Uganda Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Uganda population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Uganda in 2020 is 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.
  • The population of Uganda in 2017 was 41,166,588, a 3.83% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2020 Population
Ethiopia 114,963,588
Tanzania 59,734,218
Uganda 45,741,007
Afghanistan 38,928,346
Mozambique 31,255,435
Yemen 29,825,964
Nepal 29,136,808
Madagascar 27,691,018
North Korea 25,778,816
Niger 24,206,644
Burkina Faso 20,903,273
Mali 20,250,833
Malawi 19,129,952
Senegal 16,743,927
Chad 16,425,864
Somalia 15,893,222
Zimbabwe 14,862,924
Guinea 13,132,795
Rwanda 12,952,218
Benin 12,123,200
Burundi 11,890,784
Haiti 11,402,528
South Sudan 11,193,725
Tajikistan 9,537,645
Togo 8,278,724
Sierra Leone 7,976,983
Liberia 5,057,681
Central African Republic 4,829,767
Eritrea 3,546,421
Gambia 2,416,668
Guinea-Bissau 1,968,001
Comoros 869,601
Uganda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%