The total population of Uganda is 44,270,563 people. The people of Uganda speak English and Swahili languages. The linguistic diversity of Uganda is very diverse according to a fractionation scale which is 0.9227 for Uganda. The average age is around 15.5 years. Life expectancy in Uganda is 57. Female fertility rate in Uganda is 5.9. About 4% of Uganda's population is obese. Ethnic diversity is very diverse according to a fractionation scale, which for Uganda is 0.9302. Details of the language, religion, age, gender distribution and advancement of the people of Uganda can be found in the sections below as well as the section on education in the country.
In Uganda, the population density is 152 people per square kilometer (395 per square mile). Based on these statistics, this country is considered densely populated. The total population of Uganda is 44,270,563 people. Uganda has approximately 531,401 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in Uganda account for 0.3 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. Immigrants in Uganda account for 1.4 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. The ethnic diversity of Uganda is very diverse according to a fractionation scale based on ethnicity. Ethnic Fractionation (EF) deals with the number, size, socioeconomic distribution, and geographic location of diverse cultural groups, usually within a state or some other demarcated area. Specific cultural characteristics can refer to language, skin color, religion, ethnicity, customs and traditions, history, or other distinctive criteria, alone or in combination. These characteristics are often used for social exclusion and power monopolization. The index of ethnic fractionation in Uganda is 0.9302. This means that there is a very high number of unique ethnic groups in Uganda. EF is usually measured as 1 minus the Herfindahl concentration index of ethnolinguistic group proportions, which reflects the probability that two randomly drawn individuals from the population belong to different groups. The theoretical maximum of EF of 1 means that each person belongs to a different group. Read below the statistics of Uganda on the average age and gender distribution at different ages.
The average age is around 15.5 years. The average age for men is 15.5 and the average age for women is 15.6.
The sex ratio, or number of males per female (estimated at birth), is 1.03. It can be further broken down into the following categories: sex ratio below 15 - 1.01; sex ratio from 15 to 64 - 1.01; sex ratio over 64 - 0.71; Overall sex ratio - 1. The overall sex ratio differs from the sex ratio estimated at birth. This is because some newborns are included in the sex ratio estimated at birth, but die within the first few weeks of life and are not included in the overall sex ratio.
The majority religion in Uganda is Christianity, whose adherents make up 86.7% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the largest religion in the world with over 2.4 billion followers known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of mankind, whose coming as Christ or Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. In addition to Christianity, there are some followers of Islam in Uganda. The religious diversity of Uganda is quite diverse according to a fractionation scale based on the number of religions in Uganda. Index of religious fractionation in Uganda is 0.6332. This score means that there are several major religions evenly distributed in Uganda.
Uganda is considered a developing country. A nation's level of development is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality and quality of life. As a developing country, Uganda may not be able to provide consistent social services to its citizens. These social services can include things like public education, reliable health care, and law enforcement. Citizens of developing countries may have a lower life expectancy than citizens of developed countries. In Uganda, 14.69 out of 100 people use the internet.