Uganda Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Uganda population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Uganda in 2021 is 47,123,531, a 3.02% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Uganda in 2020 was 45,741,007, a 3.32% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Uganda in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2021 Population
Ethiopia 117,876,227
Tanzania 61,498,437
Uganda 47,123,531
Afghanistan 39,835,428
Mozambique 32,163,047
Yemen 30,490,640
Nepal 29,674,920
Madagascar 28,427,328
North Korea 25,887,041
Niger 25,130,817
Burkina Faso 21,497,096
Mali 20,855,735
Malawi 19,647,684
Senegal 17,196,301
Chad 16,914,985
Somalia 16,359,504
Zimbabwe 15,092,171
Guinea 13,497,244
Rwanda 13,276,513
Benin 12,451,040
Burundi 12,255,433
Haiti 11,541,685
South Sudan 11,381,378
Tajikistan 9,749,627
Togo 8,478,250
Sierra Leone 8,141,343
Liberia 5,180,203
Central African Republic 4,919,981
Eritrea 3,601,467
Gambia 2,486,945
Guinea-Bissau 2,015,494
Comoros 888,451
Uganda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 47,123,531 3.02%
2020 45,741,007 3.32%
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%