Uganda’s Youthful Population: Quick facts

No. of pages: 2

Publication date: 6 November 2017

Author: UNFPA Uganda

Uganda’s annual population growth is 3%, meaning 1,200,000 Ugandans are born every year. A total of 34.8% of Uganda’s 34.6 million population are adolescents with a similar sex distribution. Uganda’s dependency ratio is 103. Per 100 working age adults in Uganda, there are 103 dependents.