Around 21 million people in Uganda, half of its population, are under 15 years of age.


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Uganda (Ugandan Languages: Yuganda ), officially the Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate.

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9 thoughts on “Around 21 million people in Uganda, half of its population, are under 15 years of age.”

  1. ronohosie

    Africa has the highest growing population in the modern era because of improved access to medicine and safer home appliances- I wouldn’t be surprised to see this kind of demographic spread in countries outside of Uganda as well

  2. Umadbrah

    Pretty sure this stat, is very similar to most African countries, where half the population is under 15 or 21.

  3. PRCOwnsTaiwan

    What about Niger? Their birth rate is like 7 children per each woman.

  4. Politicsbeerandguns

    More like Younganda..

  5. LimitedLicense

    Yeah, Uganda’s got some major structural problems ahead of it. This is o my one of them, but it’s intertwined with a lot of others.

  6. intensity46

    “Half it is population”

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