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    Uganda People - 2002
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    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 24,699,073
      note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 50.9% (male 6,314,371; female 6,265,681)
      15-64 years: 47% (male 5,803,430; female 5,789,713)
      65 years and over: 2.1% (male 247,798; female 278,080) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.94% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 47.15 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 17.53 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.28 migrant(s)/1,000 population
      note: according to the UNHCR, by the end of 2001, Uganda was host to 178,815 refugees from a number of neighboring countries, including: Sudan 155,996, Rwanda 14,375, and Democratic Republic of the Congo 7,459 (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 89.35 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 43.81 years
      female: 44.67 years (2002 est.)
      male: 42.97 years

      Total fertility rate 6.8 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 6.1% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 1.1 million (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 110,000 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Ugandan(s)
      adjective: Ugandan

      Ethnic groups Baganda 17%, Ankole 8%, Basoga 8%, Iteso 8%, Bakiga 7%, Langi 6%, Rwanda 6%, Bagisu 5%, Acholi 4%, Lugbara 4%, Batoro 3%, Bunyoro 3%, Alur 2%, Bagwere 2%, Bakonjo 2%, Jopodhola 2%, Karamojong 2%, Rundi 2%, non-African (European, Asian, Arab) 1%, other 8%

      Religions Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%

      Languages English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 62.7%
      male: 74%
      female: 54% (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Uganda on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uganda People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uganda People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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