Uganda Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Uganda population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Uganda in 2019 is 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.
  • The population density of Uganda in 2016 was 164.14 people per square kilometer, a 3.72% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Rwanda 479.38
Comoros 457.22
Burundi 414.32
Haiti 405.88
North Korea 212.93
Gambia 207.76
Nepal 194.38
Uganda 183.27
Malawi 157.23
Togo 142.32
Sierra Leone 108.07
Benin 102.83
Ethiopia 101.49
Senegal 82.84
Burkina Faso 74.11
Tajikistan 65.93
Tanzania 61.23
Afghanistan 58.27
Yemen 55.23
Guinea-Bissau 53.17
Guinea 51.95
Madagascar 45.92
Liberia 44.33
Mozambique 38.61
Zimbabwe 37.48
Eritrea 29.74
Somalia 24.22
Niger 18.40
Mali 15.85
Chad 12.42
Central African Republic 7.62
South Sudan 0.00
Uganda - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%