Uganda Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Uganda rural population for 2021 was 35,082,057, a 2.2% increase from 2020.
  • Uganda rural population for 2020 was 34,326,791, a 2.51% increase from 2019.
  • Uganda rural population for 2019 was 33,485,073, a 2.81% increase from 2018.
  • Uganda rural population for 2018 was 32,570,632, a 3.01% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 91,738,352
Democratic Republic of Congo 49,667,024
Tanzania 39,387,290
Uganda 35,082,057
Afghanistan 29,353,133
Nepal 23,440,813
Niger 20,921,148
Mozambique 20,060,734
Yemen 18,737,717
Madagascar 17,281,829
Malawi 16,171,024
Burkina Faso 14,781,404
Chad 12,892,432
Mali 11,538,012
Rwanda 10,944,098
Burundi 10,532,561
Zimbabwe 10,216,947
North Korea 9,670,882
South Sudan 9,046,601
Senegal 8,838,902
Somalia 8,714,542
Guinea 8,467,627
Syrian Arab Republic 8,018,648
Tajikistan 7,046,444
Benin 6,353,512
Haiti 4,851,662
Togo 4,802,246
Sierra Leone 4,610,280
Central African Republic 2,821,711
Liberia 2,456,817
Guinea-Bissau 1,116,239
Gambia 914,646
Comoros 625,358
Uganda Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 35,082,057 74.45 2.18%
2020 34,326,791 75.05 2.48%
2019 33,485,073 75.64 2.77%
2018 32,570,632 76.23 2.97%
2017 31,617,586 76.80 3.01%
2016 30,678,944 77.38 2.93%
2015 29,792,913 77.94 2.79%
2014 28,974,075 78.50 2.66%
2013 28,213,662 79.04 2.56%
2012 27,500,431 79.58 2.52%
2011 26,815,564 80.10 2.54%
2010 26,142,613 80.62 2.56%
2009 25,481,309 81.12 2.56%
2008 24,837,164 81.62 2.56%
2007 24,208,576 82.10 2.58%
2006 23,592,895 82.58 2.59%
2005 22,989,284 83.04 2.62%
2004 22,393,908 83.49 2.65%
2003 21,807,811 83.94 2.66%
2002 21,234,625 84.37 2.64%
2001 20,681,606 84.80 2.59%
2000 20,153,246 85.21 2.52%
1999 19,652,080 85.62 2.46%
1998 19,174,089 86.02 2.44%
1997 18,711,558 86.41 2.48%
1996 18,253,120 86.78 2.57%
1995 17,790,883 87.15 2.67%
1994 17,322,317 87.52 2.77%
1993 16,849,364 87.87 2.87%
1992 16,373,247 88.21 2.95%
1991 15,897,136 88.55 2.97%
1990 15,432,222 88.92 3.01%
1989 14,975,263 89.34 3.09%
1988 14,518,915 89.73 3.14%
1987 14,069,902 90.12 3.13%
1986 13,636,981 90.49 3.05%
1985 13,226,885 90.85 2.95%
1984 12,842,873 91.20 2.84%
1983 12,483,529 91.53 2.75%
1982 12,144,795 91.85 2.71%
1981 11,820,367 92.17 2.70%
1980 11,504,928 92.47 2.84%
1979 11,183,187 92.64 2.93%
1978 10,860,336 92.72 2.90%
1977 10,550,419 92.80 2.82%
1976 10,256,936 92.88 2.72%
1975 9,981,490 92.96 2.60%
1974 9,725,185 93.04 2.50%
1973 9,484,911 93.11 2.47%
1972 9,253,237 93.19 2.55%
1971 9,020,263 93.26 2.71%
1970 8,778,816 93.34 2.89%
1969 8,528,885 93.44 2.89%
1968 8,285,666 93.72 3.06%
1967 8,036,220 93.99 3.14%
1966 7,787,708 94.24 3.15%
1965 7,546,110 94.49 3.15%
1964 7,312,079 94.73 3.15%
1963 7,085,196 94.96 3.12%
1962 6,867,565 95.17 3.05%
1961 6,661,381 95.38 2.94%
1960 6,468,190 95.58 %