Uganda Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Uganda rural population for 2020 was 34,326,791, a 2.51% increase from 2019.
  • Uganda rural population for 2019 was 33,485,073, a 2.81% increase from 2018.
  • Uganda rural population for 2018 was 32,570,632, a 3.01% increase from 2017.
  • Uganda rural population for 2017 was 31,617,586, a 3.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Uganda Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 34,326,791 75.05 2.48%
2019 33,485,073 75.64 2.77%
2018 32,570,632 76.23 2.97%
2017 31,617,586 76.80 3.01%
2016 30,678,944 77.38 2.93%
2015 29,792,913 77.94 2.79%
2014 28,974,075 78.50 2.66%
2013 28,213,662 79.04 2.56%
2012 27,500,431 79.58 2.52%
2011 26,815,564 80.10 2.54%
2010 26,142,613 80.62 2.56%
2009 25,481,309 81.12 2.56%
2008 24,837,164 81.62 2.56%
2007 24,208,576 82.10 2.58%
2006 23,592,895 82.58 2.59%
2005 22,989,284 83.04 2.62%
2004 22,393,908 83.49 2.65%
2003 21,807,811 83.94 2.66%
2002 21,234,625 84.37 2.64%
2001 20,681,606 84.80 2.59%
2000 20,153,246 85.21 2.52%
1999 19,652,080 85.62 2.46%
1998 19,174,089 86.02 2.44%
1997 18,711,558 86.41 2.48%
1996 18,253,120 86.78 2.57%
1995 17,790,883 87.15 2.67%
1994 17,322,317 87.52 2.77%
1993 16,849,364 87.87 2.87%
1992 16,373,247 88.21 2.95%
1991 15,897,136 88.55 2.97%
1990 15,432,222 88.92 3.01%
1989 14,975,263 89.34 3.09%
1988 14,518,915 89.73 3.14%
1987 14,069,902 90.12 3.13%
1986 13,636,981 90.49 3.05%
1985 13,226,885 90.85 2.95%
1984 12,842,873 91.20 2.84%
1983 12,483,529 91.53 2.75%
1982 12,144,795 91.85 2.71%
1981 11,820,367 92.17 2.70%
1980 11,504,928 92.47 2.84%
1979 11,183,187 92.64 2.93%
1978 10,860,336 92.72 2.90%
1977 10,550,419 92.80 2.82%
1976 10,256,936 92.88 2.72%
1975 9,981,490 92.96 2.60%
1974 9,725,185 93.04 2.50%
1973 9,484,911 93.11 2.47%
1972 9,253,237 93.19 2.55%
1971 9,020,263 93.26 2.71%
1970 8,778,816 93.34 2.89%
1969 8,528,885 93.44 2.89%
1968 8,285,666 93.72 3.06%
1967 8,036,220 93.99 3.14%
1966 7,787,708 94.24 3.15%
1965 7,546,110 94.49 3.15%
1964 7,312,079 94.73 3.15%
1963 7,085,196 94.96 3.12%
1962 6,867,565 95.17 3.05%
1961 6,661,381 95.38 2.94%
1960 6,468,190 95.58 %