Uganda Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Uganda population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Uganda in 2020 is 189.36 people per square kilometer, a 3.32% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2019 was 183.27 people per square kilometer, a 3.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2018 was 176.90 people per square kilometer, a 3.8% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2017 was 170.43 people per square kilometer, a 3.83% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Uganda - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 189.36 3.32%
2019 183.27 3.61%
2018 176.90 3.80%
2017 170.43 3.83%
2016 164.14 3.72%
2015 158.25 3.56%
2014 152.81 3.41%
2013 147.77 3.29%
2012 143.07 3.23%
2011 138.59 3.23%
2010 134.25 3.24%
2009 130.04 3.22%
2008 125.99 3.21%
2007 122.07 3.20%
2006 118.28 3.20%
2005 114.61 3.22%
2004 111.04 3.24%
2003 107.56 3.23%
2002 104.19 3.19%
2001 100.97 3.12%
2000 97.91 3.04%
1999 95.02 2.97%
1998 92.28 2.93%
1997 89.65 2.96%
1996 87.07 3.04%
1995 84.51 3.13%
1994 81.94 3.22%
1993 79.39 3.31%
1992 76.84 3.39%
1991 74.33 3.45%
1990 71.85 3.53%
1989 69.40 3.60%
1988 66.98 3.63%
1987 64.64 3.60%
1986 62.39 3.51%
1985 60.27 3.38%
1984 58.30 3.26%
1983 56.46 3.15%
1982 54.74 3.09%
1981 53.09 3.08%
1980 51.51 3.08%
1979 49.97 3.06%
1978 48.49 3.03%
1977 47.07 2.95%
1976 45.72 2.85%
1975 44.45 2.72%
1974 43.27 2.62%
1973 42.17 2.59%
1972 41.11 2.67%
1971 40.04 2.83%
1970 38.94 3.04%
1969 37.79 3.24%
1968 36.60 3.40%
1967 35.40 3.47%
1966 34.21 3.47%
1965 33.06 3.46%
1964 31.96 3.45%
1963 30.89 3.41%
1962 29.87 3.32%
1961 28.91 3.20%
1960 28.02 3.07%
1959 27.18 2.93%
1958 26.41 2.80%
1957 25.69 2.69%
1956 25.02 2.62%
1955 24.38 2.58%
1954 23.77 2.58%
1953 23.17 2.63%
1952 22.57 2.73%
1951 21.97 2.90%
1950 21.35 0.00%