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Uganda Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 33.91 47.187 63.84
Global Rank 37th 30th 26th
Global Population Share 0.487% 0.605% 0.746%
Global Population Density 162.84 223.18 293.05
Global Population Density Rank 134th 136th 138th
Average Life Expectancy 57.15 61.07 64.68
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 179th 186th 183rd
Fertility Rate 6.15 5.23 4.42
Fertility Rate Global Rank 9th 9th 9th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Uganda Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 175 0.18%
Malaria 5452 5.72%
Lower respiratory infections 5546 5.82%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 37 0.04%
Nutritional deficiencies 7098 7.45%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Congenital birth defects 32764 34.38%
Tuberculosis 482 0.51%
HIV/AIDS 1465 1.54%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 1077 1.13%
Measles 477 0.5%
Digestive diseases 17443 18.3%
Fire 512 0.54%

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Highlights of Uganda BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Uganda gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 64.88%64.88%
    • Fat : 18.13%18.13%
    • Plant protein : 6.97%6.97%
    • Animal protein : 2.14%2.14%
  • 7.87% decrease in caloric supply : Currently Uganda gets 2130/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2312/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Starchy Roots and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Uganda
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Uganda
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Uganda average intake is 74.36 grams
  • Plantains, Bananas and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Uganda
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Uganda average Fruit intake is 322.66grams
  • In Uganda, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 19.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Uganda is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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