Uganda Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Uganda population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Uganda in 2019 is 44,269,594, a 3.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Uganda in 2018 was 42,729,036, a 3.8% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Uganda in 2017 was 41,166,588, a 3.83% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Uganda in 2016 was 39,649,166, a 3.72% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2019 Population
Ethiopia 112,078,730
Tanzania 58,005,463
Uganda 44,269,594
Afghanistan 38,041,754
Mozambique 30,366,036
Yemen 29,161,922
Nepal 28,608,710
Madagascar 26,969,307
North Korea 25,666,161
Niger 23,310,715
Burkina Faso 20,321,378
Mali 19,658,031
Malawi 18,628,747
Senegal 16,296,364
Chad 15,946,876
Somalia 15,442,905
Zimbabwe 14,645,468
Guinea 12,771,246
Rwanda 12,626,950
Benin 11,801,151
Burundi 11,530,580
Haiti 11,263,077
South Sudan 11,062,113
Tajikistan 9,321,018
Togo 8,082,366
Sierra Leone 7,813,215
Liberia 4,937,374
Central African Republic 4,745,185
Eritrea 3,497,117
Gambia 2,347,706
Guinea-Bissau 1,920,922
Comoros 850,886
Uganda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 44,269,594 3.61%
2018 42,729,036 3.80%
2017 41,166,588 3.83%
2016 39,649,166 3.72%
2015 38,225,453 3.56%
2014 36,911,523 3.41%
2013 35,694,519 3.29%
2012 34,558,704 3.23%
2011 33,476,772 3.23%
2010 32,428,167 3.24%
2009 31,411,096 3.22%
2008 30,431,736 3.21%
2007 29,486,338 3.20%
2006 28,571,475 3.20%
2005 27,684,585 3.22%
2004 26,821,297 3.24%
2003 25,980,552 3.23%
2002 25,167,257 3.19%
2001 24,388,968 3.12%
2000 23,650,172 3.04%
1999 22,952,410 2.97%
1998 22,290,780 2.93%
1997 21,655,398 2.96%
1996 21,032,821 3.04%
1995 20,413,152 3.13%
1994 19,793,541 3.22%
1993 19,175,988 3.31%
1992 18,561,674 3.39%
1991 17,953,531 3.45%
1990 17,354,392 3.53%
1989 16,763,042 3.60%
1988 16,180,124 3.63%
1987 15,612,754 3.60%
1986 15,070,302 3.51%
1985 14,559,355 3.38%
1984 14,082,875 3.26%
1983 13,638,729 3.15%
1982 13,221,991 3.09%
1981 12,825,082 3.08%
1980 12,442,334 3.08%
1979 12,071,145 3.06%
1978 11,712,530 3.03%
1977 11,368,615 2.95%
1976 11,042,974 2.85%
1975 10,737,403 2.72%
1974 10,453,037 2.62%
1973 10,186,455 2.59%
1972 9,929,636 2.67%
1971 9,671,860 2.83%
1970 9,405,600 3.04%
1969 9,127,857 3.24%
1968 8,841,153 3.40%
1967 8,550,443 3.47%
1966 8,263,439 3.47%
1965 7,986,066 3.46%
1964 7,719,104 3.45%
1963 7,461,634 3.41%
1962 7,215,796 3.32%
1961 6,983,818 3.20%
1960 6,767,095 3.07%
1959 6,565,840 2.93%
1958 6,379,222 2.80%
1957 6,205,631 2.69%
1956 6,042,923 2.62%
1955 5,888,793 2.58%
1954 5,740,774 2.58%
1953 5,596,317 2.63%
1952 5,452,859 2.73%
1951 5,307,725 2.90%
1950 5,158,190 0.00%