Uganda Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Uganda urban population for 2020 was 11,414,209, a 5.84% increase from 2019.
  • Uganda urban population for 2019 was 10,784,514, a 6.16% increase from 2018.
  • Uganda urban population for 2018 was 10,158,400, a 6.38% increase from 2017.
  • Uganda urban population for 2017 was 9,549,002, a 6.45% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 40,874,034
Ethiopia 24,941,349
Tanzania 21,042,571
North Korea 16,081,083
Mozambique 11,587,640
Uganda 11,414,209
Yemen 11,306,428
Madagascar 10,670,457
Afghanistan 10,131,490
Syrian Arab Republic 9,708,489
Mali 8,891,939
Senegal 8,057,514
Somalia 7,333,290
Haiti 6,509,478
Burkina Faso 6,397,866
Nepal 5,995,190
Benin 5,869,446
Guinea 4,842,717
Zimbabwe 4,792,105
Niger 4,024,595
Chad 3,863,362
Togo 3,543,299
Sierra Leone 3,423,961
Malawi 3,333,777
Liberia 2,634,493
Tajikistan 2,623,424
South Sudan 2,261,021
Rwanda 2,257,829
Central African Republic 2,038,064
Burundi 1,629,988
Gambia 1,512,397
Guinea-Bissau 869,776
Comoros 255,487
Uganda Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 11,414,209 24.95 5.67%
2019 10,784,514 24.36 5.98%
2018 10,158,400 23.77 6.19%
2017 9,549,002 23.20 6.25%
2016 8,970,229 22.62 6.18%
2015 8,432,534 22.06 6.05%
2014 7,937,455 21.50 5.92%
2013 7,480,857 20.96 5.81%
2012 7,058,269 20.42 5.79%
2011 6,661,208 19.90 5.80%
2010 6,285,551 19.38 5.83%
2009 5,929,787 18.88 5.82%
2008 5,594,570 18.38 5.83%
2007 5,277,759 17.90 5.84%
2006 4,978,580 17.43 5.86%
2005 4,695,306 16.96 5.88%
2004 4,427,392 16.51 5.92%
2003 4,172,736 16.06 5.93%
2002 3,932,636 15.63 5.90%
2001 3,707,368 15.20 5.84%
2000 3,496,913 14.79 5.79%
1999 3,300,326 14.38 5.72%
1998 3,116,698 13.98 5.71%
1997 2,943,834 13.59 5.74%
1996 2,779,697 13.22 5.83%
1995 2,622,274 12.85 5.93%
1994 2,471,224 12.49 6.03%
1993 2,326,622 12.13 6.12%
1992 2,188,421 11.79 6.22%
1991 2,056,398 11.45 6.75%
1990 1,922,173 11.08 7.25%
1989 1,787,778 10.67 7.34%
1988 1,661,214 10.27 7.39%
1987 1,542,852 9.88 7.36%
1986 1,433,338 9.51 7.30%
1985 1,332,472 9.15 7.19%
1984 1,239,997 8.81 7.08%
1983 1,155,200 8.47 6.99%
1982 1,077,196 8.15 6.97%
1981 1,004,717 7.83 6.93%
1980 937,405 7.53 5.42%
1979 887,953 7.36 4.11%
1978 852,204 7.28 4.07%
1977 818,199 7.20 4.01%
1976 786,039 7.12 3.91%
1975 755,913 7.04 3.78%
1974 727,844 6.96 3.68%
1973 701,541 6.89 3.65%
1972 676,407 6.81 3.74%
1971 651,593 6.74 3.88%
1970 626,790 6.66 4.54%
1969 598,970 6.56 7.54%
1968 555,490 6.28 7.72%
1967 514,224 6.01 7.78%
1966 475,726 5.76 7.82%
1965 439,952 5.51 7.78%
1964 407,029 5.27 7.81%
1963 376,440 5.05 7.79%
1962 348,234 4.83 7.69%
1961 322,443 4.62 7.58%
1960 298,902 4.42 %