03 2.92%
2012 141.89 2.94%
2011 137.84 2.95%
2010 133.89 2.96%
2009 130.05 2.96%
2008 126.31 2.97%
2007 122.67 2.98%
2006 119.12 2.96%
2005 115.70 2.95%
2004 112.38 3.00%
2003 109.11 3.17%
2002 105.75 3.16%
2001 102.52 3.09%
2000 99.44 3.19%
1999 96.37 3.29%
1998 93.30 3.02%
1997 90.57 2.95%
1996 87.97 2.75%
1995 85.62 2.76%
1994 83.32 3.40%
1993 80.58 3.52%
1992 77.84 3.47%
1991 75.23 3.33%
1990 72.81 3.28%
1989 70.50 3.27%
1988 68.26 3.22%
1987 66.13 3.15%
1986 64.11 2.98%
1985 62.26 2.88%
1984 60.52 2.73%
1983 58.91 2.51%
1982 57.46 2.33%
1981 56.15 2.10%
1980 54.99 2.09%
1979 53.87 2.44%
1978 52.59 2.69%
1977 51.21 2.69%
1976 49.87 2.68%
1975 48.57 2.64%
1974 47.31 2.54%
1973 46.14 2.39%
1972 45.07 2.54%
1971 43.95 2.90%
1970 42.71 3.10%
1969 41.43 3.20%
1968 40.14 3.22%
1967 38.89 3.17%
1966 37.69 3.12%
1965 36.55 3.09%
1964 35.46 3.05%
1963 34.41 3.00%
1962 33.40 2.94%
1961 32.45 2.90%
1960 31.54 2.92%
1959 30.64 2.95%
1958 29.76 2.91%
1957 28.92 2.88%
1956 28.11 2.85%
1955 27.33 2.83%
1954 26.58 2.82%
1953 25.85 2.80%
1952 25.15 2.78%
1951 24.47 2.77%
1950 23.81 0.00%